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  • 20 AF delegation visits Pentagon, commander briefs AF leadership

    Airmen from 20th Air Force briefed Air Force leadership Sept. 4 in Washington, D.C., on the mission, the people, the history and the way-ahead of the Department of Defense's only immediate response nuclear alert force.Maj. Gen. Michael Carey, 20th AF commander, brought a small team of experts from the 341st Missile Wing, Malmstrom Air Force Base,
  • Wilson expresses confidence in Team Minot

    As his last visit to Minot Air Force Base in his current position, the Eighth Air Force commander met with Airmen throughout the 5th Bomb Wing and visited several construction projects, Sept. 3-6. In addition to visiting ongoing projects, Maj. Gen. Stephen W. Wilson toured the new air traffic control tower and base operations building, which he
  • Warbirds return home

    More than 300 children, spouses and friends crowded into a hangar here to welcome home more than 200 deployed Airmen from the 23rd Bomb Squadron, 5th Maintenance Group and other units throughout Minot Air Force Base, Sept. 1.Their five-month deployment to Andersen AFB, Guam, was in direct support of U.S. Pacific Command's Continuous Bomber Presence
  • 40th HS hosts Vietnam-era helo unit for tour

    The 40th Helicopter Squadron hosted a tour for several former members of the 20th Helicopter Squadron on Aug. 27. Thirteen Vietnam-era, Sikorsky CH-3C helicopter flight mechanics or pilots and their families visited Sun Plaza Park to see a UH-1N Huey helicopter on static display and enjoy lunch with members of the 40th HS and their families. "It's
  • Base, city fire departments conduct rare training

    Last week, the base fire department and Cheyenne, Wyo., Fire Rescue conducted a joint training exercise in the soon-to-be demolished area of Carlin Heights, F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyo.The training consisted of comparing firefighting tactics and strategies as well as an opportunity to transform book knowledge into practice."It was great of
  • Overcoming contingencies: 91st MW conducts natural disaster field training exercise

    The 91st Missile Wing conducted a field training exercise here, Aug. 20, to evaluate and validate the integration and response of emergency management, security forces, fire department, medical and missile field operations during a natural-disaster situation. The exercise was conducted at one of Minot AFB's training launch facilities. Evaluators
  • Acting SecAF visits Warren; tours missile field, talks to Airmen about budgets, sexual assault

    Explaining the impacts of sequestration, furloughs and budget restraints, as well as the concerns of sexual assaults in the military, was the focus of Acting Secretary of the Air Force Eric Fanning, during a trip away from Washington, D.C., to visit Airmen since he began serving in the position. Fanning visited F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyo.,
  • Malmstrom museum receives much needed restoration

    Renovations to the Malmstrom Museum began on July 30th to repair weathering damage that has taken its toll on the museum's outdoor static displays since its opening in the early 1980s. Curt Shannon, Malmstrom Museum director, is heading the restoration project with help from Air Force Global Strike Command. According to Shannon, the displays needed
  • 20 AF command chief tours SFG, focuses on safety

    The 20th Air Force command chief toured 90th Security Forces Group facilities and visited defenders Aug. 7 and 8.Chief Master Sgt. David Nordel, 20th AF command chief, attended guardmount, a morning formation for security forces; visited the 90th SFG armories; and observed the safety driving course used to train Airmen for winter road conditions,