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A photo of members of the Lt. Dan Band perform during a concert, April 26, 2018, at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho. The concert performed by Gary Sinise and the Lt. Dan Band was their first at Mountain Home AFB. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Airman 1st Class Hailey Bivens) Lt. Dan Band visits MHAFB
Mountain Home Air Force Base is the equivalent of a small town with a population of less than 7,000 people. The Gunfighters who reside at Mountain Home work hard around the clock to accomplish the base mission of providing F-15E Strike Eagle sorties.
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Image of a graphic of Gunfighter Skies Air and Space Celebration. The airshow is scheduled to be held June 2nd and 3rd. Gates open at 8:30 a.m. (U.S. Air Force Graphic by Airman 1st Class Janae Capuno) Gunfighter Skies: From idea to airshow
Witnessing jet teams performing aerial displays can be a surreal experience. Listening to the announcer over the sound of jet engines roaring, alongside tens of thousands of people is an experience that few would want to miss.
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An F-15E Strike Eagle takes off on the flightline at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, Feb. 23, 2016. The F-15E Strike Eagle took off during a training exercise with the F-35As. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Chester Mientkiewicz/Released) Mountain Home Air Force Base gathers information for proposed urban close air support training spaces for environmental assessment
The 366th Civil Engineer Squadron at Mountain Home Air Force Base is in the process of gathering information to conduct an environmental assessment for air and ground training spaces in urban areas located throughout Idaho.
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The base participated in a week-long exercise to train for potential real world contingencies. Fighter Wing trains for contingency operations
Gunfighters practiced their wartime skills during a Phase II Focused training exercise, Dec. 4 - 8, 2017, here. The Phase II Focused exercise is aimed toward giving individual units the chance to tailor contingency training to best fit their needs.
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A 389th Fighter Squadron pilot participates in a mobility bag check for the Phase I exercise, Oct. 17, 2017, at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho. A Phase I exercise is designed to prepare Airmen for short-notice deployments. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class JaNae Capuno) Airmen prepare for deployment in phase 1 exercise
The 366th Fighter Wing tested its ability to prepare for a deployment in a moment’s notice this week with its first Phase 1 exercise in almost three years.
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A modified C-130 Hercules soars overhead as it prepares to spray herbicide at the Saylor Creek
Training Range, Idaho, Sept. 17, 2016. The aircraft, from the 910th Airlift Wing, flys only 100 feet above the ground to spray aerial herbicide. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Connor J. Marth/Released) Teaming-up to take down an invader
Idaho is home to thousands of acres of grassland teaming with sage brush, slickspot peppergrass and wheatgrass, but one species is claiming this unique landscape as its own.
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Airman 1st Class Nkosi Jones, left, 61st Aircraft Maintenance Unit weapons Airman, secures a panel while Staff Sgt. Martin De La Vara, 61st AMU crew chief, prepares to pull the chocks September 16, 2016, prior to launching an F-35 Lightning II at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho. Luke sent jets to Mountain Home AFB because it provides a unique opportunity for developing proficiency in the destruction of surface-to-air threats at their range complex. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Timothy Boyer) Luke F-35 pilots enhance capabilities at Mountain Home AFB
Seven Luke F-35s are at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, September 10 through 24, 2016, for pilot training. While this is not the first time Mountain Home AFB has supported F-35s, it is the first time the base has supported Air Education and Training Command pilot training. “The main objective of this training deployment was to increase our instructor pilots' proficiency in finding and destroying surface-to-air threats, which is a bread-and-butter mission for the F-35,” said Lt. Col. Michael Gette, 61st Fighter Squadron commander. “Mountain Home AFB provides a unique opportunity for this training due to their outstanding range complex, which includes several surface-to-air threats we can ‘fight’ in increasingly complex scenarios.”
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Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force James Cody talks to the 366th Fighter Wing during an all call May 5, 2016, at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho. Cody responded to various questions presented to him by airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Alaysia Berry/Released) CMSAF Cody discusses operations tempo with Mountain Home Airmen
Mountain Home AFB welcomed Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James Cody May 5. During his visit, airmen from around the wing showed Cody current initiatives for readiness as well as quality of life improvements. “We are a great Air Force make no mistake about it,” Cody said to airmen during an all call. “We are great because of you; we are great
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