OGDEN — With a new census coming during the next calendar year, an Ogden man says he’s redoubling his effort to prompt the bureau responsible for it to get a more robust counting of veterans.
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — F-35s from Hill Air Force Base have deployed to the Middle East for the first time.
For two decades, a federal law has allowed local law enforcement agencies to acquire surplus military gear — everything from gloves, tents and flares to assault rifles and mine-resistant vehicles.
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Of the 79 “mission-critical” United States military installations operating today, the Pentagon says Hill Air Force Base is the most at risk for negative impacts from climate change.
SALT LAKE CITY — The conversation lasted a few minutes.
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Two members of Utah’s Congressional Delegation say there’s no reason to think another Base Realignment and Closure round is on the horizon — but if that ever changes, Hill Air Force Base is in the best position it’s ever been to avoid it.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Donald Trump has signed the measure renaming a North Ogden veterans facility after Maj. Brent Taylor, the former mayor of the city killed last November while serving in Afghanistan.
SALT LAKE CITY — Ron Rockwell Hansen smiled and winked at his wife as U.S. marshals took him away after he pleaded guilty Friday to spying for China.
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Hill Air Force Base’s growing fleet of F-35s will soon be seen and heard more frequently in Northern Utah’s night skies.
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Young F-35 fighter pilots from Hill Air Force Base recently wrapped up a simulated “baptism by fire” in the southern Nevada desert.
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WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Senate on Tuesday passed a resolution to rename a North Ogden veterans facility after Brent Taylor, the Utah Army National Guard major killed last November in Afghanistan.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Jennie Taylor, the widow of Brent Taylor, will be attending the State of the Union address by President Donald Trump next week at the invitation of U.S. Rep. Rob Bishop.
OGDEN — According to the U.S. Census Bureau, there are about 40,000 veterans living in the six northernmost counties in Utah.
NORTH OGDEN — It’s safe to say that the lives of Jennie Taylor, Travis Vendela and Brian Johnston have all been irrevocably changed by war.
Leslie Zimmerman knows she’d deploy again if she was still in the military. But now, as a mom of three, she knows it would be difficult.
Moving forward since the death of her husband last month, Jennie Taylor has wanted to put the focus on her seven kids, staying home to care for them.
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — A recently completed audit on the U.S. military discovered a large cache of pricey intercontinental ballistic missile parts stored at Hill Air Force Base were inaccurately invoiced as not working.
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Hill Air Force Base’s final combat-ready F-35 squadron is now starting to acquire its most important equipment.
Ken Potts is one of five living survivors of the attack on the USS Arizona in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii on Dec 7, 1941. Though the day is always with him, it doesn’t bother the 97-year-old Provo resident any more.
At the time of his death, Maj. Brent Taylor was part of a 3-year-old multinational program to train Afghan troops, police forces and security units in the ongoing struggle against the Taliban.
NORTH OGDEN — Nearly a month after the death of her husband, Jennie Taylor is still figuring out what comes next.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Brent Taylor, the North Ogden mayor killed earlier this month while serving in Afghanistan, may be memorialized along the city’s busiest street.
PLEASANT GROVE — The organization responsible for displaying a massive American flag in Coldwater Canyon in recent weeks wants to expand and take their message on the road.
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — As Hill Air Force Base continues to ramp up F-35 combat operations, one of its fighter squadrons will soon begin dropping a new, powerful bomb out in Utah’s west desert.
OGDEN — Hill Air Force Base launched roughly 2 ½ squadrons worth of F-35s Monday afternoon, an exercise officials there called a show of military power for United States allies and potential adversaries alike.
Family, friends and members of the community gathered to send a final salute to Maj. Brent R. Taylor on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018.
NORTH OGDEN — How do you bury an American hero?
OGDEN — Hundreds gathered in Dee Events Center Saturday for Maj. Brent Taylor’s funeral, remembering him as a listener, a soldier, a peacemaker and a leader.
OGDEN — “Amazing Grace” played softly in the background as hundreds of people quietly filtered through the Dee Event Center, observing the life of a fallen hero.
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Emergency response teams from Hill Air Force Base and Weber and Davis counties will conduct a F-35 crash training drill on Friday.
OGDEN — The pain of Brent Taylor's death becomes more real on seeing his casket reach Utah, says Brent Chugg, the North Ogden mayor.
OGDEN — City officials had a robust discussion Tuesday night on what is now widely acknowledged as a botched military exercise in central Ogden.
OGDEN — Fred Roberts, a U.S. Navy radioman in the Pacific Theater during World War II, isn't asking for special recognition and isn't seeking a place in the spotlight stemming from his military stint.
DRAPER — The remains of Maj. Brent Taylor, the North Ogden mayor killed earlier this month while serving in Afghanistan, are finally headed back to Utah.
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — As Hill Air Force Base’s two fighter wings inch closer to securing their full fleet of F-35s, combat operations in the plane are on the uptick.
NORTH OGDEN — Brent Taylor’s mission was to serve, whether in the military or in his community, North Ogden.
It was — even for those of us who didn’t know him all that well — nothing short of a gut punch.
OGDEN — A number of Ogden residents awoke in the early hours of Saturday to loud noises and helicopters, prompting many to question what was going on near 24th Street and Monroe Boulevard.
LAYTON — Northern Utah's annual Veterans Day Parade will be back for a 13th year.
NORTH OGDEN — The flag outside North Ogden City Hall is at half-staff and will remain so at least through the funeral for Brent Taylor.
OGDEN — A project to restore the iconic World War I “doughboy” statue in the Ogden Cemetery has finished just in time to celebrate the 100-year anniversary of the end of the Great War.
NORTH OGDEN — The outpouring following Brent Taylor's death in Afghanistan has been incredible, says his sister-in-law, Kristy Pack.
DRAPER — A desire to serve drove Brent Taylor, the Utah Army National Guard major killed in Afghanistan, Utah Gov. Gary Herbert said Sunday.
Brent Taylor, who was previously serving as mayor in North Ogden and in many other political and leadership capacities, was killed on Nov. 3, in an attack in Afghanistan while serving as a part of the Utah National Guard.
NORTH OGDEN — Brent Taylor, who stepped down as North Ogden mayor to deploy to Afghanistan with the Utah Army National Guard, died in Afghanistan Saturday, according to North Ogden City Councilman Phillip Swanson.
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — When Col. Regina Sabric was a young girl, around 10 or 12 years old, she had an epiphany.
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — F-35s were grounded for the second time in their three-year history at Hill Air Force Base last week, but officials say the action was purely cautionary and all jets have already returned to the skies.
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — The most expensive weapons system in Department of Defense history is getting a markdown.
A Utah woman has sued two major defense contractors over the cancer death of her husband, who worked for 15 years blasting paint, rust and corrosion off military aircraft.