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  • 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 10, 2021.During their time in the European theater,
  • Wing stands up new deployment readiness cell

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – The 419th Fighter Wing cut the ribbon on a new deployment readiness cell intended to reduce the time and effort required of Airmen to transition to and from deployed locations.The cell will consolidate offices into one location and allow for live tracking of all wing deployers before, during, and after deployment. Once
  • Reservists in LRS train to face major threats

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah -- Air Force reservists in the 419th Logistics Readiness Squadron completed five hours of training on Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear techniques to familiarize themselves with protective measures they may need in a contested environment. The training, which took place Feb. 7 during the 419th Fighter Wing's
  • Airmen return to Utah after six-month deployment

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – Hundreds of Airmen from the expeditionary 421st Fighter Squadron returned here Sunday following a six-month deployment to Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates.The deployment, in support of the United States Air Force Central Command mission, included Airmen from the active duty 388th Fighter Wing and Air Force
  • SFS simulates deployment patrol: Airmen vs. insurgents

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – As the first set of Airmen walked across the road to get back to base, an ambush awaited. Thinking quickly, they moved into a defensive position to return fire. After the firing stopped, the Airmen gathered to discuss what they did right and wrong.This scene played out during a deployment exercise Sept. 13, 2020, where
  • 419th medics return from COVID-19 response effort in NYC

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — Medics from the 419th Fighter Wing who deployed to support the COVID-19 response effort in New York City in early in April are now home.  Return deployers Capt. Andrea Morgan and Maj. Jimmy Jones, both nurse practitioners, and Maj. Katherine Trout, a registered nurse, recently returned home and completed a two-week
  • Reservists in 419 FSS train for deployed scenario

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – Air Force reservists in the 419th Force Support Squadron raced to set up a field kitchen during the Unit Training Assembly here June 7.The reservists are trained to quickly assemble the tents as a group, using teamwork to build working facilities from the ground up, just as they would when deployed to austere
  • Final Airmen, aircraft from Hill fighter wings return home

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – The final groups of Airmen from the active duty 388th and Reserve 419th Fighter Wings returned home this week following a six-month deployment to Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates.The largest group of approximately 200 Airmen returned to Hill AFB on late-night flight Sunday evening, while most of the aircraft
  • Photos: Airmen, F-35s from Hill arrive at ADAB

    The 421st Fighter Squadron, Hill Air Force Base, Utah, arrived at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates, May 30, 2020. Their mission is to support and deploy the F-35 Lightning II and to continue the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing's capabilities of delivering combat airpower, defending the region, and developing relations with regional
  • 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 Force Central Command mission in the region. “The
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