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  • Taking supplements: Is it worth your career?

    Many people enjoy working out and have specific goals in mind when they do. Some of those goals may include bulking up, slimming down, toning or generating muscle mass.In order for some to generate muscle mass, they enhance their workouts by taking dietary or workout supplements such as creatine. According to a recent scare in the Army and Marine
  • 341st MW commander: A familiar face, new goals

    As a high school graduate in 1984, his days consisted of cleaning bathrooms, renovating homes and working various janitorial jobs with his father in Indiana. All he dreamed of was serving in the military as his uncles had and to make his parents proud. After spending nearly 25 years as a U.S. Air Force officer, Col. Robert Stanley, 341st Missile
  • F. E. Warren Dental Clinic helps police solve cold case

    September 13, 2010, started out like any other Monday morning for Tech. Sgt Shanna Binion and Senior Airman Whittney Ellington, dental technicians at F. E. Warren Dental Clinic. As they soon found out, that was all about to change. The chief investigator for the Wyoming Crime Lab had called to request the help of the Dental Forensics Team whose
  • Through her scope: Defender represents Air Force at Sniper Competition

    Some situations have a tendency to put an individual in the spotlight.Representing the Air Force in the 2012 International Sniper Competition at Fort Benning, Ga., was only one factor that made Staff Sgt. Monica Gonzalez, 620th Ground Combat Training Squadron Nuclear Security Instructor, draw people's attention.As part of the only Air Force team
  • Aspects and impacts the mission has on the environment

    [Editor's Note: This is part two of a three-part series. The third part will discuss the objectives and targets for resolving environmental impacts]As discussed in last week's article, the Air Force has adopted a standardized Environmental Management System to establish policy associated with management of the environmental issues faced in doing
  • Chaplain receives Malmstrom's first Witherspoon Award

    A 341st Missile Wing chaplain has made his mark.A first ever for Malmstrom Air Force Base, Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Clyde Dyson, was named the recipient of the coveted Witherspoon Award - the highest award given to an Air Force chaplain, during a ceremony in New York on Nov. 15.The award, named after the famous World War I and II chaplain, Maurice
  • On guard, through thick and thin

    There is no greater mission the U.S. Air Force entrusts in its Airmen than the duty of safeguarding its nuclear-capable assets. For the security forces Airmen of the 91st Missile Wing at Minot Air Force Base, the responsibility of securing the wing's fleet of 150 Minuteman III Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles often takes them far into the remote
  • National Hispanic Heritage Month

    Hispanic Americans have made a significant impact to our armed forces and, as a Puerto Rican, I am incredibly honored to follow in that magnificent heritage. For centuries, Hispanics have served in many roles in the armed services such as mechanics, nurses and pilots. For instance, my grandfather served his country as a civilian in the Army Corps
  • Dark Horse Association builds leadership and camaraderie

    To the 791st Missile Security Forces Squadron, work commitment extends beyond just providing for the security of Team Minot's assets 24/7. One need look no further than to the squadron's Dark Horse Association to see how Airmen within the unit truly take to heart the value of service before self.Staff Sgt. Anthony Harmon, 791st MSFS support flight
  • Defenders of deterrence 24/7/365

    While most Airmen and their families enjoy down days and holidays together, there are those few without such luxuries. With missile sites scattered throughout the fields of North Dakota, the Air Force relies on a special team of Airmen to ensure this mission of deterrence remains unhindered every second of every day of the year.This team of silent