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An unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile launches during an operational test at 12:02 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time Wednesday, May 3, 2017, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. (U.S. Air Force photo by 2nd Lt. William Collette) MALMSTROM TESTS MINUTEMAN III MISSILE WITH LAUNCH FROM VANDENBERG
A team of Air Force Global Strike Command Airmen from the 341st Missile Wing at Malmstrom Air Force Base, Montana, launched an unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile equipped with a single test reentry vehicle May 3 at 12:02 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California.
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A 741st Missile Squadron operator stands after receiving a 48 hour alert pin at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., March 15, 2017. Operators receive messages from the National Military Command System and respond to messages while driving missile operations. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jessica Weissman) Snow, wind kept Airmen in missile field
On March 6, small bouts of snow and 60 mph wind gusts caused 91 MW ICBM operators to stay an extra night until a crew could safely replace them.
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Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein discusses the fire-team’s ability to provide security to an ICBM launch facility with Airmen from the 90th Missile Security Forces Squadron during a familiarization tour in the 90th Missile Wing missile complex, Dec. 19, 2016. The LF portion of his tour provided insight into how the fire-team operates and how maintainers get into the missile silo to perform maintenance. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Ruano) CSAF stands watch with the Mighty Ninety
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein visited Airmen at a missile alert facility in the F.E. Warren Air Force Base missile complex, Dec. 19-20.   Airmen stand watch 24/7/365, ensuring the nation’s nuclear deterrence capability is equipped and ready at a moment’s notice. The men and women who operate, protect and maintain the 150 Minuteman
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2016
576th FLTS patch 576th FLTS realigns administratively under 20th Air Force
The Air Force Global Strike Command Directorate of Operations will transfer administrative control of the 576th Flight Test Squadron to the 20th Air Force Commander effective Oct. 1.According to Col Craig Ramsey, 576th FLTS commander, the purpose of this realignment is two-fold: provide clear administrative chain of command in a more typical
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2016
Members of U.S. Strategic Command stand in front of their U.S. Navy E6-B Mercury at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Sept 19, 2016. The crew operates as the Airborne Command Post, having the ability to command and control U.S. STRATCOM’s Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class J.T. Armstrong) Looking Glass: USSTRATCOM's Airborne Command Post
A U.S. Navy E6-B Mercury visited Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, Sept. 19-21, 2016. The visit allowed members of Team Minot to tour the inside of the Airborne Command Post (ABNCP) and learn about how it supports U.S. Strategic Command’s mission.In addition to the tour, the aircraft and its mission, historically codenamed Looking Glass, came to
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