419th Fighter Wing

For third time in a year, Hill F-35As deploy to Middle East

For third time in a year, Hill F-35As deploy to Middle East

Airmen from the 388th and 419th Fighter Wings deployed F-35A Lighting IIs into combat for the third time in approximately… Read More

4 years ago

Hill AFB F-35A Lighting II Stealth Fighters conduct massive Elephant Walk

A little more than four years after receiving their first combat-coded F-35A Lightning II aircraft, Hill’s fighter wings have achieved… Read More

4 years ago

Hill AFB fighter wings receive 78th and Final F-35A Lightning II

“This is a great milestone. It marks the end of the beginning for us,” Col. Steven Behmer, 388th Fighter Wing… Read More

4 years ago

First Middle East deployment for USAF F-35A Lightning II

On Apr. 15, 2019 the U.S. Air Force’s fifth generation multi-role aircraft arrived at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab… Read More

5 years ago

Here are some exclusive photos of Hill’s recent Combat Power Exercise

During the Combat Power Exercise 388th and 419th FWs launched 35 F-35 Lightning IIs within a condensed period of time… Read More

5 years ago

388th and 419th FWs Conduct The F-35’s First Elephant Walk Exercise

As the Air Force’s only combat-ready F-35A units, the 388th and 419th FWs must be prepared to launch any number… Read More

5 years ago

388th FW fires F-35A’s GAU-22/A 25 mm internal cannon for the first time in operational training

The F-35A’s GAU-22/A 25 mm internal cannon allows the aircraft to maintain stealth against air adversaries as well as fire… Read More

6 years ago

HILL AFB F-35A LIGHTNING IIs TO PERFORM THEIR FIRST INDEPENDENCE DAY FLYOVER

Since F-16s are being phased out at Hill and transferred to other bases, the F-35 will now be the "face”… Read More

7 years ago

HILL LAUNCHES 3,000th F-35A LIGHTNING II SORTIE

The Autonomic Logistics Information System (ALIS) is the information technology infrastructure which performs behind-the-scenes monitoring, maintenance and prognostics to support… Read More

7 years ago

HERE’S HOW F-35’s SENSOR FUSION MAKES THE F-15 MORE LETHAL

The sensor fusion capability of the F-35 gives the F-15 an unprecedented situational awareness which allows the Eagle to fight… Read More

7 years ago