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  • 388th AMXS gives back to Troop 76

    Members of the 388th Aircraft Maintenance Group and Girl Scout Troop 76 came together for a girl scouts bridging ceremony Sunday, June 11 at 5:30 p.m. at the Oak Park Lawn in North Ogden. Members of the 388th Fighter Wing presented these girls with a very special gift as a way of saying thank you for their support while the 388th was deployed for
  • Two F-16s achieve 6,000 hour milestone

    Two F-16s assigned to the "Black Widows" of the 421st Expeditionary Fighter Squadron and Aircraft Maintenance Unit celebrated their 6,000th flying hour during two recent Operation Iraqi Freedom combat missions over Iraq. Flown by Lt. Col. Mark Cline, 421st EFS commander, and Capt. Nick Edwards, the Black Widow's Squadron flagship Aircraft 88-0471,
  • Falcon Phase In

    The Airmen of the 332nd Expeditionary Maintenance Squadron's Viper phase team know that beauty is only skin deep, so when they get an F-16 to inspect they look deep underneath the skin to find the ugly problems. Every 400 flying hours, the maintenance squadron's Viper phase team takes apart the F-16s of the 421st Fighter Squadron and puts them back
  • Royal Air Force fighter squadron trains at Hill

    About 200 Royal Air Force personnel from the Marham Tornado Wing are at Hill Air Force Base to conduct joint training with F-16s from the 388th Fighter Wing. The nine Tornado fighter jets are conducting an average of 12 air-toground daily sorties at the Utah Test and Training Range using laser-guided and unguided bombs each day. "This is an
  • Viper West team brings good spirits to SLC hospital

    Ear-to-ear grins can be seen on children's faces as three members of the Viper West team make their way through different hospital rooms at the Primary Children's Medical Center in Salt Lake City. The team members visited the hospital to lead a scheduled game of Bingo and give the children coloring books and stickers March 15. Their 30 minute drive
  • AFAF helps 388th FW Airmen

    He had only deployed for a little more than a month at Balad Air Base, Iraq, when Senior Master Sgt. Steven Hoyt, 729th superintendent of the networks systems flight, received a call that his wife was found unconscious in the backyard. He knew he had to act fast. His first sergeant called the Air Force Assistance Fund for help and within 24 hours,
  • Viper West Airmen begin airshow season

    Air Combat Command’s West Coast F-16 Demonstration Team, Viper West, is scheduled to begin its 2006 airshow season today in Yuma, Ariz. The team will travel across the country and abroad to perform at nearly 30 airshows this year. To prepare for the season, the team undergoes extensive training during the winter months. At least twice each week,
  • 388th command section renovations completed

    Brig. Gen. Steve Hoog, commander of Air Expeditionary Forces Command and former 388th Fighter Wing commander, cut the ribbon for the newly renovated 388th FW command section Wednesday. The exterior of the headquarters building has also been renovated to show that it will become the new headquarters for both the 388th and 419th Fighter wings as they
  • Wing propulsion flight mechanics first to combine

    The propulsion flights from the 388th Component Maintenance Squadron and the 419th Maintenance Squadron began working together as the Hill Total Force Propulsion Flight Tuesday. The integration marks the first time active duty and Reserve units here team up as part of the ongoing Total Force Integration of the 388th and 419th Fighter Wings. Total