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  • Lt. Dan Band visits MHAFB

    Mountain Home Air Force Base is the equivalent of a small town with a population of less than 7,000 people. The Gunfighters who reside at Mountain Home work hard around the clock to accomplish the base mission of providing F-15E Strike Eagle sorties.
  • Gunfighter Skies: From idea to airshow

    Witnessing jet teams performing aerial displays can be a surreal experience. Listening to the announcer over the sound of jet engines roaring, alongside tens of thousands of people is an experience that few would want to miss.
  • Mountain Home Air Force Base gathers information for proposed urban close air support training spaces for environmental assessment

    The 366th Civil Engineer Squadron at Mountain Home Air Force Base is in the process of gathering information to conduct an environmental assessment for air and ground training spaces in urban areas located throughout Idaho.
  • Fighter Wing trains for contingency operations

    Gunfighters practiced their wartime skills during a Phase II Focused training exercise, Dec. 4 - 8, 2017, here. The Phase II Focused exercise is aimed toward giving individual units the chance to tailor contingency training to best fit their needs.
  • Airmen prepare for deployment in phase 1 exercise

    The 366th Fighter Wing tested its ability to prepare for a deployment in a moment’s notice this week with its first Phase 1 exercise in almost three years.
  • Teaming-up to take down an invader

    Idaho is home to thousands of acres of grassland teaming with sage brush, slickspot peppergrass and wheatgrass, but one species is claiming this unique landscape as its own.
  • Luke F-35 pilots enhance capabilities at Mountain Home AFB

    Seven Luke F-35s are at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, September 10 through 24, 2016, for pilot training. While this is not the first time Mountain Home AFB has supported F-35s, it is the first time the base has supported Air Education and Training Command pilot training. “The main objective of this training deployment was to increase our instructor pilots' proficiency in finding and destroying surface-to-air threats, which is a bread-and-butter mission for the F-35,” said Lt. Col. Michael Gette, 61st Fighter Squadron commander. “Mountain Home AFB provides a unique opportunity for this training due to their outstanding range complex, which includes several surface-to-air threats we can ‘fight’ in increasingly complex scenarios.”
  • CMSAF Cody discusses operations tempo with Mountain Home Airmen

    Mountain Home AFB welcomed Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James Cody May 5. During his visit, airmen from around the wing showed Cody current initiatives for readiness as well as quality of life improvements. “We are a great Air Force make no mistake about it,” Cody said to airmen during an all call. “We are great because of you; we are great
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