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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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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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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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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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MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. -- Capt. Nathan Oltmans, 23rd Bomb Squadron, looks in the mirror as he tries on his helmet and uses an oxygen and communication system tester before flying Sept. 19. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Cassandra Butler) Mirror, mirror on the wall

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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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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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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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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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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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