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Senior Airman Andrew Close, 5th Communications Squadron, shovels snow in front of the 5th CS dorms during a snowfall on October 30. The base recived about three inches of snow. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Sharida Bishop) First fall

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Staff Sgt. Chad Young, 5th Civil Engineer Squadron utilities craftsman, helps erect an Alaskan tent during the Eagle Flag exercise held at Lakehurst Naval Air Station, N.J., from Oct. 12 to 20. Airmen erected more than 40 tents during the exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Danny Moanahan) Warbirds return to nest from Eagle Flag exercise
LAKEHURST NAVAL AIR ENGINEERING STATION, N.J. - Approximately 150 Team Minot Airmen returned from a successful one-week deployment Oct. 20 after fighting the Global War on Terrorism and providing humanitarian relief in the country of Chimera in the southwest Karde region. Many have never heard of the country, nor the continent and there is a reason
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Bill Large, from the 5th Medical Support Squadron, auctions off a quilt called "Hearts for a Cure" during the quilt auction for the National Breast Cancer Awareness Month event at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Oct. 24, while the makers of the quilt -- Rebecca Ament and Lt. Col. Anne Heinly, 5th Medical Operations Squadron commander -- hold it up. All proceeds from the auction, which raised almost $4,000, were donated to breast cancer research through the Combined Federal Campaign. The event, themed "Voices of Breast Cancer, Inspiring Hope, Supporting a Cure, included a health fair and the personal testimony of several breast cancer survivors from the base community. Photo By: Airman First Class Cassandra Butler Minot event supports breast cancer research
About 200 Airmen and family members gathered here to raise awareness of breast cancer during an event in support of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month Oct. 24. The event, titled "Voices of Breast Cancer: Inspiring Hope, Supporting a Cure," included a health fair, lunch, the touching testimony of several cancer survivors, and a spirited auction
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Minot Air Force Base, N.D. --- Tom Schrader a meteorologist with a local television station explains the how the difference between high and low pressure areas affect the formation of storms during a visit to the fourth grade class at Dakota Elementary school here.  Mr. Schrader visits on-base students annually to talk to them about meteorology and dispel some of the myths about what actions to take during inclement weather.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt James Bressendorff) Weather watchers

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Default Air Force Logo "Americans with Disabilities: Ready for the Global Workforce"
October marks National Disability Employment Awareness Month across the country as well as here at Minot Air Force Base. Congress designated each October as National Disability Employment Awareness Month, and the Office of Disability Employment Policy has the lead in planning NDEAM activities and materials to increase the public's awareness of the
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Default Air Force Logo National Red Ribbon Week celebrates drug-free lifestyles
Starting Monday through Oct. 31, the Minot Air Force Base community joins people across the country in celebrating a drug-free lifestyle during the 20th annual National Red Ribbon Week. "As a symbol of the united and visible commitment to a drug-free America, red ribbons will be placed around the base by volunteers and activities will be held to
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Default Air Force Logo CFC kicks off Monday
The 2006 Combined Federal Campaign begins Monday and runs until Nov. 15. This year, Minot's campaign goal is $111,700. Last year, the goal for the base was $110,000 and the total amount raised was $144,000. Established in 1961, the CFC is the largest workplace charity campaign in the country and the only campaign authorized to solicit and collect
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First Lt. Aaron Cook, 23rd Bomb Squadron, (middle), explains the inside of the payload bay of a B-52H Stratofortress, to Col. Steve Chabolla, Office of the Secretary of Defense Policy, and Nigel Basing, British Ministry of Defence, during a delegation visit here Oct. 5. Allied visit

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From left to right: Capt. Aaron Ament, 5th Medical Operations Squadron, Senior
Airman David Engler, 5th MDOS, Senior Airman Ryan Woodson, 5th Medical Support Squadron and Staff Sgt. Felicia Young, 5th MDOS (holding clipboard), attend to Airman 1st Class Wesley Stallard, 5th Communications Squadron, during the 5th Medical Group’s medical unit readiness training exercise Oct. 5. (Photo by Airman Sharida Bishop) Lifesaving practice ...

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Default Air Force Logo Commanders, civilians learn facts about NSPS
Commanders and civilians on base recently learned the latest information about the National Security Personnel System, the Department of Defense's new civilian personnel management system. "This is about change and change requires leadership," said Brig. Gen. James Kowalski, Air Combat Command leader who briefed commanders here Oct 3. According to
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