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  • 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

  • In Focus: Senior Airman Abigail Lowe

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah -- Senior Airman Abigail Lowe, 419th Medical Squadron, was initially drawn to Utah for the mountains and snowboarding. For Lowe, snowboarding is not just a hobby; it’s a passion.She began snowboarding at 14, participating in competitive terrain park snowboarding in her home

  • Reservists leave civilian jobs, deploy to support NATO efforts

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah -- A group of reservists in the 419th Fighter Wing have deployed this week to Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, to support NATO efforts to bolster readiness and security in the region. The deployment is a joint effort with active-duty Airmen in the 388th Fighter Wing.The 419th

  • Unique load exercise on KC-135 keeps Hill reservists mission-ready

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – Reservists in the 67th Aerial Port Squadron were fortunate to have the 336th Air Refueling Squadron from March Air Reserve Base, California, arrive here with a KC-135R for a cargo training exercise Feb. 5, 2022.“We call this ‘reservists supporting reservists,’” said Tech.

  • 419th Fighter Wing honors outstanding Airmen, citizens

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – For the second year, the 419th Fighter Wing virtually hosted its annual Outstanding Airman of the Year ceremony here Feb. 6, 2022. The ceremony honors the wing’s top performing Airmen and civilians of 2021. Winners were announced in the following categories:Airman of the

  • In Focus: Staff Sgt. Vincent Diaz

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – Staff Sgt. Vincent Diaz, a crew chief with the 419th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, initially joined the Air Force to help pay for his education. Once he arrived, he found meaning in his work as a crew chief, which led to him to change course and become an air reserve

  • Hand-painting and high-tech stealth for F-35A

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – How do you make a 51-foot-long, 35-foot-wide fighter jet undetectable? There's no black magic that exists to make the F-35A Lightning II invisible, but it does have masking features which make it challenging to detect, track or target by radar with missiles or by an enemy

  • In Focus: Senior Airman Zachary Kafton

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – Senior Airman Zachary Kafton, 419th Logistics Readiness Squadron, is a Utah native, born and raised in Clinton. He has an inspiring military heritage that sparked an interest from a young age.Kafton’s maternal grandfather served in the Navy and his paternal grandfather

  • Airmen brave winter storm to bring gifts to foster families

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – Known as the “Santa Brigade,” Reserve and active-duty Airmen from across Hill AFB braved snowy roads Dec. 15 to hand-deliver Christmas presents to Utah children in foster care.Each year, roughly 90 Airmen from the 419th Fighter Wing, 388th Fighter Wing, 649th Munitions

  • 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