• Coffee break? ‘Warrior Lounge’ opens for all 388th FW Airmen

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah -- A short walk from the 78 F-35A Lightning II’s parked on Hill Air Force Base’s flightline is a new center focused on sustaining the Airmen who maintain them.“More than anything, I hope that everyone feels welcome here,” said Chaplain (Capt.) Jeffrey Larsen. “This is a

  • 388th Fighter Wing takes F-35A to Red Flag as core wing

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah -- The 388th Fighter Wing will be the core wing at Red Flag 24-1, the Air Force’s premier high-end training exercise, which takes place at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, several times per year.The 421st Fighter Squadron and 421st Fighter Generation Squadron, alongside

  • Hill AFB fighter wings deploy Airmen, F-35As to Japan

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah -- This week, Active duty and Reserve Airmen from the 388th and 419th Fighter Wings here deployed the F-35A Lightning II to Kadena Air Base, Japan, as part of an effort to assure allies and deter threats to stability in the Pacific region. Hundreds of pilots, maintainers

  • Maintenance Squadron leads recovery training with international partners

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – Recently, the 388th Maintenance Squadron hosted its first-ever F-35A recovery training exercise in partnership with the Royal Danish Air Force here.The primary goal was to educate students on an industrial-scale airbag system used in aircraft recovery and maintenance.

  • 388th FW Airman earns U.S. citizenship

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah - From the quaint countryside of Venezuela to the towering mountains of the Wasatch Front, Airman First Class Lowell Minick's journey to becoming a United States citizen is a testament to the American dream and the diverse paths that lead individuals to serve in the U.S.

  • 388th and 419th FW airman return to Hill following Middle East deployment

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – Pilots, maintainers, and support personnel from the U.S. Air Force’s 388th Fighter Wing and U.S. Air Force Reserve’s 419th Fighter Wing have returned to Hill Air Force Base after completing their deployment of the F-35A Lightning II to U.S. Central Command’s area of

  • 388th Fighter Wing awarded for William Tell performance

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah --  388th Fighter Wing was recognized with the “Major Richard I. Bong Fighter Integration Trophy” after participating in the Air Force’s first William Tell Air-to-Air Weapons Competition in 19 years.From Sept. 11-15, at the Air Dominance Center in Savannah, Ga., carefully

  • Utah Test and Training Range has vital role in OSIRIS-REx recovery mission

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – Members of the 388th Fighter Wing’s Utah Test and Training Range are playing a key role in recovering NASA’s first-ever asteroid sample return on Sept. 24.Launched in 2016, the Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, and Security-Regolith Explorer, or

  • Rosie Project presents opportunities for 388 FW spouses

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – Spouses in the 388th Fighter Wing recently learned about a new program aimed at opening doors to IT careersThe Rosie Project (named after the iconic Rosie the Riveter campaign) is a collaboration between Hill Air Force Base and Weber State University. The 421st Fighter