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  • Venom 19-01

    In response to Air Force senior leader priorities, Holloman Air Force Base’s 311th Fighter Squadron put their readiness and lethality to the test by deploying to Hill Air Force Base, Utah, for dissimilar air combat training with the F-35 Lightning II, April 22 to May 3, 2019.Over 200 personnel, 16 F-16 Vipers and millions of dollars in equipment
  • Hill F-35A units assist in F-16 fighter training

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah, -- Brand new F-16 pilots received a unique training experience here with the help of the active duty 388th and Reserve 419th Fighter Wings and the F-35A Lightning II.For the last two weeks, F-16 basic course students and instructor pilots from the 311th Fighter Squadron at Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico, have been
  • Maintaining a legacy

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah -- This week, the 388th Maintenance Group hosted retired Lt. Gen. Terry Gabreski as part of a visit to Hill Air Force Base from the Air Force Scientific Advisory Board.During the visit, Gabreski, who was the first woman to lead an operational F-16 aircraft maintenance unit, met Capt. Christina Merritt, who decades later
  • 388th FW, 419th FW fly 10,000th F-35A sortie

    Maj. Daniel Toftness, a reservist in the 419th Fighter Wing, departs for a sortie in an F-35A Lightning II Oct. 18, 2018, at Hill Air Force Base, Utah. The flight marked the 10,000th sortie with the aircraft at Hill since the first operational F-35s arrived in September 2015.
  • 388th, 419th FW's weapons load crews compete

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah, -- Loading weapons on an aircraft is a coordinated effort, requiring communication, teamwork, precision, and in wartime, speed. The active duty 388th and reserve 419th Fighter Wings recently held a weapons loading competition to test the effectiveness of four weapons crews in all those areas in head-to-head “combat” that
  • New tech to ease F-35A flight line maintenance

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah -- Maintainers on Hill’s flight line are beginning to utilize new high-tech, hand-held tablets to work on the F-35A, America’s most advanced multi-role fighter aircraft.“I am passionate about my job and I want to do it well. These tablets are going to help me do that,” said Staff Sgt. Rio Torres, a low observable
  • Meet Air Force Reserve’s first female F-35 pilot

    Before she climbed into the world’s most advanced fighter jet to become the Air Force Reserve’s first female F-35 pilot, Col. Gina “Torch” Sabric had already flown 10 airframes and racked up 22 years of flying experience.   “My family can tell you I’ve wanted to be a fighter pilot forever,” said Sabric, the first female commander of the 419th
  • Hill F-35s complete intensive weapons evaluation

    The 388th and 419th Fighter Wings recently completed two exercises over three weeks here known as Combat Hammer and Combat Archer from Aug. 6-24 as part of the Air Force’s annual Weapons System Evaluation Program.
  • 388th FW dialing-in cannon loading, firing in training

    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 and 419th FWs had yet to
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