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  • The Brown Family Legacy: A Father and His Three Children in the U.S. Military

    In 1986, Sid Brown was itching to leave the city of New Plymouth, Idaho. With the financial burden of college heavy on his mind, he met with an Air Force recruiter in Ontario, Oregon, and quickly found himself in uniform, working as an F-16C weapons load crew member at Ramstein Air Base, Germany.
  • The dog and pony show; IDANG DPH's have alternative means to help Airmen

    Dr. Judy Hafner, Licensed Clinical Psychologist, and Kelly Souder, a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker, are the directors of psychological health for the 124th Fighter Wing. Together, they are offering an alternative means to therapy and psychological health by breaking down barriers and negative stigma of mental health treatment with the introduction of therapy and service animals to their program
  • IDANG siblings work side-by-side in the 124th Medical Group

    Staff Sgt. Mason Allen and his sister, Staff Sgt. Camas Villafana, were both responsible for each other’s decisions to become Idaho National Guardsmen. Allen, who was the first to join the military, chose to enlist in the active duty Air Force in 2014. He then influenced his sister’s decision to join the Idaho Air National Guard in 2015. Now the siblings have come full circle. This year, Villafana influenced her brother’s recent decision to join the IDANG after leaving active duty.
  • A day in the life of an A-10 fighter pilot

    GOWEN FIELD, Idaho – Spend a day flying with Capt. Mike Shufeldt, one of the Idaho National Guard's A-10 Thunderbolt II pilots, and feel firsthand what it is like to be an A-10 fighter pilot.
  • Refueling Operation Flight with Spouses from the 124th Fighter Wing

    The Idaho and Utah Air National Guard units collaborated to support an in-flight refueling experience for spouses of Airmen from the 124th Fighter Wing.
  • Invaluable training for Idaho TACPs

    During the 116th Cavs' rotation at the NTC – running 24-hour operations May 24 through June 20, 2019 – the 124th Air Support Operations Squadron TACPs were able to embed and practice calling in close air support from the 190th Fighter Squadron’s A-10 Thunderbolt IIs for the Soldiers on the ground.
  • You got your go

    “I think I didn’t get it,” said Master Sgt. Douglas Brock, a tactical air control party craftsman assigned to the 124th Air Support Operations Squadron in Boise, Idaho. “I didn’t get my look and this is going to have to happen all over again. I’m going to recycle.” Brock was almost to the end of his journey to become the first graduate of ranger training in 124th ASOS history. Although there have been prior service ranger-tab-wearers in the squadron, no one has graduated directly from the unit until now.
  • Diversity inclusion creates winning organizations

    The Idaho National Guard hosted a Joint Diversity Executive Council conference on April 30 in Boise to address the importance of diversity inclusion in the workplace. Key military and civil leaders from 14 states, one territory and the National Guard discussed solutions for stopping discrimination in their organizations.
  • Missing in Idaho - A lost hiker training scenario

    The Idaho Air National Guard’s 124th Air Support Operations Squadron is called for assistance with local northern Idaho search and rescue teams for a scenario
  • A Pile of hope for Idaho’s youth

    The NCO in charge of the 124th Force Support Squadron Services Flight dedicates his time to creating welcoming environments for people around him because he believes in building bridges between colleagues and those in need.