Listen Live

 
 

Tag: Hill Air Force Base

Shutdown prompts anxiety for Ogden’s federal tax employees

Shutdown prompts anxiety for Ogden’s federal tax employees

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — The U.S. government shutdown is causing anxiety and concern for thousands of Internal Revenue Service employees who work in the Ogden area. Jenny Brown, president of Local 67 of the National Treasury Employees Union, tells the Standard-Examiner that many employees are scaling back their spending on groceries and […]

Read More

Hill Air Force Base launches record number of F-35s

Hill Air Force Base launches record number of F-35s

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Officials say the Hill Air Force Base recently launched a record number of F-35 fighter jets to demonstrate military capabilities. The Standard-Examiner reports Hill’s 388th and 419th Fighter Wings conducted the combat power exercise Monday, launching 35 F-35A Lightning IIs over about an 11-minute period. Col. Michael Ebner, […]

Read More

Hill AFB hosting exercises for aircraft from multiple bases

Hill AFB hosting exercises for aircraft from multiple bases

HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah (AP) — Hill Air Force Base officials say northern Utah residents can expect increased flight activity at the base near Ogden into late August as aircraft from units based at Hill and elsewhere participate in two training exercises. Aircraft participating in the exercises include F35s […]

Read More

Air Force planning detonation operations in west desert

Air Force planning detonation operations in west desert

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Officials at Hill Air Force Base say they’re planning a number of “large detonation operations” at the Utah Test and Training Range through next month. Two to three times a week, the Air Force will destroy rocket motors and solid fuel for ballistic missiles. Base officials […]

Read More