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  • Cleared for Takeoff: Junior Achievement City in SLC gets model air traffic control tower

    Officials from Hill Air Force Base helped open a model air traffic control tower in Salt Lake’s Junior Achievement City April 10.
  • F-35 completes most comprehensive flight test program in aviation history

    The F-35 Integrated Test Force, based at Edwards Air Force Base, California, and Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Maryland, has completed more than 65,000 test points, 9,200 test flights, and six major test aircraft detachments on board L-class and Nimitz class carriers on both U.S. coasts.
  • When you can give, the Air Force Assistance Fund gives back

    Since 1942, the AFAF campaign has been run by the Air Force family to help the Air Force family. Whether we are aware of it or not, each of us knows someone who has been helped by the Fund. Anything we can do today helps ensure that assistance will be available for other Airmen and other families when they need it tomorrow.
  • Leaders urge Hill personnel to prevent sexual assault

    Hill leaders and community members gathered April 3 for the 2018 Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month breakfast. The annual event was held to raise the awareness of base personnel and community partners about sexual assault.
  • Hill welcomes new installation commander April 13

    Col. Jon Eberlan will become the 75th Air Base Wing Commander at Hill AFB during a change of command ceremony here at 9 a.m. April 13.
  • Thunderbirds aircraft mishap

    A U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds pilot was killed when his F-16 Fighting Falcon crashed over the Nevada Test and Training Range April 4, 2018, at approximately 10:30 a.m. during a routine aerial demonstration training flight. The identity of the pilot is being withheld for 24-hours pending next of kin notification. An investigation is being conducted into the cause of the mishap.
  • New Utah law eases licensing for military, spouses

    Thanks to a new law, finding work in Utah will now be much easier for military members and their spouses who hold professional licenses and certifications from other states.Signed this week, the law aims to address the employment barriers faced by military families who often move from state-to-state multiple times during a career.
  • Hill bids farewell to 75 ABW commander

    After nearly two years as Hill’s 75th Air Base Wing Commander, Col. Jennifer Hammerstedt is moving on. On April 13, she’ll hand the reigns of the wing to Col. Jon Eberlan and transition to life in the Pentagon.
  • Twenty-nine graduate in ALS Class 18-C

    Twenty-nine future supervisors completed the first step of enlisted professional military education during a graduation ceremony March 29.
  • Highlighting the importance of diversity in today’s Air Force

    The Maxwell Equal Opportunity office welcomed members from the community to celebrate diversity Friday during the base’s fifth annual Cultural Awareness Day event in the Honor Guard Hangar here. Brig. Gen. Stacey T. Hawkins, Ogden Air Logistics Complex commander, Hill Air Force Base, Utah, was a guest speaker and shared his insight on why diversity is so important in today’s Air Force.
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