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  • 388th MUNS tailors munitions course to F-35A

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah -- Airmen in the 388th Fighter Wing have created the first combat-coded F-35A Combat Munitions Training course to keep ammo troops familiar with every weapon in the Lightning II’s arsenal. The 388th Munitions Squadron is responsible for receiving, storing, building and

  • Hill fighter wings to perform F-35 flyover at Weber State Saturday

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – Two F-35A Lightning IIs, flown by pilots from the active duty 388th and Air Force Reserve 419th Fighter Wings here, will perform a flyover of Weber State University’s Stewart Stadium Saturday at 1 p.m.The flyover will take place prior to kickoff of the Wildcats’ last

  • F-35A maintainers at Hill training for more combat flexibility

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – The 388th Maintenance Group is using two programs to train multi-capable Airmen, maintainers who will provide more combat flexibility with the F-35A Lightning II.As the first active-duty, combat-coded F-35A unit in the Air Force with multiple European, Pacific and Middle

  • Airmen compete in annual weapons loading competition

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah -- On Friday, active duty and Reserve maintainers with the 388th and 419th Fighter Wings faced off in an F-35 weapons load competition here.Crews selected to participate in the annual competition had previously competed in and won quarterly competitions, including teams

  • Maintainers, training squadron collaborate on new F-35 hydraulics course

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah -- When an F-35A Lightning II pilot moves the flight controls, oil reservoirs, pumps, lines, actuators, valves, all go to work as part of the aircraft’s hydraulic system, moving fins and rudders and more.A new 40-hour course, developed by the 372nd Training Squadron

  • Hill AFB units reattach wings on repurposed F-35

    Units at Hill Air Force Base recently collaborated to reattach the wings of a damaged F-35A Lightning II aircraft repurposed as a maintenance trainer and test bed for developing new Aircraft Battle Damage Repair (ABDR) procedures and technologies. The aircraft referred to as AF-27 was condemned

  • 4th Fighter Squadron wraps up three weeks of training in Alaska

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – The 388th Fighter Wing’s 4th Fighter Squadron, along with Reservists from the 419th Fighter Wing, returned Saturday after three weeks of training in Alaska, including Red Flag 20-3 at Eielson Air Force Base.Red Flag is a large force combat exercise that takes place

  • Course developed at Hill AFB speeds training for new F-35 crew chiefs

    Crew chiefs newly-assigned to the F-35 have direct access to professional development thanks to a course recently created at Hill Air Force Base, which may be implemented throughout the Air Force. The first class of Airmen graduated Friday from the F-35 Crew Chief Upgrade Training course, which was

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