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  • Archaeologists discover more pieces of the ancient past on UTTR

    Archaeologists working for the Air Force this month have discovered 88 human footprints preserved in the alkali flats on the Utah Test and Training Range that they believe date to more than 12,000 years ago. The prehistoric footprints discovery, at what is now being called the Trackway Site,

  • Large detonations begin this month at UTTR

    The Air Force will begin its season of large detonation operations this month – those involving more than 10,000 pounds of net explosive weight – at the Utah Test and Training Range. The detonations, used to destroy rocket motors, are expected to continue through September."Detonation is the best

  • Hill AFB officials meet with tribal leaders

    Representatives from Hill Air Force Base met with tribal leaders and representatives during the 18th annual Utah DoD government-to-government meeting April 21-22 at the Natural History Museum of Utah.

  • Tribal partnerships help AF archaeologists understand surprising discovery  

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – An Air Force team conducting an archaeological inventory in the west Utah desert has emerged with a discovery poised to completely reframe experts’ understanding of human tobacco use in North America.   The groundbreaking find – 12,300-year-old tobacco seeds