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  • Serving together, brothers bond as AF Reserve firefighters

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah -- Many who serve in the military often refer to fellow service members as their family, but rarely are they actually your family.Brothers, Senior Airman Joel Moon, 29, and Senior Airman Jared Moon, 25, decided to start their Air Force career together as firefighters with the 419th Civil Engineer Squadron here.Both
  • Hill's Reserve recruiters to exceed fiscal 2021 goal

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah -- Reserve recruiters for the 419th Fighter Wing are projected to surpass their fiscal 2021 goal, adding approximately 182 new reservists to the wing.Due to the impact of COVID-19, recruitment goals were adjusted and a new system allowed recruiters more flexibility to do their jobs through working remotely and enlisting
  • 419th firefighters test rescue skills in blazing jet

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – Reserve firefighters from the 419th Civil Engineer Squadron participated in an aircraft live-fire burn here Sept. 12, 2021, entering into a blaze to rescue three unaccounted for passengers.“It’s extremely important to have training like this,” said Tech. Sgt. Jordan Castaneda, firefighter with the 419th CES. “Things need
  • Is the vaccine right for you? Leadership encourages Airmen to get vaccinated

    The Air Force Reserve’s number one priority for COVID-19 is to take care of Americans, Airmen and their families. One of the best ways the AFRC can do that is by making sure vaccines are available for Airmen who want them.
  • Video: LRS reservist talks path to becoming American Airman

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah -- Senior Airman Anita Chigala Oluwanifemi Wilson, materiel management specialist in the 419th Logistics Readiness Squadron, talks about the odds she defied on the path to becoming an American Airman, and how she found a second family within the military.Watch the video on the 419th Fighter Wing's DVIDS page or YouTube
  • Reservist rides 500 miles with AF Cycling Team

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – Despite summer heat and humidity, 2nd Lt. Steven Carroll pedaled more than 500 miles across the Midwest as a member of the U.S. Air Force Cycling Team during a popular event July 25-31.The Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa, or RAGBRAI, is a seven-day ride that sees thousands of cyclists pushing themselves
  • An inside look at F-35 pilot helmet fittings

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah -- Reservists in the 419th Operations Support Squadron play a crucial role to ensure the safety of pilots assigned to the 419th Fighter Wing, the Air Force Reserve’s only combat-capable F-35 unit. “We are responsible for maintaining and repairing pilot gear to ensure everything is in proper working condition,” said Staff
  • Air Force Reserve; Keeping the door open

    Have the unprecedented events of the past year made you think about your life and career? Years ago, information was not readily available to Airmen caught up in military cutbacks, or those wishing they could cross-train out of a career and met with Air Force Specialty Codes constraints, and even those not wishing to continue the 24/7 military lifestyle. Thankfully, times change and information is now available, but Airmen still need to know who to talk to and the questions to ask so that opportunities do not fall through administrative cracks.
  • 380th Space Control Squadron hosts ceremony for Bounty Hunter 2.0 training system

    The 380th Space Control Squadron held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new $4.6 million Bounty Hunter 2.0 training system at Peterson Air Force Base, 1 May.
  • Reservists conduct wing-wide exercise

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – The 419th Fighter Wing participated in a wing-wide readiness exercise May 1 to assess the wing’s ability to maintain effective command and control while in a contested, degraded, and operationally limited environment.“The biggest takeaway from this exercise is understanding what to do if we were deployed,” said Senior
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