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Northern Utah Veterans Day Parade on hiatus during pandemic

LAYTON — For the first time in nearly a decade and a half, there will be no Northern Utah Veterans Day parade.Dennis Howland, a Vietnam combat veteran, longtime veterans advocate and chief organizer of the annual parade, said the COVID-19 pandemic will put a halt to the 2020 celebration.“We ...

Father, judge, leader — all in a day’s work for Robert Sanford

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Juggling, apparently, just comes naturally for some people.Case in point: Robert Sanford.In his day job, Sanford serves as a full-time circuit court judge. When his days at the courts are through, he’s a dedicated husband and father. He’s also an Air Force reservist ...

Hometown airman keeps Hill AFB F-35s humming

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — For Darrel Atkin Jr., the Air Force has given him a chance to see the world, but it’s also shown him a different view of home.Atkin is a staff sergeant at Hill Air Force Base, currently assigned to the 388th Maintenance Group — the outfit tasked with keeping the ...

Hill AFB airman released from jail pending trial in Salt Lake police car arson

A Hill Air Force Base airman has been released from jail pending trial on a federal arson charge in the destruction of a police car during Salt Lake City rioting May 30.No trial date has been set for Larry Raynold Williams Jr., 22, who was arrested by FBI agents at his West Haven home Aug. ...

Air Force says Utah, Hill Air Force Base tops for military families

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — According to a new report from the Air Force, Utah is likely the best place for a military family to be stationed, especially in the areas of public education and the ability for non-military family members to continue their careers.According to the Air Force’s ...