• True Wingmen: Tale of how 3 Airmen prevented sexual assault in Boise

    True wingmen exercise moral courage in difficult situations; they know what right and wrong looks like and they intervene when needed. These are common phrases heard in the Air Force's Sexual Assault Prevention and Response program. For three Airmen from the 366th Operations Support Squadron, these instructions recently became more than words. It
  • 150-year old Civil War projectile now family heirloom

    August 29, 1862, a large Union force commanded by General John Pope clashed with Confederate General Stonewall Jackson's men at the Second Battle of Bull Run (Manassas). That day, one Confederate soldier took with him a souvenir from the Virginia battlefield which years later proved to be quite a paperwork, logistical challenge for members of the
  • The most difficult question to ask

    She walked into the honor guard training area that day, unsure of how her fellow guardsmen would react. The black eye she had was obvious, so she headed straight to her locker to hide the bruising. Others she encountered wouldn't make eye-contact with her, even when speaking to her, and few asked the difficult question "what happened?" The degree
  • US, German JTACs perform CSAR training

    Two white SUVs swerved, skidded and bolted across gravel and dirt back-roads driving faster and faster to reach their ultimate destination, downed pilots. Marines from 1st Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company along with German Air Force joint terminal attack controllers careened along the dirt back-roads communicating with close-air support assets
  • Fueling the birds of battle

    The German Air Force will continue to train with U.S. Air Force, Navy and Marines through mid-October at Mountain Home Air Force Base during the annual Mountain Roundup exercise.366th Logistics Readiness Squadron Airmen are working behind the scenes to ensure the work they do on the ground enables coalition aircraft to complete its
  • 1st ANGLICO utilizes MHAFB Range, conducts JTAC training

    Seventeen Marines with the 1st Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company began conducting joint tactical air control party maneuvers, Oct. 2, at the Saylor Creek Range during day two of exercise Mountain Roundup 2013.The 1st ANGLICO team members called in air support during the exercise to re-qualify JTACs and to maintain proficiency in their ability to
  • MHAFB Airman wins 2013 ACC Lance P. Sijan award

    A Bold Tiger maintenance officer recently received the Air Combat Command Lance P. Sijan award in the junior officer category. Capt. Angelina Stephens, 366th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron officer-in-charge of the 391st Aircraft Maintenance Unit, earned the ACC level award due to her outstanding leadership qualities."Winning this award is amazing
  • Leave no Airman behind

    Every Airman who's been in the Air Force longer than a year has clicked through their annual computer-based training on suicide prevention. While the training itself is not always met with a high degree of enthusiasm from its recipients, the annual requirement is a hallmark to the importance the Air Force places on suicide prevention.With September
  • The difference a diamond makes

    Every morning Airmen across base wake up and prepare themselves for the day ahead of them. For many, it's a repetitive job requiring the same skills they've learned from technical training.For the select few like Master Sgt. Kelly Riedel, 366th Medical Group first sergeant, the day can be filled with obstacles and challenges most Airmen could never
  • Husband-Wife medics save hundreds of lives in Afghanistan

    Separation isn't new to the military. For hundreds of years, the strength of families has been tested and proven as servicemembers continually deploy to foreign and hostile lands.For one Idaho-based Air Force family, miles apart hasn't been an issue at all. Two Airmen, both medics, deployed simultaneously twice, but to separate Afghan provinces.