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  • 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.
  • Air Force to allow longer braids, ponytails, bangs for women

    As an outcome of the 101st Air Force uniform board, Air Force women will be able to wear their hair in up to two braids or a single ponytail with bulk not exceeding the width of the head and length not extending below a horizontal line running between the top of each sleeve inseam at the under arm through the shoulder blades. In addition, women’s bangs may now touch their eyebrows, but not cover their eyes.
  • 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.
  • Ex Mountain Tiger: Air Force, Marines integrate to deliver swift, agile air support

    Adaptability and flexibility are one of the first lessons taught in Basic Military Training. In some cases, it’s adapting to a new base; in other cases, it’s reacting quickly to a problem that wasn’t there before.
  • Pit stop! Gunfighters quick-turn F-15Es with ICT exercise

    With tires changed and a full fuel tank, the simultaneous work of the pit crew pays off - the wheels hit the ground running and the race resumes in a matter of seconds. Like the National Association for Race Car Auto Racing (NASCAR), the 366th Fighter Wing placed and pulled chocks Oct. 7, 2020, as they raced against time to put F-15E Strike Eagles back into the air.
  • Creativity stemming from all Airmen

    The Air Force holds an annual event called “Spark Tank”, where they take ideas from Airmen that can help innovate and improve processes within their work space.
  • MHAFB first to adopt new PAS code

    On Sept. 1, 2020, a new Personnel Accounting Symbol code went into effect for the Air Staff, solidifying the reorganization of the 366th Fighter Wing. This change is part of an ongoing effort approved by Air Force Headquarters to improve organizational efficiency.
  • Honoring an Airman's Legacy: rise of the Dugan Field name

    When residents of MHAFB come across Dugan Field Park, not much is known about how the park got its name. In fact, the name was almost considered to be renamed. After a thorough investigation, recovered documents from old news outlets that contained information about the origin of the Dugan field name could be historically identified.
  • 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.
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