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  • 388th Munitions Squadron begins new familiarization training regimen

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah -- The 388th Munitions Squadron began a new training regimen recently encompassing each of their twelve different sections.Starting in the precision guided munitions section, Airmen from one of the other ten sections in the squadron received familiarization training on the Guided Bomb Unit-39 small diameter bomb. The
  • F-35 crews participate in load competition

    On Friday, active duty and Reserve maintainers with the 388th and 419th Fighter Wings faced off in an F-35 weapons load competition here.Crews  from the 388th FW’s 4th Fighter Generation Squadron, 34th FGS, 421st FGS and 419th FW’s 466th Aircraft Maintenance Unit participated.This quarters winner was the 421st FGS, a team that included Tech. Sgt.
  • Boot drive for Operation Heroes runs July 9-12

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah -- Members from the 388th and 419th Fighter Wings will host a boot drive to collect military combat boots of all conditions for Operation Heroes at Hangar 37 July 9-12.Operation Heroes is a non-profit organization that gives back to Utah’s Gold Star families, or families who have lost a loved one serving in the U.S.
  • Hill fighter wings to fly F-35s over Utah July 3

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – A 33-year holiday tradition lives on as pilots from the Air Force Reserve 419th Fighter Wing and active-duty 388th Fighter Wing perform flyovers for 12 cities across Utah this Fourth of July weekend.Spectators may catch a glimpse of four F-35A Lightning II jets in formation between 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. The jets will fly
  • 4th FS, 421st FGS welcome new commanders

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah -- Lt. Col. Greg Farrell took command of the 4th Fighter Squadron during a change of command ceremony at Hill Air Force Base, today. Farrell previously served as the director of operations for the 421st Fighter Squadron.The FS also bid farewell to Lt. Col. Joshua Arki, who has served as the squadron commander since 2019.
  • Hill Airmen return home after multinational exercises in Europe

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – Aircraft and Airmen from the 4th Fighter Squadron returned to Utah this week after deploying the F-35A Lightning II to Europe a little more than a month ago. The squadron, compromised of active duty Airmen from the 388th Fighter Wing and Reservists from the 419th FW here, participated in Atlantic Trident 21, which took
  • New commander at Utah Test and Training Range

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah -- Lt. Col. James Buessing assumed command of the Utah Test and Training Range today during a ceremony here. Buessing takes over after Col. Brad Bashore transitioned to command the 388th Operations Group.The UTTR is a Department of Defense (DoD) Major Range and Test Facility Base and provides an ideal location for
  • 34th FS, 388th OSS welcome new commanders

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah -- Lt. Col. Tanner Gibson took command of the 34th Fighter Squadron during a change of command ceremony at Hill Air Force Base, on June 6, 2021. Lt. Col. Tanner Gibbson previously served as the director of operations for the squadron.The FS also bid farewell Lt. Col. Aaron Cavazos, who has served as the squadron commander
  • F-35 Demo Team meets F135 Engine Team

    Members of the F-35A Lightning II Demonstration Team visited Tinker Air Force Base to meet and thank the men and women of the Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex Heavy Maintenance Center for their work on the F135 engine that powers their aircraft.
  • Hill Air Force Base's 388th Fighter Wing welcomes new commander

    The 388th Fighter Wing here welcomed a familiar face as the new commander today as Col. Craig R. Andrle assumed command of the Air Force’s only combat capable F-35A Lightning II unit.
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