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  • ‘Top Gun’ or ‘A Beautiful Mind?’

    Hollywood fighter-pilots are smiling, swaggerific, sunglassed men and women always looking to beat somebody at something. In reality, F-35A Lightning II pilots are not simply daredevils with skill and guts, willing to strap themselves to a single engine with 40,000 pounds of thrust. They are also

  • 388th FW sends F-35s to large-force joint integration exercise

    Hill's 388th Fighter Wing will participate in a four-day interoperability exercise at Whiteman Air Force Base involving active duty, guard and reserve fighter, bomber, refueling and support units from across the country. Exercise Agile Tiger is designed to meet training objectives consisting of

  • Young F-35A maintainers benefitting from Red Flag experience

    Maintainers from the 421st Fighter Generation Squadron and the 419th FW's 466th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron are currently deployed to Red Flag, the Air Force’s premier combat exercise. They are generating multiple F-35A sorties twice a day to support the exercise’s large, complex scenarios. For