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Welcome 428th Fighter Squadron, Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF)

Please review the following RSAF rank and demonstrate proper customs and courtesies while the 428th Fighter Squadron is visiting Gowen Field. …See More
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Welcome 428th Fighter Squadron, Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF)

Posted by Sarah Pokorney on July 29, 2015 at 11:49am 0 Comments

Please review the following RSAF rank and demonstrate proper customs and courtesies while the 428th Fighter Squadron is visiting Gowen Field. 

Food Truck Rally at Gowen Field

Posted by John Winn on July 28, 2015 at 11:52am 5 Comments

Not only are the Mountain Home Air Force Base Gunfighters and their aircraft slated to arrive later this week, Gowen Field will also be home to several food truck vendors from within the Treasure Valley for the next few weeks. Several food trucks will be parked behind building 1530 during lunch hours to support the increased manning. Come stop by and check out the diverse selection of food.

NEW - Idaho State Education Assistance Program (SEAP)

Posted by Sarah Pokorney on July 23, 2015 at 1:44pm 0 Comments

 The Idaho State Education Assistance Program (SEAP) has just been authorized. SEAP is a reimbursement program that authorizes payment up to $2,500 a state fiscal year for eligible Idaho Air and Army National Guard students.

This program is dependent on legislature funding each state fiscal year (01JUL-30JUN). Active drilling eligible non-technician Idaho national guard students may apply for the State Education Assistance

Program (SEAP) 60 days prior to class and up to the day before class starts.

Applicants must provide proof of a C or better for authorized classes up to 30 days after class date closure (but NLT 10 days before each 30 June) for reimbursement to be mailed to them. See the TAG memo, the SEAP SOU in the application steps, and the State Ed Assistance LOI for more details. Airmen cannot use Federal Tuition Assistance and State Education Assistance Program funds for the same class. Airmen can use GI Bill…

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Retention Board Status:

Posted by Gary A. Daniel on July 22, 2015 at 1:43pm 1 Comment

The Selective Retention Review Board has completed its review for 2015. If you were being considered for retention this year and are waiting for notification, the Idaho ANG has sent all retained notifications to your home and .mil email accounts.

Public Health Prevention Tip: Water quality monitoring reveals high bacteria count in Lucky Peak Reservoir at Robie Creek Beach

Posted by Sarah Pokorney on June 26, 2015 at 9:30am 0 Comments

BOISE — 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 microorganisms may be present, which pose a threat to public health. If ingested, these microorganisms can cause diarrhea, fever, and vomiting, particularly in infants, small children, and the elderly. The source of bacteria is unknown at this time.

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Col. Donnellan Assumes Command of the 124FW

Posted by Sarah Pokorney on May 7, 2015 at 9:30am 0 Comments

by Senior Airman Cassie Morlock

124th Fighter Wing Public Affairs




5/7/2015 - BOISE, Idaho -- Col. Tim Donnellan assumed command of the 124th Fighter Wing from Col. Sherrie L. McCandless in a ceremony on May 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 successfully execute that plan all in a dynamic time constrained environment.  That's truly the gift that Col. Donnellan has."  Brig. Gen. Michael Nolan said.  "It's that same skill set that will insure the future success of the 124th Fighter Wing.  I couldn't be more excited to place you in command of the best wing in the Air…

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