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  • Behind the 466th Fighter Squadron lies a valuable ‘resource’

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – Pilots may often be considered the face of the Air Force, but behind them is a powerhouse that ensures they are always ready to fly.The Reserve 466th Fighter Squadron’s aviation resource management team is crucial to the success of the flying mission at Hill. The team of

  • In Focus: Airman 1st Class Ethan Wilson

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – Like many Airmen, having a veteran in the family inspired Airman 1st Class Ethan Wilson to join the Air Force Reserve.“My grandpa told me how he served in the Reserve after active duty, and it made me want to do the same thing,” Wilson said. “The Reserve is a good fit

  • Serving together, brothers bond as AF Reserve firefighters

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah -- Many who serve in the military often refer to fellow service members as their family, but rarely are they actually your family.Brothers, Senior Airman Joel Moon, 29, and Senior Airman Jared Moon, 25, decided to start their Air Force career together as firefighters with

  • Hill's Reserve recruiters to exceed fiscal 2021 goal

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah -- Reserve recruiters for the 419th Fighter Wing are projected to surpass their fiscal 2021 goal, adding approximately 182 new reservists to the wing.Due to the impact of COVID-19, recruitment goals were adjusted and a new system allowed recruiters more flexibility to do

  • 419th firefighters test rescue skills in blazing jet

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – Reserve firefighters from the 419th Civil Engineer Squadron participated in an aircraft live-fire burn here Sept. 12, 2021, entering into a blaze to rescue three unaccounted for passengers.“It’s extremely important to have training like this,” said Tech. Sgt. Jordan

  • 419th Maintenance Group welcomes new commander

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah -- The 419th Maintenance Group welcomed Col. Aaron Milner as he assumed command during a ceremony here Sept. 12, 2021.Milner joined the Air Force in 2000, serving as an active-duty maintenance officer before switching to the Reserve in 2008. Prior to joining the 419th,

  • Commentary: 9/11 a day to remember service, sacrifice

    This weekend, as we commemorate the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, I’d ask that each of you join me in taking a moment to pause and reflect on the terrible events of that day.As we remember, let us also pledge to never forget. These attacks, which killed nearly

  • 419th to honor 9/11 anniversary with flyovers across Utah

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – This Saturday, Air Force Reserve pilots from the 419th Fighter Wing will fly the F-35A Lightning II over local events honoring the 20th anniversary of 9/11.Four F-35s will kick off the Brigham City Peach Days parade at 10 a.m. and later fly over the Utah Healing Field

  • In Focus: Senior Airman Annette Herbert

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – Senior Airman Annette Herbert was already married and raising three teenagers when she joined the Air Force Reserve. She made her decision at 36, was sworn in at 37, and turned 38 while at basic military training.“Some of the girls at BMT were pretty young, had just

  • Video: LRS reservist talks path to becoming American Airman

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah -- Senior Airman Anita Chigala Oluwanifemi Wilson, materiel management specialist in the 419th Logistics Readiness Squadron, talks about the odds she defied on the path to becoming an American Airman, and how she found a second family within the military.Watch the video on