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  • F-35 demonstration visits Hill

    More than 400 service and community members had a chance to step into the future of Hill Air Force Base during an F-35 Lightning II briefing and cockpit demonstration presented by Lockheed Martin here Feb. 21-23. The 388th Fighter Wing hosted the demonstration to give Team Hill a peek at future Air Force capabilities and to gain support for the
  • Finding a new rhythm

    An unknown virus found its way to him like the plague and tried to take his life as it attacked his heart. "I thought I was just coming down with something from the flu shot I had about a week before," said Master Sgt. Terrell Murray, as he described the events that lead up to the moment he knew about his failing heart. Sergeant Murray, who at the
  • Viper West season takes off

    Air Combat Command's West Coast F-16 Demonstration Team, better known as Viper West, began its 2007 season Jan. 31 in Tucson, AZ. The team will perform Feb. 17-18 at the Falcon and Condor Airshow in Lima, Peru. During Peru's first international airshow, Viper West will provide static displays, aerial demonstrations and orientation flights,
  • Airmen work alongside Peruvian military during joint exercise

    Approximately 150 Airmen are participating in a joint military exercise with the Peruvian air force scheduled to continue through Feb. 16 here. Exercise Falcon Condor 07 allows the U.S military to build relationships with military and civilian leaders of Peru. "This exercise give us the opportunity to deploy to a South American base, visit with
  • ACC top leader is 'proud of 388th FW members'

    Air Combat Command's top leader said he's proud of the 388th Fighter Wing members' "enthusiasm and commitment to the mission" - something he saw firsthand during a visit here Jan. 9-11. "I was very impressed with the folks I met here...impressed with the mission they're executing," said Gen. Ronald E. Keys, commander of ACC. Every place he stopped,
  • ACC Commander to visit 388th FW

    The Commander of Air Combat Command, Gen. Ronald E. Keys, will travel here to tour the 388th Fighter Wing Jan. 9-11. During his stay, General Keys will visit sections across the wing in aircraft maintenance, flight, air control, and range operations, as well as support services such as the Junior Enlisted Center, Flightline Ministry and Fast
  • SERE

    With nothing but frigid temperatures, shrubs and rocky terrain in front of them, the 388th Fighter Wing pilots wait until the sun descends behind the mountains before they make their initial move to safety away from insurgent reach. The pilots put their training to the test as they prepare to evade more than two miles to their destination with the
  • 419th jets move to 388th

    The 419th Fighter Wing moved its F-16s to the 388th ramp on the other side of Hill AFB mid October. Many simply took off from their long-time home at the 419th ramp and park near a 388th hangar. The few remaining jets were towed. The first day of flying and operating from the new location is scheduled for later in the month. The new location offers
  • Lost and Found: 388th SNCO helps with rescue

    It was 8 p.m. when word that a 24-year-old male was lost in the woods near Fernwood Campground in the Wasatch Mountains - then a call went out to Davis County search and rescue personnel. In short order, teams set up a command post at the base of the mountains-- rescuers headed out to specific GPS locations in the area in search of the young man.
  • Joint Tactical Air Control team trains at UTTR

    It was January 2003 - right before the invasion of Iraq. Staff Sgt. Trevor Bradford was a Joint Tactical Air Controller stationed with a special forces unit during Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan. "I received a message we were about to invade Iraq so we had to move out," he said. He arrived in Kuwait with his team. Enemy troops were