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  • Behind the 466th Fighter Squadron lies a valuable ‘resource’

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – Pilots may often be considered the face of the Air Force, but behind them is a powerhouse that ensures they are always ready to fly.The Reserve 466th Fighter Squadron’s aviation resource management team is crucial to the success of the flying mission at Hill. The team of seven is responsible for coordination of aircraft
  • In Focus: Airman 1st Class Ethan Wilson

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – Like many Airmen, having a veteran in the family inspired Airman 1st Class Ethan Wilson to join the Air Force Reserve.“My grandpa told me how he served in the Reserve after active duty, and it made me want to do the same thing,” Wilson said. “The Reserve is a good fit because I recently got married and wanted to stay
  • Maintainers face off during weapons load competition

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – Reserve and active-duty maintainers from the 419th and 388th Fighter Wings went head-to-head during an F-35 weapons load competition here Sept. 24, 2021. During the timed and graded competition, maintainers put their training to the test and proved their combat readiness. The three-person teams were responsible for
  • 419th to honor 9/11 anniversary with flyovers across Utah

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – This Saturday, Air Force Reserve pilots from the 419th Fighter Wing will fly the F-35A Lightning II over local events honoring the 20th anniversary of 9/11.Four F-35s will kick off the Brigham City Peach Days parade at 10 a.m. and later fly over the Utah Healing Field 9/11 Memorial in Sandy and the Dixie State vs. Weber
  • Hill AFB hosting weapons evaluations over next two weeks

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – Communities surrounding Hill Air Force Base may notice an increase in flying over the next two weeks as the Air Force conducts joint weapons system evaluations here.From Aug. 16-27, F-16s from Aviano Air Base, Italy, and F-35As from Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., will be stationed at Hill for WSEP West. F-35s from Hill Air
  • An inside look at F-35 pilot helmet fittings

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah -- Reservists in the 419th Operations Support Squadron play a crucial role to ensure the safety of pilots assigned to the 419th Fighter Wing, the Air Force Reserve’s only combat-capable F-35 unit. “We are responsible for maintaining and repairing pilot gear to ensure everything is in proper working condition,” said Staff
  • 466th Fighter Squadron welcomes new commander

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – Lt. Col. Shad Stromberg assumed command of the 466th Fighter Squadron from Lt. Col. Bart Wilbanks here July 11.Stromberg enlisted in the 419th Medical Squadron as an aerospace medical technician in December 1996. He graduated from Weber State University with a bachelor’s degree in chemistry and completed Officer Training
  • Hill fighter wings to fly F-35s over Utah July 3

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – A 33-year holiday tradition lives on as pilots from the Air Force Reserve 419th Fighter Wing and active-duty 388th Fighter Wing perform flyovers for 12 cities across Utah this Fourth of July weekend.Spectators may catch a glimpse of four F-35A Lightning II jets in formation between 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. The jets will fly
  • Fighter wings host county employees from across Utah

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – The Air Force Reserve 419th Fighter Wing and active duty 388th Fighter Wing hosted a group of commissioners and other county employees from across Utah on May 11. During the visit, the group got an up-close look at the F-35. Leaders from both wings highlighted the jet’s high-tech capabilities and explained how Airmen
  • Hill's fighter wings deploy F-35 to France

    MONT-DE-MARSAN AIR BASE, France -- U.S. Air Force F-35A Lightning II fighter aircraft and Airmen from the 4th Fighter Squadron, compromised of active duty Airmen from the 388th Fighter Wing and reservists from the 419th FW, Hill Air Force Base, Utah, arrived at Mont-de-Marsan Air Base, France, May 10, 2021.During their time in the European theater,
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