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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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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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MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. -- (from left to right) Senior Airman James Rowin, Staff Sgt. Jesse Guerra, Senior Airman Will Benson and Airman 1st Class Tom Donahue, all from the 91st Security Forces Group, run as they close in on the finish line on the obstacle course at Shriever Air Force Base, Colo. on the last day of competition during Guardian Challenge. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Danny Monahan) Guardian Challenge continues for security forces
U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. -- [Editor's note: This article was written and published before the 2006 Guardian Challenge results were posted.] The 91st Space Wing security forces team competing in Guardian Challenge have participated in tactics, marksmanship and the obstacle course. After finishing up, Rough Riders everywhere should be proud,
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Default Air Force Logo Rough Riders depart for Guardian Challenge 2006
Members of the 91st Space Wing's Guardian Challenge Team received praise and admiration during a send off rally from fellow Rough Riders at the Bully Dome Tuesday. Following the send-off, the team's Security Force members departed for the Aug. 14 to 18 competition which will be held at Colorado Springs, Colo. Other members of the 2006 Guardian
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2006
Default Air Force Logo Minot Airman passes away
An Airman from the 23rd Bomb Squadron passed away from apparent natural causes at his home on base Tuesday. Master Sgt. Randy McDaniel, 42, was Superintendent of Aviation Resource Management. Sergeant McDaniel arrived at the base in November, 2005 after completing an assignment atAviano Air Base, Italy. "Master Sergeant Randy McDaniel was a loving,
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Default Air Force Logo Minot sees decrease in seatbelt violations
So far this year, seatbelt violations on Minot Air Force Base have decreased almost 70 percent from 2005. According to Tech. Sgt. William Wilson, 5th Security Forces Squadron Law Enforcement superintendent, the dramatic decrease is a result of a two part effort. "First, the base populace and the Air Force in general have been educated over the past
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MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. -- Airmen from the 5th Civil Engineer Squadron fire protection flight, extinguish a fire in a trash dumpster in front of the PRIDE building here July 21. Airmen responded to the fire within one minute after receiving the 911 call. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. James Breessendorf.) Firefighters respond to dumpster fire
A fire broke out in a trash dumpster in front of the PRIDE building at approximately 4 p.m. July 21. The cause of the fire was the result of a carelessly discarded cigarette, according to Tech Sgt. Robert Kirwan, 5th Civil Engineer Squadron assistant chief of operations and the on-scene commander at the time of the fire. "We know this because we
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MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. -- Col. Marty Whelan, the 91st Space Wing commander, delivers a speech during his assumption of command ceremony at Dock 7 here July 6. (U.S. Air Force photo by  Staff Sgt. Joe Laws) Rough Rider 1, ready for Team Minot
After assuming command of the 91st Space Wing July 6, Col. Marty Whelan discussed his top priorities, the most exciting and challenging aspects of being the new 91st SW commander, his previous space experience and what he's looking forward to. "My number one priority is to continue the mission excellence of the 91st SW," he said. "The 91st SW has
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Default Air Force Logo 23rd BS wins 2005 Air Force Installation Excellence Award
The Air Force recently awarded the 23rd Bomb Squadron with the 2006 Air Force Installation Excellence Award. “The 23rd BS was selected for this award due to its outstanding performance at home and while deployed,” said Lt. Col. Jerry Hounchell, 23rd BS commander. “The squadron did a fantastic job from putting bombs on target in Operation Enduring
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2006
Default Air Force Logo Future leaders come to Minot AFB
Who are all these Airmen running around base with strange rank on their uniform? They're a contingency of 11 cadets from the United States Air Force Academy and two Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets from West Virginia and Wisconsin who arrived June 24 and depart Minot July 13. The 13 cadets are participating in the summer program
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