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  • Honoring an Airman's Legacy: rise of the Dugan Field name

    When residents of MHAFB come across Dugan Field Park, not much is known about how the park got its name. In fact, the name was almost considered to be renamed. After a thorough investigation, recovered documents from old news outlets that contained information about the origin of the Dugan field name could be historically identified.
  • MHAFB officer spouses provide support to the local community

    With the current challenge of the COVID-19 affecting the country, a local group of officer spouses continue to provide support for the local community. Mountain Home AFB officer spouses support the community through a variety of social and philanthropic missions.
  • 726 ACS Honors Past Warriors, Strengthens Present Partnerships

    Since December, every Wednesday at 5:00 a.m., a small group of Airmen from the 726th Air Control Squadron could be seen heading east on Bomber Road with heavy rucksacks on their backs in the predawn darkness. Waking up that early on a cold Idaho winter morning to march 15+ miles with 35 pounds on their backs, before a workday, takes dedication and drive.
  • Resilient, Ready: MHAFB maintains readiness amid COVID-19 pandemic

    As COVID-19 and its impact on the Air Force attempts to cast a shadow on daily operations, members of the MHAFB community continue to maintain quality training and mission execution. Gunfighters are doing their part in keeping birds in the air and boots on the ground through persistent and innovative trainings and placing critical personnel where needed to be successful. Even as work schedules adjust to counter the COVID-19 pandemic, squadrons push forward with the resources they have in support of the mission.
  • School liaison officer continues support of Airmen and Families amid COVID-19 pandemic

    MOUNTAIN HOME AIR FORCE BASE, Idaho -- COVID-19’s rampant spread around the world has men and women everywhere taking extra precautions to protect and provide for their families. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, school liaison officer Allen “Chief Nix” Niksich, from the 366th Force Support Squadron, continues to work and take care of Airmen and their families.
  • Chaplains take care of Airmen, Families during pandemic

    COVID-19 has changed how the Air Force must approach day-to-day operations. The 366th Fighter Wing Chapel has adopted that adaptive mindset to ensure they can still take care of Airmen and families.
  • Fighter Squadrons face off in the Annual Load Crew Competition

    U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Elmehdi Berrissoul, 391st Fighter Squadron lead crew team chief, monitors the process of securing an Air Intercept Missile on the F-15E Strike Eagle during the Annual Load Crew Competition, Feb. 25, 2020, at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho. The Annual Load Crew Competition tests the knowledge and skills of the
  • New Project Management Flight makes MHAFB better for everyone

    Over the last year, contracting in the 366th Financial Acquisition Squadron has excelled due to the addition of a Project Management Flight.
  • MHAFB brings future faster with hand-held 3-D scanner

    As technology advances around the world, the Air Force continues to fly to new heights. The future is now and MHAFB is bringing it faster with the HandySCAN 3D, a hand-held 3-D scanner. The 366th Maintenance Squadron acquired the device in October 2019 and began training Airmen on the most efficient ways to use the scanner. The device allows Airmen to scan a structure, eliminating the need to hand-draw the structure on the computer.
  • F-15E Strike Eagle Nose Art

    When the 389th Fighter Squadron arrived at the 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing, not one of their F-15E Strike Eagles were displaying nose art. However, with the work of one Airman, this has changed to ensure the aircrew will return home with designs on their noses and stronger bonds between them. “Nose Art dates well into World War I and became more embellished in World War II to help bring the warfighters a taste of home, a memory, place, significant other, or motto,” said Lt. Col. James, 389th Fighter Squadron commander. With a passion for art and design, an airman in the fighter squadron took the lead to create and transform the nose art for the squadron.
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