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  • Hill fighter wings will continue night flying through May

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah -- The active duty 388th and Reserve 419th Fighter Wings will continue local night-flying operations with the F-35A Lightning II on most weekdays through the end of May.Utah's record-setting winter storms, forced the cancellation of many night training sorties from January

  • 388th FW maintainers design and produce cheaper, tougher F-35 equipment

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – Two 388th Logistics Support Squadron maintainers are accelerating change by using their design skills to create sturdier covers for air data ports on F-35A Lightning IIs.Their design protects a critical part of the aircraft and can be produced in-house, reducing the

  • Newest chief master sergeants recognized

    Team Hill welcomed the newest chief master sergeants to the rank during a Chief Master Sergeant Recognition Ceremony held March 31, 2023 in Ogden, Utah.

  • Hill Airmen support Agile Flag with F-35A

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – The 4th Fighter Squadron and 4th Fighter Generation Squadron from the 388th Fighter Wing recently deployed six F-35 Lightning IIs and approximately 100 airmen from Hill Air Force Base, Utah, in support of Agile Flag 23-1.The exercise, designed to test and certify Air Combat Command’s

  • Training in the load barn vital for weapons troops

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah -- There is a barn on Hill Air Force Base that houses things weighing thousands of pounds that can maim an untrained person in many ways if they do not move safely and efficiently.It’s called the “load barn,” and it is owned by the men and women of the 388th Logistics

  • 388th Fighter Wing announces annual award winners

    Congratulations to the 2022 388th Fighter Wing annual award winners announced Friday night. A huge thanks to them and to the supervisors who nominated them. Junior Enlisted Airman of the YearAirman Kelsey DosterNoncommissioned Officer of the YearTech. Sgt. Clayton ForbesSenior Noncommissioned

  • ‘Top Gun’ or ‘A Beautiful Mind?’

    Hollywood fighter-pilots are smiling, swaggerific, sunglassed men and women always looking to beat somebody at something. In reality, F-35A Lightning II pilots are not simply daredevils with skill and guts, willing to strap themselves to a single engine with 40,000 pounds of thrust. They are also