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  • Kunsan displays power, teamwork with Elephant Walk

    As nature's largest land mammal, the elephant can travel swiftly in almost complete silence. Collectively or alone, it can cause destruction or provide protection. Massive displays of power, strength and pride -- elephants have been epitomized in war, culture, religion and mythology, sometimes simply referred to as "behemoth".It is no surprise that
  • Recent CCAF graduates set record for Team Hill

    This year 338 Team Hill members earned their associates of applied science degree through Community College of the Air Force, the world's largest community college. This large number of graduates breaks the 2010 record here of 268.Among the graduates were five 388th Fighter Wing Airmen, who included Master Sgt. Brian Gosselin, Tech. Sgt. Steven
  • Ride of my life in an F-16

    "Okay, Andrea, are you ready?" asked Col. Rick LeBlanc, vice commander of the 388th Fighter Wing, just after the bubble canopy locked into place and we took to the runway.Was I ready? I sure felt ready. I'll admit, I grew up repeatedly watching Top Gun, formerly worked for the Navy and now for an Air Force fighter wing, and I spent the last couple
  • 388th FW visits residents in UTTR outlying communities

    Residents of two small, outlying communities, who dwell under the Utah Test and Training Range, had an opportunity to talk and visit with range members Oct. 18.The 388th Range Squadron sponsored the annual community outreach tour to explain their mission to the residents of Callao, Utah, and Ely, Nev.For the past 10 years, longtime Callao resident
  • Saudi AF visits 388th Fighter Wing

    Four members of the Royal Saudi Air Force visited the 388th Fighter Wing's Range Squadron Sept. 27 to gain insight into various capabilities found at the Utah Test and Training Range. The RSAF group, led by Lt. Col. Turki Bin Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, 92nd Fighter Squadron commander at Dhahran Air Base, was escorted by Chris Robinson,
  • 388 FW members seek personal best in Air Force Marathon

    To some, the 15th annual United States Air Force Marathon is similar to other running events with a variety of weekend events including a 5K, individual and team 10K, half-marathon and wheelchair marathon.But to members of the 388th Fighter Wing, the marathon held Sept. 17 at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, commemorated a personal best in
  • Dedicated crew chief: airpower’s key role

    Twenty-six dedicated crew chiefs from the 388th Fighter Wing were each assigned an F-16 Fighting Falcon during a ceremony Aug. 5, recognizing them as the maintenance experts on their respective aircraft assigned to the 388th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron at Hill Air Force Base, Utah.The ceremony also paired each crew chief with a pilot assigned to
  • Marine general thanks 388th Fighter Wing Airmen

    Maj. Gen. Thomas Conant, commanding general of the Third Marine Aircraft Wing, I Marine Expeditionary Force, arrived here Aug. 4 to see the results of joint repair work on a V-22 Osprey.Conant thanked the five Airmen of the 388th Fighter Wing responsible for acquiring the proper supplies, logistics and equipment needed to repair the joint service,
  • 4th Fighter Squadron welcomes new commander

    Lt. Col. Jay Sabia took the reigns of the 4th Fighter Squadron during a Change of Command ceremony June 10 at Hill Air Force Base. Lt. Col. Sabia assumed command of the squadron after Lt. Col. William Bailey.The ceremony was presided over by Col. Nathan Hill, 388th Operations Group commander, who said Lt. Col. Bailey worked all of his assignments