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  • Video: Reservists hone ACE concepts at Sentry Savannah

    SAVANNAH, Ga. -- Reservists from the 419th Fighter Wing at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, participate in Sentry Savannah, the Air National Guard’s largest fourth- and fifth-generation fighter aircraft exercise that began May 2.Watch the video The exercise is held annually at the Air Dominance Center,

  • ‘Lightning’ strikes Savannah during large joint exercise

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – Air Force reservists and F-35A Lightning II jets from Hill Air Force Base, Utah have touched down in Savannah, Georgia in support of Sentry Savannah, the Air National Guard’s largest fourth- and fifth-generation fighter aircraft exercise.The exercise brings together more than 1,300

  • F-35 to feature at Hill's air show June 25-26

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah -- On June 25 and 26, Hill Air Force Base, with the support of the community, will host the 2022 Warriors Over The Wasatch Air & Space Show. The air show will also consist of more than a dozen world-class acts, including an F-35A Lightning II demonstration, the U.S. Air

  • An inside look at F-35 pilot helmet fittings

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah -- Reservists in the 419th Operations Support Squadron play a crucial role to ensure the safety of pilots assigned to the 419th Fighter Wing, the Air Force Reserve’s only combat-capable F-35 unit. “We are responsible for maintaining and repairing pilot gear to ensure

  • Hill's fighter wings conduct F-35A combat power exercise

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – The active duty 388th Fighter Wing and Reserve 419th FW conducted a combat power exercise here Jan. 6, launching 52 F-35A Lightning IIs in rapid succession.The fighter wings are home to 78 aircraft. As the Air Force’s only combat-capable F-35A units, the wings must be

  • Hill Airmen mastering first F-35A Pacific deployment

    More than 300 Airmen from the 388th and 419th Fighter Wings and 12 F-35As are conducting business for the next six months on the subtropical Japanese island of Okinawa during a deployment known as a Theater Security Package.Their business is to fly the F-35A, integrate with Kadena Air Base’s F-15Cs

  • F-35As fly in weapons evaluation

    Airmen from the 388th and 419th Fighter Wings supported and flew their F-35A Lightning II aircraft during Combat Hammer, the first operational air-to-ground weapons evaluation for the Air Force’s newest fighter jets.

  • F-35A, maintainers proving reliable at Red Flag

    When it comes to the F-35A, much is made of the edge its fifth-generation technology gives pilots, but America’s newest fighter aircraft is also proving capable in the hands of maintainers.