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Hill F-35A to join first-of-its-kind Heritage Flight flyover at Super Bowl LVI

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — In a tribute to the Air Force’s 75 years as a U.S. military service branch, five aircraft from four bases across the country — Including Hill Air Force Base — will be performing the first live flyover at Super Bowl LVI on Feb. 13 over SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, ...

VR simulation allows Hill museum visitors to pilot A-10 ‘Warthog’

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — The ability for ordinary folks to fly over mountains and valleys in Utah’s West Desert in an A-10 Thunderbolt II is now a reality — a virtual reality — at Hill Aerospace Museum. For $15, users can experience four individual flight segments: take off, low-level ...

Rapidly increasing omicron variant cases leads HAFB to tighten protocols

HILL AIR FORCE BASE —U.S. Air Force Col. Jenise M. Carroll, commander of Hill Air Force Base, issued an immediate transition to Health Protection Condition Charlie on Friday evening in response to record numbers of the COVID-19 omicron variant sweeping across the world. Cancelation of ...

Night flying operations for Hill’s fighter wings to launch once again

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Starting Wednesday, the active-duty 388th and reserve 419th fighter wings are conducting night flying operations with the F-35A Lightning II through February. According to a press release, operations are scheduled for most weekdays and are to be completed by 10:30 p.m. ...

Utah Cold War veterans recognized for their service with victory medals

OGDEN — Ten veterans with the Golden Vets group received recognition for their time in service during the Cold War on Wednesday at the Golden Hours Senior Center. Any veteran who served during the period of geographical tension between the United States and the Soviet Union, 1945-1991, is ...

Service members set to receive permanent increase in monthly housing payments

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Basic allowance for housing is increasing at an average of 5.1% for U.S. service members starting Jan. 1, 2022. According to the Department of Defense, approximately 1 million service members will receive an increase in monthly BAH payments, totaling an estimated $25.6 ...