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  • 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.
  • MHAFB equipment trainer saves life and aids investigation

    MOUNTAIN HOME AIR FORCE BASE, Idaho – Tech. Sgt. Nicholas Cliché, 366th Operations Support Squadron aircrew flight equipment lead trainer, has been an avid base jumper for four years. Base jumping can be a thrill, but it doesn't come without risks. Cliché’s experience taught him the value in following safety protocols to a "T". And knows when somethings gone wrong.
  • 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.
  • 366 MXS protects AF assets through ingenuity

    MOUNTAIN HOME AIR FORCE BASE, Idaho – Repairs on aircraft are conducted with efficiency to maintain mission readiness and ensure rapid mobility. Two Airmen from the 366th Maintenance Squadron used their skills and ingenuity to craft a repair item, called a spar, designed for an F-15E Strike Eagle’s wing, Sept. 30, 2019. Aircraft structural mechanics from Robins Air Force Base, Georgia, inspected the aircraft and after finding a wing deficiency, declared a need for a repair.
  • PA for a day: covering Col. Palmer’s fini-flight

    The mission I participated in with PA is something that will be carried with a member of the Air Force for the rest of his life. It was a special day for the Gunfighters - Col. Thomas Palmer, 366th Fighter Wing chief of staff, flew his final flight with the F-15E Strike Eagle and retired from the U.S. Air Force in high honors while family and friends celebrated the conclusion of his service.
  • Investment in national security

    While some may think the gap between the civilian and military sectors in national security has grown over the years, an inside look at airmen and defense factory collaboration proves how valuable they are to one another. Last week a team of aircrew and maintainers had an opportunity to discuss with those in the civilian sector who directly contribute to the defense of the nation, when they toured defense contractor factories in St. Louis, Missouri.
  • Investment in national security

    While some may think that the gap between the civilian and military sectors in national security has grown over the years, an inside look at a defense factory proves how valuable they are to one another. Col. Jefferson O’Donnell, 366th Fighter Wing commander, and fellow Gunfighters were able to visit those in the civilian sector who directly contribute to the defense of the nation last week when they toured defense contractor factories in St. Louis, Missouri.
  • ATLANTIC TRIDENT 17: Leveraging fifth-gen capabilities

    The 1st Fighter Wing is on its second week of ATLANTIC TRIDENT 17, an exercise at at Joint Base Langley-Eustis focusing on leveraging fifth-generation fighter capabilities with partnering nations.
  • One for the Road

    The 332nd Expeditionary Operations Group is waist-deep in combat operations for the foreseeable future and their outgoing group commander, Col. David Brynteson, recently flew his last flight before returning home. His responsibilities as operations group commander spanned four different squadrons including fighter, attack, space and support squadrons, all while also flying combat operations himself.
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