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  • Wing honors SMSgt Dennis Wallace

    The wing lost a hero, a brother and a leader Nov. 27 when Senior Master Sgt. Dennis Wallace passed away due to complications with another bout of leukemia.Wallace, 38, was a decorated veteran, former founding member of the 124th Air Support Operations Squadron and current first sergeant for the 124th Security Forces Squadron.The auditorium at Bldg.
  • Finance combats government card delinquency, misuse

    An October report from 124th Fighter Wing Finance showed a significant number of delinquent travel card accounts and finance has stepped up efforts to curb delinquency and misuse. The number of accounts more than 60 days delinquent spiked as did the total dollar balance in delinquent accounts in June and July. Even though the wing's delinquent
  • DOD Launches New Website to Help Youth Explore Pathways for Their Future

    The Department of Defense's Joint Advertising Market Research and Studies (JAMRS) program announced today it has launched http://www.myfuture.com , a new website to help America's youth explore opportunities for their future. Myfuture.com provides comprehensive, unbiased information about career, education and military options for young people,
  • Actual pies, other 'targets' added to make 2010 fundraiser a huge success

    For the second year in a row, the generosity of wing members and their families has amazed, and broken fund-raising goals.As displayed at the 2nd Annual Pie in the Face fundraiser coordinated by the wing's company grade officer council again this year, members open their hearts and their wallets to the tune of more than $5,000 to support the
  • Air Guard plays by new, stricter fitness rules

    As of July 1, the Air Force and Idaho Air Guard are playing by a new set of fitness rules. You had better get to know them because they have significant career implications for members of the 124th Fighter Wing and impact the success of the wing's upcoming Operational Readiness Inspection. At the direction of the wing commander, Maj. Donene
  • In wake of recent suicides, chaplain empowers Airmen

    There is a big difference between suicide awareness and suicide prevention. That is one of the key messages from Chaplain (Lt.) Neil Schultz, who has just begun a 90-day full-time tour to assist wing leadership in the development of a suicide intervention training program here.That September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month as Chaplain Schultz
  • Emergency Management helps wing prepare for upcoming ORI

    The crack of an explosion sends shock waves down the taxiway. A plume of black smoke rises from behind a nearby bunker. Airmen bolt for shelter as smoke dissipates into the hot August sky. Within seconds radios crackle and phones chatter as reports of the incident stream into the 124th Emergency Management Flight and Emergency Operations Center.At
  • 124th Fire Department Named Air Guard's Best

    The 124th Fire Department here was named Fire Department of the Year by the Air National Guard Fire Chiefs Association July 13.The Greg O. Winjum Fire Department of the Year award honors the top performing fire department in the Air National Guard. The Gowen Field Fire Department, part of the 124th Civil Engineer Squadron, received the award for
  • Civil Engineers deploy to Bosnia-Herzegovina

    Idaho Air Guardsmen depart here today to begin a two-week deployment to Bosnia-Herzegovina that will help rebuild a school in a small town there.More than 40 civil engineers and communications specialists will stand up a new electrical infrastructure and communications capabilities that will allow the school in the town of Vares to access the
  • Idaho, TACPs will be highlighted in new national ad campaign

    Filming for a series of national commercials wrapped last week here that will feature Tactical Air Control Party, or TACPs, from the 124th Air Support Operations Squadron and other Airmen from the Idaho Air Guard.The "Battlefield Airmen" advertising campaign will be aimed at recruiting airmen into three highly specialized and demanding
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