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Rein Haas, 16th Electronic Warfare Squadron test engineer, directs a horn antenna during Combat Shield at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., July 12, 2017. The antenna is used for transmitting radio frequencies that are received and analyzed by the electronic warfare officer inside an aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman J.T. Armstrong) 5 BW participates in Combat Shield
Airmen and aircraft from the 5th Bomb Wing participated in Air Force Global Strike Command’s Combat Shield at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., July 11-14, 2017. Combat Shield is an evaluation for assessing the electronic warfare readiness of aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photos/Senior Airman J.T. Armstrong)
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(Left) Chief Master Sgt. Alan Boling, Eighth Air Force command chief, operates a fire truck with Chief Master Sgt. Paul Elliott, 5th Bomb Wing command chief, at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., July 10, 2017. Boling visited base and spoke with 5th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighters about the critical role of front-line supervisors in Air Force Global Strike Command’s deterrence mission. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman J.T. Armstrong) 8AF CCC visits Minot
Chief Master Sgt. Alan Boling, Eighth Air Force command chief, visited Minot Air Force Base, N.D., July 10-11, 2017. During his visit, Boling spoke with 5th Bomb Wing Airmen and visited facilities including the fire department, phase maintenance dock, bomb building facility, dining facility and parachute shop. (U.S. Air Force photos/Senior Airman
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Second Lt. Kimberly Davis, 742nd Missile Squadron missile combat crew member, wears her Air Force Global Strike Command team uniform at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Dec. 15, 2016. Davis has competed in events like swimming in the 2012 U.S. Olympic team trials in Omaha, Nebraska, and running in the 2016 Air Force Marathon in Dayton, Ohio. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jonathan McElderry) From swimmer, runner to missileer
Throughout her life, U.S. Air Force 2nd Lt. Kimberly Davis, 742nd Missile Squadron missile combat crew member, used swimming and running as a way to stay physically fit.Davis has competed in several events, from swimming in the 2012 U.S. Olympic team trials in Omaha, Nebraska, to running in the 2016 Air Force Marathon in Dayton, Ohio. “This was my
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Members of the 91st Missile Wing celebrate the wing’s 68th birthday at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Nov. 9, 2016. Twentieth Air Force commander Maj. Gen. Anthony Cotton led a cake-cutting ceremony at the event. (U.S. Air Force photos/Senior Airman Apryl Hall) Learning about the past, celebrating the future
Team Minot Airmen gathered to celebrate the 68th birthday anniversary of the 91st Missile Wing, Nov. 9, 2016.The 91st MW has had many different missions around the world and has through the United States.“The Army Air Corps activated the 91st Bombardment Group in April 1942,” said Justin Henderson, 91st Missile Wing Historian.The 91st BG began
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U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, speaks to B-52H Stratofortress pilots at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Nov. 2, 2016. During Dunford’s tour, he was briefed on the 5th Bomb Wing and 91st Missile Wing’s capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class J.T. Armstrong) Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff visits Minot
U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, visited Airmen at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Nov. 2, 2016. During the visit, Dunford toured various 5th Bomb Wing and 91st Missile Wing's facilities to learn about their mission and capabilities.
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Three field training detachments, in support of Global Strike Command’s Intercontinental Ballistic Missile Program activated this year as part of Air Education and Training Command. The 982nd Training Group, under the 82nd Training Wing at Sheppard, recently stood up three FTDs at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, Malmstrom Air Force Base, Montana, and Francis E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyoming. “By putting the training process in the hands of AETC, while using Striker Airmen as instructors, AETC can focus solely on providing the training and my folks can focus solely on mission execution of ICBM maintenance,” said Lawrence Kingsley, director of AFGSC Logistics, Engineering and Force Protection.
AETC, AFGSC partner for weapons system training
Three field training detachments, in support of Global Strike Command’s Intercontinental Ballistic Missile Program activated this year as part of Air Education and Training Command. The 982nd Training Group, under the 82nd Training Wing at Sheppard, recently stood up three FTDs at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, Malmstrom Air Force Base, Montana, and Francis E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyoming.
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The 741st Missile Squadron recently performed a successful simulated launch of six Minuteman III Missiles. Air Force Global Strike Command typically conducts Simulated Electronic Launch – Minuteman tests twice a year to evaluate the readiness of the deployed intercontinental ballistic missile force. “The basic objective of SELM is to assess
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Three B-52H Stratofortresses taxi down the runway during Prairie Vigilance 16-1 at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Sept. 16, 2016. As one leg of U.S. Strategic Command’s nuclear triad, Air Force Global Strike Command’s B-52s at Minot, play an integral role in nation's strategic deterrence. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class J.T. Armstrong) Prairie Vigilance 16: Anytime, Anywhere
The 5th Bomb Wing at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, participated in Prairie Vigilance 16-1 Sept. 11-16, an annual exercise designed to test the wing’s ability to conduct conventional and nuclear-capable bomber operations.“Prairie Vigilance 16-1 is an operational readiness exercise that validates the 5th Bomb Wing's capability to execute our
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A lifeguard buoy floats in the base pool during the 5th Medical Operation Squadron’s water extraction training at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Aug. 10, 2016. The lifeguard buoys are used to help keep the water rescue board afloat while the patient is being extracted from the water. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class J.T. Armstrong) In the Deep End
Airmen from the 5th Medical Operations Squadron train to enhance water extraction skills at the base pool at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Aug. 10, 2016. The water extraction training involved performing emergency medicine on a simulated patient in a water environment. The purpose was to practice for the EMT Rodeo, an Air Force-level competition held
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