Military

FILE - As seen on a computer screen from a DVD prepared by Al-Sahab production, al-Qaida's Ayman al...
Associated Press

AP source: US operation killed al-Qaida leader al-Zawahri

A U.S. airstrike has killed al-Qaida leader Ayman al-Zawahri in Afghanistan, according to a person familiar with the matter.
17 days ago
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Oren Liebermann, CNN

ISIS leader in Syria killed in drone strike, US says

An initial review indicated that there were no civilian casualties.
1 month ago
Anastasiya Sayer, 11, joins others in rallying against the war in Ukraine at the Capitol in Salt La...
Curt Gresseth

Through donations, Ukrainian woman in Idaho seeks to ease suffering of war

The war in Ukraine may have faded from the daily news but a Ukrainian-born woman now in Idaho is dedicated to collecting and sending supplies to meet the needs of suffering Ukrainians.
1 month ago
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Mark Jones

Governor honors Servicemember of the Year award recipients

Recipients of the 2022 Servicemember of the Year were honored Thursday by Utah Gov. Spencer Cox and the Utah Department of Veterans and Military Affairs.
2 months ago
Midshipman 1st Class Taylor Connors. Connors, 24, of Pleasant View passed away on Tuesday, June 7, ...
Mark Jones

U.S. Naval Academy identifies Taylor Connors as deceased midshipman

A Utah enrollee at the U.S. Naval Academy has died. Taylor Connors of Pleasant View died Tuesday morning in Philadelphia with family at his side, according to the U.S. Naval Academy.
2 months ago
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Mark Jones

Provo Veterans Center to be renamed after Col. Gail S. Halvorsen

A bill co-sponsored by Utah's two senators was signed into law Tuesday by President Biden that will rename the Provo Veterans Center after Col. Gail Halvorsen.
2 months ago
Carry the Load makes stops in the lead up to Memorial Day....
Amie Schaeffer

Non-profit seeks to bring meaning to Memorial Day

The non-profit, Carry The Load raises awareness of the sacrifices made by America's military, veterans and first responders.
3 months ago
An F-35A Lighting II taxis at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, May 20, 2020.  Military personnel from the...
Mark Jones

Military personnel from Hill Air Force Base returned home Monday night

Military personnel returned to Hill Air Force Base Monday evening after deploying the F-35A Lightning II to Germany.
3 months ago
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Mark Jones

Camp Williams to conduct live-fire training for three days this week

Beginning on Tuesday, Camp Williams will hold live-fire training for three days this week, between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m.
3 months ago
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Mark Jackson

Brigham City man uses time between work gigs to help refugees in Ukraine

His family says Solomon Smith is uniquely trained to bring supplies to refugees in Ukraine, after having worked in the Peace Corp in Africa.
5 months ago
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Paul Nelson

Utah man facing federal charges after alleged death threats at VA health centers

A southern Utah man has been arrested and booked into jail after he allegedly making death threats toward VA Hospital workers.
5 months ago
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Simone Seikaly

Hill fighter jets conducting night-flying operations through April 11

Night flying operations out of Hill Air Force Base are a readiness requirement that allows pilots to practice all-weather flying.
5 months ago
Brig. Gen. Tyler B. Smith. Photo credit: Utah National Guard...
Mark Jones

Utah National Guard to hold retirement ceremony for one of its own

The Utah National Guard will celebrate the career of Brig. Gen. Tyler B. Smith at a retirement ceremony Tuesday at Camp Williams.
5 months ago
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Curt Gresseth

Utah County Attorney David Leavitt has dire prediction about Putin, Ukraine

"We're dealing with a madman," Utah County Attorney David Leavitt said about the Russian president's war in Ukraine.
5 months ago
A U.S. plan takes off. An adjunct philosophy professor says a no-fly zone in Ukraine could spark WW...
Curt Gresseth

Why a no-fly zone over Ukraine would ignite WWIII

A no-fly zone over Ukraine would mean U.S. warplanes shooting down Russian fighter jets and that would lead to World War III, says a magazine columnist and philosophy professor.
5 months ago
Quan Nguyen and his wife get him ready to his trip to help Ukrainian refugees....
Paul Nelson

Former refugee in Utah helping fellow Marine assist Ukrainian refugees

KAYSVILLE – A Marine from Kaysville is setting off on a rescue mission, as he tries to help a fellow veteran help Ukranian refugees escape the country. For this particular conflict, Quan Nguyen says it wouldn’t be enough for him just to make political statements and raise funds. He has a friend, a fellow Marine, […]
5 months ago
Gas prices in and around Salt Lake City are advertised on Monday, March 7, 2022...
Curt Gresseth

Gas prices will get worse, Utah congressman warns

One Utah lawmaker says gas prices are going to get way, way worse before they get better.
5 months ago
WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 25:  U.S. Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) speaks during a hearing before Senate Foreign...
Curt Gresseth

Sen. Rand Paul talks war in Ukraine during visit to Utah

While campaigning in Utah for Sen. Mike Lee, Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul said he doesn't oppose selling arms to Ukraine, but the US can't give away weapons because the US debt is the greatest threat to national security.
6 months ago
Dr. Kencee Graves talks with members of the U.S. Navy as they arrive to support the University of U...
Kira Hoffelmeyer

Members of the U.S. Navy are helping at overwhelmed Utah hospital

More than 25 members of the U.S. Navy are now at the University of Utah Hospital to help with over 500 surgeries deferred because of COVID-19 hospitalizations.
6 months ago
A Utah Army National Guard UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter is moved to Heber Airport by a Nevada Army N...
Kira Hoffelmeyer

WATCH: Blackhawk helicopters removed from Snowbird Ski Resort

The Utah National Guard has removed two Blackhawk helicopters after two collided during a training accident last week in the Mineral Basin area of the Snowbird Ski Resort.
6 months ago
Image of downed Utah National Guard Black Hawk helicopter at Mineral Basin, near Snowbird Ski Resor...
Mark Jones

Rescue efforts for two Black Hawk helicopters will begin Wednesday

Two Black Hawk helicopters that were damaged in a training exercise last week will be removed off the mountain starting Wednesday.
6 months ago
Alexandra V. and Dima P. hold a sign during a prayer to support Ukraine at the Capitol in Salt Lake...
Paul Nelson

Hundreds of Utahns show support to Ukraine on Capitol steps during ‘Stand With Ukraine’ rally

Utahns by the hundreds came to the Capitol steps Monday evening to show their support for the people of Ukraine.  State leaders say they needed to send a message rebuking the Russian invasion, and they’re looking into other ways they can make an impact on the global superpower.
6 months ago
People shelter in a subway station before a curfew comes into effect on February 24, 2022 in Kyiv, ...
Curt Gresseth

Russian woman in Utah talks about her sister escaping Ukraine during war

A Russian woman living here in Utah is desperate to get her sister out as Russia invades Ukraine.
6 months ago
(A firefighter works amongst debris in the aftermath of Russian shelling, in Mariupol, Ukraine, Thu...
Paul Nelson

Utahns wait for update from loved ones trapped after Russian invasion

The Russian invasion of Ukraine has caused panic for Utahns with family living there. They say communications are getting more difficult, and each one could be their last.
6 months ago

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