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  • 388th FW, 419th FW fly 10,000th F-35A sortie

    Maj. Daniel Toftness, a reservist in the 419th Fighter Wing, departs for a sortie in an F-35A Lightning II Oct. 18, 2018, at Hill Air Force Base, Utah. The flight marked the 10,000th sortie with the aircraft at Hill since the first operational F-35s arrived in September 2015.
  • 388th, 419th FW's weapons load crews compete

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah, -- Loading weapons on an aircraft is a coordinated effort, requiring communication, teamwork, precision, and in wartime, speed. The active duty 388th and reserve 419th Fighter Wings recently held a weapons loading competition to test the effectiveness of four weapons crews in all those areas in head-to-head “combat” that
  • New tech to ease F-35A flight line maintenance

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah -- Maintainers on Hill’s flight line are beginning to utilize new high-tech, hand-held tablets to work on the F-35A, America’s most advanced multi-role fighter aircraft.“I am passionate about my job and I want to do it well. These tablets are going to help me do that,” said Staff Sgt. Rio Torres, a low observable
  • Meet Air Force Reserve’s first female F-35 pilot

    Before she climbed into the world’s most advanced fighter jet to become the Air Force Reserve’s first female F-35 pilot, Col. Gina “Torch” Sabric had already flown 10 airframes and racked up 22 years of flying experience.   “My family can tell you I’ve wanted to be a fighter pilot forever,” said Sabric, the first female commander of the 419th
  • 419th earns Air Force Outstanding Unit Award

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – The 419th Fighter Wing was recently named a recipient of the prestigious Air Force Outstanding Unit Award for its performance during a two-year window from January 2015 to December 2016.   During that time, the wing made history by becoming the first Air Force Reserve unit to transition to the F-35 Lightning II
  • New commander to lead 419th Operations Group

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – The 419th Operations Group said farewell to Col. David Castaneda as he passed the flag to Col. Sean Carpenter during a change of command ceremony here March 23.   Carpenter comes to Hill from Robins AFB, Georgia, where he served as individual mobilization assistant to the director of safety at Air Force Reserve
  • Two commanders take final flight at Hill

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – Two commanders from the 419th Fighter Wing took their final flights in the F-35 Lightning II here March 21.   Col. David Smith, 419th FW commander, and Col. David Castaneda, 419th Operations Group commander, landed to a small crowd of family, friends, and wing personnel Wednesday afternoon.   Smith has served
  • F-35 maintainers to be featured in AF Reserve ads

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah -- A team from Fast Forward Productions out of Salt Lake City films maintainers from the 419th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron in front of an F-35A here March 4, 2018. The production team was contracted by Air Force Reserve Command to produce several advertisements and public service announcements aimed at recruiting new
  • Reserve recruiters seek Airmen leaving active duty

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – Each year, roughly 200 Airmen at Hill AFB leave active duty at the end of their service commitment and one recruiter is charged with talking to each of them. Master Sgt. Chris Brown has been the in-service recruiter here for the past year. His job is to encourage these officers and enlisted personnel to join the Air
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