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  • 388th Fighter Wing emphasizes connection during tactical pause

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – Hill’s 388th Fighter Wing took a brief pause in operations Thursday to address a critical issue. Suicide.While the wing hasn’t suffered any recent suicides, the day was part of an Air Force-wide effort to reach out to every Airmen, to listen, and to provide resources to those in need.The service has lost 78 Airmen to
  • Hill's fighter wings join Utah communities celebrating July 4

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – This July Fourth, F-35 Lightning II aircraft from Hill’s 388th and 419th Fighter Wings will roar over celebrations across Northern Utah.Eight pilots and about two dozen F-35 maintainers from both wings volunteer to work during the holiday to get the jets off the ground."From our altitude, you don't really get to see much
  • Combat Hammer exercise concludes at Hill AFB

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – Air Force units here completed a two-week exercise known as Combat Hammer, part of the Air Force’s Weapons System Evaluation Program. The exercise began May 6.Four F-35s from the active duty 388th and Reserve 419th Fighter Wings participated, making it the fourth WSEP for the Air Force’s newest fighter. Pilots from the
  • 388th FW dialing-in cannon loading, firing in training

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah, -- The 388th Fighter Wing’s 4th Aircraft Maintenance Unit and 4th Fighter Squadron were the first operational units to load and fire the F-35A’s cannon during training Aug. 13, and what they learned will influence how they train and fight.Loading and firing the cannon was one of the few capabilities Airmen in the 388th
  • 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.
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