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  • Hill AFB fighter wings deploy Airmen, F-35As to Japan

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah -- This week, Active duty and Reserve Airmen from the 388th and 419th Fighter Wings here deployed the F-35A Lightning II to Kadena Air Base, Japan, as part of an effort to assure allies and deter threats to stability in the Pacific region. Hundreds of pilots, maintainers

  • 419th validates Agile Combat Employment during Sentry Savannah

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – Air Force reservists in the 419th Fighter Wing are simulating a futuristic, fast-paced deployment using new techniques during Sentry Savannah, a large military exercise that kicked off here May 2.Hosted by the Air National Guard’s Air Dominance Center, Sentry Savannah is a total

  • Hill fighter wings host Utah’s newest representative

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — The Air Force Reserve 419th Fighter Wing and active duty 388th Fighter Wing hosted Rep. Blake Moore Feb. 16 during a comprehensive tour of Hill that highlighted the base’s wide-ranging missions. Moore was recently elected to represent Utah’s first district and serves on

  • Hill fighter wings to continue night flying through second week of April

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah -- F-35 pilots and maintainers from the Air Force Reserve 419th Fighter Wing and active duty 388th Fighter Wing will be working later shifts as they conduct local night-flying operations most weekdays through the second week of April.During this period, most flying is

  • Operations Support Squadron welcomes new commander

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – Lt. Col. Jayson Rickard assumed command of the 419th Operations Support Squadron from Lt. Col. Erik Fiederer Oct. 18, 2020, during the wing’s training weekend here.  During the ceremony, Fiederer called Rickard a “benchmark example” of being a leader during good and bad

  • For third time, Hill AFB fighter wings deploy F-35As to Middle East

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah -- For the third time in approximately 12 months, Airmen from the 388th and 419th Fighter Wings here deployed F-35A Lighting IIs into combat.The 421st Fighter Squadron departed Hill AFB recently for Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates, to support the United States Air