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Minot Airmen board a plane during a mass deployment at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., March 9, 2017. Airmen deploy to assure allies, deter adversaries and defeat our enemies. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Christian Sullivan) 5th Bomb Wing Members Deploy in support of Operation Inherent Resolve
More than 400 Airmen from the 5th Bomb Wing recently deployed to the Middle East, in support of U.S. Central Command’s Operation Inherent Resolve. The 23rd Bomb Squadron sent a number of B-52H Stratofortresses to take over day-to-day operations, which will be the first time in 12 years aircraft from the base have deployed in support of combat
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2017
Aircrew from the 23rd Bomb Squadron are harnessed in simulated parachutes during egress and emergency parachute training at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Feb. 22, 2017. Tech. Sgt. Clifton Cleveland, 5th Operational Support Squadron survival, evasion, resistance and escape specialist, led the training, which prepares the aircrew members for aircraft emergencies. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman J.T. Armstrong) Aircrew participate in egress, emergency parachute training
Aircrew members from the 23rd Bomb Squadron participated in egress and emergency parachute training at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Feb. 22, 2017. The training is an annual requirement for all aircrew flying on the B-52H Stratofortress. (U.S. Air Force photos/Senior Airman J.T. Armstrong)
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2017
The sun rises behind a B-52H Stratofortress at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Jan. 26, 2017. Airmen from the 5th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron work around the clock in all weather conditions to provide B-52 firepower on demand. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman J.T. Armstrong) Warbirds participate in Green Flag East 17-03
Airmen from across the 23rd Bomb Squadron, 5th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron and 5th Operations Support Squadron participated in exercise Green Flag East 17-03, which took place Jan. 13-27, 2017.Green Flag East is a joint simulated combat operation held between Barksdale Air Force Base and Fort Polk, La., to employ close air support and home
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Airman 1st Class Josh DeSpain, 5th Munitions Squadron conventional maintenance crew member, stands between two rows of inert BDU-50 bombs at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Nov. 2, 2016.  DeSpain was recognized by his squadron leadership with the 5 MUNS Own It Award, for consistent hard work and leadership capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class J.T. Armstrong) 5 MUNS: Building BUFF firepower
Respectful. Leader. Hard-worker. These are some of the words 5th Munitions Squadron leaders use to describe Airman 1st Class Josh DeSpain, 5th MUNS conventional maintenance crew member.“He’s the kind of Airman you want working for you,” said Staff Sgt. Sahtara Wehe, 5th Munitions Squadron productions superintendent. “He’s a self-motivated worker,
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2016
Airman 1st Class Alexander Shaikh, 5th Maintenance Squadron non-destructive inspection journeyman, shines a black light during a fluorescent penetrant inspection at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Oct. 18, 2016. The black light aids Shaikh in locating cracks and imperfections on parts of the B-52H Stratofortress and aircraft support equipment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class J.T. Armstrong) Non-Destructive Inspection: Seeing Through the B-52

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2016
Lt. Col. Jeremy Holmes, 69th Bomb Squadron commander, peers out a window of the B-52H Stratofortress Ghost Rider at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Sept. 27, 2016. In 2008, Ghost Rider was sent to the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group, aka Boneyard, at Davis-Monthan AFB, Ariz., and has spent the last year at both Barksdale AFB, La. and Tinker AFB, Okla., undergoing equipment transfers of usable equipment and undergoing inspections and corrective maintenance actions to ensure its airworthiness. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class J.T. Armstrong) Out of the Boneyard, Into the Fight: Ghost Rider Flies Again
He said it was something he never thought he’d see again. The B-52H Stratofortress screamed across the blue North Dakota sky above Minot Air Force Base before coming in to land.“I saw it at the boneyard and figured that’s the end of that era,” said Robert Crane, 5th Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle management flight chief. “She’s never going to
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