Base officials respond to GPS jammer issue
(Local News ~ 05/06/15)
A large-scale military exercise across parts of southern Idaho last month became a lesson learned for officials at Mountain Home Air Force Base after it caught local farmers, commercial pilots and city workers off guard. The local Gunfighter Flag exercise held in mid-April led to unintended consequences after military jamming equipment used to train aircrews also blocked navigation signals used by local farmers, pilots and city workers...
American Legion, honor guard demonstrated professionalism
(Letter to the Editor ~ 05/06/15)
Dear editor, Last week, my family had the misfortune of planning and attending a funeral for my beloved grandfather, Alvin Andrews. For me, his was the first funeral with full military honors I had ever experienced. I had never given much thought to the participation of the Air Force Honor Guard and American Legion. I think we can all appreciate the fact that each of these volunteers gave up their Saturday. But what was truly moving was the respect and reverence each of them displayed...
Cinco de Mayo celebration
(Features ~ 05/06/15)
Members of the Elmore County Hispanic Organization's dance group perform during this year's Cinco de Mayo celebration Saturday afternoon in Carl Miller Park. People from Mountain Home, Glenns Ferry and other communities gathered to celebrate the Hispanic culture throughout the afternoon...
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