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MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. -- Capt. Patrick Hook, 23rd Bomb Squadron, and his wife Lisa embrace on the flightline here Jan. 28. Captain Hook, along with 19 other Minot Airmen, was met by friends and family upon arriving home from a five-month deployment to Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. (U.S. Air Force photos by Airman 1st Class Joe Rivera) Warbirds return home

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MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. – From right to left: Gen. Kevin P. Chilton, Air Force Space Command commander, speaks to Col. Eldon Woodie, 5th Bomb Wing commander, and Col. Marty Whelan, 91st Space Wing commander, upon his arrival here Jan. 23. General Chilton visited Minot AFB as part of a base orientation to familiarize him with the wings now under his command. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christopher Boitz) AFSPC commander: Minot in "thick of the fight"
On his first official visit to Minot Jan. 23, the Air Force Space Command commander stressed team spirit, command goals and the importance of space in military operations. "There's something special here at Minot," said Gen. Kevin P. Chilton. "The 5th Bomb Wing and 91st Space Wing have two very distinct missions and commands, yet they're seamless
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KIRKUK REGIONAL AIR BASE, IRAQ -- Senior Airman Richard Rodriguez, 506th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron, checks the perimeter for insurgents here Jan. 24 as coalition convoys return from a patrol. Airman Rodriguez is deployed here from the 5th Security Forces Squadron at Minot Air Force Base, N.D.(U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Bradley A. Lail) Vigilant Warbird on frontlines

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MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. -- Robert Aguilar, B-52 project manager from Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., adjusts a cord on the engine of a B-52H Stratofortress Jan 19. The cord is attached to an instrument control panel which will measure the differences in engine performance between the use of JP-8 fuel, which the B-52 is accustom to, verses the new Fischer-Tropsch, a 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.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joe Rivera) B-52 undergoes synthetic-fuel cold weather testing

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Default Air Force Logo 20 Airmen graduate from First Term Airman Center
Congratulations to the following Airmen who graduated from the First Term Airman's Center here Jan. 25.The First Term Airman Center is a two-week transitory seminar designed to aid first-duty-stationed Airmen with their transition from a systematic and regimented environment into a hands-on employment of Airmen's skills knowledge and training
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MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. - (from left) Chief Master Sgt. Mark Brejcha, 91st Space Wing command chief, Chief Master Sgt. Michael Sullivan, Air Force Space Command command chief, Sue Whelan and husband Col. Marty Whelan, 91st Space Wing commander, attended AFSPC Commander Gen. Kevin Chilton's first commander's call held here Jan 23. Chief Sullivan visited with base Airmen and later shared his focus on being deployment ready. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christopher Boitz) AFSPC Command Chief emphasizes warfighter focus
On a visit here Jan. 23, Air Force Space Command's senior enlisted Airman said he had some reservations about assuming his current position. "I had no prior experience with Air Force Space Command, so I was anxious about my preparation," said AFSPC Command Chief Master Sgt. Michael T. Sullivan. "But Airmen are my focus and in Air Force Space
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Default Air Force Logo Orderly rooms merging for efficiency
In keeping with Air Force Smart Operations 21, Minot Air Force Base groups are merging commander's supports staffs (orderly rooms) to enhance resource management in support of combat effectiveness. "By co-locating CSSs, we create 'economies of scale,'" said Major Chad Schrecengost, military personnel flight commander. "Personnelists will continue
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MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. -- Chief Master Sgt. Dave Goldie, 5th Bomb Wing command chief, serves food during the 42nd annual Sportsmen’s Feed at the Jimmy Doolittle Center Jan. 21. Hundreds of Team Minot members packed the JDC for an assortment of wild-game appetizers and entrees, games and tournaments like bingo and darts, and big-screen viewing of the National Football Conference and American Football Conference championship games. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christopher Boitz) 42nd annual Sportsmen's Feed "superb show of community support"
Hundreds of Team Minot members packed the Jimmy Doolittle Center for the Sportsmen's Feed here Jan. 21, marking a special event in its 42nd year. This year's gathering drew more than 260 people for an assortment of wild-game appetizers and entrees, games and tournaments like bingo and darts, and big-screen viewing of the National Football
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Default Air Force Logo Day without violence
Minot Air Force Base students spoke out against domestic violence here in the form of a calendar project initiated during October 2006, which is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. In a project sponsored by the 5th Medical Group, Family Advocacy Program and Friends of Family Support, Minot AFB students competed in a "draw for peace" project
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Default Air Force Logo 5th MDG sets the bar high
The 5th Medical Group scored an "Excellent" rating during two major inspections here Jan. 9 through 11. The 5th MDG was inspected by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Healthcare for certification purposes, while the Air Force Inspection Agency performed a health services inspection concurrently. These inspections are conducted every
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