Idaho Vietnam War veteran receives Purple Heart after years of denial

Bill Klobas of Idaho has suffered from PTSD after he sustained a traumatic brain injury during combat more than a half century ago. BOISE, Idaho — The month of June is PTSD Awareness Month and for some veterans who have seen combat, it’s a common diagnosis. Bill Klobas of Idaho is a Vietnam War Veteran … Read more

Idaho Vietnam War veteran to receive Purple Heart after years of denial

Bill Klobas of Idaho has suffered from PTSD after he sustained a traumatic brain injury during combat more than a half century ago. BOISE, Idaho — The month of June is PTSD Awareness Month and for some veterans who have seen combat, it’s a common diagnosis. Bill Klobas of Idaho is a Vietnam War Veteran … Read more

Idaho Air National Guard to host F-16 unit from Arizona

Six F-16 Fighting Falcons will be training with A-10s from the Idaho Air National Guard’s 190th Fighter Squadron starting on Monday. BOISE, Idaho — Gowen Field will be buzzing with activity starting Monday as the Idaho Air National Guard begins hosting six F-16 Fighting Falcons assigned to the Arizona Air National Guard. The jets are … Read more

Fighter pilots from Singapore, Australia and the United States take to the skies at Mountain Home Air Force Base

Mountain Home Air Force Base held its bi-annual training exercise “Gunfire Flag” to prepare Aircrews with simulated combat experience. MOUNTAIN HOME AIR FORCE BASE, Idaho — Airmen at Mountain Home Air Force Base took to the skies Wednesday morning, but it wasn’t just any regular exercise. It was part of a major Department of Defense … Read more

Navy denies undrafted rookie Cameron Kinley’s request to delay commission to play in NFL

Kinley is being required to commission into the Navy as an Ensign unlike those at other service academies who also signed NFL contacts this year. WASHINGTON — Former Navy cornerback Cameron Kinley had his request to delay his military commission to play in the National Football Team (NFL) denied by the U.S. Navy, according to … Read more

Families of fallen Idaho guardsmen have homes paid off

BOISE, Idaho — Next week will mark five months since three Idaho guardsmen were killed in a helicopter crash during a training mission. All three left wives and children behind, but now those families won’t have to worry about paying off their mortgages. The Tunnel to Towers Foundation said it has paid off the homes … Read more

US Navy says it met Idaho deadline on spent nuclear fuel

The project was finished 18 months ahead of a required schedule in a 2008 agreement with Idaho. BOISE, Idaho — The U.S. Navy said it has met a deadline for treating spent nuclear fuel from its fleet of nuclear-powered warships that’s stored at its eastern Idaho facility. The U.S. Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program said Monday … Read more

Idaho Air National Guard celebrates 75th anniversary

All week long, the Idaho Air National Guard is honoring those who have served and paid the ultimate sacrifice for our country. BOISE, Idaho — The Idaho Air National Guard is celebrating 75 years of service this year.And they’re celebrating all week long at Gowen Field, leading up to Memorial Day. Monday morning they unveiled … Read more

Idaho man who died on the USS Oklahoma during the Pearl Harbor attacks now accounted for

Carl Bradley, who died with 428 other crewmen on the USS Oklahoma on Dec. 7, 1941, will be laid to rest in his hometown of Shelley, Idaho, later this year. WASHINGTON D.C., DC — After nearly 80 years, an Idaho sailor who died during the Pearl Harbor attacks has been accounted for and will be … Read more

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