Hill Air Force Base http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ Hill Air Force Base en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Wed, 01 Oct 2014 00:00:01 MDT Wed, 01 Oct 2014 08:22:42 MDT Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss U.S. Air Force: 3,459 positions to be cut; 27 at Hill Air Force Base http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656717/US-Air-Force-3459-positions-to-be-cut-27-at-Hill-Air-Force-Base.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656717/US-Air-Force-3459-positions-to-be-cut-27-at-Hill-Air-Force-Base.html The Air Force said Monday it will eliminate nearly 3,500 positions over the next five years, with Virginia being harder hit... Mon, 14 Jul 2014 14:58:56 MDT 'Warriors Over The Wasatch' air show draws thousands of Utahns to Hill Air Force Base http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606033/Warriors-Over-The-Wasatch-air-show-draws-thousands-of-Utahns-to-Hill-Air-Force-Base.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606033/Warriors-Over-The-Wasatch-air-show-draws-thousands-of-Utahns-to-Hill-Air-Force-Base.html Hill Air Force Base's open house showcased service members and the military capabilities of the U.S. Air Force. The biannual... Sun, 29 Jun 2014 18:19:20 MDT Utah teacher named 'Hometown Hero,’ flies with Air Force Thunderbirds http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605959/Utah-teacher-named-Hometown-Hero7-flies-with-Air-Force-Thunderbirds.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605959/Utah-teacher-named-Hometown-Hero7-flies-with-Air-Force-Thunderbirds.html The Thunderbirds air show is this weekend. For each show, they choose a hometown hero to go up in an F-16. Becky Austad of... Fri, 27 Jun 2014 16:16:29 MDT Photos: Hill Air Force Base prepares for air show this weekend http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605882/Photos-Hill-Air-Force-Base-prepares-for-air-show-this-weekend.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605882/Photos-Hill-Air-Force-Base-prepares-for-air-show-this-weekend.html The Air Force Thunderbirds took to the skies Thursday to practice their exhibitions for an upcoming air show. Fri, 27 Jun 2014 06:55:34 MDT Make-A-Wish helps kids become fighter pilots for a day http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605152/Make-A-Wish-helps-kids-become-fighter-pilots-for-a-day.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605152/Make-A-Wish-helps-kids-become-fighter-pilots-for-a-day.html Nine children and their families, with the help of the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Utah, got a chance to experience what... Fri, 13 Jun 2014 19:25:00 MDT Viewing scheduled, fund established for slain Layton mom http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604997/Viewing-scheduled-fund-established-for-slain-Layton-mom.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604997/Viewing-scheduled-fund-established-for-slain-Layton-mom.html A viewing has been scheduled for Kaylynn Spackman, a Layton mother and Hill Air Force Base employee who was stabbed to death... Wed, 11 Jun 2014 19:15:00 MDT Airmen reunited with families after deployment http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601591/Airmen-reunited-with-families-after-deployment.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601591/Airmen-reunited-with-families-after-deployment.html Families were reunited Tuesday as more than 130 airmen from the 388th Fighter Wing and Air Force Reserve 419th Fighter Wing... Tue, 22 Apr 2014 22:19:20 MDT 'Lone Survivor' drill in west desert prepares troops for the real thing http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600883/Lone-Survivor-drill-in-west-desert-prepares-troops-for-the-real-thing.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600883/Lone-Survivor-drill-in-west-desert-prepares-troops-for-the-real-thing.html The Utah National Guard and Hill Air Force Base conducted a unique training exercise on Saturday, combining forces to conduct... Sat, 12 Apr 2014 19:05:00 MDT Letter: Shortsighted housing decision http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600722/Shortsighted-housing-decision.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600722/Shortsighted-housing-decision.html Fri, 11 Apr 2014 00:00:00 MDT UTA to offer new bus service to Hill Air Force Base http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865599528/UTA-to-offer-new-bus-service-to-Hill-Air-Force-Base.