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  • In Focus: Master Sgt. Janet Lindsay

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – Master Sgt. Janet Lindsay is a special handling supervisor in the 67th Aerial Port Squadron. She recently sewed on master sergeant, completed a doctorate in education, and is a middle school principal and parent to seven-year-old Jeremiah. To say that she’s had a busy schedule is a bit of an understatement.“Working in
  • 419th goes mobile with Air Force Connect app

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – The latest news, updates, and resources from the 419th Fighter Wing can now be accessed from the palm of your hand, as the wing joins the Air Force Connect mobile app.The smartphone app is designed to deliver timely and relevant information to Airmen, their families, and members of the local community. It is available in
  • OneSource, family and spouse programs still available

    ARLINGTON, Va. (AFNS) -- The Department of Defense is closely monitoring the impact of the coronavirus on service members, their families and survivors. Resources offered through Military OneSource, the Military and Family Life Counseling program and the Spouse Education and Career Opportunities program continue to serve the military community.“We
  • In Focus: Airman 1st Class Sarah Johnson

    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 Airman 1st Class Sarah Johnson, an F-35 weapons loader in the 419th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron. Originally from Arizona, she’s new to Utah and the wing.“I love the
  • Final Airmen, aircraft from Hill fighter wings return home

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – The final groups of Airmen from the active duty 388th and Reserve 419th Fighter Wings returned home this week following a six-month deployment to Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates.The largest group of approximately 200 Airmen returned to Hill AFB on late-night flight Sunday evening, while most of the aircraft
  • Airmen Helping Airmen offers resources for 419th families

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – The Airmen Helping Airmen program is a joint effort between the Airman and Family Readiness Center and 419th Fighter Wing first sergeants. The AHA team manages a database with more than 70 volunteers within the wing offering a range of services – home repairs, auto work, snow removal, computer fixes, and even
  • Retired officer has seen deployment from all angles

    ORLANDO, Fla. -- When retired Lt. Col. Lynne Hull was 16, her Air Force pilot father went to South Vietnam for a year. Or was it Korea, she wondered aloud in front of an audience of 500 during her presentation about the myths of deployment Nov. 23 at an Air Force Reserve Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program event.She later remembered that it was
  • Santa zooms to Hill AFB for early Christmas

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – Santa took a break from his busy schedule to visit the 419th Fighter Wing for an early holiday surprise. When the jolly old elf stopped by Hangar 37 for the wing’s annual Christmas party, he arrived in style, flying an F-35 Lightning II in lieu of his traditional sleigh.Santa greeted children, passed out presents, and
  • Wing delivers 3,500 cookies to reservists, families

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah -- Reservists and their families volunteered to package and deliver more than 3,500 cookies during the 419th Fighter Wing’s annual “Cookies for Airmen” drive. The workers gathered to assemble packages filled with Christmas cookies, many of which were homemade by wing members. They then delivered the snacks to families of
  • Hill Airmen return from first F-35A combat deployment

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – Last week, Airmen from the active duty 388th and Reserve 419th Fighter Wings returned home following a six-month deployment to Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates.The 4th Fighter Squadron’s deployment, which started in April, was the first F-35A Lightning II combat deployment. The Airmen supported the United States