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Default Air Force Logo 24 Airmen graduate ALS
Congratulations to the 24 Team Minot senior airmen who graduated from Airman Leadership School here Feb. 8.ALS is six week-long course designed to develop Airmen's leadership and supervisory capabilities.After ALS, Airmen are better prepared for the increased responsibility as they become non-commissioned officers.Upon graduation, awards are given
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MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. – Members of the base community exercise at the McAdoo Sports and Fitness Center. The fitness center’s new operating hours beginning Feb. 20 will be from 5 a.m. to midnight Monday through Friday and from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays, Sundays and holidays. For more information, call 723-2145. Fitness center sets new hours

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Default Air Force Logo 16 Airmen receive 90 or above on CDCs
Once an Airman has completed the classroom portion of their respective career field' s technical training, they must successfully pass a self-study career development course exam which tests their knowledge of a career field' s organization, responsibilities and technical proficiency. Congratulations to the following Airmen who recently received a
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Default Air Force Logo Minot AFB's economic impact increases in 2006
Minot Air Force Base's economic impact on the local community totaled more than $380 million in fiscal year 2006, according to the base's annual economic impact analysis report - an increase of more than $5 million from FY 2005. The report, prepared by the 5th Comptroller Squadron based on standardized Department of Defense guidelines to inform
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MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. -- Airmen bow their heads for a moment of silence during the base’s annual national prayer event at the Jimmy Doolittle Center here Feb. 2.  Hundreds of Team Minot members gathered to hear keynote speaker Chaplain (Maj. Gen.) Charles Baldwin, Air Force chief of chaplains. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Sharida Bishop) Making days count a la "24"
The base held its annual national prayer event at the Jimmy Doolittle Center here Feb. 2 with a luncheon attended by the Air Force's top chaplain. "It really is our people that we're most proud of," said Col. Eldon Woodie, 5th Bomb Wing commander, who called the event "first-class." Hundreds of Team Minot members gathered to hear keynote speaker
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SIOUX FALLS S.D. -- The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds perform a 6-ship formation fly over during a 2003 airshow.  The team performs precision aerial maneuvers to exhibit the capabilities of modern high-performance aircraft to audiences throughout the world.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Michael Frye) Northern Neighbors Day logo/poster contest starts
Today marks the start of the annual Northern Neighbors Day logo/poster contest. Northern Neighbors Day, the base's annual open house and air show, is scheduled for Sept 8. In tribute to Air Force history, this year's theme is "60th Air Force Anniversary." Highlighting this special theme, the U. S. Air Force's premiere aerial demonstration team, the
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MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. -- First Lt. Patrick Godinez, 23rd Bomb Squadron, hugs his wife Melissa after returning from a deployment Jan. 29. Lieutenant Odom and other Minot Airmen were met by friends and family upon arriving home from a five-month deployment to Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christopher Boitz) Warbirds return to nest after five months
Five months, more than 6,000 nautical miles and a 100-degree difference in temperature later, 110 Warbirds returned to the nest Jan. 30 from a deployment to Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, amid "welcome home" signs, balloons and excited children.The Airmen were the largest wave of deployers returning from Air and Space Expeditionary Force 3/4.
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Airman 1st Class Michael McDonald, 5th Maintenance Squadron. (Courtesy photo) Missing Airman declared deceased
Andersen Air Force Base officials today (CST) announced that Airman 1st Class Michael McDonald, 5th Maintenance Squadron, has been declared deceased after being reported missing in the waters off Tarague Beach, Guam, since Jan. 26 (CST). "We're all saddened by the tragic loss of Airman McDonald," said Col. Eldon A. Woodie, 5th Bomb Wing commander.
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MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. -- A B-52H Stratofortress fires up its engines on the flightline here before daybreak Jan. 30. The B-52’s engines are being tested to measure the difference between JP-8 fuel, which the B-52 is accustomed to, and Fischer-Tropsch, a new synthetic fuel. The testing of synthetic fuel in cold weather is the last step in the certification process to help reduce Air Force dependence on imported fuel. With added wind chill, Minot Air Force Base experienced temperatures of minus 25 F on this day. Buff tests synthetic fuel in cold weather

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Default Air Force Logo 35 Airmen move up in rank in February
Congratulations to the following Team Minot Airmen who are considered for promotion to the following ranks in February: 5th Bomb Wing Staff Sgt. Rusty Collins Master Sgt. Howard Hardison 5th Operations Support Squadron Staff Sgt. Joseph Locantora 5th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Staff Sgt. Joshua Barnes Staff Sgt. John Hildenbrand Staff Sgt. Jacob
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