State begins World War II history project

April 23, 2015

OGDEN — It’s been nearly 70 years since the end of World War II and, with the number of veterans who fought in the conflict on a steady decline, Utah wants their stories preserved and kept in a safe place.

AF families relax, learn about resiliency at retreat

April 23, 2015

EDEN — Hill Air Force Base families poured into Wolf Creek Lodge in Eden for the 2015 Team Hill Air Expeditionary Force Retreat on April 17.

Lightning thunderstorm-ready

April 23, 2015

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — The Air Force says the F-35 can now fly in lightning storms, which seems appropriate, considering the next-generation fighter jet is named after that same weather element.

HAFB Motorcycle Rodeo emphasizes safety rules

April 23, 2015

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Aircraft Mechanic Cody Dayton has been riding his Yamaha V Star motorcycle only for a month, but has already noticed how dangerous it can be as a rider, with very few drivers paying attention to motorcyclists on the road.

Spring Bazaar hosts 50-plus vendors

April 16, 2015

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — On April 29, the Hill Officers’ Spouses’ Club will host its annual Spring Bazaar in the Club Hill Ballroom from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

New vets health-care program expanded

April 16, 2015

OGDEN — The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs hopes a small change will make a big difference in how many veterans have access to a new health-care program.

Key Spouses want to pay it forward

April 9, 2015

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — On April 2, the Airman and Family Readiness Center hosted a Key Spouse Initial Training, providing an overview of the program, orientation details and information regarding resiliency.

Easter bunny visits Hill

April 9, 2015

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Families gathered for the annual on-base Easter Egg Hunt and festivities on April 4.

Replica of Vietnam memorial to be installed in Layton

April 9, 2015

LAYTON — Each year, about 3 million people visit the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Washington, D.C.

President’s whirlwind tour over as quickly as it started

April 9, 2015

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — After a hectic, 15-hour stay in Utah, President Barack Obama boarded Air Force One on the Hill Air Force Base flightline April 3, leaving the state almost as quickly as he came. 

The president arrived at Hill just before 8:30 p.m. on April 2 and jetted out of town by 11:30 a.m. April 3, completing a jam-packed schedule that accompanied his Utah tour.

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