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Photo in front of 20th HQ sign Striker Trident program enhances the future force
Twentieth Air Force is made up of operators, maintainers, defenders and support personnel who are tasked with providing the nation and its allies with the most responsive leg of the nuclear triad. Walking the hallways of the Numbered Air Force’s headquarters, sporting an obviously different blue uniform, is Lt. Aaron Stockard who brings another
0 10/13
2017
Default Air Force Logo 20th AF aims to increase reserve footprint across missile wings
Colonel Erich Novak, 20th Air Force mobilization assistant, discussed the decision and efforts being made to provide officers, in the 20th AF missile wings, the choice to continue to serve as a reserve Airman on F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Sept. 29, 2017. According to Novak, every year the reserve command holds a staff-to-staff meeting with each
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Nine Airmen at Minot Air Force Base came together to overcome adversity as a unit during the Team Cohesion Challenge. Teamwork makes the dream work
On October 4, 2017, nine Airmen at Minot Air Force Base came together to overcome adversity as a unit during the Team Cohesion Challenge.The nearly 10-mile ruck challenge is an Air Force-wide event that builds resiliency and promotes fitness.“The main focus of this challenge is teamwork and wingmanship,” said Tech. Sgt. Michael Hammond, 5th Force
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2017
The 791st Missile Security Forces Squadron tactical response force members enter a facility at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Oct. 14, 2015. Missile Security Forces modify field deployment, increasing lethality and readiness
Twentieth Air Force’s three missile wings restructured their security forces groups on Oct. 6, and implemented the Missile Security Operating Concept, significantly changing missile field security operations and addressing areas for improvement in defender culture.  "We're delivering a combat deployment mindset by applying 15 years' worth of best
0 10/11
2017
Members of the codes flight on F.E. Warren Air Force Base pose for a photo sept. 29, 2017. Through programming and requiring more than one person to control coded equipment, the codes flight directly contributes to F.E. Warren’s nuclear surety. We are Codes, and this is what we do
Nuclear surety governs the management of the U.S. nuclear force by ensuring all associated material, personnel and procedures related to nuclear weapons are safe, secure, and under positive control. Through programming and requiring more than one person to control coded equipment, the codes flight directly contributes to F.E. Warren’s nuclear
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2017
An unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile launches during an operational test at 12:03 a.m., PDT, April 26, from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ian Dudley) Air Force awards contracts for next-generation ICBM airborne launch control system
The Air Force awarded two contracts today for upgrading the system that enables an aircraft to control an intercontinental ballistic missile’s launch from a silo in the ground.
0 10/03
2017
Maj. Gen. Anthony Cotton, 20th Air Force commander, speaks during an interview at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Sept. 29, 2017. Cotton spoke with 91st Missile Wing Airmen and toured several facilities during his visit. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alyssa M. Akers) An integrated force
The man stopped in the narrow hallway, his eyes turning to rows of glossy portraits hanging symmetrically on the wall. “He was my first wing commander,” the man said.  It was 1986 when a young, U.S. Air Force 2nd Lt. Anthony Cotton first laid eyes on the main gate at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota; with the words, “only the best come north,”
0 10/03
2017
Default Air Force Logo DoD Announces Secretary of Defense Maintenance Award Winners
The Department of Defense (DoD) announced the 2017 winners of the Secretary of Defense Maintenance Awards. These awards are presented annually to recognize outstanding achievements in weapon systems and military equipment maintenance.The depot-level award is named in recognition of Robert T. Mason, a former assistant deputy undersecretary of
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2017
An unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile launches during an operational test at 2:10 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ian Dudley/Released) Boosting the brain
As part of move to further modernize the nuclear enterprise, Airmen from the 91st Missile Wing, at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, recently implemented a $68 million upgrade to the LGM-30G Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile.First used on June 23, this new device – known as the Data Transfer Unit, was designed to replace the legacy
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2017
Gen Cotton and SSgt Bailey affix AFOUA ribbon for 2016 to 20AF guidon HQ Twentieth Air Force earns AFOUA

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