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(U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Sahara L. Fales) Weather keeps missileers on alert for 72 hours
In the beginning of March a winter snow storm, that brought several inches of snow and more than 30 mph winds, left missile combat crews at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, on alert for three days straight.
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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
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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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Senior Airman Kenneth Wagner, 91st Missile Maintenance Squadron facilities maintenance section technician, checks a panel outside of the launch control center at H-01 Missile Alert Facility in the missile complex, N.D., May 24, 2017. Airmen from the 91st MMXS teamed up with Airmen from the 5th Civil Engineer Squadron for “Blitzkrieg,” an operation where all the work orders that accrued during the winter months are completed. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Apryl Hall) Team Minot cleans the MAFs
The 5th Bomb Wing and 91st Missile Wing personnel at Minot Air Force Base have teamed up to ensure mission readiness at the missile alert facilities throughout North Dakota.
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Dustin Bazille, Kenmore fire department firefighter, at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Feb. 24, 2017. The Minot AFB fire department hosted training with local fire departments, scenarios included simulated helicopter fire and missile field response. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Chad Trujillo) Teamwork makes the dream work
When it comes to safety, there can never be too many helping hands, such is the case when the Minot Air Force Base fire department invited several other local fire departments to receive missile field response training Feb. 24-25, 2017. “We hosted a North Dakota Fire Association training class for our mutual aid partners, which educates them on how
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