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  • Enhancing the way MXS trains

    In order for Airmen to be effective across the spectrum of conflict from day-to-day deterrence and assurance operations to nuclear strike, they must be ready and equipped with the right tools and training to do the job.Late this summer, one of Malmstrom's on-base maintenance trainers, T-9, will

  • What it takes to be a TRF team member

    At Malmstrom, the first week of a new quarter is a busy time for the 741st Missile Security Forces Squadron's Tactical Response Force.Every quarter, defenders are given the chance to try out for the base's TRF team."TRF is a rapid response force," said Staff Sgt. Bradley Akers, 741st MSFS NCO in

  • Malmstrom trailblazing breast-feeding support

    Directly following maternity leave, I reported to Airman Leadership School as a senior airman in 2011. I timidly asked if it would be possible for me to graduate while taking breaks to pump breast milk for my newborn son.  The commandant and my instructor allowed me an additional five minutes to

  • 'Savor the Flavor of Eating Right'

    March is National Nutrition Month, but it doesn't mean it's the only time to eat right. Proper nutrition is important to be able to perform effectively and efficiently each day.According to eatright.org, National Nutrition Month is a nutrition education and information campaign created annually in

  • 69th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron to continue Pacific presence

    Airmen assigned to the 69th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, deployed from Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, to Andersen AFB, Guam to replace their sister unit, the 23rd EBS in support of the U.S. Pacific Command's continuous bomber presence.Since March 2004, Andersen AFB has hosted the CBP mission,

  • To the horse!

    Looking down the road as a new lieutenant in 1994, Col. Yvonne Spencer never imagined she would be in the position she is in today; a colonel and a commander of one of only four active duty RED HORSE units.Spencer took command of the 819th RED HORSE Squadron in July of 2015 and is the first African

  • Facility managers run the show

    Through small towns, past decades-old farms and on a web of gravel roads, Airmen traverse the Air Force's missile complexes every day to maintain U.S. Strategic Command's mission of nuclear deterrence, with each and every Airman acting as a cog in the larger nuclear deterrence enterprise.Airmen from

  • ICE: Developing the Leaders of Tomorrow’s ICBM Force

    The 20th Air Force ICBM Center of Excellence, commonly known as the ICE, is about more than teaching instructors and evaluators.It has become a springboard for professional development of nuclear warriors.In fiscal year 2015, Air Force Global Strike Command provided funding allowing the ICE to send

  • Taking a proactive approach against winter

    While "Only the Best Come North," there's no denying they don't come to enjoy the winters. Yet somehow, we have all found our way to Minot, North Dakota.  While our spouses are out doing what they do best, we are often left here at home to carry on with daily life supporting our war fighters.  This

  • Aircraft mechanics keep Hueys flying

    Basic maintenance like oil changes, tire rotation and checking tire pressure can go a long way to avoid being stranded on the side of the road. However, breakdowns still happen to even the most regularly maintained car.Now imagine a breakdown hundreds of feet in the air."It's not like you can pull