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865599528/UTA-to-offer-new-bus-service-to-Hill-Air-Force-Base.html The Utah Transit Authority on Wednesday announced two bus routes connecting the base with FrontRunner’s Clearfield... Wed, 26 Mar 2014 14:30:53 MDT More than 50 Hill Air Force Base families gather, bond before deployment http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865598758/More-than-50-Hill-Air-Force-Base-families-gather-bond-before-deployment.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865598758/More-than-50-Hill-Air-Force-Base-families-gather-bond-before-deployment.html More than 50 Hill Air Force Base families gathered for a weekend of skiing, hiking and dancing. They were invited to a... Sat, 15 Mar 2014 19:05:00 MDT Retired firefighter becomes honorary chief on his 100th birthday http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590521/Retired-firefighter-becomes-honorary-chief-on-his-100th-birthday.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590521/Retired-firefighter-becomes-honorary-chief-on-his-100th-birthday.html To thank and honor Shirley LeRoy Ball for his decades of service as a Hill Air Force Base firefighter, he became an honorary... Wed, 13 Nov 2013 17:21:31 MST Airmen sharpen combat skills with intense wartime mission training http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589114/Airmen-sharpen-combat-skills-with-intense-wartime-mission-training.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589114/Airmen-sharpen-combat-skills-with-intense-wartime-mission-training.html Members of the 729th Air Control Squadron conduct wartime mission training at Hill Air Force Base. Thu, 24 Oct 2013 19:26:56 MDT Job fair for veterans, military to be held Oct. 30 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588356/Job-fair-for-veterans-military-to-be-held-Oct-30.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588356/Job-fair-for-veterans-military-to-be-held-Oct-30.html A Hiring Our Heroes job fair for veterans, active-duty military, members of the National Guard, Reserve and military spouses... Mon, 14 Oct 2013 11:05:46 MDT Hill Air Force Base, Utah National Guard workers back on the job http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587882/Hill-Air-Force-Base-Utah-National-Guard-workers-back-on-the-job.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587882/Hill-Air-Force-Base-Utah-National-Guard-workers-back-on-the-job.html Nearly 4,000 Hill Air Force Base and Utah National Guard workers were back on the job Monday, though the government shutdown... Mon, 07 Oct 2013 14:15:00 MDT Furloughed federal workers may be going back to work at Hill Air Force Base http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587772/Furloughed-federal-workers-may-be-going-back-to-work-at-Hill-Air-Force-Base.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587772/Furloughed-federal-workers-may-be-going-back-to-work-at-Hill-Air-Force-Base.html Many furloughed workers at Hill Air Force Base may be able to return to work, per the Pay Our Military Act, which was signed... Sat, 05 Oct 2013 16:38:23 MDT Democrat Donna McAleer announces she's challenging Rep. Rob Bishop http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587679/Democrat-Donna-McAleer-announces-shes-challenging-Rep-Rob-Bishop.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587679/Democrat-Donna-McAleer-announces-shes-challenging-Rep-Rob-Bishop.html Democrat Donna McAleer on Friday announced her second bid to unseat Rep. Rob Bishop, R-Utah, saying Utahns are being held... Fri, 04 Oct 2013 14:35:00 MDT Frustration growing for federal employees shut out of work http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587627/Frustration-growing-for-federal-employees-shut-out-of-work.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587627/Frustration-growing-for-federal-employees-shut-out-of-work.html Nearly 100 protestors, including members from two unions of federal employees, picketed outside the Federal Building in Ogden... Thu, 03 Oct 2013 20:43:29 MDT Frustration grows for furloughed Utahns as GOP, Dems dig in heels http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587552/Frustration-grows-for-furloughed-Utahns-as-GOP-Dems-dig-in-heels.