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Welcome to the official website of the Idaho Air National Guard

The Idaho Air National Guard's mission is two-fold: first, in support of the Governor of Idaho, Air Guardsmen assist civil authorities in response to a variety of natural or man-caused disasters; secondly, they train to a high state of readiness to fully integrate with active-duty Air Force personnel in support of the President wherever and whenever they are called upon.

When called upon by the governor of Idaho, we provide personnel and equipment to assist civil authorities prior to, during and after emergencies or disasters; to protect life and property, preserve peace, order and public safety.

To recruit and properly equip and train Idaho Air National Guardsmen, ensuring a high state of readiness for immediate worldwide tasking by higher headquarters.

One team, committed to excellence and continuous improvement, always ready to provide first-class people and equipment to meet the needs of our nation and state.


Ang Federal Mission

The Air National Guard's federal mission is to maintain well-trained, well-equipped units available for prompt mobilization during war and provide assistance during national emergencies (such as natural disasters or civil disturbances). During peacetime, the combat-ready units and support units are assigned to most Air Force major commands to carry out missions compatible with training, mobilization readiness, humanitarian and contingency operations such as Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan.

ang State Mission

When Air National Guard units are not mobilized or under federal control, they report to the governor of their respective state, territory (Puerto Rico, Guam, Virgin Islands) or the commanding general of the District of Columbia National Guard. Each of the 54 National Guard organizations is supervised by the adjutant general of the state or territory. Under state law, the Air National Guard provides protection of life, property and preserves peace, order and public safety. These missions are accomplished through emergency relief support during natural disasters such as floods, earthquakes and forest fires; search and rescue operations; support to civil defense authorities; maintenance of vital public services and counterdrug operations.