GOWEN THUNDER AIRSHOW
A World-Class Aerial Event
The Gowen Thunder Airshow is an event designed to inspire, unite, and celebrate our military and country as a community.
We are thrilled to offer a family-friendly event that will be a highlight of the year for everyone who attends, showcasing the amazing potential in STEM learning for our children, and bringing awareness to the MWR program at the Idaho National Guard.
Inspire patriotism, ignite the imagination, and foster a sense of community through a safe and memorable experience that celebrates the contributions of the military and aviation to our country, and honors service and sacrifice.
Provide a family-oriented event that generates a positive economic impact on the community, thanks Idahoans for their unwavering support of the Idaho National Guard and Gowen Field, encourages military and community service, provides funding opportunities for local non-profits, and promotes youth STEM education initiatives.
GOWEN THUNDER 2023
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We know the cat has been out of the bag for a little bit, but it’s not officially official until it’s official.
Are you ready?
A WORLD-CLASS AERIAL EVENT
Gowen Thunder is the Treasure Valley’s largest-ever military airshow & open house with attendance expected to exceed 150,000. Please join us for a family friendly, patriotic event that promotes community awareness of the Idaho National Guard, celebrates achievements in the military & aviation, and honors service and sacrifice.
General admission is FREE.
The Thunderbirds Demonstration Squadron performs for audiences around the world to display the pride, precision and professionalism the U.S. Air Force represents.
One of only three DoD-sanctioned demonstration teams, the Golden Knights are the Army’s aerial ambassadors, competing among the best and performing for communities across the country and worldwide.
F-35 LIGHTNING II DEMONSTRATION TEAM
Based at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, the F-35A Demonstration Team showcases the unique capabilities of the Air Force’s most advanced 5th generation multi-role stealth fighter.
is brought to you by the
Idaho National Guard
For more than 75 years, thousands of Citizen-Soldiers and Airmen of the Idaho National Guard have shared the land and runways of Gowen Field with the city of Boise and the surrounding community. Today, the base is home to units of the Idaho Army National Guard and Idaho Air National Guard, as well the Army Reserve, and Navy and Marine Reserve.
WHAT IS THE MWR?
The IDNG MWR profits are used to support and help fund various morale related events across the state of Idaho, as well as support military families & quality of life programming for the Idaho military community.
• Deployment assistance
• Youth Activities
• Personal Development
• Team Building
• Indoor / Outdoor Sports Equipment
• Unit Dinners / Social Functions
• Family Support / Family Days
• Education Support / Supplies
• Marriage Programs
• Recreational Equipment
GOWEN THUNDER AIRSHOW
4775 S. Ingalls Street
Boise, Idaho 83705
Ph: (208) 600-0559
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