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  • Service with a smile: MPS achieves excellence through empowerment

    Results from the first quarter of fiscal year 2015 Air Force Personnel Center personnel action report have affirmed the 341st Force Support Squadron Military Personnel Section as the best in Air Force Global Strike Command.The MPS attained not only the best in AFGSC, but second overall for small

  • Minot Airman selected for AF cross country team

    It all started with wanting to get into shape. He used to watch members of the cross country team running after school, wishing it was him. Then one day, he wasn't just watching anymore. He was pounding the pavement alongside them.At only 12 years old, Airman 1st Class Augustin Sloan, personnelist

  • Strong volunteer turnout for Special Olympics tournament

    The base gym was loud with shouts, clapping and "oohs" during the Special Olympics North Dakota's regional basketball tournament Saturday.More than 80 base volunteers made it possible for six Special Olympics teams to play, said Patty Pretzer, the Special Olympics' regional director."The

  • Storyteller's tales of triumph, resiliency inspire

    Malmstrom Air Force Base hosted its inaugural Storytellers event Feb. 27 at the Grizzly Bend, where six individuals shared heartfelt stories that exemplified resiliency and focused on triumphing over difficult situations.Storytellers originated at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, in 2012 and has since

  • Airman's faith in God, mission helps him succeed

    With more than 20,000 personnel, the security forces career field is one of the largest in the United States Air Force. Their mission: to keep Airmen across the globe safe and secure.From base to base, these men and women complete many different tasks pertaining to their installation's specific

  • Passing on the EOD mission in Afghanistan

    The Air Force explosive ordnance disposal mission isn't over in Afghanistan, even as Air Force personnel withdraw. Insurgents are still active, and improvised explosive devices and unexploded ordnance remain an immediate threat to people living in contested territory.American EOD specialists have

  • FIP vehicles arrive on MAFB

    Minot Air Force Base received three new Dodge Ram 2500s and 12 new Ford F-150s in October as a part of the Force Improvement Program's initiative to provide more positive, rapid and substantial changes within the ICBM and bomber missions.Minot AFB is expecting to receive nine additional Ford F-150

  • CRF member selected for AF men's basketball team try out

    Senior Airman John Robertson, 741st Missile Security Forces Squadron convoy response force leader, was one out of 22 Airmen recently selected to try out for the Air Force men's basketball team."It feels great to be selected for this," Robertson said. "I may not be the best player in the world, but I

  • Malmstrom participates in Fire Prevention Week

    This year's Fire Prevention Week started off with a bang at Malmstrom Air Force Base. The week-long event, which was created to raise fire safety awareness, offered base personnel and residents the opportunity to learn from Malmstrom's very own firefighters about fire prevention while participating

  • Prevention: One act can save a life

    Life is full of challenges, and when it seems overwhelming many people rely on inner strength and the support of others to get through the tough times and emerge stronger. However, some people may not feel strong enough to overcome their pain and suffering. As a result, they may think about harming