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  • 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.
  • AF breaks down updated fitness test scores

    Without the waist measurement as a scored component, push-ups and sit-ups will increase from 10 to 20 points each, while the 1.5-mile run will remain at 60 points. Scoring will fall into five-year age groups, as opposed to the previous 10.
  • Hill Airmen, F-35 tested during concurrent exercises at Tyndall AFB

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – Airmen from Hill’s fighter wings recently deployed the F-35A Lightning II to Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., for concurrent training exercises –  one a large-scale, joint-force air war, called Checkered Flag, the other an air-to-air weapons evaluation, Combat Archer.Since May 10, the 34th Fighter Squadron and Fighter
  • F-35A Lightning II Demonstration Team to kick off 2021 Air Show Season at Atlanta Air Show

    The F-35A Lightning II’s Demonstration Team 2021 air show season begins May 22nd at the Atlanta Air Show, Peachtree City, Ga. where Maj Kristin “BEO” Wolfe will return as the F-35A Demonstration Team’s pilot and commander.
  • Hill's fighter wings deploy F-35 to France

    MONT-DE-MARSAN AIR BASE, France -- U.S. Air Force F-35A Lightning II fighter aircraft and Airmen from the 4th Fighter Squadron, compromised of active duty Airmen from the 388th Fighter Wing, and reservists from the 419th FW, Hill Air Force Base, Utah, arrived at Mont-de-Marsan Air Base, France, May 10, 2021.During their time in the European
  • MUNS, LSS welcome new commanders

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah -- Two squadrons attached to the 388th Maintenance Group welcomed new commanders today. Maj. Brandiann Hamada took command of the newly activated 388th Munitions Squadron and Maj. David Garcia took command of the 388th Logistics Support Squadron during a change of command ceremony. Welcome to Panther Nation!Hamada is
  • 34th Fighter Generation Squadron completes Agile Combat Employment exercise

    MT. HOME AIR FORCE BASE, IDAHO – Pilots and maintainers from the 388th Fighter Wing at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, enhanced their deployed agility with the F-35A Lightning II during an exercise here last week.From April 27-30, Airmen from the 34th Fighter Squadron and 34th Fighter Generation Squadron completed an Agile Combat Employment (ACE)