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An unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile launches during an operational test at 2:10 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ian Dudley/Released) Boosting the brain
As part of move to further modernize the nuclear enterprise, Airmen from the 91st Missile Wing, at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, recently implemented a $68 million upgrade to the LGM-30G Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile.First used on June 23, this new device – known as the Data Transfer Unit, was designed to replace the legacy
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Coming home Coming home
“Yesterday, December 7th, 1941, a date which will live in infamy, the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan.”
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Books from the base library are stacked at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., July 6, 2017. The library was recently awarded Air Force Library Program of the Year for 2016. This award is given to the library that excels in mission accomplishment and innovation, leadership and management, and customer focus. (U.S. Air Force illustration by Senior Airman Sahara L. Fales) Minot AFB library named Air Force Library Program of the Year

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(Photo courtesy of the Goldsboro News Argus.) The Follower
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Members of the Air Force Cycling Team stand in front of the gate at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., May 17, 2017. There are six Minot Air Force Base Airmen on the Air Force Cycling Team, which has more than 150 cyclists Air Force-wide. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jonathan McElderry) Minot cyclists display physical, social fitness
His face is covered in sweat and his legs shake from pedaling against the raging winds. Finally, he notices his surroundings and realizes he’s still 20 miles from home. Before doubt can begin to creep into his mind, he pedals harder, telling himself, “I have to make it home so there’s nothing left, but to grind and push through!” This is a frequent
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Master Sgt. Christopher Davis, 791st Missile Security Forces Squadron first sergeant, carries the guidon during the National Police Week 5K Remembrance Ruck March at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., May 16, 2017. During the week, Minot AFB security forces personnel planned a parade, weapon and vehicle display, 5K Remembrance Ruck March, 5K Memorial Run, and a retreat ceremony to end the week. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Alyssa M. Akers) National Police Week 2017
Minot Air Force Base celebrated National Police Week 2017, May 14-19. National Police Week is a congressionally honored week celebrating law enforcement personnel across the nation and around the world who have made the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty. (U.S. Air Force photos/Airman 1st Class Alyssa M. Akers and Airman 1st Class Austin M. Thomas)
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Tech. Sgt. Sean Cantrell, 5th Civil Engineering Squadron assistant chief of operations, explains the dispatch room’s purpose in the Kenneth O. Gillespie Fire Station at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., April 30, 2017. Boy Scouts of America and Fire Explorer Post #9463 from Minot toured the fire station and participated in a simulated fire rescue mission. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Alyssa M. Akers) Exploring hot topics: fire station tour
Boy Scouts of America and Fire Explorer Post #9463 from Minot, N.D., toured the Kenneth O. Gillespie Fire Station at Minot Air Force Base, April 30, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photos/Airman 1st Class Alyssa M. Akers)
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Senior Airman Joshua Suter, 5th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, explains a B-52H Stratofortress’s landing gear during a tour at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., May 1, 2017. The 5th AMXS Airmen taught Edison Elementary School’s science, technology, engineering and math girls about the aircraft’s mission and features. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Alyssa M. Akers) 3… 2… 1… STEM GIRLS!
Edison Elementary School’s science, technology, engineering and math girls toured Minot Air Force Base, N.D., May 1, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photos/Airman 1st Class Alyssa M. Akers)
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Youth Center children race around basketball courts during a mock fitness assessment at the McAdoo Fitness Center at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., April 17, 2017. The fitness center hosted the event for the children to promote a healthy lifestyle in school-age children. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Alyssa M. Akers) Youth day at McAdoo Fitness Center
The McAdoo Fitness Center hosted an athletic youth day to promote a healthy lifestyle in school-age children at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., April 17, 2017. During the event, Youth Center children participated in a mock fitness assessment, bounce house, a video exercise with fitness balls and an additional activity based on the age group. Kindergarteners and first-graders participated in group games such as duck duck goose, freeze tag and more while second and third-graders played wallyball. (U.S. Air Force photos/Airman 1st Class Alyssa M. Akers)
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A B-52H Stratofortress sits outside of the Gantzer Maintenance Facility at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., April 21, 2017. Previously Dock 8, the hangar was renamed in honor of Chief Master Sgt. Fredrick Gantzer, an Airman who served for 31 years with over a decade at Minot AFB. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Alyssa M. Akers) Dock 8 renamed to Gantzer Maintenance Facility
Minot Air Force Base leadership, including congressional and civic leaders, celebrated the renaming of Dock 8, a B-52H Stratofortress phase maintenance double-dock, to the Gantzer Maintenance Facility during a dedication ceremony at Minot AFB, April 21, 2017.
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