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The sun peaks over the horizon to reveal the icy minefield known as the flight line. Airmen are bundled from head to toe in thermal underwear, thick coveralls, gloves and multiple headgear, but these comforting layers don’t keep them from getting the job done.
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2017
These Airmen are responsible for performing maintenance on equipment used within the missile complex. MAPS: Unsung heroes of the missile field
When missile alert facility and launch facility equipment needs to be inspected or repaired, 791st Maintenance Squadron mechanical and pneudraulics section maintainers take charge.From chain hoists to payload transporters, these Airmen are responsible for performing maintenance on equipment used within the missile complex.Through periodic
0 11/14
2017
The 5th Civil Engineer Squadron electrical systems Airmen are responsible for maintaining all electrical systems on base, including airfield lighting systems, lighting protection systems and fire alarm systems. 5 CES powers up Team Minot
The 5th Civil Engineer Squadron electrical systems Airmen are responsible for maintaining all electrical systems on base, including airfield lighting systems, lighting protection systems and fire alarm systems. The unit also provides electrical support for both missile alert facilities and launch facilities.
0 10/19
2017
Deterrence from the ground up Deterrence from the ground up
The 791st Maintenance Squadron Mechanical and Pneudraulics Section inspects a crane at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Sept. 21, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photos by Airman 1st Class Alyssa M. Akers)
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2017
The 5th Maintenance Squadron metals technology section designs, welds, and manufactures tools for assemblies and components essential to the Minot Air Force Base mission. The welding shop supports both the 5th Bomb Wing and 91st Missile Wing by designing and creating parts for aircraft systems and support equipment. Metals Tech keeps equipment in check
The 5th Maintenance Squadron metals technology section designs, welds, and manufactures tools for assemblies and components essential to the Minot Air Force Base mission. The welding shop supports both the 5th Bomb Wing and 91st Missile Wing by designing and creating parts for aircraft systems and support equipment.
0 9/13
2017
AGE maintenance AGE ranger: no stranger to danger
Airmen from the 5th Maintenance Squadron aerospace ground equipment section are responsible for maintaining and repairing equipment that supply electricity, hydraulic and air pressure to various aircraft. The AGE Airmen not only perform inspections and troubleshooting, they repair and maintain proper standards for all equipment on base. These Airmen ensure Minot’s B-52H Stratofortress fleet is ready for flight 24/7.
0 8/08
2017
(From left) Staff Sgt. Dustin Stetler and Tech. Sgt. Maxie Cardinal, 791st Maintenance Squadron electronics laboratory technicians, reattach a top panel assembly at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., May 31, 2017. The ELAB team practiced maintenance on a circuitry test set in preparation for Global Strike Challenge 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jonathan McElderry) GSC 17: Electronics Laboratory
Minot Air Force Base members are competing in Global Strike Challenge 2017. The 791st Maintenance Squadron electronic laboratory team performed maintenance on a circuitry test set to help them prepare for GSC 17. Electronics laboratory Airmen are responsible for inspecting, repairing and calibrating electronic components for launch facilities and launch control centers.
0 6/15
2017
Brian Amitrano, 54th Helicopter Squadron aircrew flight equipment member, searches equipment data at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., May 2, 2017. The unit’s maintainers fix and inspect flying and training equipment for aircrew, to include helmets and night vision goggles. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jonathan McElderry) 54th HS maintainers provide aircrew support
The 54th Helicopter Squadron plays a critical role in supporting the 91st Missile Wing by escorting 91 MW Airmen to the missile complex. The unit is responsible for convoy support, missile complex security and maintaining aircrew proficiency. Squadron members also engage in emergency search and rescue mission training.
0 5/05
2017
Rica Page, 49th Test and Evaluation Squadron instrumentation technician from Barksdale Air Force Base, La., reads a maintenance manual at Minot AFB, N.D., March 13, 2017. Members of the 49th TES helped the 705th Munitions Squadron evaluate Air Force Global Strike Command’s nuclear-capable cruise missiles and gravity-based weapon systems. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jonathan McElderry) 705 MUNS, 49 TES team up during WSEP
The WSEP program occurs two to three times a year. Members of the 705th MUNS and the 49th TES worked together to evaluate operational readiness of nuclear-capable weapon systems in AFGSC’s arsenal.
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2017
(From left) Senior Airman Allan Jungst and Staff Sgt. Alex Yount, 5th Maintenance Squadron crew chiefs, rotate an upper wrap cowling at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., March 20, 2017. During a phase inspection for 18 consecutive days, these maintainers wash, lubricate, inspect and fix all identified discrepancies on the B-52H Stratofortress. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jonathan McElderry) Phase dock maintenance 101
The 5th Maintenance Squadron tactical aircraft maintenance specialists, also known as “crew chiefs”, coordinate and perform maintenance to ensure all aircraft components are functioning properly. These maintainers guarantee Minot Air Force Base B-52H Stratofortresses are ready to fly at a moment’s notice.
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