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  • 388th, 419th FW Airmen head to renewed William Tell competition

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – Airmen from the 388th and 419th Fighter Wings here will test their flying and tactics at William Tell 2023, an air-to-air dominance competition being resurrected after nearly 20 years. Named after a fabled Swiss archer, the Air Combat Command event will test aircrew

  • Hill’s 388th Fighter Wing welcomes new commander

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – The 388th Fighter Wing welcomed a familiar face as the new commander today when Col. Michael L. Gette assumed command of the base’s F-35A Lightning II flying unit during a change of command ceremony here.Gette has served as the vice commander of the 388th Fighter Wing for

  • Every Airman ‘in the fight’ as 388th maintainers build warrior mindset

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah -- Maintainers in the 388th Fighter Wing are cultivating a mindset that will make the F-35A Lightning II even more lethal and survivable in a “high-end” fight – embracing agile combat employment concepts that make every Airmen a warfighter.Since the United States National

  • Hill’s fighter wings plan earlier start to flying days this summer

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah -- Starting this month, the active duty 388th and Reserve 419th Fighter Wings will begin flying operations with the F-35A Lightning II around 8 a.m. on most weekdays through the end of summer.The earlier start will also bring an earlier end to the flying day. This will

  • 4th Fighter Squadron welcomes new commander

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah, -- The "Fuujins" of the 4th Fighter Squadron welcomed a new commander on Friday.  Lt. Col. Jondavid K. Hertzel, who previously served as the deputy Operations Group commander took over for outgoing commander Lt. Col. Gregory R. Farrell, during a change of command ceremony

  • New commander at Utah Test and Training Range

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah -- Col. Oliver Lause assumed command of the Utah Test and Training Range today during a ceremony here. Lause takes over after Col. James Buessing transitioned to become the vice commander of the 388th Fighter Wing.