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All women missileer crews from Malmstrom Air Force Base, Mont., gather for a pre departure briefing before heading in the 13,800 square mile missile complex to complete their 24-hour alert March 22, 2016. On March 22, all of the nation’s alert intercontinental ballistic missile missileers and B-52 Stratofortress crews within the United States were crewed by women as part of Air Force Global Strike Command’s recognition of Women’s History Month. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman Collin Schmidt) 90 female missileers, B-52 aircrews make US Air Force history
For the first time since its inception, the U.S. Air Force will have the capability to break historic ground by fielding all women missile and aircrews to complete the mission of keeping America's citizens safe and our nation's enemies at bay.In honor of Women's History Month, 90 female missileers based out of Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota,
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91st Missile Wing members pose for a photo in honor of Women's History month. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jessica Weissman) History made in honor of Women's History Month
Ninety female missileers made U.S. Air Force history, March 22, 2016 as the first all-female missile alert crews to serve on alert at three intercontinental ballistic missile wings simultaneously.Based out of Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, F.E. Warren AFB, Wyoming and Malmstron AFB, Montana, missileers served on alert during one 24-hour
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Default Air Force Logo Congratulations to 20th AF Professional Award winners
Maj. Gen. Anthony Cotton, 20th Air Force and Task Force 214 commander, recently announced the 20th AF 2015 Professional Award winners.Cotton congratulated the following winners on a job well done:Airman of the Year -- Senior Airman Elizabeth Wernecke, 90th Missile WingNon-commissioned Officer of the Year -- Tech. Sgt. Nathan Ross, 582nd Helicopter
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Col. Denise Cooper, 341st Mission Support Group commander, speaks at the first ever women’s leadership symposium at Malmstrom Air Force Base, Mont., March 8, 2016, at the Grizzly Bend. The women’s leadership symposium was titled “Breakthrough to Excellence,” and was open to all ranks, military and civilian. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Jaeda Tookes) 'Breakthrough to Excellence'
Two Airmen hosted "Breakthrough to Excellence," the first ever women's leadership symposium held at Malmstrom, March 8-9 at the Grizzly Bend.The goal for Senior Airman Elizabeth Carter, 341st Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle management analysis, and Senior Airman Taylor Franklin-Geib, 341st Communications Squadron base knowledge manager, was
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Col. David Ballew, 5th Bomb Wing vice commander, shakes hands with a Minot community member during the pre-game ceremonies at the North Dakota Special Olympics in Minot, N.D., March 4, 2016. Ballew and Col. Michael Lutton, 91st Missile Wing commander, among other Minot AFB members volunteered to help at the Special Olympics. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Christian Sullivan) Minot AFB members volunteer at North Dakota Special Olympics
Members of Minot Air Force Base helped support the North Dakota Special Olympics, which was held in Minot, N.D., March 4, 2016. Members volunteered at the event as referees and other volunteer positions. Col. David Ballew, 5th Bomb Wing vice commander spoke on behalf of Minot AFB during the pre-game ceremonies. (U.S. Air Force photos/Airman 1st
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Members of the 91st Security Forces Group ruck during training at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Feb. 12, 2016. They are preparing for the Bataan Death March Ruck that will take place at White Sands Missile Range, N.M. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Christian Sullivan) Minot 91st Security Forces Group members train to march in the Bataan Memorial Death March
Members from the 91st Security Forces Group are training to take participate in the Bataan Memorial Death March which takes place at White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico, March 20, 2016.Members began tryouts in October and resumed their training after the holiday break to prepare for the challenge before them."We had over 60 people interested, but
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An unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile launches during an operational test at 11:01 p.m. PST here, Feb. 25, 2016. Col. J. Christopher Moss, 30th Space Wing commander, was the launch decision authority (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jim Araos/Released).
Minuteman III test launches 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 a test reentry vehicle Feb. 25 at 11:01 p.m. Pacific Standard Time from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California.The ICBM's reentry vehicle, which
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An unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile launches during an operational test at 11:34 p.m. PST here Feb. 20, 2016, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Michael Peterson/Released) 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, and the 625th Strategic Operations Squadron at Offutt AFB, Nebraska, aboard the Airborne Launch Control System, launched an unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile equipped with a test reentry vehicle at 11:34 p.m.
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First Lt. Pamela Blanco-Coca, 319th Missile Squadron missile combat crew commander, and her deputy commander, 2nd Lt. John Anderson, simulate key turns of the Minuteman III Weapon System Feb. 9, 2016, in a launch control center in the F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyo., missile complex. When directed by the U.S. President a properly conducted key turn sends a launch vote to any number of Minuteman III ICBMs in a missileer's squadron, with two different launch votes enabling a launch. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jason Wiese) Mighty Ninety demonstrates weapon system reliability
The 90th Missile Wing performed a simulated Minuteman III launch Feb. 9.Air Force Global Strike Command conducts Simulated Electronic Launch-Minuteman tests twice annually to evaluate the readiness of Minuteman III ICBM forces. The command's mission is to provide a safe, secure, effective and ready nuclear deterrent force for the President of the
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In recognition of outstanding support to U.S. Strategic Command’s (USSTRATCOM) strategic deterrence, space and cyberspace missions, U.S. Navy Adm. Cecil D. Haney, USSTRATCOM commander, announced the winners of the 2015 Omaha Trophies at USSTRATCOM Headquarters on Feb. 3, 2016. The Omaha Trophy, which dates back to the U.S. Air Force’s Strategic Air Command, was originally created by the Strategic Command Consultation (SCC) Committee in 1971. At the time, a single trophy was presented annually as a token of appreciation to the command’s best wing.  USSTRATCOM Commander Announces 2015 Omaha Trophy Winners
In recognition of outstanding support to U.S. Strategic Command's (USSTRATCOM) strategic deterrence, space and cyberspace missions, U.S. Navy Adm. Cecil D. Haney, USSTRATCOM commander, announced the winners of the 2015 Omaha Trophies at USSTRATCOM Headquarters on Feb. 3, 2016.Haney said the winning organizations demonstrated "the highest standards
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