HILL AIR FORCE BASE -- Col. Scott J. Zobrist is headed to Europe.
Zobrist has been selected for promotion to brigadier general and will command the 31st Fighter Wing at Aviano Air Base in Italy. He has been the commander of the 388th Fighter Wing at Hill since July 2009.
At Hill, Zobrist has been responsible for the readiness, training, morale and welfare of 1,500 personnel assigned to the wing. He has also been responsible for the operational oversight of more than 1,200 reserve maintainers and operators in the 419th Fighter Wing.
Before his assignment at Hill, Zobrist was the director of operations for Headquarters U.S. Forces Japan at Yokota Air Base in Japan for nearly two years.