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12th Air Force commander visits MHAFB

Lt. Gen. Mark Kelly, Commander of 12th Air Force and Air Forces Southern, shoots a GAU-5 rifle during his visit Mar. 5, 2017, at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho. 12th Air Force leadership came to the 366th Fighter Wing to discuss mission priorities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class JaNae Capuno)

Lt. Gen. Mark Kelly, Commander of 12th Air Force and Air Forces Southern, shoots a GAU-5 rifle during his visit Mar. 5, 2017, at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho. 12th Air Force leadership came to the 366th Fighter Wing to discuss mission priorities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class JaNae Capuno)

Col. David Brynteson, 366th Fighter Wing vice commander, and his wife, Theresa Brynteson, greet Lt. Gen. Mark Kelly, Commander of 12th Air Force and Air Forces Southern, Mar. 5, 2017, at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho. Leadership from 12th Air Force came to the 366th Fighter Wing to discuss mission priorities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class JaNae Capuno)

Col. David Brynteson, 366th Fighter Wing vice commander, and his wife, Theresa Brynteson, greet Lt. Gen. Mark Kelly, Commander of 12th Air Force and Air Forces Southern, Mar. 5, 2017, at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho. Leadership from 12th Air Force came to the 366th Fighter Wing to discuss mission priorities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class JaNae Capuno)

Chief Master Sgt. Alexander Del Valle, command chief of 12th Air Force and Air Forces Southern, talks to Airman Leadership School students Mar. 5, 2017, at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho. Del Valle talked about leadership skills and gave advice to Airmen on how to become better supervisors. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class JaNae Capuno)

Chief Master Sgt. Alexander del Valle, command chief of 12th Air Force and Air Forces Southern, talks to Airman Leadership School students Mar. 5, 2017, at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho. Del Valle talked about leadership skills and gave advice to Airmen on how to become better supervisors. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class JaNae Capuno)

Lt. Gen. Mark Kelly, Commander of 12th Air Force and Air Forces Southern, coins Staff Sgt. David Ikner, 366th Security Forces Squadron combat arms training and maintenance instructor, during a base visit Mar. 5, 2017, at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho. Ikner was awarded a coin for helping increase weapon qualifications throughout the wing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class JaNae Capuno)

Lt. Gen. Mark Kelly, Commander of 12th Air Force and Air Forces Southern, coins Staff Sgt. David Ikner, 366th Security Forces Squadron combat arms training and maintenance instructor, during a base visit Mar. 5, 2017, at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho. Ikner was awarded a coin for helping increase weapon qualifications throughout the wing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class JaNae Capuno)

Airman 1st Class Benjamin Miller, 366th Medical Group mental health technician, briefs Lt. Gen. Mark Kelly, Commander of 12th Air Force and Air Forces Southern, about the 366th MDG priorities Mar. 5, 2017, at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho. Leadership from 12th Air Force came to the 366th Fighter Wing to discuss mission operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class JaNae Capuno)

Airman 1st Class Benjamin Miller, 366th Medical Group mental health technician, briefs Lt. Gen. Mark Kelly, Commander of 12th Air Force and Air Forces Southern, about the 366th MDG priorities Mar. 5, 2017, at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho. Leadership from 12th Air Force came to the 366th Fighter Wing to discuss mission operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class JaNae Capuno)

Leadership from 12th Air Force and the 366th Fighter Wing visit the 726th Air Control Squadron Mar. 5, 2017, at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho. The 726th ACS demonstrated their mission capabilities to 12th Air Force Leaders during the tour. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class JaNae Capuno)

Leadership from 12th Air Force and the 366th Fighter Wing visit the 726th Air Control Squadron Mar. 5, 2017, at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho. The 726th ACS demonstrated their mission capabilities to 12th Air Force Leaders during the tour. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class JaNae Capuno)

MOUNTAIN HOME AIR FORCE BASE, Idaho -- Lt. Gen. Mark Kelly, commander of 12th Air Force and Air Forces Southern visited here, March 6-7, 2018.

Also accompanying Kelly was Chief Master Sgt. Alexander del Valle, 12th Air Force and Air Forces Southern command chief.

During the visit, Kelly and del Valle toured several squadrons and base facilities to discuss mission priorities and coined several Airmen highlighting their outstanding achievements within the wing.

The overall visit showcased the 366th Fighter Wing’s current operations and innovative ideas.

Carrying the Gunfighter name, Kelly and del Valle have previously been stationed here at separate times- Kelly was the 366th FW vice commander from 2007-2008 and del Valle was the 366th FW command chief 2013-2015.