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  • 388th Maintenance Group commander retires after accomplished career

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah -- After 28 years of service to the United States Air Force, Col. Jeremy “Jer” Anderson retired during a ceremony here July 12.Anderson served as the 388th Maintenance Group commander since June 2020, leading the 388th’s F-35A Lightning II maintainers through a pandemic,

  • 388th MXS Welcomes new commander

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah -- Maj. Cahn Wadhams took command of the 388th Maintenance Squadron during a ceremony here today. Wadhams, originally from Lakewood, Col.,  previously commanded the 4th Fighter Generation Squadron here since June 2022. As commander, he will be responsible for the training,

  • 421st Fighter Generation Squadron welcomes new commander

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah -- Maj. Clinton Bialcak took command of the 421st Fighter Generation Squadron during a ceremony here today. Bialcak, a Utah native, originally from Layton and a graduate of the University of Utah, previously served as the director of operations for the 4th Fighter

  • 388th MUNS welcomes new commander

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah -- Maj. John Wallner took command of the 388th Munitions Squadron during a ceremony here, June 3.Wallner, originally from Marietta, Ga., previously served as the director of operations at the 86th Munitions Squadron at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, and as an associate

  • 388th, 419th Fighter Wings aim to boost readiness, align training

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah -- This month, the active duty 388th and reserve 419th Fighter Wings joined forces to complete the largest integrated off-station F-35A Lightning II exercise in their history, while they work toward synched deployment planning and training.“This is the first time we’re

  • 388th FW celebrates quarterly award winners

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah, -- The 388th Fighter Wing recently celebrated quarterly award winners with outstanding performance in support of the wing's mission. The winners in each categories were: AirmanSenior Airman Joshua Boozer, 388th Maintenance GroupNCOTech. Sgt. Travis McDonald, 388th

  • 4th Fighter Generation Squadron welcomes new commander

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah, -- Today the 4th Fighter Generation Squadron welcomed a new commander as Maj. Ryan Sheikh took command.Sheikh, originally from Fullerton, Calif., previously served as the director of Maintenance Tactics and Operations for the 388th Maintenance Group. He will command more

  • Hill's fighter wings to continue night flying through May

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah -- To fulfill continued training requirements, the active duty 388th and Reserve 419th Fighter Wings will conduct local night-flying operations with the F-35A Lightning II  through much of May. Night flying is scheduled to be completed by 11 p.m. most days. Exact days and

  • 388th/419th celebrate maintenance professionals of the year

    On April 12, the 388th Fighter Wing Celebrated the Maintenance Professionals of  the Year 2023. Please join us in congratulating the winners. ARMAMENT TECHNICIAN OF THE YEARSenior Airman Hunter Stineman, 34th FGSARMAMENT SUPERVISOR OF THE YEARTech. Sgt. Hayley Powell, 34th FGSARMAMENT MANAGER OF THE