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Members of the 54th Helicopter Squadron at Minot Air Force Base responded to a search and rescue call involving a man trapped in his cabin, surrounded by rising flood water, in Savage, Montana. Minot rescue crew saves man trapped from flood
Members of the 54th Helicopter Squadron at Minot Air Force Base responded to a search and rescue call involving a man trapped in his cabin, surrounded by rising flood water in Savage, Montana, March 24, 2018.At approximately 2 p.m. the crew received a phone call requesting a hoist-equipped aircraft to respond to the scene. “We quickly came together
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2018
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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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.
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2017
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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2017
A UH-1N Iroquois from the 54th Helicopter Squadron flies over Minot Air Force Base’s missile complex, N.D., Jan. 25, 2017. The purpose of the flight was to perform training maneuvers and complete a security sweep of 91st Missile Wing launch facilities.  The 54th HS’s fleet is critical in providing support to 91st MW Airmen and assets in the missile complex. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class J.T. Armstrong) 54th HS safeguards the missile complex
Two UH-1N Iroquois from the 54th Helicopter Squadron fly over Minot Air Force Base’s missile complex, N.D., Jan. 25, 2017. The purpose of the flight was to perform training maneuvers and complete a security sweep of 91st Missile Wing launch facilities. The 54th HS’s fleet is critical in providing support to 91st MW Airmen and assets in the missile
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UH-1N Iroquois line the 54th Helicopter Squadron maintenance hangar at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Jan. 18, 2017. Maintenance on 54th Helicopter Squadron’s fleet is critical, in order to provide support to 91st Missile Wing Airmen and assets in the missile complex. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class J.T. Armstrong) 54th HS maintenance keep the Iroquois airborne
Kim Smith, 54th Helicopter Squadron UH-1N Iroquois mechanic, rewires an attitude director indicator at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Jan. 18, 2017. The ADI, aka gyro horizon, is an instrument that states the orientation of the helicopter to the horizon. Maintenance on 54th Helicopter Squadron’s fleet is critical, in order to provide support to 91st
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2017
Default Air Force Logo Eye in the Sky: Special Missions Aviators
When a UH-1N Iroquois assigned to the 54th Helicopter Squadron at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota leaves the ground, it takes more than just a pilot and copilot to keep the aircrew and aircraft safe.Special missions aviators are essential to accomplishing this mission. Before the aircraft leaves the ground, they thoroughly run through their
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2016
Airmen from the 54th Helicopter Squadron listen to instructions from Staff Sgt. Anthony Barrette, a survival, evasion, resistance and escape specialist assigned to the 5th Operations Support Squadron, during water egress training at the McAdoo Fitness Center at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Aug. 31, 2016. SERE specialists explained procedures to escape a crashed helicopter and how to properly use common rescue devices used by all branches of the armed forces. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jessica Weissman 54HS completes SERE training
Airmen from the 54th Helicopter Squadron complete survival, evasion, resistance and escape water egress training at the McAdoo Fitness Center at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Aug. 31, 2016. SERE specialists observe Airmen and are prepared to safely release them if they cannot escape the simulated crash.(U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jessica
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2016
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