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  • Aiming high: A prospect cut short

    Representing a military service branch as part of a sport's team is a unique opportunity available throughout the Department of Defense to all uniformed personnel skilled in athletics ranging from boxing to soccer.A deputy missile combat crew commander assigned to the 741st Missile Squadron at Minot Air Force Base recently had the opportunity to
  • Weather Flight forecasts mission readiness

    "You're not in Kansas anymore."These are the words Shawnee, Kan. native Staff Sgt. Zak A. Kinsey, 5th Operations Support Squadron non-commissioned officer in charge of mission weather, lives by daily at Minot Air Force Base. Weather is a hot topic anywhere in the world, but seems to be focused on a bit more frequently in Minot. Due to high winds,
  • Amazing Wingmen form up to help the community

    Airmen from Malmstrom Air Force Base, Ellsworth AFB, S.D; F.E. Warren AFB, Wyo.; Dyess AFB, Texas; and Mountain Home AFB, Idaho joined up with local Montana agencies to save a man's life and reunite him with his family during a Search and Rescue mission Sept. 7.A rancher located near Colstrip, Mont., went missing on Sept. 6 after taking his
  • Pillars of Resiliency: Warren educates Airmen on mental, emotional wellness

    *Editor's note: This article is the third of a four-part series that will cover each of the four pillars of resiliency. The articles will run each week during the month of September. The pillars of resiliency are designed to provide balance to one's life. There are four pillars: social and family, physical, mental and emotional, and spiritual. Each
  • DUI simulator raises awareness

    While exiting the main gate at Minot Air Force Base, the last thing Airmen see is a sign that telling the number of days since the last arrest of an Airman for driving under the influence of alcohol.To raise awareness and potentially prevent future DUI incidences involving Minot AFB Airmen, an impaired driving simulator was brought here for the
  • Two wheels, no box of steel

    Malmstrom Air Force Base Airmen stepped out of their boots and onto their two-wheeled summer pastime to attend the Rolling Thunder motorcycle safety event held at the old Base Exchange parking lot Aug. 27. The event, focused on promoting the dos and don'ts of motorcycle safety, included several activities to raise motorcycle safety awareness for
  • Social resiliency: Airmen Paintball in Colorado

    A group of Airmen from F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyo., made a trip to Dacono, Colo. to spend the day paintballing at Blitz Paintball Aug. 31, 2013. The group consisted of 13 Airmen from various career fields - medical, civil engineers and finance, to name a few. "Getting everyone together and going out there was the best part," said Airman 1st
  • Pillars of Resiliency: Social, Family

    *Editor's note: This article is the first part of a four-part series that will cover each of the four pillars of resiliency. The articles will run each week during the month of September.The pillars of resiliency are designed to provide balance to one's life. There are four pillars: social and family, physical, mental and emotional, and spiritual.
  • Helo, TRF training ends with LF recapture

    It is an unusually hot morning in Wyoming. The only sound is the gusts of wind blowing across the amber plains surrounding the captured ICBM launch facility guarded by hostile men armed with an array of weaponry -- men who do not belong at the LF.Gradually, the sound of UH-1N "Huey" helicopter blades cutting the air goes from barely audible to
  • State and military dog it out in K-9 competition

    The first cooperative, 2013 North Dakota Peace Officer Association K-9 Police Trials competition, which included military members and local law enforcement officials, took place at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Aug. 14. The event showcased 12 K-9 teams from military bases and law enforcement agencies across the state. The teams competed in various
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