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  • Idaho Airman takes Gold in Air Force Half Marathon

    Airman 1st Class Annelise Rowe, a force support specialist who was recently selected to be the 124th Security Forces Squadron Operations Officer, in Boise, Idaho finished as the first place military female and third place female in the U.S. Air Force Half Marathon in Dayton, Ohio, on Sept. 19, 2015."The entire way, people kept saying, 'You're the
  • 124th Fighter Wing Airmen tell their Air Force story on AM talk show

    Kevin Miller of KIDO radio in Boise, Idaho broadcast his morning talk show from the 124th Fighter Wing, Boise, Idaho on Nov. 10, 2015. Miller spoke with Wing Commander, Col. Tim Donnellan and seven other members of the Idaho Air National Guard about their experiences in the National Guard, work and life balance, the mission and future of the 124th
  • Air Force extends SAPR services to AF civilians

    The Air Force released a policy memo today allowing Air Force civilian employees who are victims of sexual assault to file restricted and unrestricted reports with their installation's Sexual Assault Response Coordinator.The policy is effective immediately and allows SARCs and Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Victim Advocates to assist Air
  • U.S. Air Force streamlines Expeditionary Readiness Training

    U.S. Air Force officials announced the creation of a new streamlined Expeditionary Readiness Program (ERP) governance construct that replaces the current tiered pre-deployment training model.The updated program is designed to ensure Expeditionary Readiness Training is relevant, effective, timely, synchronized, standardized and integrated in order
  • Col. Donnellan Assumes Command of the 124FW

    Col. Tim Donnellan assumed command of the 124th Fighter Wing from Col. Sherrie L. McCandless in a ceremony on June 7, at Gowen Field, Boise, Idaho. Brig. Gen. Michael Nolan, assistant adjutant general, air commander Idaho Air National Guard, presided."It's the innate ability to rapidly earn trust, build a plan, communicate that plan and then
  • Public Health Prevention Tip: Water quality monitoring reveals high bacteria count in Lucky Peak Reservoir at Robie Creek Beach

    Water quality monitoring by the US Army Corps of Engineers has identified E. coli bacteria levels at Robie Creek Beach that exceed the level considered safe for public swimming beaches. Robie Creek Beach is in the Mores Creek arm of Lucky Peak Reservoir.Excess levels of E. coli indicate the presence of human or animal waste and that pathogenic
  • Public Health Prevention Tip: Treasure Valley Ground Squirrel Tests Positive for Plague

    Recently, Idaho Public Health officials reported that a ground squirrel, known as a whistle pig, found south of Boise has tested positive for the plague. Plague, or Yersinia pestis, is a bacterial disease spread by fleas that live on rodents that can cause serious illness to people and pets if not treated quickly. The 366th Medical Group and 124th
  • Idaho Airman receives Air Force safety award for innovation

    An armament systems specialist with the 124th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Weapons Load Shop here was presented with a Ground Safety Well Done award April 12 for researching and developing a storage system for the squadron's Triple Ejection Racks.Master Sgt. Marshall J. Daniell's TERs storage system has resulted in a decrease in injuries and the
  • Secretary of the Air Force Visits Idaho

    Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James visited here Feb. 19, during a visit of Idaho Air Force installations. James' visit included meetings with the Sexual Assault Response Coordinator and civic and elected officials followed by an all call attended by Idaho Air National Guardsmen."My three priorities are: one, taking care of people; number
  • AF COS Visits Idaho Air National Guard

    BOISE, Idaho--U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Welsh and his wife Betty touched down into the City of Trees Friday early afternoon to speak with nearly 900 Airmen of the 124th Fighter Wing, Gowen Field, Idaho. He arrived here after spending the past day and a half at Mountain Home AFB."We were pleased to welcome General Welsh to Gowen Field