Blog Posts in "Utah Military Duty Station"

U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Daniel M. Young/Released) By Blue Angels Public Affairs The mission of the Blue Angels is to showcase the pride and professionalism of the United States Navy and Marine Corps by inspiring a culture of excellence and service to country through flight demonstrations and community outreach. Since 1946, the Blue Angels have performed for nearly 500 million fans. For the past 71 years, the U.S. Navy Blue Angels had the opportunity to represent the U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps at cities across America. If you haven't had an opportunity t... read more

HIGHLY DECORATED Tree-lighting with honor. The 5th Annual Highly Decoratedis a tree-lighting ceremony honoring veterans, active military and their families. With a confirmed reservation, complimentary half-day lift tickets at Snowbird and an après-ski reception with refreshments will be provided to each service member and up to 3 family members in recognition of their service and sacrifice. The event then opens to the public aswe gather on Snowbird’s Plaza Deck to enjoy thecolor guard and anthems of the U.S. Armed Forces and countdown to the lighting of 3 prominent trees that will act as a sy... read more

The Best and Worst of Hill Air Force Base We never wanted or expected to live in Utah. It was a culture shock, but we made the best of it, as military families have to do. We lived there for four years. My husband deployed a few months after we arrived. On our anniversary. I spent the first winter of my life alone with four kids. Our cat died and the basement flooded while he was deployed. The Best of Hill AFB Outdoors Activities We’re not so much into winter, but I hear the skiing is wonderful. I did like how sunny winters are and it doesn’t feel very cold. We enjoyed hiking, fishing, and ca... read more