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Default Air Force Logo BLUE: Testing the Minuteman
FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. (AFNS) – Air Force TV has released the latest episode of the Air Force's flagship television program, BLUE.Nuclear deterrence has been a mainstay in keeping America safe from nuclear threats for decades. One group of Airmen carry the awesome responsibility of ensuring the country's Intercontinental Ballistic Missile fleet
0 11/16
2017
Maj. Gen. Anthony Cotton, 20th Air Force commander, shakes hands with Senior Master Sgt. Shawn Watkins, 40th Helicopter Squadron superintendent, upon his arrival to the 40th HS, Oct. 10, 2017 at Malmstrom Air Force Base, Mont. Maj. Gen. Cotton visits Malmstrom

0 10/16
2017
Strategic Modernization - ASC17 Nuclear modernization critical to nation’s defense
Senior leaders emphasized the need for modernization in the nuclear force at the Air Force Association’s Air, Space and Cyber Conference, Sept. 18, 2017.
0 9/19
2017
A convoy transports a Titan I missile from the flightline to the South Dakota Air and Space Museum, Aug. 16, 2017. After being stored in a hangar for more than 30 years, the missile is now a historic monument on display for visitors to view. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Randahl J. Jenson) A titan laid to rest
After 30 years inside a hangar at Ellsworth Air Force Base, a Titan I missile was moved to its final resting place at the South Dakota Air and Space Museum in Box Elder, Aug. 16, 2017. Before a crew from the 28th Civil Engineer Squadron transported this historic behemoth to the cradles that hold it now, the retired nuclear missile was more than a
0 8/24
2017
Minuteman III operational test launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. F.E. Warren AFB tests Minuteman III missile with launch from Vandenberg
A team of Air Force Global Strike Command Airmen from the 90th Missile Wing at F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyoming, launched an unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile equipped with a single test reentry vehicle Aug. 2, 2017 at 2:10 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time from Vandenberg AFB, California.
0 8/02
2017
Gen. Robin Rand, Air Force Global Strike Command commander, presents the Air Force 2017 General and Mrs. Jerome O’Malley Award to Col. Eric H. Froehlich and his wife Stephanie during a ceremony at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M. June 15. The Forehlichs will be invited to Washington D.C. later this year to officially accept the award.
(U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Bethany La Ville) Froehlichs receive O’Malley Award
Col. Eric Froehlich, the former 377th Air Base Wing commander, and his wife, Stephanie, were awarded the Air Force 2017 General and Mrs. Jerome O’Malley Award June 15 at Kirtland Air Force Base. The O’Malley Award is given to the wing commander and spouse whose contributions to the nation, Air Force and local community best exemplify the highest ideals and positive leadership of a military couple serving in a key Air Force position.
0 6/20
2017
An unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile launches during an operational test at 12:03 a.m., PDT, April 26, from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ian Dudley) 625th STOS conducts first airborne ICBM launch since 8 AF realignment
A scheduled Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile test was launched by two key turns initiated from the Airborne Launch Control System, or ALCS, on-board a Navy E-6B Mercury jet, April 26. The airborne flight test was the first for the 625th Strategic Operations Squadron since its realignment under Eighth Air Force.
0 5/04
2017
U.S. Air Force Capt. Greg Carter, a deputy missile combat crew commander-airborne from the 625th Strategic Operations Squadron, launches a simulated Minuteman III missile aboard a U.S. Navy E-6B Mercury during Glory Trip 220 above the Pacific Ocean, April 25, 2017. Glory Trip is an operational test launch which continues a long history of launches from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., used to verify, validate and improve the capability of the nation’s ICBM force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Keifer Bowes) Glory Trip 220: an aircrew’s perspective
A joint team comprised of U.S. Air Force missileers and U.S. Navy E-6B Mercury aircrew successfully launched an unarmed Minuteman III Intercontinental Ballistic Missile above the Pacific Ocean April 26, 2017.
0 5/04
2017
Second Lt. Kimberly Davis, 742nd Missile Squadron missile combat crew member, wears her Air Force Global Strike Command team uniform at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Dec. 15, 2016. Davis has competed in events like swimming in the 2012 U.S. Olympic team trials in Omaha, Nebraska, and running in the 2016 Air Force Marathon in Dayton, Ohio. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jonathan McElderry) From swimmer, runner to missileer
Throughout her life, U.S. Air Force 2nd Lt. Kimberly Davis, 742nd Missile Squadron missile combat crew member, used swimming and running as a way to stay physically fit.Davis has competed in several events, from swimming in the 2012 U.S. Olympic team trials in Omaha, Nebraska, to running in the 2016 Air Force Marathon in Dayton, Ohio. “This was my
0 1/06
2017
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
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