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587552/Frustration-grows-for-furloughed-Utahns-as-GOP-Dems-dig-in-heels.html Frustration mounts for furloughed Utahns as the shutdown showdown between Republicans and Democrats intensifies. Wed, 02 Oct 2013 20:57:32 MDT Hill Air Force Base employees protest government shutdown http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587481/Hill-Air-Force-Base-employees-protest-government-shutdown.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587481/Hill-Air-Force-Base-employees-protest-government-shutdown.html More than 50 Hill Air Force Base employees stood outside the base's south entrance Tuesday afternoon in protest of a... Tue, 01 Oct 2013 20:40:00 MDT Utah national parks, military workers feels bite of government shutdown http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587451/Utah-national-parks-military-workers-feels-bite-of-government-shutdown.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587451/Utah-national-parks-military-workers-feels-bite-of-government-shutdown.html The government shutdown puts thousands of Utahns out of work and stymies the economy around the state's national parks. Tue, 01 Oct 2013 14:55:00 MDT Orrin Hatch, Rob Bishop tout importance of F-35 at Hill Air Force Base http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865585061/Orrin-Hatch-Rob-Bishop-tout-importance-of-F-35-at-Hill-Air-Force-Base.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865585061/Orrin-Hatch-Rob-Bishop-tout-importance-of-F-35-at-Hill-Air-Force-Base.html Hill Air Force Base will soon become one of the first military installations in the nation to fly the F-35 Lightning II... Wed, 21 Aug 2013 19:16:51 MDT Layton opens firefighter training facility http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865583883/Layton-opens-firefighter-training-facility.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865583883/Layton-opens-firefighter-training-facility.html The Layton Fire Department has opened its new training facility at 1890 N. Fort Lane. Wed, 31 Jul 2013 12:20:43 MDT My view: Stericycle should stop incinerating http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765634734/Stericycle-should-stop-incinerating.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765634734/Stericycle-should-stop-incinerating.html Stericycle in North Salt Lake, the hospital waste incinerator, as a relatively minor ingredient in the larger pollution stew,... Fri, 26 Jul 2013 00:00:00 MDT Air Force couples enjoy sweet reunions after stressful deployment (+photos) http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865583443/Air-Force-couples-enjoy-sweet-reunions-after-stressful-deployment-photos.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865583443/Air-Force-couples-enjoy-sweet-reunions-after-stressful-deployment-photos.html About 120 members of the 729th Air Control Squadron returned to Hill Air Force Base on Sunday after nearly seven months in... Sun, 21 Jul 2013 22:51:07 MDT In our opinion: Sequestration warnings sound a lot like crying wolf http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765633905/Sequestration-warnings-sound-a-lot-like-crying-wolf.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765633905/Sequestration-warnings-sound-a-lot-like-crying-wolf.html As summer begins its inevitable slide into fall, get ready to hear more dire predictions out of Washington. The next round of... Mon, 15 Jul 2013 12:42:48 MDT Letters: Flyover woes http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765631046/Flyover-woes.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765631046/Flyover-woes.html Thursday was Graduation Day at the United States Air Force Academy. Sat, 01 Jun 2013 00:00:00 MDT Air Force to consolidate F-22 Raptor operations at Hill AFB http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865580857/Air-Force-to-consolidate-F-22-Raptor-operations-at-Hill-AFB.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865580857/Air-Force-to-consolidate-F-22-Raptor-operations-at-Hill-AFB.html Roughly 200 new military and civilian jobs in Utah were created Wednesday when the U.S. Air Force announced the consolidation... Wed, 29 May 2013 19:38:10 MDT Students blend learning, fun at annual physics day http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865580243/Students-blend-learning-fun-at-annual-physics-day.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865580243/Students-blend-learning-fun-at-annual-physics-day.html More than 5,000 students from the Intermountain West participated in a special physics day Friday at Lagoon. Fri, 17 May 2013 16:34:51 MDT Rep. Bishop not ecstatic about military furlough http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865580072/Rep-Bishop-not-ecstatic-about-military-furlough.