HILL AIR FORCE BASE — This week, Airmen in the 419th Fighter Wing will celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Air Force Reserve in Utah. From Oct. 2-4, the wing will welcome hundreds of alumni members who have served dating back to 1955.
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Reservists in the 67th Aerial Port Squadron competed against each other and their active-duty counterparts in the 75th Air Base Wing during a mini Port Dawg Challenge Sept. 13.
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — The Air Force’s first operational F-35s arrived here Sept. 2, and 419th Fighter Wing maintenance personnel are already hard at work on the jets, getting hands-on training to become experts in fifth-generation technology.
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — The 419th Fighter Wing hosted a group of elected officials and business leaders from Utah during a two-day trip to Fort Worth, Texas, Aug. 20-21.
Registration is open for the Hill Reserve 60th Anniversary Weekend Oct. 2-4.
Those interested in attending can visit www.hillraca.org to register for any or all of the events.
The 419th Fighter Wing is celebrating 60 years of the Air Force Reserve’s legacy at Hill AFB during its reunion weekend. The reunion is open to all current and former members of the wing and their families, including those who served in the following AF Reserve units at Hill AFB:
• 313th Fighter Bomber Squadron
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Secretary of the Air Force, Deborah Lee James, visited Hill Air Force Base July 23 -24 for the first time since taking on the job a year and a half ago.
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Maj. Gen. Richard Scobee, 10th Air Force commander, presented the 419th Logistics Readiness Squadron with an award here July 15.
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — For the third year in a row, reservists in the wing’s 67th Aerial Port Squadron took first place in the “Fit to Fight” event during the Port Dawg Challenge at Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Georgia, in mid-June.
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — 419th Fighter Wing reservists and their active-duty counterparts were put through rigorous tests of wartime capability during a combat readiness exercise here earlier this month.
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Senior Master Sgt. Eric Eberhard, 419th Explosive Ordnance Disposal, is deployed as part of a recovery team tasked to excavate a Laos crash site from the Vietnam era.