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  • Airmen, jets return from Japan deployment

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – Airmen and F-35A aircraft from the active duty 388th Fighter Wing and Reserve 419th Fighter Wing returned here May 4-5 following a six-month deployment to Kadena Air Base, Japan.   Families gathered on the flightline to welcome the pilots, maintainers, and support personnel who had been working at Kadena and the
  • Medical Airmen recognized as 2018 Heroes of Military Medicine

    On May 3, the Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine recognized four distinguished medical Airmen for their dedication to our nation’s service members at the 2018 Heroes of Military Medicine Awards held in Washington, D.C.
  • May is Mental Health Awareness month

    May is Mental Health Awareness month. The National Alliance on Mental Illness, NAMI, brings national awareness to mental health providing support, education and advocacy for mental health while combating the stigma associated with it. This year’s theme is “Cure Stigma.”
  • Hill hosts annual meeting with American Indian tribes

    Hill Air Force Base hosted its annual government-to-government meeting and cultural exchange April 19-20 with members of several American Indian Tribes who claim ancestral and ongoing ties to lands managed by Department of Defense agencies in Utah.
  • Alpha Warrior trains trainers in using equipment, expanding fitness options

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – Fitness center staffs and physical training leaders across the Air Force will soon be armed with the knowledge they need to help warfighters make better use of Alpha Warrior obstacle training equipment at their installations. Alpha Warrior, built around a unique apparatus, challenges Airmen as they tackle
  • F-16 Service Life Extension Program a ‘great deal’ for Department of Defense, taxpayers

    An Air Force Thunderbird jet is the first of what will be roughly 300 refurbished C and D model F-16’s that will roll off the shop floor of the 573rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron here after receiving multiple structure-strengthening modifications.
  • Hill firefighters rescue 9 baby ducks from storm drain

    Nine “lucky ducks” were reunited with their parents May 2. Firefighters were called to a parking lot near building 430 on 6th Street to rescue baby ducks stuck in a storm drain.
  • Reservist provides ‘Arctic Care’ in remote Alaska

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – A 419th Fighter Wing reservist spent two weeks in remote regions of northwest Alaska last month, providing eye care to locals with limited access to medical resources. Senior Airman Elliott Bull, optometry journeyman in the 419th Medical Squadron, deployed as part of Arctic Care 2018, a DOD-sponsored program that takes
  • Firefighters prescribe controlled burns for Hill

    Passers-by may have seen flames and smoke on the east side of the base April 27. A team of base firefighters conducted a controlled burn on a small section of the Base Operations and Readiness Training, or BORTA, area.
  • New ‘VR’ flight simulators join Hill’s F-35 fleet

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – Two new virtual reality F-35 simulators are currently under construction at Hill. The highly advanced systems are surrounded by an 11-foot-tall translucent dome, positioned in a blackened room to ensure pilots have a realistic sensory experience, while 25 projectors display a 365-degree image around them while in
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