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865580072/Rep-Bishop-not-ecstatic-about-military-furlough.html The Pentagon says budgets cuts will force most of its civilian workforce to take 11 unpaid leave days this year. Wed, 15 May 2013 14:50:00 MDT Future of Ogden airport tower still not clear; Lee, Bishop seek answers http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865579454/Future-of-Ogden-airport-tower-still-not-clear-Lee-Bishop-seek-answers.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865579454/Future-of-Ogden-airport-tower-still-not-clear-Lee-Bishop-seek-answers.html Ed Brundage, the air traffic manager at the Ogden-Hinckley Airport, said Friday he still doesn't know whether the tower will... Fri, 03 May 2013 18:20:00 MDT F-16 pilots return to Hill AFB after deployment in Korea http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865579142/F-16-pilots-return-to-Hill-AFB-after-deployment-in-Korea.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865579142/F-16-pilots-return-to-Hill-AFB-after-deployment-in-Korea.html Five F-16 pilots from the 388th Fighter Wing returned Sunday after a six-month deployment to Kunsan Air Base in South Korea. Sun, 28 Apr 2013 21:05:00 MDT Students at Ogden elementary school evacuated due to bomb threat http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865578822/Students-at-Ogden-elementary-school-evacuated-due-to-bomb-threat.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865578822/Students-at-Ogden-elementary-school-evacuated-due-to-bomb-threat.html Students at Shadow Valley Elementary in Ogden were evacuated Tuesday due to a bomb threat. Tue, 23 Apr 2013 16:07:53 MDT Photo gallery: Airmen from the 388th Fighter Wing return from Korea http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865578781/Photo-gallery-Airmen-from-the-388th-Fighter-Wing-return-from-Korea.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865578781/Photo-gallery-Airmen-from-the-388th-Fighter-Wing-return-from-Korea.html Nearly 150 airmen from the 388th Fighter Wing returned home to Utah Monday from a six-month deployment to Korea. Mon, 22 Apr 2013 17:15:00 MDT Suspected pipe bomb forces evacuation of Layton elementary school http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865578767/Suspected-pipe-bomb-forces-evacuation-of-Layton-elementary-school.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865578767/Suspected-pipe-bomb-forces-evacuation-of-Layton-elementary-school.html A suspicious device was found at Mountain View Elementary on Monday, prompting officials to evacuate the school and cancel... Mon, 22 Apr 2013 13:25:00 MDT Stealthy new fighter jet a clunky budget bunker buster, critics say http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865578659/Stealthy-new-fighter-jet-a-clunky-budget-bunker-buster-critics-say.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865578659/Stealthy-new-fighter-jet-a-clunky-budget-bunker-buster-critics-say.html As Washington struggles with the automatic budget cuts and Hill Air Force Base faces employee furloughs, the most expensive... Sun, 21 Apr 2013 18:00:00 MDT Proposed new round of closures threatens Hill Air Force Base http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865578172/Proposed-new-round-of-closures-threatens-Hill-Air-Force-Base.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865578172/Proposed-new-round-of-closures-threatens-Hill-Air-Force-Base.html A proposal in President Barack Obama's new federal budget for another round of military base closures starting in 2016 is... Fri, 12 Apr 2013 18:20:00 MDT Federal budget cuts ground Utah squadron and end Blue Angels' season http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577978/Federal-budget-cuts-ground-Utah-squadron-and-end-Blue-Angels-season.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577978/Federal-budget-cuts-ground-Utah-squadron-and-end-Blue-Angels-season.html The U.S. Air Force plans to ground one-third of its active-duty force of combat planes, including at least one... Wed, 10 Apr 2013 18:40:00 MDT Cutting control towers will make airspace less safe, reduce air traffic, harm the economy http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765625574/Cutting-control-towers-will-make-airspace-less-safe-reduce-air-traffic-harm-the-economy.