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  • Resilient kids, ready Airmen

    One thing Airmen worry about when they deploy is the well-being of their family, especially children who may have a hard time coping with the challenges that come with a parent’s deployment.
  • Siblings reunite during redeployment change-over

    There is a period of time at the end of one’s deployment typically called a ’change-over,’ where service members exiting the deployed area of responsibility spend time to train their replacements on day-to-day operations. During this time, it is not uncommon to reunite with old friends, classmates, and even former co-workers. However, in this
  • Hill Airmen conduct joint cargo exercise

    The ability to rapidly deploy with America’s newest stealth fighter was tested here recently during a joint cargo exercise. The exercise tested the readiness of the Airmen in the 388th Maintenance Group and Hill’s cargo specialists in the 75th Logistics Readiness Squadron.
  • Military families come together for AEF retreat

    Military families took a break to experience some recreational opportunities, get to know one another better, and improve and build on resiliency at the Air Expeditionary Force Family Retreat on May 4-6.
  • Hill Airmen support vice president’s visit to Japan

    Vice President Michael R. Pence addressed nearly two thousand U.S. service members – including Airmen from Hill Air Force Base – and members of the Japan Air Self Defense Force earlier this month.
  • SECAF visits Hill Airmen during Japan visit

    Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson visited Kadena Air Base Feb. 1-2 for the first time since taking the position. She met with members across the installation, including Airmen in the 388th Fighter Wing and 419th Fighter Wing who are deployed to Japan as part of a routine theater security package, to discuss her priorities of readiness, innovation and modernization.
  • Hill to test readiness, emergency response

    Hill AFB will be conducting readiness and emergency response exercises Jan. 29 through Feb. 5. Exercise activity may be noticeable on and around the installation, to include longer traffic cueing at installation gates, increased movement of emergency response vehicles, or testing of the base's "Giant Voice" public address system.
  • Hill’s F-35A and airmen mastering first Pacific deployment

    More than 300 men and women of the 388th and 419th Fighter Wings and 12 F-35As are conducting business for the next six months on the subtropical Japanese island of Okinawa during a deployment known as a Theater Security Package. Their business is to fly the F-35A, integrate with Kadena Air Base’s F-15Cs and other assets and demonstrate the continuing U.S. commitment to stability and security in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region—and they’re excited to do it. “We were very excited to find out we were coming here,” said Lt. Col. “Scout” Johnston, 34th Fighter Squadron commander. “It’s a wonderful place with wonderful people and the facilities are excellent. The airspace is phenomenal. This allows us to have great training opportunities and integration with other Air Force assets as well as with the Navy and Marine Corps and hopefully with the Japanese Self-defense force. So, we are excited to be here.”
  • NATO exercise last deployment for Hill F-16s

    ALBACETE AIR BASE, Spain – Eight F-16 aircraft and more than 200 Airmen from the active duty 388th Fighter Wing and Air Force Reserve 419th FW from Hill Air Force Base, Utah, are currently at Albacete Air Base, Spain, to participate in the NATO Tactical Leadership Programme through May 19.   TLP is an annual NATO Mission Commander’s School training
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