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  • Metals Technology Airmen reduce two year wait time to two month critical part production

    On, July 6, 2021, Airmen from the 366th Maintenance Squadron’s (MXS) Metals Technology section began production on a critical structural beam within the main landing gear wheel, known as a trunnion beam. A trunnion beam houses the main landing gear strut in which the gear pivots when lowering and raising.
  • Fighter Squadrons compete in a Quarterly Load Crew, Dedicated Crew Chief and Jammer Vehicle competition

    On, July 9, 2021, three competitions occurred on base: A Quarterly Load Crew (QLC) competition, a Dedicated Crew Chief (DCC) competition and a Jammer vehicle competition. Each competition is between the three Fighter Squadrons (FS) 391st FS, 389th FS and 428th FS. The QLC competition tests load crews from each squadron on their skill and speed on loading ammunition to an aircraft. The DCC competition tests the dedicated crew chief and assistant crew chief on their knowledge of the aircraft, the effectiveness of team dynamics, their organization and form documentation. Lastly, the Jammer Vehicle competition tests the driver’s skill in operating the vehicle.
  • Combat Shield enters Mountain Home AFB

    The 366th Fighter Wing hosted members from Eglin and Nellis Air Force Base during Combat Shield, June 21-25. Combat Shield is a training assessment that tests the effectiveness and functionality of a units’ aircraft electronic warfare systems. There are two teams in Combat Shield: a Maintenance team which tests the electronic warfare functionality and a Cyber team which inspects the software in the support equipment.
  • Mountain Home AFB hosts Gunfighter Flag 21-1

    Gunfighter Flag is a bi-annual exercise hosted by the 366th Fighter Wing at Mountain Home Air Force Base. Participants are tested in challenging scenarios that improve their skills, combat effectiveness as well as aircrew survivability alongside DoD partners and units across the nation.
  • Fighter Squadrons compete in the Quarterly Load Crew Competition

    U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Autumn Willingham, 389th Fighter Squadron load crew member, installs a fin to an Air Intercept Missile, April 16, 2021, at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho. The Quarterly Load Crew Competition tests the speed and skill of a three-man crew loading ammunition to an aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class
  • 389th FS Airmen aid injured drivers in Las Vegas

    “Our driver, Staff Sgt. Briones, exclaimed, ‘Oh my God there’s been an accident,’” said Tech Sgt. Christopher Knaus, 389th Fighter Squadron weapons load crew chief. “I looked up and saw three cars had just collided in front of us, creating almost a perfect triangle. Reacting quickly and safely, Briones stopped our vehicle (15-pax van) and informed us of the accident. It was unanimously decided that we would help out as much as we could until first responders arrived.”
  • 366th CS Airmen get transferred to Space Force Guardians

    MOUNTAIN HOME AIR FORCE BASE, Idaho -- On Feb. 12, 2021, five Airmen from 366th the Communication Squadron (CS) were sworn in and transferred from the U.S. Air Force (USAF) to the U.S. Space Force (USSF). This type of transfer is a historical ceremony that hasn’t occurred since the USAF became established from the Army Air Forces in 1947.
  • Idaho State Representatives tours MHAFB

    Idaho State Representatives meet with the 366th Fighter Wing leaders at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, Jan. 08, 2021. The Idaho State representatives received information on the many investments and future construction projects planned for Mountain Home Air Force Base. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Akeem K. Campbell)
  • Discover your resources: Domestic Violence Awareness

    Don’t stay silent. The month of October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month; each October is an opportunity to remind our community on the signs of domestic violence and how they can help. The Elmore County Domestic Violence Council (ECDVC) met with Col. Jamaal Mays, 366th Fighter Wing deputy commander and Mountain Home AFB Key Spouses for the first time to discuss ways to better assist when a military spouse needs help.
  • Live Capabilities: 726 ACS executes real world adaptive skill

    The Air Force’s ability to adapt , innovate and overcome dates back to it's inception. Implementing those adaptive skills, even in the midst of uncertainty sets the Air Force apart as service. The 726th Air Control Squadron exemplified this when they executed a live mission take over for the 266th Range Squadron to support the 428th Fighter Squadron during their weapons qualifications.
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