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Default Air Force Logo SecAF outlines changes for nuclear force
Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James outlined new incentives and measures designed to change the culture of the service's nuclear force June 17.Following a cheating scandal involving intercontinental ballistic missile launch officers at Malmstrom Air Force Base, Montana, and the subsequent relief of nine officers, a commander's retirement
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A payload transporter drives through the gate of the Malmstrom Air Force Base, Montana, weapons storage area June 16. The PT returned after maintenance crews removed the last multiple independently targetable reentry vehicle in the Air Force intercontinental ballistic missile inventory from a Minuteman III, helping bring the Air Force towards compliance with the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty and comply with direction from the 2010 Nuclear Posture Review. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Katrina Heikkinen) Malmstrom Air Force Base completes final MMIII reconfiguration
Air Force Global Strike Command met a major milestone June 16, when maintainers at Malmstrom Air Force Base, Montana, removed the last multiple independently targetable reentry vehicle in the Air Force intercontinental ballistic missile inventory from a Minuteman III. The reentry vehicle is the portion of the missile that houses the nuclear
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Staff Sgt. John Patnaude, 341st Security Forces Group Tactical Response Force Nuclear Advanced Designated Marksman, uses a lensatic compass for land navigation during a field training exercise in Monarch, Mont. June 11. Patnaude and two other NATMs received survival training from a SERE specialist. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Katrina Heikkinen) 40th HS members endure critical SERE training
Every member of the U.S. Armed Forces must know how to survive in any environment - enemy or allied territory - should their aircraft go down. Since 1973, the 40th Helicopter Squadron at Malmstrom Air Force Base has saved more than 400 lives and accumulated more than 135,000 accident-free flying hours. To maintain their 40-year safeguard status and
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From right to left Senior Airman Scott Leithheiser, Senior Airman Trent Obrien, and Tech. Sgt. Cody Chick, all of the 219th Security Forces Squadron, return from the gate of a Minot Air Force Base, N.D., missile alert facility, after granting access to authorized personnel entering the facility May 20, 2014. The North Dakota Air National Guard enlisted members are doing their annual training while performing the real-World mission of missile field security, which allows their active duty counterparts to catch up on other training and mission requirements.  (U.S. Air National Guard photo by SMSgt. David H. Lipp/Released) Operation Minute Man
Defenders from the 219th Security Forces Squadron are participating in a training exercise, "Operation Minute Man," May 17-31."Operation Minute Man" is a two-week surge period, where North Dakota Air National Guard members take primary positions for missile field security in the entire northern portion of the missile field complex. This is the
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Force Improvement Program AFGSC continues progress on Force Improvement Program initiatives
Air Force Global Strike Command is moving forward with a series of initiatives under its Force Improvement Program to change and improve the culture of the Airmen who perform the nuclear mission.Lt. Gen. Stephen Wilson, AFGSC commander, is addressing wide-ranging changes recently proposed by FIP, which seeks to mitigate challenges and develop
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Col. Scott Fox, 20th Air Force vice commander, passes the 620th Ground Combat Training Squadron guidon to Capt. Clifford Piernick as he assumes command of the squadron during a change of command ceremony in Guernsey, Wyo., May 20, 2014. The 620th GCTS, part of the 20th Air Force, trains missile wing security forces in the protection and safe keeping of the nation’s ICBM resources. (U.S. Air Force photo by R.J. Oriez) 620th GCTS welcomes new commander

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Maj. Gen. Jack Weinstein, 20th Air Force commander, addresses the students of Malmstrom Air Force Base’s Airman Leadership School Class 14-E April 1 about the importance of their future roles as supervisory staff sergeants.  The general also discussed some of the procedure changes and incentives proposed by the Force Improvement Program that are reinvigorating the Minuteman Intercontinental Ballistic Missile mission at Malmstrom, Minot and F.E. Warren AFBs. (U.S. Air Force photo / John Turner) 20th Air Force commander visits Malmstrom, hears FIP feedback from Airmen
Maj. Gen. Jack Weinstein, 20th Air Force commander, visited Malmstrom Air Force Base last week as an opportunity to receive feedback from Airmen of the 341st Missile Wing about procedural and incentive changes suggested by the Force Improvement Program, and to speak frankly with them about his proposals for bolstering the Intercontinental Ballistic
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Three squadrons at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., were recently recognized for superior performance when they won Air Force level awards. The 742d Missile Squadron was awarded the 2013 General Samuel C. Phillips Award, the 5th Operations Support Squadron received the 2013 Major Charles J. Loring Jr. Memorial Award and the 23rd Bomb Squadron was awarded the 2013 Brigadier General Kenneth N. Walker Memorial Award. (U.S. Air Force graphic/Senior Airman Stephanie Sauberan) 3 Minot squadrons earn top honors
Three squadrons at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., set themselves above their peers in being recently recognized for superior performance, each earning a top squadron award: the 742nd Missile Squadron, the 23rd Bomb Squadron and the 5th Operations Support Squadron.742nd Missile Squadron: The WolfpackThe 742nd Missile Squadron received the 2013 General
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Force Improvement Program (FIP) funds recieved at Malmstrom to date. FIP: To rejuvenate ICBM mission, improve work environment
Recommendations were made, voices were heard and changes can already be seen at Malmstrom Air Force Base. This past February, Force Improvement Program teams visited each missile wing across Air Force Global Strike Command conducting peer-to-peer interviews. The aggressive grass-roots feedback program was designed to provide senior Air Force
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Then Airman Morgan Soloman, poses for a photo during technical school in 2001 as a laboratory apprentice. Today, she is 1st Lt. Morgan McNabb, 341st Medical Operations Squadron staff social worker. (Courtesy photo) From enlisted to officer: Coming full circle in 12 years
alert("hi!");"I missed it from the day I separated," she said.Raised in Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., it was only a matter of time before she accepted that Air Force blue was destined to run deep in her veins. "I tried to rebel from what my father did but I realized my blood was just too blue."Today, nestled in the Malmstrom Air Force Base
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