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An Airman greets his family after returning home from a 5-month deployment to Anderson Air Force Base, Guam, Sept. 1. More than 200 Airmen from the 5th Bomb Wing returned home Sunday afternoon. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Jose L. Hernandez) Warbirds return home
More than 300 children, spouses and friends crowded into a hangar here to welcome home more than 200 deployed Airmen from the 23rd Bomb Squadron, 5th Maintenance Group and other units throughout Minot Air Force Base, Sept. 1.Their five-month deployment to Andersen AFB, Guam, was in direct support of U.S. Pacific Command's Continuous Bomber Presence
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Staff Sgt. Justin Nissen, 40th Helicopter Squadron NCO in charge of current operations, shows Ken Coburn the inside of a UH-1N Huey helicopter. Coburn’s father, Master Sgt. (Ret.) Joe Corburn, was a former 20th Helicopter Squadron Sikorsky CH-3C helicopter flight engineer (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. R.J. Biermann) 40th HS hosts Vietnam-era helo unit for tour
The 40th Helicopter Squadron hosted a tour for several former members of the 20th Helicopter Squadron on Aug. 27. Thirteen Vietnam-era, Sikorsky CH-3C helicopter flight mechanics or pilots and their families visited Sun Plaza Park to see a UH-1N Huey helicopter on static display and enjoy lunch with members of the 40th HS and their families. "It's
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Airman 1st Class Nicholas Meno, 90th Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Department firefighter, cuts through the roof a base house Aug. 29, 2013, during a week-long joint training exercise with the Cheyenne, Wyo., fire department. Cutting through the roof is the final step in a vertical ventilation procedure. Vertical ventilation consists of locating and marking the studs of a roof and then cutting through the roof along the marks. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mike Tryon)
Base, city fire departments conduct rare training
Last week, the base fire department and Cheyenne, Wyo., Fire Rescue conducted a joint training exercise in the soon-to-be demolished area of Carlin Heights, F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyo.The training consisted of comparing firefighting tactics and strategies as well as an opportunity to transform book knowledge into practice."It was great of
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Jim Widlar and Frank Waters, former 706th Strategic Missile Wing members assigned here in the1950s and 1960s, presented to Col. Tracey Hayes, 90th Missile Wing commander; Chief Master Sgt. Mike Garrou, 90th Missile Wing Command Chief; Paula Taylor, 90th MW Museum curator; and Mike Byrd, 90th MW historian, the original Atlas missile plaque which states “706th Strategic Missile Wing, America’s 1st Operational ICBM Wing,” during a commander’s call in the Base Theater Aug. 27, 2013. The plaque was donated by Widlar and Waters to the base museum. (U.S. Air Force photo by R.J. Oriez) Historic plaque donated to base museum

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Staff Sgt. Haven Cherry, 5th Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal technician, dons his protective gear, during a field training exercise at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Aug. 20, 2013. The purpose of the exercise was to evaluate and validate the integration and response of emergency management, security forces, fire department, medical and missile field operations to an incident. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Brittany Y. Auld) Overcoming contingencies: 91st MW conducts natural disaster field training exercise
The 91st Missile Wing conducted a field training exercise here, Aug. 20, to evaluate and validate the integration and response of emergency management, security forces, fire department, medical and missile field operations during a natural-disaster situation. The exercise was conducted at one of Minot AFB's training launch facilities. Evaluators
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Acting Secretary of the Air Force Eric Fanning, third from right, watches Tech. Sgt. Bobby DeLeon, and other members of the 90th Security Group Tactical Response Force, demonstrate the team’s capability during a visit to the 90th Missile Wing’s training launch facility on F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyo., Aug. 15, 2013. (U.S. Air Force photo by R.J. Oriez) Acting SecAF visits Warren; tours missile field, talks to Airmen about budgets, sexual assault
Explaining the impacts of sequestration, furloughs and budget restraints, as well as the concerns of sexual assaults in the military, was the focus of Acting Secretary of the Air Force Eric Fanning, during a trip away from Washington, D.C., to visit Airmen since he began serving in the position. Fanning visited F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyo.,
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Workers repair damage on a Minuteman III missile static display at the Malmstrom Air Museum. Funds for the restoration process were set aside by Air Force Global Strike Command during fiscal year 2012. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Collin Schmidt)

Malmstrom museum receives much needed restoration
Renovations to the Malmstrom Museum began on July 30th to repair weathering damage that has taken its toll on the museum's outdoor static displays since its opening in the early 1980s. Curt Shannon, Malmstrom Museum director, is heading the restoration project with help from Air Force Global Strike Command. According to Shannon, the displays needed
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Chief Master Sgt. David Nordel, 20th Air Force command chief, speaks to 90th Security Forces Group Tactical Response Force members after they demonstrated their mission preparation process Aug. 8, 2013. Nordel toured 90th SFG facilities to familiarize himself with the group’s safety and training procedures. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jason Wiese)
20 AF command chief tours SFG, focuses on safety
The 20th Air Force command chief toured 90th Security Forces Group facilities and visited defenders Aug. 7 and 8.Chief Master Sgt. David Nordel, 20th AF command chief, attended guardmount, a morning formation for security forces; visited the 90th SFG armories; and observed the safety driving course used to train Airmen for winter road conditions,
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Humanitarian Service Medal. (Photo by Mr. Steve White) True wingmen: Minot Airmen earn Humanitarian Service Medal
Airmen at Minot Air Force Base, N.D. are eligible to receive recognition for their role in the relief and recovery efforts related to the historic flooding that devastated the area two years ago.On June 3, the Secretary of the Air Force approved the Humanitarian Service Medal for more than 5,600 members of the 5th Bomb Wing and the 91st Missile
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General C. Robert Kehler, U.S. Strategic Command commander, talks to members of the 741st Missile Security Forces Squadron convoy response force July 31 at Malmstrom Air Force Base, Mont. During his visit Kehler also met with 341st Missile Wing leaders and interacted with the Airmen who go out every day to accomplish Malmstrom’s mission. (U.S. Air Force photo/John Turner) Kehler sheds light on 'hot' topics during Malmstrom visit
General C. Robert Kehler, U.S. Strategic Command commander, visited Malmstrom Air Force Base on July 31 to meet with 341st Missile Wing leaders, tour the base and interact with Airmen. During his visit he held an all call to update Airmen on current topics and to answer questions in reference to situations that affect the daily life of service
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