Hill Aerospace Museum to Host USAF 70th Anniversary Celebration

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The Hill Aerospace Museum is hosting a major celebration to commemorate the U.S. Air Force’s 70th Anniversary. The celebration will be Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017, from 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. and admission is free.

Team Hill salutes the U.S. Air Force and the barriers they have broken since 1947. Through innovation, teamwork, and excellence, the U. S. Air Force has become the most dominant air power in the world.

Food, music, speakers, Hill Air Force Base unit demonstrations, displays, birthday cake, and open aircraft will highlight the day’s events.

Numerous food trucks will be on hand for attendees to satisfy their hunger. The Ogden Concert Band and the rock band Midlife Crisis will entertain guests throughout the day. Speakers will include former SR-71 pilot and Utahan Gil Bertelsen, and a 388th Fighter Wing F-35 pilot. Hill AFB displays will include Explosive Ordnance Disposal, Munitions, Firefighting, 388th and 419th FWs, Ogden Air Logistics Complex, and more. Open aircraft will include such museum pieces as the SR-71, KC-135, C-130, A-10, F-16A, F-15, B-17, F-105, F-106, P-51, F-86, and H-53.

The Hill Aerospace Museum is located at 7961 Wardleigh Road, Building 1955, Hill AFB, Utah.

A gate pass for Hill AFB is not required to visit the museum. Simply take Exit 338 off Interstate 15 in Roy, Utah, and enter the Museum grounds through the Museum gate.