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Default Air Force Logo CCAF graduating class sets new Minot record
The largest graduating class in the history of Minot Air Force Base graduated Friday in a ceremony at the Jimmy Doolittle Center. One-hundred and twenty-four graduates received their Community College of the Air Force diplomas from Col. Thomas Klincar, CCAF commandant. "As members of CCAF's 2006 fall graduating class, you join the ranks of 245,000
0 10/12
2006
Default Air Force Logo Major changes to make base recycling more efficient
Recyclable items such as aluminum, plastic, glass, steel and tin are no longer accepted at the base recycling center or for residential pickup due to contractual changes. Under the terms of the new contract, which went into effect Sunday, only some paper products will be accepted for recycling. Products such as paper towels, napkins, tissue paper,
0 10/06
2006
Default Air Force Logo National Fire Prevention Week begins
The National Fire Protection Association and fire departments across North America observe Fire Prevention Week Sunday through Oct. 14 to raise public awareness of fire safety. During the week, Minot Air Force Base's Fire and Emergency Services flight in conjunction with the Minot City Fire Department will hand out literature to adults and fire
0 10/06
2006
MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. -- Members of the base Honor Guard fold the U.S. flag in honor of servicemembers who have been captured as prisoners of war or are missing in action during a special retreat ceremony at Dock 7 Sept. 22. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman First Class Joe Rivera) POW/MIA honored at Minot AFB
Minot Air Force Base honored POW and MIA servicemembers here during a luncheon and retreat ceremony Sept. 22. Airmen here also had the opportunity to hear the luncheon's speaker, a former POW, talk about his imprisonment during Operation Desert Storm. At the luncheon, speaker Col. Mike Roberts, 178th Fighter Wing vice commander, from Springfield
0 9/29
2006
Default Air Force Logo Major ops change for missiles
Missile combat crews from the 742nd Missile Squadron prepare for alert Monday exactly as they have for the last thirty-plus years -- with one notable distinction. Three crew members will head to the missile alert facility for 72 hours of alert duty as part of a demonstration concept.Overall, this represents a major change from the current
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2006
MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D.  -- Col. Mike Roberts, 178th Fighter Wing vice commander, from Springfield Air National Guard Base, Ohio, talks to Airmen at the base theater about his experiences as a former POW. Colonel Roberts used his cockpit’s heads up display video from the evening of January 19, 1991 to describe how his F-16 was shot down during a bombing raid over Baghdad, Iraq during Operation Desert Storm. The colonel was the guest of honor during the base’s POW/MIA Recognition Day Sept. 22. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Joe Laws) Honoring the fallen

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2006
MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D.  -- Staff Sgt. Ricky DuPree and Senior Airman Alejandro Rodriguez, both from the 742nd Missile Squadron, strategize about how to prepare their meal during the 91st Space Wing's 2nd annual Iron Chef Competition Sept. 23, 2006. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Sharida Bishop) Minot's iron chef

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2006
MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. -- Members from the 5th Security Forces Squadron take fingerprints and promote the Drug Abuse Resistance Education Program here during  fall festival Sept. 23. The fall festival is an annual base event to kick-start the fall season. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joe Rivera) Festive Fall beginning

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2006
MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. – Airman 1st Class Laura Washer, 5th Operations Support Squadron Radar and Approach Control Air Traffic Controller, monitors the movement of approaching air traffic to the Minot area Sept. 22.  Airman Washer and the other ATCs at Minot’s Radar and Approach Control are responsible for the safe and on time operations of nearly 18,000 aircraft per-year and control 4,800 square miles of North Dakota air space. This small team of dedicated professionals is not only responsible for Minot’s B-52H Stratofortress air traffic. The ATC also control the approaching aircraft of the local Minot International Airport. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Joe Laws) Air Traffic Controller

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2006
Captain Jason Hopkin observes two missile combat crew members training in a missile procedures trainer Sept. 18 at Minot Air Force Base, N.D.  Captain Hopkin is space and missiles operator instructor with the 91st Operations Support Squadron.  He and the 260 missile combat crew members stationed at Minot will celebrate the 59th Anniversary of the Air Force by standing alert in the 15 Missile Alert Facilities throughout the 8500 square mile North Dakota missile complex.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Joe Laws) Captain pulls missile duty on Air Force birthday
Capt. Jason Hopkin is so busy monitoring ballistic missile launch codes that he will not have time for cake, ice cream and punch on the Air Force's 59th birthday. He will join the other Airmen around the world who will report to work to fight or support the ongoing war on terrorism. This war -- like all the ones before -- is taking Airmen to
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2006
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