Idaho's governor has appointed a state senator to lead the veteran services division. The office of Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter announced the appointment of Sen. Marv Hagedorn to become the administrator for the Idaho Division of Veterans Services.
A senior U.S. military commander is endorsing the decision to spare Army Pvt. Bowe Bergdahl prison time for abandoning his post in Afghanistan, endangering military comrades who participated in the lengthy search for him.
A special job fair is set for Thursday in Twin Falls specifically targeting veterans. The Idaho Department of Labor will host a job fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at their local office with area companies looking to hire people who have served in the military.
This weekend, the Idaho National Guard will host an open house and air show for the first time in 20 years. Gowen Thunder is set for Saturday and Sunday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Boise airfield.