The host wing on Minot Air Force Base, the 5th Bomb Wing operates the B-52H Stratofortress aircraft to provide global strike and combat-support capabilities to geographic commanders. To perform its mission, and to support the mission of the 91st Missile Wing, four groups are assigned to the 5th Bomb Wing: the 5th Operations Group, 5th Mission Support Group, 5th Maintenance Group and 5th Medical Group.
Commander, 5th Bomb Wing, Minot Air Force Base, N.D.
Deputy Commander, 5th Bomb Wing, Minot Air Force Base, N.D.
Command Chief, 5th Bomb Wing, Minot Air Force Base, N.D.
The 5th Operations Group is the backbone of the 5th Bomb Wing, providing the aircrews who fly the wing's B-52H Stratofortress aircraft. The 5th OG is comprised of the 23rd Bomb Squadron, 69th Bomb Squadron and the 5th Operations Support Squadron.
The 5th Maintenance Group supports the dynamic operations of both the 5th Bomb Wing and 91st Missile Wing. It provides on- and off-equipment maintenance on B-52H Stratofortresses, and special support on Minuteman III missiles and UH-1N helicopters. The group also provides munitions, aircraft maintenance and maintenance operations support. Squadrons assigned to the 5th MG are the 5th Munitions Squadron, 5th Maintenance Squadron, 5th Maintenance Ops Squadron and 5th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron.
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