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  • Red Flag training enhances combat capability, international relations for 388 FW

    History was made July 16-27 at Red Flag 12-4 when the 388th Fighter Wing trained alongside the Colombian Air Force during Colombia's first time exercising in Red Flag. During this historic event Colombia also became the 29th country to participate in Red Flag, which is often held bi-annually at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The Colombian Air Force
  • Team Hill spouses Round Up fundraiser to raise funds for military families

    One of the largest annual fundraising events for programs benefiting families at Hill Air Force Base will be held at 6 p.m. Sept. 28 at the Hill Aerospace Museum. The Team Hill Round Up, formerly known as the 388th Spouse's Round Up, is a western-themed silent and live auction, which raises thousands of dollars for Hill AFB Airmen and
  • F-16 pilots welcome 'Pilot for a Day'

    The 421st Fighter Squadron added Collin "Upgrade" Rowley as an honorary "Pilot for a Day" to its band of pilots for the afternoon on July 12.The 16-year-old, wearing a flight suit, patch and dog tags, joined escort Capt. John "Tuff" Loveman for a briefing on F-16 capabilities. Collin asked questions about g-forces, and listened intently to some of
  • 388 FW vice commander celebrates final flight of career

    In perfect sunny weather, Col. Rick LeBlanc was greeted by family, friends and members of Team Hill to celebrate his final F-16 flight Tuesday before stepping down as the 388th Fighter Wing vice commander."It feels great, and I'm so grateful for the outpour of wing and Team Hill support today," said LeBlanc as he celebrated with the group after
  • Hill's fighter wings name year's best maintenance professionals

    The 419th and 388th Fighter Wings honored the year's best maintenance personnel at the Maintenance Professional of the Year Awards here Saturday. With about 500 people in attendance, this year marks the first time the two wings have held a combined ceremony to recognize outstanding Airmen in the active duty and Reserve. The wings announced winners
  • They just might be superheroes

    On May 25, the commander of the 421st Fighter Squadron, Lt. Col. Paul Schulze, welcomed Wasatch Front Make-A Wish kids to be pilots for a day; a program proudly coordinated by Electronic Combat Pilot Capt. John Loveman, also from the 421st FS.Schulze spoke proudly of Loveman and the squadron of pilots who have been working with the kids, "It has
  • F-16 Crash at Utah Test and Training Range, pilot ejects

    A 388th Fighter Wing pilot ejected safely from his malfunctioning F-16 fighter jet Friday morning during a flight over western Utah's Test and Training Range.At the time of the accident there was one person on board. The pilot successfully ejected and was evaluated by medical personnel. Emergency response teams from Hill Air Force Base responded
  • Few objections to F-35s at Weber hearing

    If last night's public hearing was any indication, Weber County residents don't seem too opposed to the F-35 coming to Hill Air Force Base. On Wednesday, Air Force officials held the second of three public hearings for the environmental impact statement on basing for the F-35 fighter jet at Hill, one of six bases being considered as the first base