Mountain Home AFB

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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Education center expands college school options for base community

Story by SrA Lauren-Taylor Levin on 01/18/2018 Mountain Home Airmen will soon have another school option available to them at the base education center. Col. Joe Kunkel, 366th Fighter Wing commander, participated in a ribbon cutting ceremony for the opening of Bellevue University January 18th. "Bellevue University has joined the
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