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Boeing wins $1.6B Minuteman III contract; most work to be done in Utah

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Don't say goodbye to the Minuteman III ICBM system just yet. The nuclear defense system, managed primarily out of Hill Air Force Base, is still a key pillar of U.S. defense and the U.S. Department of Defense has awarded Boeing Co. a $1.6 billion contract for ...

Organization offering destination experiences to disabled veterans

Veterans with service-connected disabilities will have the opportunity to apply for the No Barriers Warriors 2023 backcountry expeditions and basecamp experiences starting Feb. 1. No Barriers Warriors was developed by No Barriers, a Colorado-based nonprofit that empowers people with mental and ...

Weber State tabs former airman to lead Veterans Services

OGDEN —A new face can be seen around Weber State University's Veterans Services as Robert Wolfley has taken over as director. Wolfley, who served 22 years in the Air Force before retiring from Hill Air Force Base in 2016, said he is eager to help fellow veterans navigate their educational ...

Hill Aerospace Museum restarts Plane Talk lecture series after 3 years

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Nearly three years after the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, esteemed veterans are once again coming to the Hill Aerospace Museum to participate in the Plane Talk lecture series. The series returns Friday with retired former fighter pilot and missileer Carlos F. Rice, ...

US Rep. Moore named to Ways and Means Committee, off Armed Forces

WASHINGTON, D.C. — As the 118th Congress lurches into action, U.S. Rep. Blake Moore has taken a spot on the influential U.S. House Committee on Ways and Means. The 1st District lawmaker has long touted the importance of reining in U.S. spending and reducing U.S. debt and sees placement on ...

Historic boxcar at Union Station, restored once, needing TLC again

OGDEN — Sitting stationary on the Union Station campus, exposed to the elements, is a piece of World War II history that has fallen into disrepair. On Feb. 22, 1949, Utah received a boxcar from the Merci Train, one of 49 filled with tens of thousands of gifts from each province of France ...

Hill Aerospace Museum gets pre-holiday present – an F-22 for new expansion

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — During the season of giving, Hill Aerospace Museum received a recently retired F-22 Raptor dubbed “Old Reliable.” Upon hearing the news of Old Reliable’s retirement from ground instructional training earlier this year, Hill Aerospace Museum Director Aaron Clark ...

Utah Air National Guard airman’s remains returned to Utah

DRAPER — The remains of U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Burton Patrick Juengel, a Roy man who died while deployed to Guam, have arrived in Utah. Juengel, assigned to the Utah National Guard’s 151st Maintenance Group, died Nov. 29 of medical complications while on a routine deployment to Guam. ...

Event to remember the thousands killed in Pearl Harbor attack

OGDEN — An annual event remembering the 2,403 service members and civilians killed during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor 81 years ago will be held Wednesday, National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, in Lorin Farr Park along the banks of the Ogden River. In a combined effort to ...