Our Military

Nestled between the Danskin and Owyhee mountains, Mountain Home Air Force Base is situated about 50 miles southeast of Boise and 90 miles northwest


Welcome to Idaho! Located in the southwest part of the state, Elmore County is a mountainous area with elevations up to 10,651 feet. The

Getting To & Around

Southwest Idaho links easily to the nearby states of Oregon, Utah and Nevada, and is easily accessible via several highways. Most people traveling i

Housing & Real Estate

  Mountain Home Family Housing is a privatized housing community managed and maintained by Balfour Beatty Communities. Information about housing services can be obtained

Employment & Economy

During the 1849 gold rush to California, only a handful of pioneers settled in Idaho and they were generally merchants who supplied the need

Health Care

There are many health care services in Elmore County for military, civilians and veterans, though implementation of the Affordable Care Act has changed established

Family Resources

Picking up from one place and moving to another is always a hassle, especially when kids and pets are involved. Knowing whom to call

Education & Academics

For those moving to a new location, it’s important to know what educational options are available. This chapter outlines the public schools system i


There’s plenty to do in and around Southwest Idaho — music events, sports, theater, museums, parks and more. Pull up a blanket for concert


Army Reserve Soldiers hone warrior skills; prepare for upcoming exercise

Story by SFC Brent Powell on 07/17/2019 CAMP MCCRADY, South Carolina - - - More than 70 Army Reserve Soldiers are spending a few day

Gunfighter Spark Cell explores new ideas, promotes innovation

Story by Capt. Margaret Kealy-Machella on 06/04/2019 MOUNTAIN HOME AIR FORCE BASE, Idaho -- Several innovative ideas that support Gunfighter mission execution are closer to

MHAFB Medication Disposal Box

Story by A1C Hailey Bivens on 06/03/2019 When receiving over-the-counter medication, there is a timeline for when it is allowed to be taken. What if

Gunfighter Optometry: The Vision Mission

Story by A1C Hailey Bivens on 06/03/2019 Gazing down the sights of a weapon, choosing the correct size tool, adjusting information on government systems; these

Introducing the 366th Financial Acquisition Squadron

Story by A1C Hailey Bivens on 05/31/2019 What do you get when you mix the comptroller squadron with the contracting squadron? A Financial Acquisition Squadron!

MHAFB Youth Center celebrates military children

Story by A1C Hailey Bivens on 05/31/2019 Tiny feet pitter-patter quickly across the pavement. A small child runs up to their parent for one last
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