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NEW - Idaho State Education Assistance Program (SEAP)

 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 AssistanceProgram (SEAP) 60 days prior to class and up to the day before class…See More
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Sarah Pokorney posted a blog post

NEW - Idaho State Education Assistance Program (SEAP)

 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 AssistanceProgram (SEAP) 60 days prior to class and up to the day before class…See More
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Gary A. Daniel's blog post was featured

Retention Board Status:

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.See More
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Gary A. Daniel posted a blog post

Retention Board Status:

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.See More
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RONALD W SINNEMA left a comment for Brig Gen (Ret) Bill Shawver
"Gen (Wild Bill) Shawver Good to hear from you, Hazel and I have not spent much time at the coast this year due my daughter (Renee) has breast cancer again.  We hope to go back in late Sept. or early Oct. Give a call sometime Chief Ron "
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Brig Gen (Ret) Bill Shawver left a comment for RONALD W SINNEMA
"Hey Sparky! You still on the coast most of the time? Bill"
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Brig Gen (Ret) Bill Shawver left a comment for Gary A. Daniel
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Highlights from the 562nd Band of the West Coast official visit to Idaho during the July 4 holiday weekend.
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Outstanding Initiative in New Media—124th Fighter Wing

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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 0 Comments

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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Pocatello and Post Falls honored with aircraft dedications

Posted by Gary A. Daniel on June 23, 2015 at 12:29pm 0 Comments

BOISE, Idaho--The 124th Fighter Wing of the Idaho Air National Guard dedicated and an A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft each to the cities of Post Falls and Pocatello here in early June 2015.  Delegations from each city were on hand for a brief ceremony. 124th Fighter Wing Commander, Col. Tim Donnellan, explains the overall goals and purpose of the program in the video.

Boise Mayor Bieter attends Air War College Forum

Posted by Gary A. Daniel on May 26, 2015 at 3:00pm 0 Comments

Boise Mayor Bieter: Air Force might hold off on decommissioning Gowen Field’s A-10s

Boise Mayor Dave Bieter said he had only a few brief chances to speak to U.S. Air Force leaders about the fate of Gowen Field’s A-10 mission while in Montgomery, Ala., two weeks ago.

Nothing’s certain yet, Bieter said, but based on those conversations and others he’s had with people around the military, he believes the Air Force might delay its move to ground the 22 A-10s based at Gowen Field, the Idaho Air Guard base, for a few years.

It all depends on the budgets Congress sets, Idaho National Guard spokesman Tim Marsano said.

“We…

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