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  • Airmen return to Utah after six-month deployment

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – Hundreds of Airmen from the expeditionary 421st Fighter Squadron returned here Sunday following a six-month deployment to Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates.The deployment, in support of the United States Air Force Central Command mission, included Airmen from the active duty 388th Fighter Wing and Air Force
  • 419th medics return from COVID-19 response effort in NYC

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — Medics from the 419th Fighter Wing who deployed to support the COVID-19 response effort in New York City in early in April are now home.  Return deployers Capt. Andrea Morgan and Maj. Jimmy Jones, both nurse practitioners, and Maj. Katherine Trout, a registered nurse, recently returned home and completed a two-week
  • 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
  • COVID-19 delays homecomings for some

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – When Chief Master Sgt. Craig Fowler returned from a six-month deployment to the Middle East last week, his homecoming looked a bit different due to the COVID-19 pandemic.The superintendent for the 419th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron arrived on base to the open arms of his wife, son and daughter, in the early morning
  • First group of Airmen from Hill’s fighter wings return home

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah -- Today, the first wave of Airmen from the active duty 388th and Reserve 419th Fighter Wings returned home following a six-month deployment to the Middle East.The deployment, which started in November 2019, was the first F-35 Immediate Response Force deployment as well as the second F-35A Lightning II combat deployment.
  • 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
  • Airmen return from European deployment

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – A group of F-35A pilots, maintainers, and support personnel returned to Utah July 30 following a two-month deployment that took them across Europe.  While overseas, reservists from the 419th Fighter Wing and active duty Airmen from the 388th FW participated in various combat exercises and conducted training with other
  • Reservists home after three months in Middle East

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – A group of F-35A maintainers from the 419th Fighter Wing returned home today after a three-month deployment to Al Dhafra Air Base the United Arab Emirates, where they participated in ongoing operations throughout U.S. Air Forces Central Command.The team deployed alongside active duty counterparts from the 388th FW and
  • Hill Airmen return from Afghanistan

     Nearly 300 active duty and Reserve Airmen assigned to the 421st Fighter Squadron, known as the Black Widows, returned here Tuesday following a nearly eight-month deployment to Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. The 421st FS spent more than 10,000 hours in the skies, flying 2,800 sorties and dropping more than 100 guided bombs in support of coalition
  • EOD team home after six-month deployment

    Four reservists from the 419th Fighter Wing’s explosive ordnance disposal flight returned April 27 from a six-month deployment to Southwest Asia.   While overseas, the reservists worked with active-duty counterparts deployed from Hill Air Force Base’s 775th EOD flight. The Airmen responded to incidents near the base, including aircraft emergencies
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