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  • PHOTOS: 388th FW fires F-35A cannon for first time

    Pilots from the 388th Fighter Wing’s 4th Fighter Squadron were the first operational unit to fire the F-35A’s 25 mm cannon in a strafing run during training. The two-ship formation fired on two sets of ground targets on the Utah Test and Training range Aug. 13. Loading and firing the cannon was one of the few capabilities Airmen in the 388th and
  • Hill AFB units increase flying for weapons evaluations

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah, -- Residents around Hill may notice an increase in aircraft arrivals and departures Aug. 6-24 as Hill’s active duty 388th Fighter Wing, the Reserve 419th FW and 86th Fighter Weapons Squadron conduct the U.S. Air Force air-to-ground exercise known as Combat Hammer and air-to-air exercise known as Combat Archer.During this
  • 388th FW, F-35 put on a show

    Hundreds of thousands of people witnessed the speed and maneuverability of the F-35A during two attack demonstrations at Hill’s 2018 Warriors Over the Wasatch Air and Space show here. The combat scenarios featured dialogue between a Joint Terminal Attack Controller in ground combat coordinating close air support with F-35A pilots. The demonstration
  • Hill announces 2018 air and space show

    The "Warriors Over the Wasatch: The Legacy Continues" Air and Space Show will return to the Top of Utah June 23-24.
  • New Utah law eases licensing for military, spouses

    Thanks to a new law, finding work in Utah will now be much easier for military members and their spouses who hold professional licenses and certifications from other states.Signed this week, the law aims to address the employment barriers faced by military families who often move from state-to-state multiple times during a career.
  • 388th maintenance shops lend helping hand to restoration project

    Normally tasked with maintaining F-35 aircraft and support equipment, the aircraft metals and technology shop, part of the 388th Maintenance Squadron, will now have an opportunity to put their skills to work on piece of history.
  • Hill F-35s deploy overseas for second time

    Twelve F-35A Lightning II aircraft and approximately 300 Team Hill Airmen from the active-duty 388th Fighter Wing and Reserve 419th Fighter Wing here departed Oct. 30, 2017, for a six-month deployment to Japan.
  • Hill AFB, UTTR evaluation exercises close

    Evaluation exercises Combat Hammer and Combat Archer ended August 18 at Hill AFB and the Utah Test and Training Range. Both are part of the Weapons System Evaluation Program, or WSEP.
  • New tail commemorates final Hill AFB F-16

    The last operational Hill AFB F-16 Fighting Falcon, set to leave in September, will depart for reassignment to Holloman AFB with a new tail design commemorating the jet’s 38 years here.
  • F-35As fly in weapons evaluation

    Airmen from the 388th and 419th Fighter Wings supported and flew their F-35A Lightning II aircraft during Combat Hammer, the first operational air-to-ground weapons evaluation for the Air Force’s newest fighter jets.
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