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Default Air Force Logo Minot tests Minuteman III missile with launch from Vandenberg
A team of Air Force Global Strike Command Airmen from the 91st Missile Wing at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, launched an unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile equipped with test reentry vehicles Feb. 8 at 11:39 p.m. Pacific Standard Time from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California.
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Airmen in the 91st Missile Maintenance Operations Center manage maintenance operations at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Jan. 24, 2017. Airmen with the MMOC are responsible for annotating what maintenance teams are doing at the missile sites in the field. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jonathan McElderry) 91st MMOC maintains 24 hour surveillance
Airmen in the 91st Missile Maintenance Operations Center monitor all maintenance team operations done at missile facilities. These Airmen are responsible for tracking maintenance team security, dispatching primary and backup maintenance teams and verifying security requirements in support of missile maintenance. (U.S. Air Force photos/Airman 1st Class Jonathan McElderry)
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Senior Airman Jesse Casper, 91st Missile Maintenance Squadron missile handling team technician, inspects a hoist control box at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Jan. 19, 2017. The MHT oversees the shipping and receiving of nuclear capable Minuteman missiles and is responsible for transporting them to-and-from a launch facility. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jonathan McElderry) 91st MMXS Airmen maintain missile operations
The 91st Missile Maintenance Squadron missile handling team plays a critical role in every nuclear capable ICBM test launch that occurs at Minot Air Force Base in support of the Air Force's nuclear deterrence mission. These maintainers oversee the shipping and receiving of Minuteman III missile components and are responsible for transporting them to and from a launch facility.
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A UH-1N Iroquois from the 54th Helicopter Squadron flies over Minot Air Force Base’s missile complex, N.D., Jan. 25, 2017. The purpose of the flight was to perform training maneuvers and complete a security sweep of 91st Missile Wing launch facilities.  The 54th HS’s fleet is critical in providing support to 91st MW Airmen and assets in the missile complex. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class J.T. Armstrong) 54th HS safeguards the missile complex
Two UH-1N Iroquois from the 54th Helicopter Squadron fly over Minot Air Force Base’s missile complex, N.D., Jan. 25, 2017. The purpose of the flight was to perform training maneuvers and complete a security sweep of 91st Missile Wing launch facilities. The 54th HS’s fleet is critical in providing support to 91st MW Airmen and assets in the missile
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U.S. Navy Vice Adm. Charles “Chas” A. Richard, U.S. Strategic Command deputy commander, exits a UH-1N Huey at a missile alert facility in the 90th Missile Wing missile complex, Jan. 26, 2017. Richard toured a MAF, which gave him insight to the responsibilities of the Airmen supporting the nation’s nuclear deterrence mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Breanna Carter) USSTRATCOM deputy commander tours missile complex
 U.S. Navy Vice Adm. Charles “Chas” A. Richard, U.S. Strategic Command deputy commander, visited F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyo., Jan. 25-26, 2017. Richard toured the 90th Missile Wing missile complex to familiarize himself with ICBM portion of the nation's nuclear triad.
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A KC-97G “Stratofreighter”, which flew at Malmstrom Air Force Base, Mont., during the late 1950s to early 1960s, is one of seven aircraft on display at the Malmstrom Historic Exhibit and Air Park.  The museum contains more than 400 items on display that depict the history of Malmstrom and the Minuteman missile program.  (Air Force photo/Jason Heavner) Museum preserves Malmstrom heritage
Located at Malmstrom Air Force Base, Montana, the Malmstrom Historic Exhibit and Air Park sits just inside the 2nd Avenue gate.  Also known as the Malmstrom Museum, it has exterior displays that include various aircraft from the World War II and the Vietnam era.  At the eastern edge of the air park sits a static display of a Minuteman III
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UH-1N Iroquois line the 54th Helicopter Squadron maintenance hangar at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Jan. 18, 2017. Maintenance on 54th Helicopter Squadron’s fleet is critical, in order to provide support to 91st Missile Wing Airmen and assets in the missile complex. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class J.T. Armstrong) 54th HS maintenance keep the Iroquois airborne
Kim Smith, 54th Helicopter Squadron UH-1N Iroquois mechanic, rewires an attitude director indicator at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Jan. 18, 2017. The ADI, aka gyro horizon, is an instrument that states the orientation of the helicopter to the horizon. Maintenance on 54th Helicopter Squadron’s fleet is critical, in order to provide support to 91st
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Capt. Cory Elder, 341st Operations Support Squadron intercontinental ballistic missile code controller, left, Secretary of the Air Force Honorable Deborah Lee James and Lt. Gen. Jack Weinstein, Deputy Chief of Staff for Strategic Deterrence and Nuclear Integration, have a discussion at Malmstrom Air Force Base, Mont., Jan. 5, 2017. James hosted a discussion with company grade officers from all three missile squadrons and operations support squadrons to gain feedback on what improvements still need to be considered within the nuclear enterprise from a wing mission operations perspective. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Magen M. Reeves) SecAF visits Malmstrom AFB for final time
Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James visited Malmstrom Air Force Base Jan. 5 to discuss morale, innovation and modernization of the nuclear enterprise with Airmen.James met with base leaders, company grade officers and enlisted members during her visit to gain feedback and insight across all ranks and career fields with a focus on areas
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Second Lt. Kimberly Davis, 742nd Missile Squadron missile combat crew member, wears her Air Force Global Strike Command team uniform at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Dec. 15, 2016. Davis has competed in events like swimming in the 2012 U.S. Olympic team trials in Omaha, Nebraska, and running in the 2016 Air Force Marathon in Dayton, Ohio. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jonathan McElderry) From swimmer, runner to missileer
Throughout her life, U.S. Air Force 2nd Lt. Kimberly Davis, 742nd Missile Squadron missile combat crew member, used swimming and running as a way to stay physically fit.Davis has competed in several events, from swimming in the 2012 U.S. Olympic team trials in Omaha, Nebraska, to running in the 2016 Air Force Marathon in Dayton, Ohio. “This was my
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Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein discusses the fire-team’s ability to provide security to an ICBM launch facility with Airmen from the 90th Missile Security Forces Squadron during a familiarization tour in the 90th Missile Wing missile complex, Dec. 19, 2016. The LF portion of his tour provided insight into how the fire-team operates and how maintainers get into the missile silo to perform maintenance. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Ruano) CSAF stands watch with the Mighty Ninety
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein visited Airmen at a missile alert facility in the F.E. Warren Air Force Base missile complex, Dec. 19-20.   Airmen stand watch 24/7/365, ensuring the nation’s nuclear deterrence capability is equipped and ready at a moment’s notice. The men and women who operate, protect and maintain the 150 Minuteman
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