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2018 AFGSC Superintendent Course 2018 AFGSC Superintendent Course
The Air Force Global Strike Command Superintendent Course was held at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Jan. 8-10, 2018. The course is designed to help prepare new superintendents for their future leadership roles. Some of the topics included the relationship between a unit’s first sergeant, superintendent and commander. The AFGSC Superintendent course had 15 total attendees, including two superintendents from Barksdale, AFB, La.
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Maj. Gen. Anthony Cotton, 20th Air Force commander, speaks during an interview at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Sept. 29, 2017. Cotton spoke with 91st Missile Wing Airmen and toured several facilities during his visit. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alyssa M. Akers) An integrated force
The man stopped in the narrow hallway, his eyes turning to rows of glossy portraits hanging symmetrically on the wall. “He was my first wing commander,” the man said.  It was 1986 when a young, U.S. Air Force 2nd Lt. Anthony Cotton first laid eyes on the main gate at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota; with the words, “only the best come north,”
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2017
Rein Haas, 16th Electronic Warfare Squadron test engineer, directs a horn antenna during Combat Shield at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., July 12, 2017. The antenna is used for transmitting radio frequencies that are received and analyzed by the electronic warfare officer inside an aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman J.T. Armstrong) 5 BW participates in Combat Shield
Airmen and aircraft from the 5th Bomb Wing participated in Air Force Global Strike Command’s Combat Shield at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., July 11-14, 2017. Combat Shield is an evaluation for assessing the electronic warfare readiness of aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photos/Senior Airman J.T. Armstrong)
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(Left) Chief Master Sgt. Alan Boling, Eighth Air Force command chief, operates a fire truck with Chief Master Sgt. Paul Elliott, 5th Bomb Wing command chief, at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., July 10, 2017. Boling visited base and spoke with 5th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighters about the critical role of front-line supervisors in Air Force Global Strike Command’s deterrence mission. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman J.T. Armstrong) 8AF CCC visits Minot
Chief Master Sgt. Alan Boling, Eighth Air Force command chief, visited Minot Air Force Base, N.D., July 10-11, 2017. During his visit, Boling spoke with 5th Bomb Wing Airmen and visited facilities including the fire department, phase maintenance dock, bomb building facility, dining facility and parachute shop. (U.S. Air Force photos/Senior Airman
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U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Patryk Myko Dela Cruz, a 35th Logistics Readiness Squadron mission generation vehicle equipment maintenance technician, plays a guitar at Misawa City, Japan, April 8, 2017. Dela Cruz played guitar for the base chapel at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, which is where he learned of the Leaders Encouraging Airmen Development program. After talking with his leadership, he was able to apply for the program, ultimately getting accepted. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Sadie Colbert) Airman aims high, achieves life dreams
There are hundreds of thousands of active duty Airmen in the enlisted force; only 85 are accepted into the Leaders Encouraging Airmen Development program each year.This program is a continuous effort to give the nation's best and brightest enlisted Airmen the opportunity to further excel with appointments to the United States Air Force Academy. One
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2017
A B-52 Stratofortress, B-1B Lancer and B-2 Spirit fly near Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Feb. 2, 2017. The bombers participated in the flyover as part of the Eighth Air Force’s 75th anniversary events. Former and present bomber Airmen from across the country celebrated the anniversary by partaking in various event to honor the past, present and future Airmen of the “Mighty Eighth.” (U.S. Air Force courtesy photo by Sagar Pathak)		8 AF celebrates 75 years

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Second Lt. Kimberly Davis, 742nd Missile Squadron missile combat crew member, wears her Air Force Global Strike Command team uniform at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Dec. 15, 2016. Davis has competed in events like swimming in the 2012 U.S. Olympic team trials in Omaha, Nebraska, and running in the 2016 Air Force Marathon in Dayton, Ohio. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jonathan McElderry) From swimmer, runner to missileer
Throughout her life, U.S. Air Force 2nd Lt. Kimberly Davis, 742nd Missile Squadron missile combat crew member, used swimming and running as a way to stay physically fit.Davis has competed in several events, from swimming in the 2012 U.S. Olympic team trials in Omaha, Nebraska, to running in the 2016 Air Force Marathon in Dayton, Ohio. “This was my
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2017
Members of the 91st Missile Wing celebrate the wing’s 68th birthday at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Nov. 9, 2016. Twentieth Air Force commander Maj. Gen. Anthony Cotton led a cake-cutting ceremony at the event. (U.S. Air Force photos/Senior Airman Apryl Hall) Learning about the past, celebrating the future
Team Minot Airmen gathered to celebrate the 68th birthday anniversary of the 91st Missile Wing, Nov. 9, 2016.The 91st MW has had many different missions around the world and has through the United States.“The Army Air Corps activated the 91st Bombardment Group in April 1942,” said Justin Henderson, 91st Missile Wing Historian.The 91st BG began
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The 741st Missile Squadron recently performed a successful simulated launch of six Minuteman III Missiles. Air Force Global Strike Command typically conducts Simulated Electronic Launch – Minuteman tests twice a year to evaluate the readiness of the deployed intercontinental ballistic missile force. “The basic objective of SELM is to assess
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2016
A B-52 Stratofortress from Minot Air Force Base, N.D. receives fuel from a 305th Air Mobility Wing, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J. during Polar Roar, a strategic deterrence exercise, in the skies near the North Pole, July 31. The B-52 received 70 thousand pounds of fuel from the KC-10 during the refueling. Tankers enable long-range bomber capability during Polar Roar
Mobility Airmen play a vital role in deterrence and stand ready to operate in support of global operations at a moment’s notice. Air Mobility Command Airmen, 15 KC-135 Stratotankers and 10 KC-10 Extenders enabled Air Force Global Strike Command B-52s and B-2s to sustain air operations for more than 20 hours during ‪Polar Roar July 31, 2016. Through
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