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  • Memorial services Friday for Capt. Houghton

    A memorial service has been set for 4:21 p.m. Friday in Hangar 37 to honor the life and service of Capt. George Houghton, a 388th Fighter Wing pilot who died when the F-16 he was flying crashed at the Utah Test and Training Range Monday. Capt. George Houghton was part of a four-ship of F-16s flying a close air support mission that involved training
  • 84th CSW acting director retires from Air Force after 26 years

    "I'm leaving the Air Force after 26 1/2 years. I have had an incredibly blessed career," said Col. Michael Holbert, former acting director of the 84th Combat Sustainment Wing. Holbert had his official retirement ceremony June 18 at Club Hill among the company of friends, family and current and former Air Force leaders, such as Maj. Gen. (retired)
  • Diamond View

    How can you best care for your family? One of the most important considerations is to ensure that your family is taken care of during times of your absence. A good plan is very important for all families, and is especially critical for single parents and parents who may have simultaneous absence from home. Another consideration is for family
  • Bronze Star goes to special agent at Hill AFB

    Maj. Gen. Kathleen Close, Ogden Air Logistics Center commander, presented the Bronze Star medal to Special Agent Richard S. Cox, Air Force Office of Special Investigation, Detachment 1, on June 9 here. The special agent was recognized for his actions while serving as superintendent for AFOSI Expeditionary Detachment 2410 and engaging in ground
  • Three paving projects to temporarily close base roads

    The 75th Civil Engineer Squadron will pave three roads necessitating full road closures due to the narrow width of the roads involved. Temporary crosswalks through the areas to match existing crosswalks will be constructed as safety allows. Schedules are all approximate and as weather permits. >> Among the roads to be affected are New Jersey Road
  • Career transitions last topic of Spring Speaker Series

    Come on out for this year's final Hill Air Force Base Junior Force Council Spring Speaker Series on June 18 at 2 p.m. in the Base Theater. Mary Hill and Capt. Lisa Whaling will present the "Ins and outs of career transitions." Mary Hill has been with the Air Force for 30 years and is currently an equipment specialist for KC-135 Landing Gear. Hill
  • Air Force Falconaires recognize local Ogden legend at concert

    On June 4, local jazz legend Joe McQueen got an early birthday present. The musician, who played with the likes of Duke Ellington and Dizzy Gillespie, was welcomed to a concert presented by the Air Force Academy Band ensemble, the Falconaires, and given a birthday serenade led by Col. Randy Tymofichuk, 309th Missile Maintenance Group commander. The
  • Tops in Blue stops by children's hospital and fills the halls with song

    On June 5, the Air Force group Tops in Blue visited Primary Children's Medical Center and influenced the clinical results of at least six patients, said Lillieth Grand, music therapist. Those statistics were just the ones she happened to be watching at the time -- there were probably positive effects for many more, she said. The Air Force vocalists
  • Max Impact on SLC Library Square

    Just because the band was playing on the library plaza didn't mean the Air Force's own band, Max Impact, would lower its volume. In fact, the band might have pumped it up. Max Impact spent June 3, which was the third day of its seven-day tour, at the Salt Lake City Public Library, where, despite the heat, the crowd as well as some of the younger
  • Salt Lake Military Affairs honors Utah's Reservists and Guardsmen

    Two members of the 419th Fighter Wing were honored as outstanding Citizen Airman during the Military Salute Banquet in Salt Lake City on June 2. The Salt Lake Chamber Military Affairs Committee hosts the event annually to shine the spotlight on Utah's Reservists and Guardsmen, and also to promote an understanding between military members and the

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