Boise, Idaho, 10-10-2017: Support Our Troops® has facilitated provision of $349,029 in cash and material in support of the 124th Fighter Wing's 2017 Gowen Thunder Open House and Airshow, including without limitation: Pilots and performers, vehicle rental and fuel cost, jet fuel cost, Commander tent and catering, air boss announcer PA system, smoke oil, fuel and resources for the Jets and performers, hotel rooms, pyrotechnics, food and water, advertising, parking lots, first aid standby, bussing costs, and the like.
Where: Gowen Field, Boise Idaho
When: October 14-15, 2017, 0830 Gates Open to the Public, 1630 Gates Closed
Why: Build the bond.
Air Force Staff Sgt. Amanda Cubbage, 355th Security Forces Squadron, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., reunites with her recently retired military working dog, Rick, in Tucson, Ariz., Aug. 8, 2017. Cubbage worked with Rick while she served as a military working dog handler at Osan Air Base, South Korea. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Michael X. BeyerTUCSON, Ariz., Aug. 21, 2017 — After nearly a year apart, it was an emotional moment when Air Force Staff Sgt. Amanda Cubbage of the 355th Security Forces Squadron at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, and the military working dog she worked with in South Korea were reunited here Aug. 8.
Tampa, FL August 28, 2017: Among many other things, over the last month nine pallets of care goods have been moved by SOT to deployed soldiers in overseas war zones via our Texas and North Carolina disbursement hubs.
- 7-19-2017: 4 Pallets to TX Hub
- 7-28-2017: 5 Pallets to NC Hub
- 8-11-2017: 5 Pallets to NC Hub
These distribution hubs service Seymour Johnson AFB, Fort Bragg & Fort Hood, which typically have heavy deployment of larger sized units.
Air Force Lt. Col. Ben Rudolphi, the commander of the 407th Expeditionary Operation Support Squadron, conducts a preflight munitions check on his A-10 Thunderbolt II at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, July 11, 2017. Rudolphi has played a dual role in Operation Inherent Resolve, serving as a squadron commander and flying A-10s in the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria with the 477th Air Expeditionary Group.
INCIRLIK AIR BASE, Turkey, July 28, 2017 — The darkness of a desert night surrounds his aircraft. The wind rushes past his cockpit. As the target approaches, nervousness builds deep within his core and his heart races at extraordinary speeds.