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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,”
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Vice Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. Stephen Wilson discusses modernization of the nuclear triad during an Air Force Association breakfast at the Capitol Hill Club in Washington, D.C., May 25, 2017. The Air Force maintains two legs of the nuclear triad, including the aircraft capable of carrying nuclear weapons, more than 400 intercontinental ballistic missiles, as well as 75 percent of the Nuclear Command, Control and Communication that connects the president to senior military leaders and approximately 30,000 Airmen maintaining this capability. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Robert Barnett) Vice chief addresses need to modernize nuclear triad
Vice Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. Stephen Wilson discussed the state of the nuclear triad during a Mitchell Institute breakfast at the Capitol Hill Club in Washington, D.C., May 25, 2017.
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A launch facility operated by Malmstrom Air Force Base is shown April 13, 2017. The 583rd Missile Maintenance Squadron, part of Air Force Materiel Command, completed programmed depot maintenance on a launch facility at Malmstrom, a first-ever for the intercontinental ballistic missile weapons system. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Delia Marchick) Malmstrom completes first ICBM programmed depot maintenance
The 583rd Missile Maintenance Squadron, part of Air Force Materiel Command, completed programmed depot maintenance on a launch facility at Malmstrom, a first-ever for the intercontinental ballistic missile weapons system.Depot maintenance is a comprehensive level of preventative maintenance consisting of a complete overhaul of parts in order to
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