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Staff Sgt. Michael Mullis, 341st Civil Engineer Squadron fire protection crew chief, poses in front of a Malmstrom Air Force Base fire truck. Mullis was recently named Air Force Firefighter of the Year. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Joshua Smoot) MAFB firefighter named Air Force Firefighter of the Year
Staff Sgt. Michael Mullis, 341st Civil Engineer Squadron fire protection crew chief, was recently named the Air Force Firefighter of the Year."To be named the Air Force Firefighter of the Year is a complete honor," Mullis said. "It's an opportunity that we all as firefighters work toward. To me, it gives the feeling that all the hard work I have
0 4/16
2014
Default Air Force Logo AF opens additional TERA, VSP windows
The Air Force will open two new fiscal year 2014 force management Temporary Early Retirement Authority application windows, and a new voluntary separation pay application window, Air Force Personnel Center officials said today.Commonly referred to as the 15-year retirement, TERA eligibility will be based upon the updated matrices posted on myPers,
0 4/15
2014
Default Air Force Logo SELM testing begins with preparation
The 90th Missile Wing has been designated to participate in a Simulated Electronic Launch-Minuteman test April 11 through 17. The SELM testing is a test done every 6 months at one of the three missile bases on a rotating schedule, meaning each base is tested every 18 months. "The SELM test is a random quality assurance test of the launch
0 4/10
2014
The crew of the Enola Gay pose in front of the B-29 Superfortress they used to drop “Little Boy,” an atomic bomb, on Hiroshima, Japan, helping to bring an early end to World War II. The Enola Gay was part of the 509th Composite Group, an organization within the 20th Air Force when it had a heavy bombardment mission. Now, the 20th AF maintains and operates the Air Force's ICBM force. (File photo) 20th AF turns 70
Today, the 20th Air Force, arguably one of the most storied organizations in the U.S. Air Force, hits a new milestone."Today marks the 70th anniversary of 20th Air Force," said Maj. Gen. Jack Weinstein, 20th Air Force commander, in an email to Airmen. "Today we honor those that have served and those that are serving, and I am proud to be part of
0 4/04
2014
Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James and Lt. Gen. Stephen Wilson,
commander, Global Strike Command, provide updates on the Malmstrom Air Force
Base, Mont., test compromise investigation findings to the Pentagon Press
Corps, in Washington, D.C., March 27, 2014.  Air Force leaders discussed
personnel accountability and the action plan to improve the nuclear
enterprise.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Scott M. Ash)
Air Force leaders announce accountability actions, way forward for ICBM force
In a press briefing at the Pentagon March 27, Air Force officials announced the findings from the Malmstrom Air Force Base, Mont., test compromise investigations, to include accountability actions and a way forward for the ICBM force.In January, Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James and Air Force Global Strike Command commander Lt. Gen.
0 4/02
2014
Capt. Greg Goodman, North Dakota Air National Guard, 219th Security Force Squadron operations officer, leads a convoy in the 91st Missile Wing missile complex, March 12, 2014. Goodman was the first-ever guardsman to become certified as a convoy commander in the history of the Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Airman 1st Class Lauren Pitts) First-Ever ANG Defender: Guardsman certified as off-base convoy commander
As the Air Force aims for more total force integration, for the first time, an Air National Guardsman was certified to perform the duties of a convoy commander within a missile complex. Capt. Greg Goodman, 219th Security Forces Squadron operations officer, made Air Force history by becoming certified as a convoy commander in early March.After
0 3/27
2014
Paula Taylor, 90th Missile Wing Warren ICBM & Heritage Museum curator and director, stands by Minuteman III ICBM alert facilities communication equipment on display in the museum March 17, 2014. Recently, Taylor helped reduce costs to the Department of Defense by returning some of the equipment at the museum to active service. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jason Wiese) Saving it for later: Museum curator preserved, returned ICBM parts to active inventory
For the past 15 years, the Warren Intercontinental Ballistic Missile and Heritage Museum, F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyo., has collected and preserved specific material that not only highlight F.E. Warren's history, but operationally contributes to a current mission.Paula Taylor, museum curator for F.E. Warren, was initially approached by the
0 3/21
2014
Senior Airman Aaron Bowser, 91st Missile Security Forces Squadron defender, catches his breath after a Top Dog competition event at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., March 12, 2014. The friendly competition allows defenders to practice training techniques while boosting morale. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Apryl Hall) 91st MSFS Top Dog Competition

0 3/19
2014
Captain Matthew R. Sutliff, 1st Lt. Kyle B. Nelson, Tech. Sgt. Jason L. Fifield and Staff Sgt. Michael R. Wright are the 54th Helicopter Squadron crew members responsible for the successful search and rescue early this morning of two people in Savage, Mont.  At around midnight the 54 HS received a phone call from the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center requesting an aircraft with hoist capability. In Eastern Montana, an ice flow had caused the river to overrun its banks, trapping the two individuals in the bed of their truck.  Rescue workers were on the scene, but unable to get to the stranded individuals due to large chunks of ice in the water. Both individuals were hoisted from the bed of their truck and carried to safety.  (U.S. Air Force image/Senior Airman Stephanie Sauberan) Minot AFB rescues two stranded Mont. motorists
Members of the 54th Helicopter squadron responded to a search and rescue request involving two men trapped in the bed of their truck in Savage, Mont., when an ice flow caused the river to overrun its banks, March 10.At approximately midnight the crew received a phone call from the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center requesting a hoist equipped
0 3/14
2014
Default Air Force Logo DOD official discusses nuclear deterrence in Congress
The Defense Department's nuclear deterrent is the ultimate protection for the United States while also assuring distant allies of their security against regional aggression, a senior Pentagon official told Congress March 7.Elaine Bunn, the deputy assistant secretary of defense for nuclear and missile defense policy told the Senate Armed Services
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