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  • In Focus: Senior Airman Zack Sherman

    The “In Focus” series is a monthly feature that puts the spotlight on some of the 419th Fighter Wing’s best and brightest Reserve Citizen Airmen. Find it on Instagram @419fwMeet Senior Airman Zack Sherman from the 419th Maintenance Squadron.The 24-year-old describes himself as a hard-working, outgoing jokester with a passion for sports. A lifelong
  • Hill's fighter wings begin night flying

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah -- The active duty 388th and reserve 419th Fighter Wings will conduct increased flying operations over the next month, including night-flying missions with the F-35A Lightning II.Local residents may notice increased activity during the evening hours as pilots continue to sharpen their night-time combat flying skills.Night
  • Utah reservists bring dental care to Guatemala

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – Air Force reservists from the 419th Medical Squadron brought dental care to underprivileged communities in Chiquimula, Guatemala, during a recent humanitarian mission.Lt. Col. David Jackson, commander of the 419th MDS, and Lt. Col. Brady Thomson, commander of the squadron’s dental flight, spent two weeks in the region in
  • In History: Wing looks back on F-105, F-16 legacy

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – Before the F-35 Lightning II, reservists here flew various airframes to include trainers, heavies, and fighters. Most beloved among those planes were the F-105 Thunderchief and the F-16 Fighting Falcon.The 419th Fighter Wing, known then as the 508th Tactical Fighter Group, flew the F-105, nicknamed “Thud,” from 1972 1983
  • Aviation enthusiasts hear from 419 FW vice

    ROY, Utah – More than 50 local aviation enthusiasts and veterans heard from Col. Daniel “B.B.” Gable, 419th Fighter Wing vice commander, during a “Plane Talk” series event on Saturday at the Hill Aerospace Museum.Gable talked about the various aircraft he has flown throughout his 25-year-flying career, including the F-35 Lightning II.“I’m telling
  • Wing to host Employer Day May 4

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah -- The 419th Fighter Wing will roll out the red carpet for civilian employers of Reserve personnel during Employer Day May 4.   Employer Day serves to thank employers for their support, provide information on the Air Force Reserve, and offer a glimpse into reservists’ role in national defense.   The event will feature
  • Wing announces enlisted promotions for March

    Congratulations to the following reservists who were promoted March 1: Maintenance Squadron: Master Sgt. Neil Scuderi Tech. Sgt. Alex Vanderloo Tech. Sgt. Nicholas Westover Senior Airman Taylor Buck Senior Airman Jacob Miller   Aircraft Maintenance Squadron: Tech. Sgt. Joseph Archuleta Tech. Sgt. Mark Neely Tech. Sgt. Jonathan Thorsted Senior
  • 419 FW reservists train F-35 maintainers at Luke

    It’s a phrase often heard around the Air Force, “We train like we fight”, and this time, it came from the weapons community in what’s commonly referred to as the “Weapons Load Barn”. A team of four Air Reserve Technicians from the 419th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, brought a fighting mentality and increased lethality
  • Military career, benefits fair coming to Sandy

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – A free “Hiring Utah’s Heroes” career and benefits fair will be held March 26 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Mountain America Exposition Center at 9575 South State Street, Sandy, Utah. The event is designed to provide veterans, military members, and spouses with information on employment opportunities and benefits, and will
  • In Focus: Senior Airman Jason Dickson

