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  • Hill worker to reveal second identity as civilian aerobatic pilot at air show

    Not only will Hill Air Force Base have military pilot representation in the air during this weekend's open house and air show via the Viper West F-16 Demonstration Team, but the base will also have civilian representation as well. Dave Erickson, a technical program manager on the Air Combat Training system, has been with the 517th Software
  • Thunderbirds honor local school teacher with Hometown Hero flight

    A flight suit, G-suit, harness and helmet is not the usual daily outfit Megan Funk wears to work. As a second grade teacher at Majestic Elementary School she is used to working in normal business clothes. However, June 4 was not a normal day for the Ogden, Utah native as she was about to take the ride of her life. Mrs. Funk was selected as a
  • Air Force Falconaires recognize local Ogden legend at concert

    Last night in Ogden, 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 the Falconaires concert and a birthday serenade led by Col. Randy Tymofichuk, 309th Missile Maintenance Group Ccommander.
  • Air Force Week Lunch includes latest on Air Force synthetic fuels

    The sun was hot, the day was young, and students, scientists, and everyday people alike ventured up to the fourth floor of the Salt Lake City Library on June 3 to learn more about synthetic fuels, enjoy lunch and to perhaps pick the brains of two very distinguished speakers. After attendees loaded their plates and grabbed a refreshing glass of
  • Hill AFB shows off Air Force best in week of activities as it prepares for open house

    The 2009 Hill Air Force Base Open House and Air Show is expected to attract half a million spectators over the two-day event, according to estimations by the open house coordinators. The International Council of Air Shows has seen record crowds at air shows this year, reports the Hill AFB Open House lead coordinator, Lt. Col. Matt Dana, 75th
  • IMAX theater dazzles crowds with free showing of "Fighter Pilot: Operation Red Flag"

    Chances are if you were near the Gateway Mall in Salt Lake City this Tuesday, you were there to join the huge crowd lined up inside the Clark Planetarium, at the Gateway Mall. The reason behind the crowd was a free showing of "Fighter Pilot: Operation Red Flag" in the planetarium's Imax Theater in honor of Air Force Week. Hundreds of children and
  • Talent Takes Flight: The Air Force Week Art Exhibit

    With its high glass ceilings, steadfast beams of light, and amazing architecture, the Salt Lake City Public Library is a perfect setting for an exhibit of Air Force artwork. Fourteen total pieces of art were shipped from the Air Force's Collection kept in Washington D.C. which showcased on June 1, there was definitely an abundance of talent. The
  • Annual Wingman Awards

    Maj. Gen. Kathleen Close, Ogden Air Logistics Center commander, presented three local residents with Wingman Awards during a Wingman Luncheon, June 2 at Club Hill. Jerry Stevenson, Steve Rush and Debra (Deb) Tanzi each received the award for their support of the base and the individuals assigned here. "We established the Hill AFB Community Wingman
  • Air Force jobs, people on display during Air Force Week Salt Lake City

    Pioneer Park here has been transformed into an Air Force "playground" during Air Force Week Salt Lake City. The park is the site for the "Our Nation's Defenders Showcase," an event that highlights Air Force specialties, skills and people through exhibits, interactive games and various demonstrations. The event, which began June 1 and runs through
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