A photo animation honoring Hill Air Force Base's 80 years of excellent military service showcasing its innovations and achievements along with the mission platforms that have been operated and supported throughout the decades.
Hill Air Force Base is an Air Force Materiel Command base located about 30 miles north of Salt Lake City. It is the Air Force's second largest base by population and geographical size, and is home to many operational and support missions.
The host organization at Hill AFB is the 75th Air Base Wing, which has more than 1,700 facilities that provides installation support for the Ogden Air Logistics Complex, Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center, Air Force active duty 388th and Reserve 419th Fighter Wings and more than 50 mission partners that employ more than 21,000 personnel.
The base also has support responsibility for the operation of the Utah Test and Training Range. Located in Utah's west desert, the airspace is situated over 2.3 million acres of land and contains the largest block of overland contiguous special-use airspace in the continental United States.
U.S. Air Force video by David Perry, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs - January 2020