• Treasure Valley Partnership Tour

    The Treasure Valley Partnership pose for a group photo in front of the F-15E Static Display Sept. 9, 2021, on Mountain Home Air Force Base, ID. The F-15E Strike Eagle is a dual-role fighter designed to perform air-to-air and air-to-ground missions. With the capability to fight at low altitude, day or night and in all weather. (U.S. Air Force photo
  • Gunfighters at Pacific Iron 21

    Gunfighters deployed in July and August for Operation Pacific Iron to develop a lethal, agile and resilient force posture while applying concepts such as; Agile Combat Employment, Dynamic Force Employment and Multi-capable Airmen.
  • Department of the Air Force releases reports on Racial Disparity Review update, second disparity review

    The Department of the Air Force released a progress update on the Inspector General Independent Racial Disparity Review and a second disparity review report Sept. 9.
  • Department of Defense Guidance for Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination Attestation and Screening Testing for Unvaccinated Personnel

    Today, the Department of Defense released Force Health Protection Guidance (Supplement 23) which provides guidance for implementing additional force health protection and workplace safety measures directed by the White House Safer Federal Workforce Task Force to reduce the transmission of the virus that causes the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
  • Potential GPS Interruptions

    From September 7 - 12, Mountain Home Air Force Base will be conducting training South-southeast of Bruneau in the vicinity of Saylor Creek Range. It is possible that devices in that area which rely on GPS may experience intermittent interruptions in signal between 10:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. during these dates. Those who have GPS enabled agricultural equipment or other devices that rely on GPS may be impacted during this time. We will also work with the Idaho Farm Bureau to disseminate this information.
  • Col. Ernesto DiVittorio assumes command of the 366th FW Gunfighters

    U.S. Air Force Col. Ernesto M. DiVittorio assumed command of the 366th Fighter Wing, during the assumption of command ceremony at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, Aug. 27, 2021. As the wing commander, DiVittorio takes on leadership of over 4,000 military and civilian members, known as Gunfighters. The base supports 18 squadrons, including one comprised of members from the Republic of Singapore Air Force and one tenant unit. He will also be responsible for the F-15E and F-15SG fighter aircraft that are assigned to the base.
  • Margaret Chase Smith; Congressional Trailblazer

    In honor of Women’s Equality Day, the anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote in the United States, let us look back on the life of Margaret Chase Smith, a woman of many firsts and a key figure in increasing women’s roles in the military.
  • 366th LRS and 21st AS offloads cargo from a C-17

    On, Aug. 16, 2021, the 366th Logistics Readiness Squadron (LRS) Airmen retrieved cargo from a recent deployment at Guam, Andersen Air Force Base as part of a cargo deployment function. The 366th LRS Airmen had multiple groups within the squadron that assisted in the retrieval of the cargo such as Ground Transportation and the Log Planners, and they also had assistance from the 21st Airlift Squadron Airmen from Travis Air Force Base, California. After they offload the shipment, the 366th LRS Airmen notify the Log Planners to other squadrons to pick up their cargo.
  • Public comment period extended for airspace optimization EIS

    MOUNTAIN HOME AIR FORCE BASE, Idaho – On July 9, the U.S. Air Force (USAF) announced the availability of a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for Airspace Optimization for Readiness at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho. Now, the USAF is also announcing the extension of the 45-day public comment period for an additional 30 days to allow the public and stakeholders more time to evaluate and comment on the potential environmental impacts associated with the Proposed Action.
  • Keeping COVID at bay and the kids at play

    Becoming a parent or guardian to just one child is a huge responsibility. Now imagine you’ve been entrusted with the health and safety of approximately 600 children during a constantly evolving global pandemic.

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