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  • Reservists leave civilian jobs, deploy to support NATO efforts

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah -- A group of reservists in the 419th Fighter Wing have deployed this week to Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, to support NATO efforts to bolster readiness and security in the region. The deployment is a joint effort with active-duty Airmen in the 388th Fighter Wing.The 419th

  • Washington Heights Church named wing’s Employer of the Year

    The 419th Fighter Wing named Washington Heights Church its civilian Employer of the Year during an awards ceremony here Feb. 6, 2022. Pastor Roy Gruber accepted the award on behalf of the church.Washington Heights Church is a staple in the community surrounding Hill AFB, supporting reservists under

  • Freedom Award nomination season now open

    The Department of Defense announced the 2022 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award Nomination Season opened Oct. 1. The Award, commonly referred to as the Freedom Award, is the highest recognition given by the U.S. Government to employers for exemplary support of their National Guard

  • Reservists can recognize supportive bosses year-round

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah -- The Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve recognizes civilian employers who go above and beyond in their support of employees who serve part time in the military.Reservists can nominate their employers for the Patriot Award year round on the ESGR website. Spouses of

  • 60-day stop movement order impacts 419 FW deployers

    Members of the 419th Fighter Wing who are currently deployed or preparing to deploy are affected by the 60-day stop movement enacted March 25 by Secretary of Defense Mark Esper.The order, which applies to all Department of Defense uniformed and civilian personnel and their sponsored family members

  • Career and benefits fair open to reservists, spouses

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – A career and benefits fair for veterans will take place March 25 at Mountain America Exposition Center, located at 9575 South State Street, Sandy, Utah.The free event aims to connect local employers and service providers with reservists, Guard members, veterans,

  • Civilian employer of reservist in 419 OG honored

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – The civilian employer of a reservist from the 419th Operations Group recently received the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Patriot Award, which honors individuals for outstanding support of their Guard or Reserve employees.Brandon Meredith, the Salt Lake Davis

  • West Valley City wins top DOD honor for support of Reserve

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – The Department of Defense announced West Valley City as one of 15 recipients of the 2019 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award, the highest U.S. government honor to employers for support of National Guard and Reserve employees.“It is an honor to recognize