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  • Team Hill to honor Black History Month throughout February

    Feb. 1 marks the first day of Black History Month, an annual celebration of the achievements by African Americans and a time for recognizing their central role in U.S. history.
  • 50th Anniversary: First Minuteman III squadron starts operations

    On Dec. 29, 1970, the first Minuteman III squadron obtained full operational status.
  • Commentary: Minuteman III still stands for nuclear deterrence 50 years later

    Fifty years after achieving operational alert, one leg of the nuclear triad continues to stand as world’s most formidable arm of nuclear deterrence.
  • 78th anniversary of the Doolittle Raid

    April 18 marks the 78th anniversary of the Doolittle Raid, in which Lt. Col. James H. Doolittle, U.S. Army Air Forces, and Vice Adm. William F. Halsey Jr., U.S. Navy, led a joint bombing operation on the Japanese mainland aimed to inflict both material and psychological damage upon the enemy following the attacks on Pearl Harbor.
  • 1960s: Minuteman ICBM mission arrives at Hill AFB

    The year 1960 opened a decade of unprecedented technological competition. This is no light statement considering the advancements made in the previous decade, during which the U.S. Air Force transitioned to jet engines and began the development of Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles (ICBMs).
  • Hill Field greets new commander, assumes ownership of Wendover Army Air Field

    Not until June 26, 1944, when Brig. Gen. Morris Berman left for a similar command post at San Antonio Air Service Command, did the Ogden Air Depot greet a new commander. His successor, Col. Paul W. Wolf, was no newcomer to Hill Field. Then, on Dec. 31, 1945, the Army Air Forces transferred command jurisdiction of Wendover from the Second Air Force to the Air Technical Service Command, which gave the Ogden Air Depot control of the famous wartime installation.
  • Hill Field and the beginning of a depot

    On Jan. 12, 1940, officials from the Ogden Chamber of Commerce, other civic groups, and the nearby Ogden Ordnance Depot gathered in a swirling snowstorm to participate in ground-breaking ceremonies at the newly developing Hill Field. The event marked the beginning of Works Progress Administration excavations for the first two buildings at the fledgling Ogden Air Depot. The project included construction of a quartermaster warehouse and commissary, and a quartermaster garage and shops.
  • Hundreds gather for Hill Air Force Base’s 80th Anniversary Celebration

    The inaugural event held to commemorate Hill Air Force Base’s 80th anniversary was held at the Hill Aerospace Museum Jan. 18. Hundreds attended throughout the day to admire the museum’s aircraft and exhibits, and to witness the first of a number of celebratory activities that will take place during the year.
  • Special event invitation – Hill AFB 80th Anniversary Celebration

    Join Hill Air Force Base Saturday, Jan. 18 starting at 10 a.m. for our 80th Anniversary Celebration at the Hill Aerospace Museum. Admission is free and open to the public.
  • Slate of excellent speakers on tap

    The Hill Aerospace Museum hosts a “Plane Talk” lecture series each Saturday featuring speakers related to heritage of Hill Air Force Base, the U.S. Air Force, other military branches, and many other subjects related aerospace and the defense industry. Plane Talk starts at 1 p.m. in the museum theater. Admission is free.

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