• Hill AFB marks historic fire drill anniversary

    Eighty-three years ago today, before America entered World War II, Hill Air Force Base—then known as Hill Field—conducted its inaugural fire drill.IIn a nod to history, Hill AFB Fire and Emergency Services held a training exercise May 22 at the 75th Air Base Wing headquarters building. Leaders from

  • Base history through newspaper digital archive

    Hill AFB’s history has been preserved and now it’s offered free to anyone with computer access.Hill’s base newspaper, the Hilltop Times, and its predecessor, the Hill Fielder is available online in a searchable database offered by the University of Utah’s J. Willard Marriott Library. More than

  • First operational F-35A squadron receives final aircraft

    The 388th Fighter Wing accepted its 23rd and 24th combat-coded F-35A Lightning lls last week. The June 21 addition means the 34th Fighter Squadron and 34th Aircraft Maintenance Unit have their full component of operational jets.