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The 5th Maintenance Squadron metals technology section designs, welds, and manufactures tools for assemblies and components essential to the Minot Air Force Base mission. The welding shop supports both the 5th Bomb Wing and 91st Missile Wing by designing and creating parts for aircraft systems and support equipment. Metals Tech keeps equipment in check
The 5th Maintenance Squadron metals technology section designs, welds, and manufactures tools for assemblies and components essential to the Minot Air Force Base mission. The welding shop supports both the 5th Bomb Wing and 91st Missile Wing by designing and creating parts for aircraft systems and support equipment.
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2017
Gen. John E. Hyten, U.S. Strategic Command commander, speaks with 5th Bomb Wing Airmen about the Omaha Trophy at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., June 6, 2017. Hyten presented the 5th Bomb Wing with the 2016 Omaha Trophy in the Strategic Bomber category and recognized multiple Team Minot Airmen for their mission contributions. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman J.T. Armstrong)
5th Bomb Wing awarded 2016 Omaha Trophy
The 5th BW was named the 2016 Omaha Trophy recipient in February 2017, making it the fifth time the unit has been recognized, as the command’s premier strategic bomber wing, in the Strategic Bomber category.
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2017
Senior Airman Nicholas George, 23rd Aircraft Maintenance Unit weapons load crew member, removes a strap from an inert GBU-31 at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Jan. 20, 2017. The 23rd and 69th AMU competed in a timed bomb load as a part of the Load Crew of the Quarter competition. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class J.T. Armstrong) AMUs compete for Load Crew of the Quarter
Weapons load crew members participated in the Load Crew of the Quarter competition inside Dock 7, at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Jan. 20, 2017. Two weapons load crews, representing the 23rd Aircraft Maintenance Unit and the 69th AMU, were timed on their ability to load two inert munitions onto a B-52H Stratofortress. The competition was comprised
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Airman 1st Class J.T. Armstrong, 5th Bomb Wing photojournalist, shovels snow at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Jan. 12, 2017. When going outside for even a short period of time, it’s important to remember that if not properly prepared, North Dakota’s cold temperatures and wind chills can be dangerous. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class J.T. Armstrong) Braving the North Dakota winter
Winter can be a great time to enjoy the outdoors by going skiing and snowboarding, ice fishing or even building a snowman. If you plan on going outside for even a short period of time, it’s important to remember that if not properly prepared, North Dakota’s cold temperatures and wind chills can be dangerous.According to Rod Krause, 5th Bomb Wing
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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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5th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighters begin training during a fuel spill exercise at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Sept. 8, 2016. The exercise simulated a fuel truck spilling 6,000 gallons of fuel after its rear end got damaged, which was part of the annual training. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jonathan McElderry) Minot AFB Annual Fuel Spill Exercise
5th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighters begin training during a fuel spill exercise at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Sept. 8, 2016. The exercise simulated a fuel truck spilling 6,000 gallons of fuel after its rear end got damaged, which was part of the annual training. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jonathan McElderry)
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2016
Default Air Force Logo Explore the outdoors
If you love the outdoors and are looking to take advantage of everything North Dakota has to offer, or you want to explore for the first time, take a look at Outdoor Recreation at Minot Air Force Base.No plans? No gear? No problem.“We help Airmen get involved and experience North Dakota,” said Toni Sanders, assistant manager at Outdoor Recreation.
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Airmen from the 23rd Aircraft Maintenance Unit load crew attach the final inert munition during the Load Crew of the Quarter competition at Dock 7 at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., July 22, 2016. The competition was comprised of four parts: dress and appearance, a loader’s knowledge test, toolbox inspection and the timed bomb load. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class J.T. Armstrong) 5 BW Load Crew of the Quarter
Airmen from the 5th Bomb Wing participated in the Load Crew of the Quarter competition at Dock 7 at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., July 22, 2016. Two weapons load crews, representing the 23rd Bomb Squadron, were timed on their ability to load three inert munitions onto a B-52H Stratofortress. The competition was comprised of four parts: dress and
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2016
A motorcycle helmet rests on the side of the road in Minot, N.D., April 9, 2016. During the summer, a great way to enjoy the area is to start up the motorcycle and hit the road. (U.S. Air Force photo/J.T. Armstrong) Motorcycle Safety Inspection
There is one thing that North Dakota doesn’t have a shortage of, and that is long stretches of open roads. During the summer, a great way to enjoy the area is to start up the motorcycle and hit the road.Before you even get out of the garage, it’s important to inspect your ride. Not only are pre-season inspections important, but going through your
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2016
Senior Airman Dakota Willis, 5th Security Forces Squadron military working dog handler, holds MWD Cyndy during a K9 demonstration at the Youth Center at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., July 7, 2016. Cyndy stayed focused as Willis gave commands to a temporarily compliant suspect. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class J.T. Armstrong) Youth Center K9 Demo
Airmen from the 5th Security Forces Squadron participated in a military working dog demonstration at the Youth Center at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., July 7, 2016. MWD Cyndy demonstrated her training to pursue, attack and hold a noncompliant suspect until her handler arrives. Handlers and trainers held a question and answer session after the
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