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  • 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, who had served as commander since April 2018. Due
  • F-35A Lightning II Demonstration Team, 388th Fighter Wing to salute Utah with flyover

    The Air Force F-35A Lightning II Demonstration and 388th Fighter Wing will be performing a formation flyover throughout the state of Utah, Thursday, 30 April, beginning at 1 p.m., in salute to everyone on the frontlines in the fight against COVID-19, as well as those staying at home to “flatten the curve” of the virus.
  • 419th Fighter Wing hosts F-35 virtual field trip

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – With closures at schools across the nation due to COVID-19, the 419th Fighter Wing invited students to use their computers or cellphones to “visit” here for a virtual field trip today to see the Air Force’s newest fighter, the F-35 Lightning II.Col. Brian Silkey, the wing’s vice commander and longtime fighter pilot,
  • Hill fighter wings receive final F-35A Lightning II

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – Hill’s fighter wings received their final F-35A Lightning II Dec. 17. The delivery brings the total number of aircraft at Hill to 78.“This is a great milestone,” said Col. Steven Behmer, 388th Fighter Wing commander. “It marks the end of the beginning for us. Since receiving our first aircraft, our Airmen, alongside the
  • COMMENTARY: Keeping Cool Over Salt Lake

    Capt. Jonathan Lowell recounts his story and lessons learned after experiencing an integrated power package failure while flying a F-35A.
  • PHOTOS: Hill F-35A sunset launch

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah -- The active duty 388th and Reserve 419th Fighter Wings are conducting local night flying operations this week. The wings are required to train at night to maintain their readiness and all-weather capabilities. Increased flying also provides a valuable opportunity to evaluate aircraft maintenance resiliency and
  • Record-setting first sortie for wing's newest F-35A

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah -- The 388th Fighter Wing set a speed record for bringing online a newly-delivered aircraft last week, flying a local sortie less than five hours after accepting delivery of its 68th F-35A Lightning II.Aircraft 5261 left Lockheed Martin’s Fort Worth, Texas, production facility a little after 8 a.m. Aug. 1, 2019, landed at
  • Reservists home after three months in Middle East

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – A group of F-35A maintainers from the 419th Fighter Wing returned home today after a three-month deployment to Al Dhafra Air Base the United Arab Emirates, where they participated in ongoing operations throughout U.S. Air Forces Central Command. The team deployed alongside active duty counterparts from the 388th FW and
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RT @F35demoteam: Just in case you have a need for speed this week #Utah 😏 Here's our upcoming local flight practices over @HAFB #F35DemoT
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