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  • Idaho Air Guard leaders meet with homeowners to discuss F-35

    More than 60 concerned homeowners who live near the Boise Airport discussed the potential basing of the F-35 in Boise with Idaho Air National Guard leaders, as well as airport and city officials April 5.The town-hall style presentation that was followed by a question-and-answer session was held in conjunction with a regularly scheduled homeowners'
  • Quick Reaction Force experiences taser training

    Many Idaho National Guard Quick Reaction Force members not only pulled the trigger, but had the gun turned on them Feb. 17 during a training exercise here. The gun, in this case was a taser, and for many it was the first time they had been on the receiving end of 50,000 volts of electricity.The QRF is a joint force of both Army and Air Guardsmen
  • Air Support Operations Squadron trains in Grandview, Idaho

    124th ASOS participates in Operation Angry Rattle, a terrorist situational exercise in Grandview, Idaho.On March 16th, in the town Grandview, Idaho, 124th Air Support Operations Squadron performs a terrorist attack training exercise. For this exercise, members of the 124th ASOS acted out the role of insurgents taking over the town, while other
  • Boise State football players talk leadership, teamwork

    Two Boise State football players spoke to the 124th Fighter Wing Student Flight about leadership, goal setting and teamwork here Saturday.Senior Tight End Tommy Gallarda and senior Defensive End Ryan Winterswyk talked about their coaches, teammates and their own roles as leaders and team players on and off the field.Understanding and applying
  • Deadline to apply for DECA scholarship is Feb. 17

    The Feb. 17 deadline for students to apply for the 2010 Scholarships for Military Children Program is fast approaching. All students interested and eligible to apply are encouraged to gather their materials and submit their applications as soon as possible. One of the materials needed includes an essay on the following topic: "You can travel back
  • Boise State mens basketball tickets discounted for Gowen Field personnel

    Gowen Field personnel are now able to pre-purchase tickets to an upcoming Boise State men's basketball game for just $5 per ticket.The promotion, coordinated through the Idaho National Guard and Boise State University will allow members and their families to attend an upcoming "Bracketbuster" game on Saturday, Feb. 20 for the reduced price.To
  • Col. Shawver selected as Assistant Adjutant General, Air

    Today, Idaho Adjutant General Brig. Gen. Gary Sayler named Col. Bill Shawver as the Assistant Adjutant General, Idaho Air National Guard.Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter last week selected Brig. Gen. Sayler to be Idaho Adjutant General, leaving Sayler's former position vacant. Col. Shawver takes on the dual role of Assistant Adjutant, Air and Director,
  • Governor appoints Brig. Gen. Sayler to be next TAG

    Former 124th Wing Commander and Assistant Adjutant General, Air, Brig. Gen. Gary Sayler was announced Jan. 14 as the next Adjutant General for the State of Idaho and Commanding General of the Idaho National Guard by Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter.Below is an excerpt from a statement released by the governor's office:Sayler had been Assistant Adjutant