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  • Helo, TRF training ends with LF recapture

    It is an unusually hot morning in Wyoming. The only sound is the gusts of wind blowing across the amber plains surrounding the captured ICBM launch facility guarded by hostile men armed with an array of weaponry -- men who do not belong at the LF.Gradually, the sound of UH-1N "Huey" helicopter

  • State and military dog it out in K-9 competition

    The first cooperative, 2013 North Dakota Peace Officer Association K-9 Police Trials competition, which included military members and local law enforcement officials, took place at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Aug. 14. The event showcased 12 K-9 teams from military bases and law enforcement agencies

  • 2nd annual school fair reaches out to MAFB families

    When asked why they joined the U.S. Air Force, a common answer among Airmen is "to travel." While many Airmen are fortunate - or less fortunate - to receive orders to a new assignment; uprooting a family and moving to a different district, state or country can sometimes be a stressful experience. To

  • Mighty Ninety welcomes rabbi to base

    In a rarity of sorts, the 90th Missile Wing recently welcomed a new wing chaplain to its ranks.Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Josh Narrowe joined the base's chaplain corps and became the wing chaplain toward the end of July. While every wing across the Air Force has a chaplain, very few wings are graced with a

  • HAWC dietitian walks the walk

    It's 5 a.m. as the sun slowly creeps its way above the horizon. There's a calmness in the air as one side of the world slowly becomes alive again.Her feet lightly hit the pavement in a syncopated motion, step after step. Unlike many who are still sound asleep, she's wide awake. For eight miles,

  • Goal! A follower of dreams

    In childhood dreams the sky is the limit, but how often does it become a reality? Particularly when those around are doubtful of your chances of success?For 19-year old John Wrona, son of Leonard Wrona, 91st Maintenance Operations Squadron maintenance instructor, signing with the Ohio-based

  • Celebrating 'behind-the-scenes' medical workers

    During some point of every year, Airmen on Malmstrom Air Force Base pay a visit to the clinic on base. Whether they're getting a scheduled vaccination, blood drawn or even seeing a physician for a common cold, there are many people they're likely to run into. But the people they're interacting with

  • Missileer races toward his Olympic dreams

    In 8th grade, he won the 1,600-meter race during a regional track championship. As a freshman in high school, he was a 4x800 relay member on his school's track team in Huntington Beach, Calif.But it wasn't until his junior year of college when he ran his first marathon - the Air Force Half Marathon

  • HEAT prepares Airmen for rollovers

    Four security forces members strap on their seatbelts and brace for a rollover."Egress, Egress, Egress," yelled 1st Lt. Autumne Wells, 341st Security Forces Group executive officer.The Airmen then crawl out of the simulated machine and perform 360-degree security. Malmstrom Air Force Base recently

  • 'Keys' link spouses with peers, information

    For many spouses, the responsibility of being a military spouse may sometimes feel overwhelming.To help bridge the informational and personal gaps between the Air Force and its spouses, many commanders have constructed a Key Spouse Program within their units. "Key Spouses or 'Keys' are like civilian