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Over-budget Sentinel ICBM program triggers review, faces cancellation

In 2020, the U.S. Air Force announced a $13.3 billion contract with Northrop Grumman aimed at modernizing the ground-based intercontinental ballistic missile program, a leg of the military's nuclear triad. Less than four years later, that program is over budget and in danger of outright ...

Ogden veteran spreads joy through bygone audio, musical expertise

OGDEN — Stephen Burt, a resident at the George E. Wahlen Ogden Veterans Home, understands that whatever time he has left is precious. And he intends to use it productively — by working on the analog recording machines and media that have become his area of expertise and sharing his vast ...

The Rosie Project is opening doors for military spouses at Hill AFB and beyond

OGDEN — Weber State University, Hill Air Force Base and Catalyst Campus have teamed up on a program that aims to get military spouses jobs within the Department of Defense. Given the constant movement that military families experience with changes of station, assignment and deployment, ...

Hero Field returning to Pleasant View as part of Veterans Week observance

PLEASANT VIEW — A tribute to those who have served the country in the nation's military is set to return this week. The Hero Field — a gathering of American flags dedicated to service members that has been erected on the lawn of the Pleasant View City Hall by the Major Brent Taylor ...

Veteran’s Week activities looming; names sought for Hero Field

NORTH OGDEN — Nearly five years since the death of Major Brent Taylor during a deployment to Afghanistan, Jennie Taylor, his widow, strives to maintain an optimistic outlook. It can be tough, but his death on Nov. 3, 2018, at the hands of a member of the Afghan special forces he was ...

Biden discusses veterans, PACT Act in Salt Lake City visit

Making his first visit to the Beehive State as president, Joe Biden spent time Thursday addressing a group of invited guests at the George E. Wahlen Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Salt Lake City. In remarks to the crowd, Biden celebrated the anniversary of the PACT Act's ...

Turbulence set off chain of events leading to last year’s F-35A crash

The crash of an F-35A last year at Hill Air Force Base that destroyed the fighter jet occurred after the craft flew through turbulence caused by the airplane in front of it, according to a U.S. Air Force statement. That set off a chain of events that left the pilot unable to properly control ...