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  • Shoot, Move, Communicate: 419th SFS validates weapons training

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – Reservists in the 419th Security Forces Squadron completed a “Shoot, Move, Communicate” exercise here during the June drill.The exercise is part of their annual weapons training plan, ensuring Airmen remain proficient in not only marksmanship, but how to move and

  • Hill reservists receive valuable training at exercise in Georgia

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – Sentry Savannah 2022, held during the first two weeks of May, gives U.S. Air Force active duty, Air National Guard, and Reserve Airmen the opportunity to demonstrate readiness and deployment capabilities.Sentry Savannah not only trains and tests the counter-air capabilities of the

  • Video: Reservists hone ACE concepts at Sentry Savannah

    SAVANNAH, Ga. -- Reservists from the 419th Fighter Wing at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, participate in Sentry Savannah, the Air National Guard’s largest fourth- and fifth-generation fighter aircraft exercise that began May 2.Watch the video The exercise is held annually at the Air Dominance Center,

  • 2021: A Year in Review

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – For reservists in the 419th Fighter Wing, the year flew by much like the F-35 – lightning fast.The wing began the New Year by tackling the previous year’s biggest challenge, the COVID-19 pandemic. January’s drill saw the first vaccinations for front-line reservists such

  • Reservists conduct wing-wide exercise

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – The 419th Fighter Wing participated in a wing-wide readiness exercise May 1 to assess the wing’s ability to maintain effective command and control while in a contested, degraded, and operationally limited environment.“The biggest takeaway from this exercise is

  • Hill tests near-instant launch capabilities of fighter wings

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah -- Last week, Team Hill carried out a short-notice exercise, launching F-35A Lightning IIs to intercept two civilian “red air” aircraft over the Utah Test and Training Range.The exercise tested the ability of the active duty 388th and Reserve 419th Fighter Wings to perform

  • Weapons evaluations begins at Hill, F-35s deploy to Tyndall

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – Communities surrounding Hill Air Force Base will notice an increase in flying over the next two weeks as the Air Force conducts a weapons evaluation here.Next week, F-35’s from the base's active duty 388th Fighter Wing and Reserve 419th Fighter Wing, along with F-16s from

  • Video: Hill Airmen participate in total force exercise

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah -- The active duty 388th Fighter Wing and Reserve 419th Fighter Wing participated in a rigorous training exercise last week aimed at testing their combat capability.Pilots and maintainers from the wings have been flying and generating roughly 80 sorties per day, some into

  • F-35 wings test combat capability

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah -- The active duty 388th Fighter Wing and Reserve 419th Fighter Wing participated in a rigorous training exercise this week aimed at testing their combat capability. Pilots and maintainers from the wings have been flying and generating roughly 80 sorties per day, some into

  • SFS simulates deployment patrol: Airmen vs. insurgents

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – As the first set of Airmen walked across the road to get back to base, an ambush awaited. Thinking quickly, they moved into a defensive position to return fire. After the firing stopped, the Airmen gathered to discuss what they did right and wrong.This scene played out