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Hill Aerospace Museum expanding hands-on education for Northern Utah students

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — A new facility at the Hill Aerospace Museum is being used to refine the facility’s vintage aircraft while providing Northern Utah students with some hands-on work experience.The recently opened aircraft restoration and maintenance facility is located on the northwest ...

Turning 100 no big deal for Farmington Army veteran of WWII, Korean War

FARMINGTON — As it turns out, reaching your 100th birthday isn't all that difficult — at least not if you're Wallace Gatrell. The Farmington Army veteran of World War II and the Korean War turns 100 on Monday, Jan. 25. He has an unambiguous, inarguable approach to his longevity."All you ...

Christmas cheer aplenty this year at Hill Air Force Base

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — For a group of people whose ultimate purpose is to fight and win wars, Hill Air Force Base has its fair share of warm-hearted Christmas softies.In the days leading up to the 2020 Yuletide, several outfits at Hill were either recipients or donors of some exceptional ...

Heroes too, war dogs get their due at Layton Commons Park

LAYTON — More than two years ago, after a multi-year process of fundraising, planning and eventually building, an immense monument honoring the more than 58,000 soldiers who died in Vietnam was erected in Layton.And now, in the same section of Layton Commons Park, the canine counterparts of ...

Hill AFB airman awarded twice for heroism during 2020 Middle East deployment

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — After 22 years in the Air Force and four deployments, Arnold Munroe isn’t exactly a greenhorn when it comes to combat.But the Hill Air Force Base Senior Master Sgt.’s prowess on the battlefield was tested earlier this year. And according to the Air Force, he passed ...