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  • 90 female missileers, B-52 aircrews make US Air Force history

    For the first time since its inception, the U.S. Air Force will have the capability to break historic ground by fielding all women missile and aircrews to complete the mission of keeping America's citizens safe and our nation's enemies at bay.In honor of Women's History Month, 90 female missileers based out of Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota,
  • History made in honor of Women's History Month

    Ninety female missileers made U.S. Air Force history, March 22, 2016 as the first all-female missile alert crews to serve on alert at three intercontinental ballistic missile wings simultaneously.Based out of Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, F.E. Warren AFB, Wyoming and Malmstron AFB, Montana, missileers served on alert during one 24-hour
  • Congratulations to 20th AF Professional Award winners

    Maj. Gen. Anthony Cotton, 20th Air Force and Task Force 214 commander, recently announced the 20th AF 2015 Professional Award winners.Cotton congratulated the following winners on a job well done:Airman of the Year -- Senior Airman Elizabeth Wernecke, 90th Missile WingNon-commissioned Officer of the Year -- Tech. Sgt. Nathan Ross, 582nd Helicopter
  • 'Breakthrough to Excellence'

    Two Airmen hosted "Breakthrough to Excellence," the first ever women's leadership symposium held at Malmstrom, March 8-9 at the Grizzly Bend.The goal for Senior Airman Elizabeth Carter, 341st Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle management analysis, and Senior Airman Taylor Franklin-Geib, 341st Communications Squadron base knowledge manager, was
  • Minot AFB members volunteer at North Dakota Special Olympics

    Members of Minot Air Force Base helped support the North Dakota Special Olympics, which was held in Minot, N.D., March 4, 2016. Members volunteered at the event as referees and other volunteer positions. Col. David Ballew, 5th Bomb Wing vice commander spoke on behalf of Minot AFB during the pre-game ceremonies. (U.S. Air Force photos/Airman 1st
  • Minot 91st Security Forces Group members train to march in the Bataan Memorial Death March

    Members from the 91st Security Forces Group are training to take participate in the Bataan Memorial Death March which takes place at White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico, March 20, 2016.Members began tryouts in October and resumed their training after the holiday break to prepare for the challenge before them."We had over 60 people interested, but
  • Minuteman III test launches from Vandenberg

    A team of Air Force Global Strike Command Airmen from the 91st Missile Wing at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, launched an unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile equipped with a test reentry vehicle Feb. 25 at 11:01 p.m. Pacific Standard Time from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California.The ICBM's reentry vehicle, which
  • MINOT TESTS MINUTEMAN III MISSILE WITH LAUNCH FROM VANDENBERG

    A team of Air Force Global Strike Command Airmen from the 91st Missile Wing at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, and the 625th Strategic Operations Squadron at Offutt AFB, Nebraska, aboard the Airborne Launch Control System, launched an unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile equipped with a test reentry vehicle at 11:34 p.m.
  • Mighty Ninety demonstrates weapon system reliability

    The 90th Missile Wing performed a simulated Minuteman III launch Feb. 9.Air Force Global Strike Command conducts Simulated Electronic Launch-Minuteman tests twice annually to evaluate the readiness of Minuteman III ICBM forces. The command's mission is to provide a safe, secure, effective and ready nuclear deterrent force for the President of the
  • USSTRATCOM Commander Announces 2015 Omaha Trophy Winners

    In recognition of outstanding support to U.S. Strategic Command's (USSTRATCOM) strategic deterrence, space and cyberspace missions, U.S. Navy Adm. Cecil D. Haney, USSTRATCOM commander, announced the winners of the 2015 Omaha Trophies at USSTRATCOM Headquarters on Feb. 3, 2016.Haney said the winning organizations demonstrated "the highest standards
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