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  • 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,

  • COVID-19 update: Hill AFB moves to HPCON B+

    On Sept. 2, the installation transitioned to Health Protection Condition Bravo + (HPCON B+). Over the course of the last month, we’ve seen a climb in COVID cases on Hill AFB, community transmission risk, hospitalizations, and percentage of the positivity rate. In response, we transitioned from HPCON

  • Hill AFB hosting weapons evaluations over next two weeks

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – Communities surrounding Hill Air Force Base may notice an increase in flying over the next two weeks as the Air Force conducts joint weapons system evaluations here.From Aug. 16-27, F-16s from Aviano Air Base, Italy, and F-35As from Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., will be

  • Video: New 419th FW command chief talks priorities

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah -- Chief Master Sgt. Heather Richins introduced herself and talked about her vision and priorities as the 419th Fighter Wing's new command chief.Watch the video on the 419th DVIDS page or YouTube channel. 

  • Boot drive for Operation Heroes runs July 9-12

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah -- Members from the 388th and 419th Fighter Wings will host a boot drive to collect military combat boots of all conditions for Operation Heroes at Hangar 37 July 9-12.Operation Heroes is a non-profit organization that gives back to Utah’s Gold Star families, or families

  • Team Hill celebrates newest chief master sergeants

    Team Hill welcomed the newest chief master sergeants to the rank during a Chief Induction Ceremony held here at Hangar 37 June 5 at Hill Air Force Base. Inductees, family members and guests gathered for the annual event that included a customary recognition followed by dinner, guest speakers, and a

  • Hill's fighter wings deploy F-35 to France

    MONT-DE-MARSAN AIR BASE, France -- U.S. Air Force F-35A Lightning II fighter aircraft and Airmen from the 4th Fighter Squadron, compromised of active duty Airmen from the 388th Fighter Wing and reservists from the 419th FW, Hill Air Force Base, Utah, arrived at Mont-de-Marsan Air Base, France, May