MOUNTAIN HOME AFB

Gold Star parents honored

Story by Kevin Gaddie on 04/18/2018 The Gold Star parents of a deceased Airman were honored here April 13 at an Explosive Ordnance Disposal school graduation ceremony, the first time such an event has occurred. Tim and Gail Schwartz received Gold Star lapel pins in honor of their son, Tech.
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Airman earns medal for rescuing double amputee from flood

Story by Samuel King on 03/13/2018 In total darkness, with temperatures only in the high 30s and in the midst of a monstrous rainstorm, Tech. Sgt. Phillip Dyer waded into rapidly-moving, chest-deep-and-rising waters to save a trapped, flood victim on the verge of hypothermia and drowning. That is how the
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266 RANS Collaboration, Above-and-Beyond Culture Garners Outstanding Unit Award

Story by MSgt Sarah Pokorney on 03/06/2018 The Idaho Air National Guard 266th Range Squadron received the Governor's Outstanding Unit Award at a ceremony in Boise, Feb. 24 in recognition for the unit's exemplary service to the State of Idaho and our nation. In 2017, RANS executed its mission to
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Coaching the coach

Story by A1C Pedro Tenorio on 02/08/2018 SHEPPARD AIR FORCE BASE, Texas -- Born and raised a pure-blooded Texan and tempered by the smooth vocals of the second greatest boyband ever NSYNC Airman 1st Class Rachel Riley's journey to be an American Airman is an adventure just a couple explosio
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Airmen gauge fear of heights in virtual simulation

Story by A1C Pedro Tenorio on 02/07/2018 "Back to the Future II" is just one of many movies or other media that attempted to predict future technology such as real hover boards, self-lacing shoes, flying cars and retractable coat sleeves. It's safe to say the prognosticators were quite wrong o
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Mountain Home AFB closes surgical squadron during inactivation ceremony

Story by SrA Malissa Armstrong on 01/23/2018 The 366th Surgical Operations Squadron was officially put into inactive status during an inactivation ceremony, Jan. 12, 2018. The inactivation of the squadron's 24/7 facility was part of the 366th Medical Group's transition to out-patient care. "We closed the squadron back in August
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