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765625574/Cutting-control-towers-will-make-airspace-less-safe-reduce-air-traffic-harm-the-economy.html Operating an airport without a control tower is not as dangerous or preposterous as some in the general public might think.... Thu, 28 Mar 2013 00:00:00 MDT Furloughed civilians: Ogden already feels pinch from defense cuts http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865574511/Furloughed-civilians-Ogden-already-feels-pinch-from-defense-cuts.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865574511/Furloughed-civilians-Ogden-already-feels-pinch-from-defense-cuts.html Experts differ over the likely impact of the budget sequester as a whole, but with furloughs now expected for 11,500 civilian... Thu, 28 Feb 2013 20:20:00 MST Gov. Herbert expects sequestration to happen, compares D.C. gridlock to 'bad marriage' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865574247/Gov-Herbert-expects-sequestration-to-happen-compares-DC-gridlock-to-bad-marriage.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865574247/Gov-Herbert-expects-sequestration-to-happen-compares-DC-gridlock-to-bad-marriage.html Gov. Gary Herbert said Tuesday he expects the automatic cuts in federal spending known as sequestration to take effect Friday... Tue, 26 Feb 2013 16:10:00 MST State revenue projections down from $300 million to $264 million, lawmakers told http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865574079/State-revenue-projections-down-from-300-million-to-264-million-lawmakers-told.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865574079/State-revenue-projections-down-from-300-million-to-264-million-lawmakers-told.html The latest state revenue estimates show growth in tax collections is expected to fall from $300 million to $264 million in... Mon, 25 Feb 2013 17:53:58 MST Robert Bennett: Sequester is all pain, no gain http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865573872/Sequester-is-all-pain-no-gain.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865573872/Sequester-is-all-pain-no-gain.html Will the result of the sequester be catastrophic in its impact on government services or salutary in its impact on government... Mon, 25 Feb 2013 00:05:00 MST Letters: Sequestration deceptive http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765623332/Sequestration-deceptive.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765623332/Sequestration-deceptive.html I may be a little slow, but isn't this sequestration all smoke and mirrors? Are not both the Democrats and the Republicans... Mon, 25 Feb 2013 00:00:00 MST Letter: Prepare financially for any type of situation http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765623255/Prepare-financially-for-any-type-of-situation.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765623255/Prepare-financially-for-any-type-of-situation.html Great article, Kent L. Thomas ("Preparing for a financial earthquake," Feb. 21). Should that same reasoning be at all levels... Sun, 24 Feb 2013 00:00:00 MST Herbert criticizes Washington's 'shotgun approach' to budget cuts http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865573773/Herbert-criticizes-Washingtons-shotgun-approach-to-budget-cuts.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865573773/Herbert-criticizes-Washingtons-shotgun-approach-to-budget-cuts.html Gov. Gary Herbert said keeping Hill Air Force Base open is in the best interests of the nation's defense, the Air Force and... Thu, 21 Feb 2013 14:40:00 MST Sen. Orrin Hatch warns sequestration could hit Utah hard, says it may be needed http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865573664/Sen-Orrin--Hatch-warns-sequestration-could-hit-Utah-hard-says-it-may-be-needed.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865573664/Sen-Orrin--Hatch-warns-sequestration-could-hit-Utah-hard-says-it-may-be-needed.html Sen. Orrin Hatch told Utah lawmakers Wednesday that he believes the automatic cuts to the federal budget known as... Wed, 20 Feb 2013 14:15:00 MST Rep. Bishop warns Hill AFB workers may see pay cut http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865572885/Rep-Bishop-warns-Hill-AFB-workers-may-see-pay-cut.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865572885/Rep-Bishop-warns-Hill-AFB-workers-may-see-pay-cut.html Rep. Rob Bishop said Monday that Utah's defense workers could see a pay cut under the automatic cuts in military spending set... Mon, 11 Feb 2013 16:55:00 MST