    The “In Focus” series is a monthly feature that puts the spotlight on some of the 419th Fighter Wing’s best and brightest Reserve Citizen Airmen. Find it on Instagram @419fwMeet Senior Airman Jason Dickson, a munitions technician in the 419th Maintenance Squadron.   Jason, 24, calls himself a “vanilla” guy who enjoys the simple things in life. He
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What's your favorite jet on display here at the museum? Feel free to share your photos here! #avgeek
Can you guess which cockpit is photographed here? The answer will be posted on Friday. #avgeek #airhistory #aviation
In commemoration of the Centennial of World War I, here is an entry from Capt Edward V. Rickenbacker's diary from on this day in 1918. Click here for more on this diary--> http://bit.ly/2HUDGTz and here for other #WWI featured artifacts--> http://bit.ly/2yGUbl3 We moved in great shape. The entire group was out in 3 hours but the plane we are now at…Gee it’s terrible. Had my first trip over the lines today in the SPAD and not quite as well pleased with same as I expected to be.
Check out info on the Boeing Bird of Prey and feel free to share photos from your visit. http://bit.ly/2MK4ffN The Boeing Company
In commemoration of the Centennial of World War I, here is an entry from Capt Edward V. Rickenbacker's diary from on this day in 1918. Click here for more on this diary--> http://bit.ly/2HUDGTz and here for other #WWI featured artifacts--> http://bit.ly/2yGUbl3 Was out on patrol this morning. Met 6 enemy planes. Had a combat without results. Have the SPAD in shape now and expect to go out tomorrow with a patrol. Just received news that we are moving tomorrow. Certainly we are leaving the finest home we have yet had.
Are you visiting the museum today and what is your favorite gallery? Feel free to share your photos here! #avgeek #aviation #airhistory
In commemoration of the Centennial of World War I, here is an entry from Capt Edward V. Rickenbacker's diary from on this day in 1918. Click here for more on this diary--> http://bit.ly/2HUDGTz and here for other #WWI featured artifacts--> http://bit.ly/2yGUbl3 Lt. Meissner and Lt. Coolidge brought down an enemy plane today. Lt. [William W.] Chalmers has failed to return. Up to a late hour.
Are you visiting the museum today? Feel free to share your photos here! #avgeek #aviation #airhistory
This is the cockpit of the Fairchild C-119J Flying Boxcar on display in the fourth building. Congrats to all who guessed correctly! --> http://bit.ly/2LAQuzH
In commemoration of the Centennial of World War I, here is an entry from Capt Edward V. Rickenbacker's diary from on this day in 1918. Click here for more on this diary--> http://bit.ly/2HUDGTz and here for other #WWI featured artifacts--> http://bit.ly/2yGUbl3 Arrived here OK with new plane. Heard the 95th Squadron lost 2 men today, certainly hard luck.
Are you visiting the museum today? Feel free to share your photos here! #avgeek #airhistory #F22
In commemoration of the Centennial of World War I, here is an entry from Capt Edward V. Rickenbacker's diary from on this day in 1918. Click here for more on this diary--> http://bit.ly/2HUDGTz and here for other #WWI featured artifacts--> http://bit.ly/2yGUbl3 Arranged for a 230 [horsepower] SPAD which I will fly out tomorrow. Had a trial trip today. It certainly is a most wonderful Buss.
Happy Independence Day and thank you to all of our service members, past and present! If you are at the museum today, be sure to share your photos here. #IndependenceDay
In commemoration of the Centennial of World War I, here is an entry from Capt Edward V. Rickenbacker's diary from on this day in 1918. Click here for more on this diary--> http://bit.ly/2HUDGTz and here for other #WWI featured artifacts--> http://bit.ly/2yGUbl3 Big day. We left for Paris. Most of the boys had a big time. I spent a peaceful afternoon and returning then went to bed.
Interview with Vincent J. "Bill" Purple-WWII B-17 Pilot from his visit to see the Memphis Belle. For the full interview visit our YouTube channel here: https://youtu.be/t4TOv_QsjPQ
Check out this 360 view near the Lockheed Martin F-22A Raptor. View more 360 views at the link: http://www.nationalmuseum.af.mil/Visit/Virtual-Tour/
Check out this 360 view near the Republic F-84E Thunderjet in the Korean War Gallery. Restoration Specialist Chad Vanhook painted the Four Queens artwork and most recently he painted the right side of the Memphis Belle nose art. Check out more 360 views here: http://www.nationalmuseum.af.mil/Visit/Virtual-Tour/
In commemoration of the Centennial of World War I, here is an entry from Capt Edward V. Rickenbacker's diary from on this day in 1918. Click here for more on this diary--> http://bit.ly/2HUDGTz and here for other #WWI featured artifacts--> http://bit.ly/2yGUbl3 The 27th Squadron lost 2 more today. One of my hometown – [Lt. Walter B.] Wanamaker was his name. I must call on his family when returning home.
Independence Day is fast approaching, and we would love to hear how the museum has influenced you or your family members over the years. Please share comments about how the museum motivated you to join the Air Force, pursue an engineering career, support the military or any other ways your visits have inspired you.
Meet Senior Airman Zack Sherman, a 24-year-old @thef35 maintainer in the @AirForceReserve @HAFB https://t.co/acf9VNR86k
Heads up: Bit more sound coming your way in the next few weeks https://t.co/MEla5k7Txb
Reservists in the 419th Medical Squadron spent two weeks on a humanitarian mission to Chiquimula, Guatemala, provid… https://t.co/7d0UPpnIs0
Hidden gems @HAFB: An #F105 and #F16 from our wing’s history on permanent display at the north end of Parking Lot 1… https://t.co/FM8LnABLx6
From maintenance to medical to aviation, women are flying, fighting, and winning in the 419 FW… https://t.co/TdDqKEyvs6
Cool footage from our active duty counterparts in the @388fw. Great work, Airmen! #F35 https://t.co/6IxbR0qyTX
✈️ Great turnout @AerospaceUtah on Saturday! ✈️ #F35 #avgeek https://t.co/5ixqCx3mK1
Our @AirForceReserve #F35 maintainers are helping out with training at @LukeAFB to get weapons loaders up to speed https://t.co/6DK4rTTNXH
Three Thuds and a Viper! This photo was taken more than 30 years ago during a transition from F-105 Thunderchief to… https://t.co/u7bL3dVvx3
Our vice commander and #F35 pilot Col. Dan Gable will be speaking at the Hill Aerospace Museum this Saturday at 1 p… https://t.co/cBq72vT326
Good info/opportunities for reservists, guardsmen, veterans, and military spouses. Learn more: https://t.co/PWps9YgKdJ
Meet another one of our fine young Airmen in the 419th Maintenance Squadron 🇺🇸 @AirForceReserve https://t.co/txEdqI0lut
RT @thef35: Do you know your #F35 ABCs? Watch to learn about the three variants of the 5th Gen fighter. https://t.co/WkNcLaujqw
Mission complete! Another successful Red Flag for @thef35 alongside the @388fw at @NellisAFB https://t.co/tLYfyQtQor
RT @usairforce: .@USAFReserve Chief recently approved changes to the Active Guard Reserve program & plans to grow the program by six percen…
Now that’s a good-looking couple ❤️💙 Happy Valentine’s Day! #F35 https://t.co/u890qZmo2H
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