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  • Airman’s invention backed by Spark Tank accelerates change

    Air Force Chief of Staff, Gen. Charles Q. Brown, Jr., said in a recent paper outlining his vision for the Air Force, “If we don’t change - if we fail to adapt - we risk losing the certainty with which we have defended our national interests for decades.” In the spirit of this vision, the Air Force has dedicated itself to preserve and support the innovative ideas of everyday Airmen. Senior Airman Hartman, 726th Air Command Squadron cyber transport technician, is one of those Airmen.
  • 726th ACS utilizes GFF for Dynamic Scud Hunt training

    Conducting strategic communication, battle management and theater missile defense are just some of the ways that the 726th Air Control Squadron “HARDROCK” maintains control on deployed joint operations. They are one of the several effective organizations on base that bolsters the 366th Fighter Wing mission while also supporting their own.
  • MHAFB Privatized Housing Resident Advocate

    The Resident Advocate position was created by the Air Force as part of a sweeping response to improve privatized housing with a clear mandate to rebuild trust in the privatized housing program. That puts the RA squarely in the people business and making sure that Airmen and their families are afforded access to safe, healthy and secure housing.
  • Joint, multinational exercise enhances capabilities against near-peer adversaries

    Throughout the week of Aug. 17, 2020, fighter jets, helicopters, a C-130 Hercules and more came together to train in a challenging and ever-changing environment. This was an exercise known as Gunfighter Flag (GFF) 20-1. This exercise leverages the unique airspace of the region to host a large scale employment of aircraft from Italy, Norway, the Netherlands, Singapore and Australia, as well as the U.S. Air Force, Navy and Army.
  • Overcoming distance: 552nd units tackle Exercise AGILE THUNDER 1,300 miles apart

    EXERCISE Agile Thunder 20-03 at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, concluded Aug. 14 after more than two weeks of focused training for over 500 active duty Airmen in the 552nd Air Control Wing and multiple personnel in both the 72nd Air Base Wing and the 366th Fighter Wing at Mt. Home AFB, Idaho. The 552nd Air Control Wing is a unique wing that trains, employs, and provides combat ready air and ground crews specializing in tactical command and control.
  • 391st FS participates in Red Flag 20-3

    Photo Essay: The 391st Fighter Squadron, Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, participates in Red Flag 20-3 at Nellis AFB, Nevada.
  • 366th OMRS starts new medical combat training

    Being healthcare professional in a hostile deployed location requires nerves of steel complemented by extensive knowledge and experience. However for medical technicians on base, there aren’t many real-world environments where Airmen could train while under fire. Or at least, there wasn’t. Earlier this summer, Master Sgt. Kayleigh McAviney, 366th Operational Medical Readiness Squadron flight chief, created a field response training program to ensure Air Force medics receive realistic care-under-fire training so they’re ready to save lives down-range.
  • Deployed Airmen find hope, resiliency through wingmen

    Due to the unforeseen mission impacts due to COVID-19, the 729th Air Control Squadron at Hill AFB, Utah, was unable to replace the members of the 726th ACS on time. This pushed back the 726th redeployment date by almost a month. As COVID-19 continues to impact deployments around the world, Airmen down-range found hope in their wingmen and showed true resiliency when challenges were thrown their way.
  • MHAFB Enhances Joint Force Capabilities with Idaho Army National Guard

    Since 1953, the area known as the Orchard Combat Training Center has been a premier joint combined arms training site. At an area roughly 8 miles south of Boise, the Idaho National Guard, Army Reservists and now the 366th Fighter Wing are able to train on 53,000 acres of non-dudded (non-explosive) impact area and approximately 3,300 acres of dudded impact area.
  • Maintainers tell all: the struggle of COVID-19

    COVID-19 has forced Airmen to adapt and it wouldn’t be genuine to say it comes without struggle. But the Air Force is a family and, together, Airmen at the 391st FS are finding ways to enhance readiness, despite the challenges.
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