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Image of Col. Joe Kunkel, 366th Fighter Wing commander, pins a Meritorius Service medal on Lt. Col. Donald Sandberg, former 428th Fighter Squadron commander, June, 29, 2018, at Mountain Home Air Force Base Idaho. As commander of the 428th FS, Sandberg successfully led (approximately) a 300-person international partnership and managed a $73 million flying hour program. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alaysia Berry) 428th Fighter Squadron holds change of command
Members of the 428th Fighter Squadron came together and said their goodbyes to their former commander, Lt. Col. Donald Sandberg, and welcomed their new commander, Lt. Col. Andrew Gilbert, during a change of command ceremony June 29, 2018, at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho.
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2018
Richard Bahr, 366th Operations Support Squadron electronics technician, receives a letter of
recognition June 27, 2018 at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho. The letter was presented for
50 years of federal service in the United States government. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior
Airman Lauren-Taylor Levin) Gunfighter recognized for half-century of service
Richard Bahr, 366th Operations Support Squadron electronics technician, has over 50 years of federal service in the United States government. As a result of his 50 years of service, Bahr was presented with a Certificate of Service as part of the Veteran Affair’s employee recognition and awards program by Col. Joe Kunkel, 366th Fighter Wing commander.
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2018
Fireworks Safety for Mountain Home Air Force Base 4th of July Fireworks Safety
Every year, most Americans celebrate Independence Day by firing up their grill, playing a sport and watching the fireworks. Some people consider fireworks the most exciting event during the Fourth of July. However, fireworks can be very dangerous in the hands of consumers.
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2018
Image of a F-15E Strike Eagle takes off during Red Flag Alaska, June 21, 2018, at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. The 428th Fighter Squadron participated in Red Flag to further enhance combat adversary training skills. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alaysia Berry) 428th Fighter Squadron participates in Red Flag Alaska
The 428th Fighter Squadron participated in Red Flag Alaska, June 5-23, 2018, at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska.
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2018
The commissary is now open seven days a week as part of a trial run that will last through September. Commissary open Mondays during trial period
Base residents may have seen a change at the commissary; the store is now open seven days a week as part of a trial run that will last through September.
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2018
Tech. Sgt. Brian Virden (left) and Master Sgt. Bryan Riddell, replace legacy firefighting foam at King Salmon Air Station, Alaska, with Phos-Chek 3 percent, a C6-based Aqueous Film Forming Foam, June 14. Swap complete: AF protects Airmen, environment with new firefighting foam
The transition to an environmentally responsible firefighting foam at King Salmon Air Force Station, Alaska, on June 14 marked the completion of the Air Force’s move to replace legacy foam in fire vehicles and stockpiles across the service.
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2018
Senior Airman Caleb Collins, 391st Fighter Squadron crew chief, maintains an F-15 Eagle central gearbox jet fuel starter during Green Flag West, June 11, 2018, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada. The 391st FS participated in Green Flag to further enhance readiness by training on Close Air Support over the National Training Center, Fort Irwin, California. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class JaNae Capuno) Supporting those who support Green Flag
Pilots can’t take off without a working aircraft, and weapon systems officers can’t fight empty handed.
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2018
Joint terminal attack controllers brief 391st Fighter Squadron F-15E Strike Eagle pilots during Green Flag West, June 12, 2018, at the National Training Center, Ft. Irwin, California. The NTC replicates the tough, realistic operational environment that America’s war fighters face in combat. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class JaNae Capuno) Green Flag West: a day in the desert
On June 12, 2018, I woke up at 01:45, donned my Air Force uniform and headed for the hotel lobby in Las Vegas, Nevada.
0 6/17
2018
Default Air Force Logo Back from the brink: My near-death experience and the road to recovery
I was driving from Boise, Idaho, back to Mountain Home Air Force Base in the evening when all of a sudden I began to veer off the road at 80 mph.
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2018
Image of Capt. Jesse Loya, 391st Fighter Squadron pilot, starts up an F-15E Strike Eagle during Green Flag West, June 13, 2018, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada. The 391st FS participated in Green Flag to further enhance readiness by training on Close Air Support over the National Training Center, Fort Irwin, California. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Airman 1st Class JaNae Capuno) Green Flag: Preparing for Close Air Support
Since the 1980’s, the United States of America has been crowned with air superiority by using the F-15E Strike Eagle’s dual-role fighter capabilities in Air-to-Air and Air-to-Ground missions.
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