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  • 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

  • Deployed 20th AF colonel bolsters Afghanistan defense management

    KABUL, Afghanistan (August 16, 2015) - In late July, the Resolute Support Advise and Assist Directorate deployed a small team to a remote region of Afghanistan on a straight-forward advising mission. Within 48 hours, the focus of their engagement with the Afghanistan National Army's 215th Corps

  • 90 @ Nite: Command Post

    At the heart of Warren's communication network lies the 90th Missile Wing Command Post.  These Airmen cultivate a web of information and pump that information out to the needed experts day and night."We have a 24-hour mission here," said Master Sgt. Spencer Glipa, 90th MW Command Post

  • 90 @ Nite: Security Forces

    It is often said by those in the 90th Missile Wing that the nuclear deterrence mission allows Americans to sleep securely knowing that America's most powerful weapons are always on alert to deter our adversaries from aggression toward them.Like all Americans, the Airmen who perform the mission,

  • 90 @ Nite: Transportation Control Function

    Tracking travel in the 90th Missile Wing's 9,600-square-mile missile complex is a feat, especially considering Mighty Ninety Airmen travel more than 7 million miles annually to, and within, the field.The 90th Logistics Readiness Squadron performs several functions in support of this momentous

  • Malmstrom's ICBM Operations team targets big win in Global Strike Challenge

    Three missile combat crews who will represent the 341st Missile Wing at Air Force Global Strike Command's Global Strike Challenge 2015 are deep in training this month, honing their skills for the ICBM Operations competition.The six crew members were selected from the 341st Operations Group's three