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US Air Force Academy band Blue Delta performs for Davis High students

KAYSVILLE — Davis High School band students enjoyed a live performance from Blue Delta, a United States Air Force Academy Band ensemble, on Friday. While DHS band director Michael Crookston has had military music representatives come to his class before, he said he has never hosted a ...

Airman suspected in insider attack in eastern Syria faces court-martial

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Tech. Sgt. David Dezwaan will go before the military’s highest level of trial court to answer for the charges brought against him following a series of explosions on the internationally shared Green Village base in eastern Syria. Dezwaan, an explosive ordnance ...

Program at Hill Aerospace Museum to inform about ICBMs

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — The public is invited to attend a free presentation on the history of the intercontinental ballistic missile at Hill Aerospace Museum beginning at 5:30 p.m. Thursday inside the Lindquist Gallery. Director of Sentinel Systems Directorate Col. Charles Clegg will be a ...

Hill Air Force Base remembers events of 9/11

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — In keeping the memory of a tragic day in the nation’s history that brought people from all walks of life together, Hill Air Force Base held a commemorative ceremony Friday at the base's Memorial Park. Sunday marks the 21st anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist ...

Rummage sale raises $3K for veteran memorial at Ogden senior center

OGDEN — Veterans of the Golden Hours Senior Center are $3,000 closer to making their dream of a veterans memorial at the center come true. Members of the community came out in droves Thursday and Friday to scour the center’s rummage sale and participate in a silent auction. Golden Hours ...

Volunteers needed for Open Aircraft Day at Hill AFB

CLEARFIELD — With Open Aircraft Day at the Hill Aerospace Museum just weeks away, scheduled for Sept. 17, museum staff are asking for volunteers to assist. With more than 4,000 visitors having attended the event in previous years, at least 25 volunteers are needed to facilitate setup, ...

Weber State unveils facility focused on researching national defense matters

CLEARFIELD — Weber State University has formally opened a new facility meant to increase educational opportunities for students and, via the research completed within its walls, bolster U.S. defense. The Miller Advanced Research and Solutions Center, or MARS Center, occupies what used to ...

New ‘bird cannon’ at Hill AFB keeping pilots, aircraft and wildlife safe

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Safety officials with the 75th Air Base Wing at Hill Air Force Base are using a new tactic to scare birds and other wildlife away from the airfield, a propane cannon. During periods of high bird activity, between September and March, a shotgun-like boom will ...