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  • 4th AMU superintendant leads Airmen at Red Flag

    The roar of an F-16 Fighting Falcon taking off reverberates through the chest of those on the flight line watching as their hard work comes to fruition. The 4th Aircraft Maintenance Unit's primary mission at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., is to maintain the F-16s at Red Flag 12-2, a realistic combat training exercise involving the air forces of the
  • 388 FW building combat experience at Red Flag

    It's exercise training time here again for more than two hundred 388th Fighter Wing pilots, maintainers and some 75th Air Base Wing support personnel participating in Red Flag 12-2, which began Jan. 23 and concludes Feb. 3.Since 1975, Red Flag has been one of the world's largest and most realistic combat training exercises involving U.S. forces and
  • 388 FW Honorary Commander change of command ceremony recognizes community leaders

    The 388th Fighter Wing welcomed three civic leaders as honorary commanders Jan. 12 in a change of command ceremony at Club Hill.Through the honorary commanders program, civic and corporate leaders gain insight into base operations, by working and socializing with Air Force and civilian personnel. As a result, the program binds community relations
  • TFI units deliver impressive results during high-tempo Korea deployment

    A team of active duty and Reserve personnel from Hill's associated fighter wings are racking up some impressive stats during a 180-day deployment to Korea. The F-16 pilots and maintainers from the 388th and 419th Fighter Wings departed for Kunsan Air Base in September as part of a Theater Security Package rotation. Fighter units across the Air
  • Homeless receive a helping hand from 388th FW

    Ten volunteers from the 388th Fighter Wing demonstrated their commitment to service as they served lunch to nearly 100 homeless guests of St. Anne's shelter in Ogden Dec. 6.This service is part of the wing's community outreach program where several volunteer opportunities to help within the local community are offered throughout the year. "This is
  • 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