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  • Hill reservists, active duty team up for F-35 deployment to Germany

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – Air Force Reserve pilots, maintainers, and support personnel from the 419th Fighter Wing joined their active-duty counterparts in the 388th Fighter Wing in deploying the F-35A Lightning II to Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany.The jets arrived at Spangdahlem today to bolster

  • Unique load exercise on KC-135 keeps Hill reservists mission-ready

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – Reservists in the 67th Aerial Port Squadron were fortunate to have the 336th Air Refueling Squadron from March Air Reserve Base, California, arrive here with a KC-135R for a cargo training exercise Feb. 5, 2022.“We call this ‘reservists supporting reservists,’” said Tech.

  • 419th Operations Group welcomes new commander

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – Col. Erik Fiederer assumed command of the 419th Operations Group from Col. Mathew Miller during a ceremony here Feb. 6, 2022.Fiederer received his commission from the U.S. Air Force Academy in 1998 with a bachelor’s degree in aeronautical engineering. After graduating

  • Farmers to donate food to Utah military families

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – Farmers Feeding Utah, an organization committed to feeding Utah families in need with locally-sourced food, plans to provide free food to 600 military members and their families. The organization will be set up at the Weber State University Davis County Campus on Feb. 14,

  • Washington Heights Church named wing’s Employer of the Year

    The 419th Fighter Wing named Washington Heights Church its civilian Employer of the Year during an awards ceremony here Feb. 6, 2022. Pastor Roy Gruber accepted the award on behalf of the church.Washington Heights Church is a staple in the community surrounding Hill AFB, supporting reservists under

  • 419th Fighter Wing honors outstanding Airmen, citizens

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – For the second year, the 419th Fighter Wing virtually hosted its annual Outstanding Airman of the Year ceremony here Feb. 6, 2022. The ceremony honors the wing’s top performing Airmen and civilians of 2021. Winners were announced in the following categories:Airman of the

  • In History: 419th CES helps rebuild Honduran village

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – With F-35 fighter jets flying over Utah skies daily, locals have come to know the 419th Fighter Wing primarily for its combat mission. But since the unit activated in 1955, Air Force reservists here have also deployed countless times in support of humanitarian missions.In

  • Wing announces enlisted promotions for February

    Congratulations to the following 419th Fighter Wing reservists who were promoted Feb. 1: Maintenance SquadronMaster Sgt. Jacob CanterLogistics Readiness SquadronTech Sgt. Marcus AyalaStaff Sgt. Aaron GarciaStaff Sgt. Cisco JohnsonSecurity Forces SquadronTech. Sgt. Travis SandersStaff Sgt. Chance

  • New fitness testing explained

    Jason Ham, Chief of Fitness and Health Promotion, HQ Air Force Reserve Command, explains the new fitness tests that will be available to Reserve Citizen Airmen and Air Force personnel.

  • Hill fighter wings head to Red Flag 22-1 with F-35A

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – Reserve pilots and maintainers from the 419th Fighter Wing will join their active-duty partners in the 388th Fighter Wing this week at Red Flag, the Air Force’s premier combat exercise that takes place at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada several times a year.The wings have