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  • 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
  • From enlisted to officer: Coming full circle in 12 years

    alert("hi!");"I missed it from the day I separated," she said.Raised in Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., it was only a matter of time before she accepted that Air Force blue was destined to run deep in her veins. "I tried to rebel from what my father did but I realized my blood was just too blue."Today, nestled in the Malmstrom Air Force Base
  • MAFB firefighter named Air Force Firefighter of the Year

    Staff Sgt. Michael Mullis, 341st Civil Engineer Squadron fire protection crew chief, was recently named the Air Force Firefighter of the Year."To be named the Air Force Firefighter of the Year is a complete honor," Mullis said. "It's an opportunity that we all as firefighters work toward. To me, it gives the feeling that all the hard work I have
  • AF opens additional TERA, VSP windows

    The Air Force will open two new fiscal year 2014 force management Temporary Early Retirement Authority application windows, and a new voluntary separation pay application window, Air Force Personnel Center officials said today.Commonly referred to as the 15-year retirement, TERA eligibility will be based upon the updated matrices posted on myPers,
  • SELM testing begins with preparation

    The 90th Missile Wing has been designated to participate in a Simulated Electronic Launch-Minuteman test April 11 through 17. The SELM testing is a test done every 6 months at one of the three missile bases on a rotating schedule, meaning each base is tested every 18 months. "The SELM test is a random quality assurance test of the launch
  • 20th AF turns 70

    Today, the 20th Air Force, arguably one of the most storied organizations in the U.S. Air Force, hits a new milestone."Today marks the 70th anniversary of 20th Air Force," said Maj. Gen. Jack Weinstein, 20th Air Force commander, in an email to Airmen. "Today we honor those that have served and those that are serving, and I am proud to be part of
  • Air Force leaders announce accountability actions, way forward for ICBM force

    In a press briefing at the Pentagon March 27, Air Force officials announced the findings from the Malmstrom Air Force Base, Mont., test compromise investigations, to include accountability actions and a way forward for the ICBM force.In January, Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James and Air Force Global Strike Command commander Lt. Gen.
  • First-Ever ANG Defender: Guardsman certified as off-base convoy commander

    As the Air Force aims for more total force integration, for the first time, an Air National Guardsman was certified to perform the duties of a convoy commander within a missile complex. Capt. Greg Goodman, 219th Security Forces Squadron operations officer, made Air Force history by becoming certified as a convoy commander in early March.After
  • Saving it for later: Museum curator preserved, returned ICBM parts to active inventory

    For the past 15 years, the Warren Intercontinental Ballistic Missile and Heritage Museum, F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyo., has collected and preserved specific material that not only highlight F.E. Warren's history, but operationally contributes to a current mission.Paula Taylor, museum curator for F.E. Warren, was initially approached by the