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Nine Airmen at Minot Air Force Base came together to overcome adversity as a unit during the Team Cohesion Challenge. Teamwork makes the dream work
On October 4, 2017, nine Airmen at Minot Air Force Base came together to overcome adversity as a unit during the Team Cohesion Challenge.The nearly 10-mile ruck challenge is an Air Force-wide event that builds resiliency and promotes fitness.“The main focus of this challenge is teamwork and wingmanship,” said Tech. Sgt. Michael Hammond, 5th Force
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Secretary of the Defense Jim Mattis           speaks with Airmen at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Sept. 13, 2017. During his visit, Mattis toured 5th Bomb Wing and 91st Missile Wing units and spoke with Airmen emphasizing the importance of the nuclear deterrence mission. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman J.T. Armstrong) SECDEF visits Minot AFB

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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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Marsha Adkins, 5th Forces Support Squadron library aide, shelves childrens’ books at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., March 21, 2017. The library is a family-friendly environment featuring a kids section with books, movies, toys and a 3-D printer. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman J.T. Armstrong) MAFB library: knowledge is power
The library at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., provides resources and information to personnel. The MAFB library has served more than 43,000 customers, saving Airmen and their families $1.73 million in 2016. The facility is open Mon - Thurs 10 a.m. - 8 p.m., Fri 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. and Sat 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. (U.S. Air Force photos/Senior Airman J.T.
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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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Senior Airman Bailey Lake, 5th Security Forces Squadron combat arms training and maintenance student, takes apart an M249 light machine gun at the CATM site on Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Feb. 1, 2017. To qualify on a firearm at CATM, every student must be able to break down and rebuild the firearm. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Alyssa M. Akers) CATM trains Team Minot
5th Security Forces Squadron combat arms training and maintenance instructors teach CATM students on the proper use of an M249 light machine gun at the CATM site on Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Feb. 1, 2017. CATM instructors are security forces personnel who train military members on the proper use of firearms. To qualify on a firearm at CATM, every
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Airman 1st Class Samantha Coleman, 5th Aircraft Maintenance electronic countermeasures specialist, de-ices a B-52H Stratofortress at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Jan. 11, 2017. A mixture of heated fluid and hot water is sprayed on the bombers prior to launching in cold weather conditions. 5th AMXS Airmen work in all weather conditions to provide B-52 global strike capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class J.T. Armstrong) De-Icing the Warbirds
Airman 1st Class Samantha Coleman, 5th Aircraft Maintenance electronic countermeasures specialist, de-ices a B-52H Stratofortress at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Jan. 11, 2017. A mixture of heated fluid and hot water is sprayed on the bombers prior to launching in cold weather conditions. 5th AMXS Airmen work in all weather conditions to provide
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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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Tech. Sgt. (Sep.) Willie Rose stands for a portrait during an interview in Minot, N.D., May 13, 2016. Rose enlisted in the Air Force in 1963 and served at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., in the 70s. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class J.T. Armstrong) Band of Brothers Part 1: The Willie Rose Story
“I remember the winter of ’72 being one of the worst,” said Tech. Sgt.(Sep.) Willie Rose. “The snow drifts were as high as the telephone poles.”Rose smiled as he recalled memories of his time spent stationed at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, in the 70s. We sat at a kitchen table covered in news clippings and photographs spanning across the
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Senior Airman Logan Rivelli (left) and Staff Sgt. Adam Garcia, 5th Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle maintenance technicians, pose for a portrait in front of a Humvee in the Defender Dome at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., July 28, 2016. Airmen from the 5th LRS vehicle maintenance flight work to ensure that Team Minot stays mobile. (U.S. Air Force photos/Airman 1st Class J.T. Armstrong) Keeping Team Minot mobile
Airmen from the 5th Logistics Readiness Squadron repair and maintain various types of vehicles at the Defender Dome at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., July 28, 2016. Airmen from the 5th LRS vehicle maintenance flight work to ensure that Team Minot stays mobile. The 91st Security Support Squadron is specifically responsible for preventative maintenance
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