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Airmen from Mountain Home return home after a 6-month deployment

Nearly 500 pilots, maintenance workers and support staff returned following the mission in Southwest Asia.

Opinion

Bergdahl case undeserving of a ‘preemptive’ pardon from Obama

In February, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl faces a general court-martial based on two charges: “desertion with intent to shirk important or hazardous duty” and “misbehavior before the enemy by endangering the safety of a command, unit or place.” His attorney has filed a petition seeking a preemptive presidential pardon.

Military News

Back from World War II, these heroes became neighbors, lawyers, school counselors

Growing up in Mountain Home, R.W. Bennett had little idea that his high school counselor, his neighborhood grocer, his dad’s best friend or his neighbors had served in places like the Philippines, Africa and Wake Island, and on the beaches of Normandy and in German POW camps. When Bennett set out to tell their stories, he learned the stories and sacrifices of one small town in Idaho represented those of every other small town in America.

Military News

Boise military dog honored by veteran handler

Army veteran John Mras laid to rest his military working dog, Taran, on Wednesday night at Veterans Memorial Park in Boise with a traditional ceremony. Watch Mras explain his service with Taran and how civilians can adopt their own retired military dogs.

Military News

Idaho Air National Guard troops welcomed home

More than 200 members of the Idaho Air National Guard were welcomed home late Sunday night Oct. 23, 2016 at Gowen Field in Boise. The 124th Fighter Wing was stationed at Incirlik Air Base in Turkey for six months in support of Operation Inherent Resolve.

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Airmen from Mountain Home return home after a 6-month deployment

Nearly 500 pilots, maintenance workers and support staff returned following the mission in Southwest Asia.
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Airmen from Mountain Home return home after a 6-month deployment 3:13

Airmen from Mountain Home return home after a 6-month deployment

Take a flight with the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds 5:31

Take a flight with the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds

Fly along with the Royal Canadian Snowbirds 4:29

Fly along with the Royal Canadian Snowbirds

Idaho honors deceased service men and women with wreaths 2:58

Idaho honors deceased service men and women with wreaths