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  • 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
  • Combat Hammer tests air-to-ground bombing capabilities, gets pilots experience

    Residents around Hill Air Force Base may have noticed an increase in aircraft arrivals as well as a diverse group of aircraft flying west to the Utah Test and Training Range April 29-May 13. Four units deployed to Hill AFB and six units traveled directly to the UTTR to drop munitions in realistic combat scenarios for the Combat Hammer weapons
  • 388th FW CC gives his views on the mission

    Just over a month ago, the 388th Fighter Wing underwent a change of command as Col. Scott Long assumed command from Col. Scott Zobrist.As a command pilot, Long has put in more than 2,800 flying hours and held various leadership positions including the 455th Expeditionary Operations Group commander at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. Long took a few
  • Deployed Airmen from 388th and 419th FW return home

    More than 200 Airmen from the 388th and 419th Fighter Wing received a warm welcome home Saturday after a seven-month deployment to Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. Family and friends gathered in the hanger together and anxiously awaited their loved ones return, who have been gone since September to maintain security and stability in Afghanistan in
  • Airmen from 388th FW return from Afghanistan

    A dozen F-16s, their pilots and 36 maintainers returned home Friday after a nearly seven month deployment to Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. Families gathered on the flightline to greet their loved ones from the 4th Fighter Squadron and 4th Aircraft Maintenance Unit, who have been gone since September to maintain security and stability in Afghanistan