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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.
  • 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.”
  • How far we’ve come: women’s influence on Security Forces and the Air Force

    In 1985, women were officially allowed to join the security forces career field. That means no job under that career field was banned from them. Since then, women defenders of the Air Force have become great assets, accomplishing great achievements and influencing change within the Air Force.
  • 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.
  • Being Multi-Capable: 366th FW Airmen train for Raging Gunfighter

    Teamwork, communication, adaptability and a drive to learn is what is required to participate in Raging Gunfighter, an exercise that tests the Airmen’s ability to be effective in a deployed environment.
  • 390th ECS Captain becomes first Airman to graduate from Navy Weapon School

    On Dec.11, 2020, Capt. Aaron “Brutus” Tindall, 390th Electronic Combat Squadron (ECS) EA-18G weapons officer, became the first Airman to graduate from the Navy Airborne Electronic Attack weapons school, making him a subject matter expert in Airborne Electronic Attack (AEA) and the EA-18G Growler.
  • 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)
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