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  • Secretary visits missile wings, highlights progress

    Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James visited Air Force Global Strike Command's three missile wings June 30 - July 1 to meet with Airmen and discuss changes made in the force over the past six months.James' first stop was F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyoming, where she met with leadership and held Airmen focus groups to get feedback and
  • SecAF outlines changes for nuclear force

    Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James outlined new incentives and measures designed to change the culture of the service's nuclear force June 17.Following a cheating scandal involving intercontinental ballistic missile launch officers at Malmstrom Air Force Base, Montana, and the subsequent relief of nine officers, a commander's retirement
  • Malmstrom Air Force Base completes final MMIII reconfiguration

    Air Force Global Strike Command met a major milestone June 16, when maintainers at Malmstrom Air Force Base, Montana, removed the last multiple independently targetable reentry vehicle in the Air Force intercontinental ballistic missile inventory from a Minuteman III. The reentry vehicle is the portion of the missile that houses the nuclear
  • 40th HS members endure critical SERE training

    Every member of the U.S. Armed Forces must know how to survive in any environment - enemy or allied territory - should their aircraft go down. Since 1973, the 40th Helicopter Squadron at Malmstrom Air Force Base has saved more than 400 lives and accumulated more than 135,000 accident-free flying hours. To maintain their 40-year safeguard status and
  • Operation Minute Man

    Defenders from the 219th Security Forces Squadron are participating in a training exercise, "Operation Minute Man," May 17-31."Operation Minute Man" is a two-week surge period, where North Dakota Air National Guard members take primary positions for missile field security in the entire northern portion of the missile field complex. This is the
  • AFGSC continues progress on Force Improvement Program initiatives

    Air Force Global Strike Command is moving forward with a series of initiatives under its Force Improvement Program to change and improve the culture of the Airmen who perform the nuclear mission.Lt. Gen. Stephen Wilson, AFGSC commander, is addressing wide-ranging changes recently proposed by FIP, which seeks to mitigate challenges and develop
  • 20th Air Force commander visits Malmstrom, hears FIP feedback from Airmen

    Maj. Gen. Jack Weinstein, 20th Air Force commander, visited Malmstrom Air Force Base last week as an opportunity to receive feedback from Airmen of the 341st Missile Wing about procedural and incentive changes suggested by the Force Improvement Program, and to speak frankly with them about his proposals for bolstering the Intercontinental Ballistic
  • 3 Minot squadrons earn top honors

    Three squadrons at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., set themselves above their peers in being recently recognized for superior performance, each earning a top squadron award: the 742nd Missile Squadron, the 23rd Bomb Squadron and the 5th Operations Support Squadron.742nd Missile Squadron: The WolfpackThe 742nd Missile Squadron received the 2013 General
  • FIP: To rejuvenate ICBM mission, improve work environment

    Recommendations were made, voices were heard and changes can already be seen at Malmstrom Air Force Base. This past February, Force Improvement Program teams visited each missile wing across Air Force Global Strike Command conducting peer-to-peer interviews. The aggressive grass-roots feedback program was designed to provide senior Air Force