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  • Gunfighter Airmen give back to community through basketball

    It’s always good to have Airmen who set their eyes on giving back. Senior Airman Aarien Foster, 366th Equipment Maintenance Squadron aircraft structural maintenance journeyman, used his passion for basketball and skills as a leader to start a basketball program in order to bring the Gunfighter community together. Foster launched the plan to assemble a team after arriving to Mountain Home AFB and learning they didn’t have one.
  • 726th ACS exercise enhances readiness, rapid global mobility, builds leaders

    On the outskirts of base, a dirt road strays away from the comforts of civilization and deeper into the high desert. Luckily, the Air Force doesn’t need comfort or civilization to operate. The 726th Air Control Squadron refined their adaptive basing capabilities during Hardrock Exercise 19-2, July 9-19, 2019, at the Mobile Operating Air Base (MOAB) within Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho.
  • Gunfighters use 1950s tech on F-35 for a huge win

    ‘Things aren’t made the way they used to be’ is a sentiment often tossed around when a new car or appliance breaks down. Even with all the new inventions and integrated technology there’s something to be said about the simplicity of an original design. Gunfighters at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, are learning this lesson firsthand. Airmen from the 366th Logistics Readiness Squadron are the first in the Air Force to perform hot-pit refueling on F-35 Lighting II’s with a Type 1 hydrant system from the 1950s and hose cart from the 1970s.
  • Operation Restore Paradise enhances readiness through adaptive basing

    Airmen deploy all the time, leaving their work centers behind. But what if the Airman stayed and their work centers deployed? The Air Force has two deployable Precision Measurement Equipment Laboratories (PMEL) called a Rapid Assistance Support for Calibration (RASCAL) unit. And Mountain Home Air Force Base is trusted with one of them.
  • 726th Air Control Squadron returns from deployment

    Over 100 Airman from the 726th Air Control Squadron, Mountain Home Air Force Base, returned from a 6-month deployment October 27, 2018. The 727th EACS is the Department of Defense's largest Control and Reporting Center, responsible for 24/7 tactical Command and Control of over one million square miles of Central Command airspace.
  • ACC to test new wing organization at Mountain Home

    Air Combat Command officials announced the 366th Fighter Wing at Mountain Home AFB, Idaho, will test a new wing organizational structure.
  • Mountain Home AFB environmental efforts blossom

    Mountain Home AFB’s actions to become more environmentally friendly have helped reduce pollution, save landfill space, conserve resources and heped pave the way for other organizations to run similar operations.
  • Munitions life: from storage to target

    The life-cycle of a munition can be easily explained—the building of the munition, transportation to the aircraft, loading to the aircraft, taking off of the aircraft, then finally putting the munition on target.
  • 391st FS participates in Combat Archer, Hammer

    The 391st Fighter Squadron departed for Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, to participate in Combat Archer and Hammer March 25, 2018. These exercises provide aircrew and maintainers from the 366th Fighter Wing an opportunity to evaluate their ability to employ a variety weapons systems throughout all stages of the process.
  • 366 SFS ruck first MHAFB Defender Challenge

    The 366th Security Forces Squadron competed for best of the best during their inaugural “Defender Challenge” March 6, 2018.
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