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Default Air Force Logo Proper registration, storage needed for firearms on base
With hunting season on the horizon, avid hunters may seek to store firearms on base. While owning a firearm on base is allowed, on-base residents are reminded to make sure they follow the proper procedures for registering and storing firearms on base.According to Master Sgt. Sidney Jones, 5th Security Forces Squadron police services NCO in charge,
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2006
Default Air Force Logo Minot technical control facility wins DoD award
Recently, the Airmen of the 5th Communications Squadron technical control facility won the 2005 Defense Information Systems Agency Outstanding Global Information Grid Facility of the Year Award. Each year, DISA recognizes the outstanding achievements of the individuals working in GIG facilities for their management and control of communications and
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2006
Default Air Force Logo Exercise shows Minot's ability to protect its people, mission
The base recently examined its ability to protect its people, mission and resources when the major anti-terrorism exercise Prairie Defense '06 concluded here Sept. 14. From Sept. 11 to 14, Minot Air Force Base came under simulated surveillance, infiltration and attack as terrorists targeted the installation. "It gave us an excellent opportunity to
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2006
MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. -- Lt. Gen. Robert Elder Jr., 8th Air Force commander, addresses the audience at the 59th Air Force Birthday Ball at the Grand International Inn here Saturday. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joe Rivera) Building on 59 years of air power history

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2006
Default Air Force Logo Officials discuss recent sexual assault cases
Recently, two Airmen were court-martialed for sexual assault. The unfortunate events surrounding these cases serve as lessons for all base members. Lessons such as the importance of trust, the need for forthright communication and the value of support agencies available for victims. One Airman was found guilty of rape and was sentenced to seven
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2006
MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. -- The purpose of the Neighborhood Sensor Program is to monitor and report suspicious activity similar to when these unauthorized individuals gained access through the fence along the base perimeter during Exercise Prairie Defense Wednesday. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Joe Laws) Neighborhood Sensor Program remains strong after one year
After one year since Minot implemented the Minot Air Force Base Neighborhood Sensor Program, the Antiterrorism office recently addressed the program's one-year progress. The program relies on base residents who live near the installation's perimeter to actively monitor and report suspicious activity. "The most positive aspect of the program over
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2006
POW - MIA 1 POW/MIA servicemembers recognized at Minot
Today is the official observance of National POW/MIA Recognition Day. Minot will honor Prisoners of War and Missing in Action servicemembers on Sept. 22, during a luncheon at 12:30 p.m. at the Jimmy Doolittle Center and retreat ceremony at 4:30 p.m. at the base flagpole. "This is a nationally recognized event Minot supports every year," said Capt.
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2006
MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. -- Airman 1st Class Tiffany Talyor, 5th Bomb Wing and A 1st Class Jeremy Taylor, 5th Maintenance Squadron,  light candles at the Northern Plains chapel here on the five year anniversary of  September 11, 2001.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Cassandra Butler) Sept. 11: five years later

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2006
MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. -- Airman 1st Class Christopher Pringle, 5th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal, operates a Remotec ANDROS F6A robot to lift a can Sept. 8. EOD can maneuver the robot from a remote screen essentially making the robot the best tool to reach explosive areas to dangerous for military members. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joe Rivera) Minot's Johnny 5

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Minot Air Force Base, N.D. -- Staff Sgt. Bruce Hills, 5th Civil Engineering Squadron, welds a support beam into a freshly cut hole for a new barn door for a hangar near the flightline here Sept. 6. The new barn doors will allow easier access to the hangar to store and remove snow clearing equipment for the flightline.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Cassandra Butler) Sparks in the Dark

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