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  • Air Force pilots see F-35 lethality and interoperability in Marine Corps exchange

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah -- For three former F-16 pilots in the 388th Fighter Wing here, transitioning to the F-35 didn’t only mean learning a new aircraft, it also meant transitioning to a completely different service, the United States Marine Corps.Roughly three years ago, Maj. Graeme Ross, Capt. Justin Newman, and Capt. Spencer Weide, were all
  • 53rd Wing WSEP incorporates NucWSEP, enhances readiness for real world operations

    The 53rd Weapons Evaluation Group hosted air-to-air and air-to-ground weapons system evaluations at Hill Air Force Base from Aug. 16-27, 2021. The Weapons System Evaluation Program tests maintenance, aircrew, and weapons Airmen by evaluating the reliability and maintainability of aircraft weapons systems.
  • Department of Defense Guidance for Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination Attestation and Screening Testing for Unvaccinated Personnel

    Today, the Department of Defense released Force Health Protection Guidance (Supplement 23) which provides guidance for implementing additional force health protection and workplace safety measures directed by the White House Safer Federal Workforce Task Force to reduce the transmission of the virus that causes the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
  • Hill fighter wings conduct night flying through September

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah -- The active duty 388th and Reserve 419th Fighter Wings will conduct local night-flying operations with the F-35A Lightning II on most weekdays through Oct. 1.  During this period, flying is scheduled to be completed between 10 - 11:30 p.m. These times may change based on a number of factors including weather, airspace
  • Hill AFB hosting weapons evaluations over the next two weeks

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – Communities surrounding Hill Air Force Base may notice an increase in flying over the next two weeks as the Air Force conducts joint weapons system evaluations here.From Aug. 16-27 F-16s from Aviano Air Base, Italy, and F-35As from Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., will be stationed at Hill for WSEP West. F-35s from Hill Air
  • 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.