86th FWS hosts Combat Hammer

May 18, 2017

HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — The 86th Fighter Weapons Squadron, Detachment 1, hosted Airmen and aircraft participating in the air-to-ground weapons evaluation program, May 1-11.



F-35A, maintainers demonstrate global reach

May 18, 2017

ROYAL AIR FORCE LAKENHEATH, England — When the Air Force declared the F-35A ready for combat in August 2016, Airmen at Hill Air Force Base knew they could be asked to deploy overseas at any time.



Kickin’ It for Conservation

May 11, 2017

HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — The 75th Civil Engineer Group’s Energy Management Office and Environmental Management Branch invite Hill AFB’s military, civilians, retirees and families, of all ages, to the second annual “Kickin’ It … for Conservation,” an Energy & Environmental Fair, 3-6 p.m., May 11.



Aircrew Airmen work side by side with F-15 squadron

May 11, 2017

ROYAL AIR FORCE LAKENHEATH, England — Active duty and Reserve Airmen from the 388th and 419th Fighter Wings at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, recently deployed to RAF Lakenheath in the United Kingdom, marking the F-35A’s first overseas deployment



F-35A, F-15 train together on Lakenheath deployment

May 11, 2017

ROYAL AIR FORCE LAKENHEATH, England — The F-35A continues to prove itself a game changer as Airmen train together during the aircraft’s first overseas deployment.



Meeting with American Indian tribes

May 11, 2017

WENDOVER, Utah — Utah Department of Defense agencies hosted an annual face-to-face meeting April 27-28 with members of several American Indian Tribes who claim ancestral and ongoing ties to lands managed by the DOD agencies.



Hill AFB hosts teen bullying, suicide prevention breakfast

May 4, 2017

HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — The Family Advocacy Clinic and Suicide Prevention Taskforce here hosted a teen bullying and suicide prevention breakfast and presentation, April 18.

The event was meant in part to facilitate a critical discussion, very timely in Utah, a state with one of the nation’s highest teen suicide rates.

Hope 4 Utah Founder and Executive Director Dr. Gregory A. Hudnall was the event’s guest speaker.



Alongside F-35A, Airmen on first overseas deployment

May 4, 2017

RAF LAKENHEATH, United Kingdom — Zachary Kasperek grew up in Angola, New York, on the shores of Lake Erie, playing with G.I. Joes and fighting with friends over who shot who in their imaginary games of war.

He always wanted to join the military.

After the Sept. 11 terror attacks, military recruiters started calling his older brother. Zachary would answer the phone and try to convince them that at 11, he was not too young to sign up. He wanted to fight bad guys and “see the world.”



AFAF benefits entire AF family

May 4, 2017

HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — The annual Air Force Assistance Fund campaign is ongoing here through May 19 and your contributions will benefit Air Force personnel and their families.



Shooter, explosives test Team Hill Airmen

May 4, 2017

HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah  Airmen here responded to an active shooter scenario in and around building 732 on the base’s east side, April 24.

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