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  • Protein supplements in the Air Force

    We've all seen them: Airmen dripping with sweat as they lift weights in the Malmstrom Air Force Base Fitness Center at 5 a.m., day after day. Simultaneously to this habitual practice, many of these dedicated Airmen can be seen shaking a bottle immediately post workout. Whether to lean out, gain muscle or build strength and endurance, protein
  • AFGSC to kick off Striker Trident professional development program

    Nuclear and Missile Operations officers within Air Force Global Strike Command have a new avenue of professional development available through the Command's new Striker Trident program.Striker Trident is an Air Force - Navy exchange program that supports professional development of company grade officers trained and qualified in similar nuclear
  • Diversity makes us stronger

    The month of June provides the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community the opportunity to celebrate their accomplishments and contributions to this country. LGBT Pride Month is a time where proponents celebrate progress and take action to further increase equality, but its origins derive from an act of discrimination. Widely considered to
  • Transferring Schools this PCS season? You need to know about MIC3

    What are the Issues?Military families encounter school challenges for their children for enrollment, eligibility, placement and graduation due to frequent relocations in service to our country.What is the Compact?The Compact provides for the uniform treatment of military children transferring between school districts and states. It was developed by
  • The myth of the big red button: How the ICBM force maintains positive control, nuclear surety

    At this point, it is a cliché for movies, books and other forms of media to feature villains attempting to gain access to the United States' "big red button," the single step in the procedure to launch weapons in America's ICBM arsenal.Mike Byrd, 90th Missile Wing historian, said he saw one video that showed a former U.S. president accidentally
  • Great Falls Great Friends help Airmen find a ‘home away from home’ in Montana

    When Airman 1st Class Ginelle Metiviet arrived at Malmstrom Air Force Base one year ago to begin her assignment with the 341st Missile Security Forces Squadron, she was immediately struck by how very different Great Falls, Montana, is from her hometown of New York City."Where I'm from, there's a lot of people and there is a lot to do," Metiviet
  • Childhood loss guides one to become AF physician

    Every week at the Malmstrom Air Force Base Clinic, more than 100 Airmen, dependents or retirees apprehensively - or assuredly - make their way to a doctor's appointment in the Family Health Clinic. Although some are receiving annual exams for preventative care, for others, they hope a medical provider can solve what may be an acute condition.For
  • Malmstrom missile maintainers successfully install reentry system

    Missile maintainers from the 341st Missile Maintenance Squadron successfully removed and installed a new reentry system at an Intercontinental Ballistic Missile launch facility here. Staff Sgt. Damarr Jones, 341st MMXS missile maintenance team chief, led a five-person missile maintenance team that completed the installation of the new reentry
  • "Each leg brings a unique capability," USSTRATCOM commander shares viewpoints, priorities

    F.E. Warren Air Force Base had a unique opportunity to host Adm. Cecil Haney, commander, U.S. Strategic Command, for the second time this month.Haney visited Warren at the beginning of December to meet with Airmen on duty, hear their thoughts and concerns and provide insight from a senior leader's strategic perspective. The purpose for his second
  • Pearl Harbor's born legacy: The Mighty Eighth

    Three-thousand eight-hundred and nine headstones make perfectly-patterned lines in the grass. Over 5,000 names are inscribed on a wall to pay tribute to those whose remains were never found. The near 9,000 individuals remembered at Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial in Madingley, England are not United Kingdom natives, but Americans. The
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