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  • Scobee highlights Reserve contributions during Senate hearing

    Lt. Gen. Richard Scobee, chief of the Air Force Reserve, and his counterparts from the Marines, Army, Navy and National Guard testified before the Senate Appropriations Committee’s Subcommittee on Defense during a hearing May 18.
  • 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 fighter wings will continue night flying into May

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah -- The active duty 388th Fighter Wing and Air Force Reserve 419th Fighter Wing will continue local night-flying operations on most weekdays through the third week of May.During this period, flying is scheduled to be completed between 10 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. These times may change based on a number of factors including
  • Total Force Recruiting: The first step to winning the high-end fight

    As I prepared to assume responsibilities as the Command Chief for Air Force Recruiting Service, an organization recently re-tooled as an Air Force Total Force command, I found myself trying to understand this new mantra of “Total Force Recruiting.” To truly answer though, I had to start with the “why” of Total Force Recruiting. Why does Total Force
  • Utah reservists critical to mission at Hill AFB

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – Senior Airman Thomas Rich, a crew chief in the 419th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, signals to an F-35A Lightning II pilot during launch procedures here April 10.The 419th Fighter Wing’s unit training assembly, or UTA weekend, is a monthly drill where nearly 1,300 Air Force Reserve personnel gather at Hill to remain
  • 419th honors top performing Airmen, civilians

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – The 419th Fighter Wing is continually adapting in order to fulfill its mission while observing COVID-19 protocols. That’s why this year, the wing’s annual Outstanding Airman of the Year ceremony was held virtually April 11. The ceremony honors the wing’s top performing Airmen and civilians of 2020. Winners were announced
  • Senior leaders discuss Total Force Integration

    The Space Force, COVID-19, diversity and transitioning between the various Air Force components were among the hot topics when Lt. Gen. Richard Scobee, chief of the Air Force Reserve and commander of Air Force Reserve Command, joined the director of the Air National Guard and the Air Force director of staff for a roundtable discussion during the all-virtual Total Force Integration Symposium March 23.
  • Wing stands up new deployment readiness cell

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – The 419th Fighter Wing cut the ribbon on a new deployment readiness cell intended to reduce the time and effort required of Airmen to transition to and from deployed locations.The cell will consolidate offices into one location and allow for live tracking of all wing deployers before, during, and after deployment. Once
  • Reservists help celebrate International Women's Day

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah -- Reservists from the 419th Fighter Wing recognized International Women's Day here today, as people around the globe celebrate the social, economical, cultural, and political achievements of women.1st Lt. Michela Infantino and 2nd Lt. Kassidi Nudd spoke alongside other female leaders from Hill AFB during a panel hosted by
  • CSAF visits Hill's fighter wings

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah -- Today, Air Force Chief of Staff, Gen. Charles Q. Brown, Jr., received briefings on the F-35A Lightning II during a visit to Hill Air Force Base. Brown met with leadership and Airmen from the active-duty 388th and Reserve 419th Fighter Wings. As the Air Force’s first combat-coded F-35 wings, Airmen briefed Brown on the