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  • Deployed Airmen find hope, resiliency through wingmen

    As COVID-19 continues to impact deployments around the world, Airmen down-range found hope in their wingmen and showed true resiliency when challenges were thrown their way. Due to the unforeseen mission impacts due to COVID-19, the 729th Air Control Squadron at Hill AFB, Utah, was unable to replace the members of the 726th ACS on time. This pushed back the 726th redeployment date by almost a month.
  • Medical logistics team prepares for long fight

    The 366th Healthcare Operations Squadron began preparation for the COVID-19 pandemic before things started to really kick off. This early readiness gave the medical logistics team enough time to minimize their chance of becoming overwhelmed.
  • Operation Support Squadron lends helping hand to wing historian

    From deployments to the garrison mission, a wing historian’s job is to document the official history of a wing. A large part of the job entails conducting oral history interviews to gain a deeper understanding of what happens in the wing. While this may seem like a lot to take on, the 366th Fighter Wing Historian has no shortage of people who are willing to help her.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • MHAFB first base in ACC to issue female cut plate carriers

    In order to efficiently do their job without feeling restricted, the 366th Security Forces Squadron ordered new cut plate carriers for female defenders. MHAFB is the first base in Air Combat Command to issue the female cut plate carriers.
  • Dynamic Force: 366th CES defines readiness

    To be a truly dynamic force is to master versatility, flexibility and teamwork. The 366th Civil Engineer Squadron led the way in developing multi-capable Airmen by conducting their Base Emergency Engineer Force (BEEF) training, Jan. 23, 2020. This month’s training is unique because it serves to equip Airmen with skills from other career fields for the purpose of increasing their capability and preparedness for rapid deployment.
  • An American Airman: MHAFB honors late Gunfighter

    The men and women of Mountain Home Air Force Base bid a final farewell to a fellow Gunfighter at a memorial ceremony to honor his memory, Jan. 16, 2020. On Dec. 20, 2019, The 391st Fighter Squadron’s roll call was absent one voice. Capt. Ryan S. Gipson, call sign “Rooster”, was the 391st FS’s wing munitions manager. He passed away after battling medical complications. While his passing was felt in the hearts of all who knew him, his memory was immortalized in a moving memorial ceremony.
  • Unity: MHAFB religious affairs champions faith education

    Unit cohesion is a key element directly tied to mission success and Airman morale. It's brought about by the building of effective relationships and the practice of understanding differences. This ideal was championed by the MHAFB religious affairs when they constructed an interfaith council, Jan. 17, 2020. The vision for the program was born of the desire to educate. In the interfaith council program, people with different belief systems come together monthly to learn about each others’ faiths. The goal is not to convert, but to expand horizons and shed light on other belief systems.
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