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MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. -- Maj. Douglas Webb (far right), 5th  Medical Operations Squadron, stands at attention next to Col. Eldon Woodie, 5th Bomb Wing commander, before being presented the Bronze Star award during a ceremony at the 5th Medical Group building, Aug. 30. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Sharida Bishop) 5th Medical Operations major receives the Bronze Star
A major from the 5th Medical Operations Squadron was recently awarded the Bronze Star for actions conducted while serving at the Forward Operating Base Al Kasik, Iraq. Although Major Douglas Webb, is honored to receive the Bronze Star, he said he found the overall experience of his deployment humbling, but very rewarding. During his deployment, the
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2006
Default Air Force Logo Heart failure occurs every 29 seconds
Every 29 seconds, someone in the U.S. has an acute myocardial infarction or in everyday language, a heart attack. Every minute someone dies from a heart attack. Those statistics translate to 1.5 million heart attacks a year with 500,000 dying, usually quite suddenly. There is little difference between male or female, white, black or Hispanic, rich
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2006
Default Air Force Logo Self aid, buddy care training undergoes changes
Within the next 30 days, self- aid and buddy care training will undergo changes to its delivery. In the past, SABC training was conducted in a classroom using videos and was very instructor-based. Now, SABC is to be delivered in two modes. Initial SABC training will be computer based, wherein the trainee will receive the knowledge portion of SABC.
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Default Air Force Logo Minot officers receive force- shaping facts
Officers assigned to the 5th Bomb Wing learned the latest information about force shaping recently during a briefing at the base theater. To meet its end strength, the Air Force is planning to "shape" career field imbalances and reduce the force by approximately 40,000 members over the next several years. While the enlisted corps is on track for
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2006
MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. -- Left to right: Senior Master Sgt. Jose Pascua, 5th Comptroller Squadron superintendent, 1st Lt. Juan Guzman, 5th CPTS deputy financial services officer, and Staff Sgt. Philip Chapman, 5th CPTS budget and accounting technician, review funding documents for a purchase request for an automatic car wash at the 5th CPTS Budget office Wednesday.(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Ross Tweten) ‘No money, no mission’
No money, no mission. This is the motto of Minot's 5th Comptroller Squadron. Comprised of approximately 40 Airmen and civilians, the 5th CPTS supports the Air Force with financial expertise for those serving around the globe. The squadron's financial expertise is broken down into two flights - Financial Services and Financial Analysis. The
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2006
MINOT AIR FORCE BASE N.D. -- Staff Sgt. Jennifer Farley, 5th Munitions Squadron,  was driving this sport utility vehicle  when a vehicle mishap caused it to roll about two-and-a-half times before resting upside-down. The mishap resulted in only injuries, but according to officials, it could have been fatal if seat belts not been used. (courtesy photo) Two Minot Airmen survive vehicle accident
Two non-commissioned officers survived a severe vehicle accident traveling back from a summer vacation Aug. 13. The mishap resulted in only injuries, but, according to officials, it could have resulted in death if seat belts had not been used. The two individuals were returning to Minot from Sturgis S.D., after a family gathering during the Sturgis
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2006
MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. -- Members of the Team Minot Guardian Challenge team are greeted by (left to right) Col. Greg Tims, 91st Operations Group commander, Col. Paul Bell, 5th Bomb Wing vice commander,  and Col. Marty Whelan, 91st Space Wing commander, as they step off a C-17  here Saturday after the week-long competition in Colorado Springs, Colo. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Danny Monahan) Guardian Challenge members come home
Members of the Team Minot Guardian Challenge team were greeted by leaders, family and friends when they returned home Saturday from the week-long competition at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo.Guardian Challenge is a competition to demonstrate the effectiveness of Air Force Space Command Airmen's training and procedures. Teams are evaluated against
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2006
MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. -- Senior Airman Neil Campbell, 5th Security Forces Squadron, holds up the Omaha trophy with Col. Eldon Woodie, 5th Bomb Wing commander. The 5th Bomb Wing won the trophy for its strategic aircraft operations in 2005. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christopher Boitz) 5th Bomb Wing picks up Omaha hardware
The 5th Bomb Wing received the U.S. Strategic Command Omaha Trophy in a wing-wide ceremony here Aug. 4. "This trophy recognizes your excellence, but it also recognizes the sacrifices you've made and continue to make," said Gary Gates, a civic leader representing Omaha, Neb., the city where the award originated in 1971. "The role you play is one of
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2006
Default Air Force Logo Minot Air Force Base loses Airman
A Minot Air Force Base Airman passed away from apparent natural causes Aug. 18. Air Force Office of Special Investigations Special Agent Darryl Shurow was Superintendent for AFOSI Detachment 228 where he managed five active duty and reserve agents performing criminal, counterintelligence and economic crime investigations throughout an area covering
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2006
Default Air Force Logo Off-duty Airman extinguishes vehicle fire
An Airman from the 5th Civil Engineer Squadron's fire protection flight recently extinguished a vehicle fire in the parking lot of a store in Minot.Senior Airman Daniele Flick, the firefighter who extinguished the fire, was off-duty shopping with his wife when the incident occurred Aug. 8. "We saw smoke in the parking lot," said Airman Flick. "The
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