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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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2017
The Bod Pod is used to determine a person’s body fat, weight and measure their resting metabolic rate. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman J.T. Armstrong) Bod Pod track Airman fitness
With spring is right around the corner, Airmen will begin to exercise outdoors for a variety of reasons including getting in shape for summer. To get the most out of work-outs, whether losing fat or gaining muscle, the Health and Wellness Center says it’s important to know a little bit about how your body works.The HAWC has a tool called the Bod
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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 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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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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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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