• Child Development Center and Youth Programs closed due to COVID

    Gunfighters, Recently several members of the Child Development Center and Youth Programs have tested positive for COVID-19. Because of this, the CDC and YP will be closed starting tomorrow through Tuesday the 27th.
  • 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.
  • ‘Pacific Iron’ to showcase US Air Force’s strategic flexibility

    More than 35 aircraft and approximately 800 Airmen from Pacific Air Forces and Air Combat Command will deploy to the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command’s area of responsibility in July to participate in Operation Pacific Iron 2021.
  • Department of the Air Force Releases Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the Proposal for Airspace Optimization for Readiness for Mountain Home Air Force Base; Public Hearing Scheduled

    The Department of the Air Force (DAF) has released a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) analyzing potential environmental impacts associated with the proposed action of optimizing airspace available to Mountain Home AFB, Idaho, for aircrew training to achieve and maintain proficiency at low altitudes in mountainous terrain with consistent low-altitude floors. Additionally, the Proposed Action evaluates lowering altitude floors across multiple Military Operations Areas for supersonic training.
  • Combat Shield enters Mountain Home AFB

    The 366th Fighter Wing hosted members from Eglin and Nellis Air Force Base during Combat Shield, June 21-25. Combat Shield is a training assessment that tests the effectiveness and functionality of a units’ aircraft electronic warfare systems. There are two teams in Combat Shield: a Maintenance team which tests the electronic warfare functionality and a Cyber team which inspects the software in the support equipment.
  • 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.
  • 366th Fighter Wing engages in Phase II training exercise

    Squadrons from across Mountain Home Air Force Base participated in Phase II exercise. This exercise trains Airmen on how to effectively work in a contested environment while also in Mission-Oriented Personal Protective gear.
  • Run Toward the Fire: My journey through mental illness

     Suicide has been a part of my Air Force journey. It took a conversation with someone I trust and respect greatly, who also happens to be a mental health professional, to realize that suicide came nearer to defining my own story than I’d been willing to admit.“I’m going to give you one piece of advice,” he said.“Run toward the fire.”I had been
  • 34th Fighter Generation Squadron completes Agile Combat Employment exercise

    MT. HOME AIR FORCE BASE, IDAHO – Pilots and maintainers from the 388th Fighter Wing at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, enhanced their deployed agility with the F-35A Lightning II during an exercise here last week.From April 27-30, Airmen from the 34th Fighter Squadron and 34th Fighter Generation Squadron completed an Agile Combat Employment (ACE)

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