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Provo resident and survivor of the USS Arizona celebrates 100 years

Thursday is Provo resident Ken Potts' 100th birthday. Being 100 is quite a milestone for anyone, but for Potts it’s a miracle.Potts was born April 15, 1921, in Honey Bend, Illinois, a small settlement near Litchfield. He was a Midwest agricultural kid who lived through the Great Depression ...

Hill AFB group finds way to honor some of their fallen comrades

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — When you join the military, you know — at the very least somewhere in the recesses of your mind — that there’s a chance you could pay the ultimate price for the decision to sign up with Uncle Sam.A group of airmen at Hill Air Force Base has raised a new monument ...

Utah National Guard airmen deploying overseas to provide refueling support

SALT LAKE CITY — Following a host of other Utah-based military units that have taken a similar journey in recent history, the Utah National Guard is headed east.UNG Public Information Officer Illeen Kennedy said approximately 120 airmen and four KC-135 Stratotankers assigned to the 151st Air ...

Top Hill AFB official fired, under investigation by Air Force

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — A top military official at Hill Air Force Base has been fired and is now the subject of an inquiry being done by the Air Force’s chief investigative service.Base officials confirmed Friday that Col. Chris Boring was recently relieved of his duties as commander of Hill ...

More, unfamiliar planes to be seen circulating skies around Hill AFB next week

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — For the next two weeks, if you happen to notice an abundance of unusual looking military aircraft flying though the Northern Utah skies, there’s likely no cause for alarm.Micah Garbarino, spokesperson with Hill Air Force Base’s 388th Fighter Wing, said from March ...