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  • Burritos fuel Airmen, Boise CAP programs

    It's Saturday morning and you managed to make it to drill on time -- just barely. Great job. There is only one problem: in your haste to rush out the door, you didn't have time to eat breakfast and lunch is still a few hours away. What do you do?Sure, the vending machines are an option, albeit not a very good one if you want to stay on top of your
  • SFS Sweeps quarterly awards

    Members of the Idaho Air National Guard's 124th Security Forces Squadron swept the outstanding Airmen of the quarter awards announced Aug. 5 at Gowen Field in Boise, Idaho.Three airmen from the same unit were chosen from a group of outstanding nominees as the most recent Outstanding Airmen of the Quarter for third quarter fiscal year 2012.Results
  • RANS launches missiles in downtown Miami

    Eight members of the 266 Range Squadron traveled to Avon Park and Miami, Fla., to provide threat emitter and surface-to-air missile visual cueing support for an urban exercise there recently.The exercise was in support of the Army's 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment and other special operations agencies. The main focus of the exercise was
  • Richy moves to BHS, Nolan named next wing commander

    After nearly five years of serving as director of the Idaho Bureau of Homeland Security, Brigadier General William Shawver is stepping down to take a job in the private sector. His last day in his BHS role is Friday, July 27.Shawver, a 37-year veteran of the Air Force and the Idaho Air National Guard, has concurrently served as Assistant Adjutant
  • ASOS trains in Sawtooths for potential deployments

    Near Fairfield, Idaho - Members of the 124th Air Support Operations Squadron (ASOS) of the Idaho Air National Guard undertook intense, rugged outdoor training during exercise "Mountain Fury II" in Idaho's Sawtooth National Forest, June 19 through June 27 to prepare for potential future deployments. Idaho has ideal training environments that
  • Wintery Sawtooth Relay draws Air Guard runners in droves

    At exactly 3 a.m. on the morning of June 9, Tom Hine, husband of security forces Staff Sgt. Kathleen Hine, took off from the Stanley Elementary School parking lot into the chilly darkness.As the lead runner of "For Wallace", one of the Idaho Air Guard-sponsored teams to lace up running shoes to take part in the 21st Annual Sawtooth Relay, Hine and