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You'll never leave your unit coin behind after you listen to this

Posted by Gary A. Daniel on March 12, 2015 at 11:17am 0 Comments

Great episode of the independent design podcast "99 percent invisible"which is a sublime look at challenge coins from a strictly civilian perspective.  This is one of the highest production quality weekly podcasts in cyberspace to begin with it is an enjoyable listen if you already listen to podcasts.…

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USAF A-10s participate in Gulf coalition exercises

Posted by Gary A. Daniel on March 6, 2015 at 1:30pm 0 Comments

AL UDEID AIR BASE, Qatar -- A contingent of six A-10 Thunderbolts and more than 120 personnel assigned to the 190th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron recently arrived here to participate in three major coalition exercises in the region.

The exercises allow U.S. Air Force units to sharpen combat…
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"Stay Focused" Secretary of the Air Force Visits Idaho

Posted by Sarah Pokorney on March 5, 2015 at 10:16am 0 Comments

GOWEN FIELD, Idaho (Feb. 20, 2015) -- 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 two, striking a balance between readiness today and readiness tomorrow which means modernizing our aircraft and our Air Force across the board; and third, in this very tight budget period, making every dollar count,” said James. “We’re the best Air Force on the planet but we’re an Air Force under strain from a number of different angles. And something’s got to give—the question is—what will that thing be?” 

James addressed budgetary constraints and the projected 124th Fighter Wing classic association with the 366th Fighter Wing at Mountain Home Air Force Base, which…

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Holly Petraeus talks finances with Idaho Guardsmen

Posted by Sarah Pokorney on February 25, 2015 at 3:30pm 0 Comments

Holly Petraeus, Assistant Director, Service Member Affairs, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau spoke to military members about rights, laws and protection regarding personal finances during Operation Financial Freedom at Gowen Field, Boise, Idaho, Feb. 25, 2015. The half-day event that featured Petraeus and 13 community partner exhibitors was hosted by the Idaho Military Financial Alliance.  Service members learned about resources and opportunities that will help them plan, save and make more educated financial decisions in the future. Petraeus explained that CFPB is a relatively new organization. It was formed after the economic crash in 2008 and 2009 when predatory and unscrupulous lending practices were rampant. At the time, there were a number of consumer protection laws on the books…

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Team Gowen hosts another strong visit...

Posted by Gary A. Daniel on February 1, 2015 at 9:02pm 0 Comments

GOWEN FIELD, BOISE, IDAHO--The Idaho Air National Guard hosted President Barack Obama, here on Jan. 21. The president deplaned from Air Force One and met with several members and family of the Idaho Air National Guard on the tarmac before traveling via motorcade to nearby Boise State University. The brief presidential afternoon visit concluded when his motorcade returned him and a group of traveling press and staffers to the presidential aircraft for departure from Boise Air Terminal.  For more see https://www.flickr.com/photos/96873892@N04/sets/72157650437155541/ and https://www.flickr.com/photos/96873892@N04/sets/72157648227872803/

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