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  • 419th Civil Engineer Squadron welcomes new commander

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah –The 419th Civil Engineer Squadron held a change of command ceremony here Feb. 7, 2021, as Lt. Col. Mark Eilertson relinquished command to Lt. Col. Jennifer Burghdorf.Burghdorf graduated from the Air Force Academy with a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering and received

  • 2020: A Year in Review

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – Despite a year of changes and challenges worldwide, the 419th Fighter Wing continued its legacy of national defense, humanitarian aid, and community support.The wing launched into 2020 on a high note, with a colossal show of force that highlighted the F-35A Lightning II’s

  • In History: Wing's epic 24-ship flyover

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah -- On June 4, 1983, the 419th Tactical Fighter Wing, as it was then known, hosted a farewell tribute to the F-105 Thunderchief. The highlight of the day was a perfect 24-ship formation flyover at Hill AFB.The rare operation produced a memorable formation befitting a proud

  • In History: Utah reservists save water, wildlife across West

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – Throughout the wing’s 65-year history, Air Force reservists here have been tasked with accomplishing a variety of missions, not just combat operations. As previously noted, the wing has contributed to a number of humanitarian efforts throughout the years.  One such “mercy

  • 419th Fighter Wing to fly F-35s over Utah on July 4

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – For many communities across Northern Utah, Independence Day will look very different this year due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. But one familiar tradition will live on as Air Force Reserve pilots from the 419th Fighter Wing perform flyovers.Utahns may catch a glimpse

  • Wing announces enlisted promotions for July

    Congratulations to the reservists who were promoted July 1:67th Aerial Port SquadronChief Master Sgt. Brandon De Los ReyesChief Master Sgt. Heather WokurkaSenior Master Sgt. Cody De Los ReyesSenior Master Sgt. Edward LewisTech. Sgt. Derek RuckerTech. Sgt. Bryan StevensTech. Sgt. Emmanuel TurnerStaff

  • In History: Wing looks back on friendship with Navajo

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – Humanitarian projects have always been a part of the unit’s history. Before the wing began flying fighters, its era of cargo aircraft offered numerous opportunities to fly passengers and cargo across the world, often delivering vital supplies following natural disasters

  • Fritz takes command of 419 FW

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – During this weekend’s monthly Unit Training Assembly, the 419th Fighter Wing will welcome new commander, Col. Matthew "Eddie" Fritz. Fritz previously served as commander for the 44th Fighter Group, Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida. He replaced Col. Regina "Torch" Sabric,

  • 419th medics mobilize to support NYC COVID-19 response effort

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — With just one day’s notice, several medics from the 419th Fighter Wing deployed today for the New York City area to help with the COVID-19 response there. The deployment is part of a larger mobilization package of more than 120 doctors, nurses, and respiratory technicians