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  • West Virginia School for the Deaf and the Blind receives upgrades from Innovative Readiness Training

    Members of the 124th Fighter Wing's Civil Engineer Squadron travel to West Virginia to assist in the renovation of the West Virginia Schools for the Deaf and the Blind in Romney, West Virginia.
  • Get in and get out, unseen. The mission of an Idaho Army Guard sniper

    ORCHARD COMBAT TRAINING AREA, Idaho -- Hidden beneath twigs and weeds, three snipers’ stomachs are flat on the ground, dirt and grime on their faces. It’s a 90 degree day. A drip of sweat rolls down into the lead sniper’s eye, stinging and smearing the camouflage paint down his face.All that can be seen in the bundles of cheatgrass is a pair of
  • Idaho Air National Guard makes safety a top priority

    The 124th Fighter Wing hosted an Air National Guard Occupational Safety Course at Gowen Field
  • 124th fire department named Air Guard’s best for 5th time

    GOWEN FIELD, Idaho --The 124th Civil Engineer Squadron fire department here was named Fire Department of the Year for the fifth time by the Air National Guard Fire Chiefs Association August 1.The Greg O. Winjum Fire Department of the Year award honors the top performing fire department in the Air National Guard based on accomplishments in seven
  • Gettin' DRTI

    When one thinks of the word dirty, mud might come to mind or even a little kid who has just finished eating spaghetti. On a few large fires this summer the words Distributed Real-time Infrared, better known as DRTI and pronounced dirty, meant something completely different to the firefighters on the ground. This Air National Guard platform allowed
  • PUBLIC HEALTH NOTICE: Ground squirrels south of Boise test positive for plague

    Idaho Public Health officials have reported that ground squirrels, known commonly as whistle pigs, found south of Boise and parts of Elmore County have tested positive for the plague. Plague is a bacterial disease of rodents that can cause serious illness in people and pets if not treated quickly.The 124th Fighter Wing Public Health Flight
  • Defining moments, Idaho Air National Guard deploys to Middle East

    More than 500 Airmen from the Idaho Air National Guard took a moment and waved farewell to family and friends as they deployed on Tuesday evening, April 12, 2016 to join in combat operations in the Middle East.The 124th Fighter Wing has always answered when called upon. This deployment defines what it means to be an Airman and an Idaho Air National
  • 124th Fighter Wing welcomes ANG Command Chief

    The Air National Guard Command Chief visited the 124th Fighter Wing at at Gowen Field here Jan. 9.Chief Master Sgt. James W. Hotaling took time during the visit to speak with 124th Fighter Wing's junior enlisted Airmen and student flight trainees during two enlisted all calls.Hotaling addressed concerns regarding the future of the A-10 Thunderbolt
  • Idaho Medical Staff Airmen Bleed Blue, Capture National Recognition

    The 124th Medical Group and two Airmen from the medical group were presented with national level awards during a surprise ceremony at the base clinic here Dec. 5, 2015.The medical group received the Surgeon General Award for Best Clinic of the Year, Master Sgt. Mindi Anderson was the recipient of the SNCO Organizational Management Excellence Award,
  • Idaho Air National Guard recognized as 'one of the best of the best'

    The Airmen of the Idaho Air National Guard's 124th Fighter Wing received the Air Force Outstanding Unit Award for their meritorious service from Oct. 1, 2012 to Sep. 30, 2014.The 124th Fighter Wing distinguished itself during this period by executing more than 7,800 mishap free flying hours, the medical group maintained an 87% individual