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  • Former 388th FW commander earns first star

    A former commander of the 388th Fighter Wing was promoted to brigadier general during a ceremony May 30 at the Hill Aerospace Museum.
  • 388th Fighter Wing hosts Make-A-Wish children

    Eight children and their families from Make-A-Wish Utah visited the 388th Fighter Wing at Hill Air Force Base and earned their wings during a "Pilot for a Day" program here May 24.
  • Successful weapons evaluation exercise comes to a close

    Evaluation exercise Combat Hammer concluded May 10 at Hill AFB and the Utah Test and Training Range. Both are part of the Air Force's Weapons System Evaluation Program, or WSEP.
  • Airmen, jets return from Japan deployment

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – Airmen and F-35A aircraft from the active duty 388th Fighter Wing and Reserve 419th Fighter Wing returned here May 4-5 following a six-month deployment to Kadena Air Base, Japan.   Families gathered on the flightline to welcome the pilots, maintainers, and support personnel who had been working at Kadena and the
  • Hill hosts annual meeting with American Indian tribes

    Hill Air Force Base hosted its annual government-to-government meeting and cultural exchange April 19-20 with members of several American Indian Tribes who claim ancestral and ongoing ties to lands managed by Department of Defense agencies in Utah.
  • F-16 ServiceLife Extension Program a 'great deal' for Department of Defense, taxpayers

    An Air Force Thunderbird jet is the first of what will be roughly 300 refurbished C and D model F-16’s that will roll off the shop floor of the 573rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron here after receiving multiple structure-strengthening modifications.
  • Hill firefighters rescue 9 baby ducks from storm drain

    Nine “lucky ducks” were reunited with their parents May 2. Firefighters were called to a parking lot near building 430 on 6th Street to rescue baby ducks stuck in a storm drain.
  • Firefighters prescribe controlled burns for Hill

    Passers-by may have seen flames and smoke on the east side of the base April 27. A team of base firefighters conducted a controlled burn on a small section of the Base Operations and Readiness Training, or BORTA, area.
  • New ‘VR’ flight simulators join Hill’s F-35 fleet

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – Two new virtual reality F-35 simulators are currently under construction at Hill. The highly advanced systems are surrounded by an 11-foot-tall translucent dome, positioned in a blackened room to ensure pilots have a realistic sensory experience, while 25 projectors display a 365-degree image around them while in
  • Tuskegee legacy remembered

    The historic, barrier-breaking experiences of the Tuskegee Airmen were presented to an audience of more than 200 people April 20 at the Hill Aerospace Museum.
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