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Northern Utah Red Cross chapter now providing in-person services at Hill AFB

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — The American Red Cross of Utah recently opened a permanent fixture on Hill Force Base, its first service desk on Northern Utah’s base community. Active-duty military, reservists, veterans and their families now have in-person access to Red Cross Service to the Armed ...

Golden Veterans group seeking new recruits to keep membership alive

OGDEN — Golden Hours Senior Center, home to the Golden Veterans group, is actively seeking more members. Steve Ross, the group’s only Gulf War veteran, said he wants to build up membership so more veterans can experience the support and camaraderie that he does. Golden Veterans meet every ...

Hill AFB F-35s aiding in Eastern Europe return to air base in Germany

SPANGDAHEM AIR BASE, Germany — The Hill Air Force Base F-35 fighters deployed last week in the Baltic Sea and Black Sea regions to bolster NATO defense efforts in light of Russia's invasion of Ukraine have returned to Spangdahlem Air Base in Germany. The U.S. Air Force deployed six Hill AFB ...

Hill AFB fighters deployed in Eastern Europe as Ukraine situation simmers

Six Hill Air Force Base fighters have deployed to the Baltic Sea and Black Sea regions of Eastern Europe to aid in NATO defense efforts as the Russian invasion of Ukraine unfolds. “We are facing a dynamic environment, and the deployment of F-35s to NATO’s eastern flank enhances our ...

US Rep. Moore addresses investments, Jan. 6, transgender athletes

WEST HAVEN — When you open up a town hall meeting to questions, you never know what exactly to expect. U.S. Rep. Blake Moore held a gathering in West Haven, one of his periodic meetings around the 1st District with constituents, and the questions were all over the place. Those present ...

Gail S. Halvorsen, the world’s Candy Bomber, dies at age 101

He was part of the Greatest Generation and was known around the world as the “Candy Bomber” or “Uncle Wiggly Wings.” On Wednesday evening, Gail Seymour Halvorsen died at age 101 at Utah Valley Hospital where he was being treated for an unexpected illness. Halvorsen lived in Provo to ...

‘All wars’ veteran memorial coming to Weber County with $25,000 price tag

OGDEN — The George E. Wahlen Veterans Home will soon be the site of the only “all wars” memorial in Weber County honoring all veterans of all branches in all wars. “I want this to represent everybody,” said Terry Schow, chairman of the Weber County Veterans Advisory Committee. The ...