Minot Air Force Base hosts several tenant units that are critical to the success of our mission. The 54th Helicopter Squadron, Air Force Office of Special Investigations DET 813, 582nd Operations Support Squadron DET 5, 372nd Training Squadron DET 22, and the 219th Security Forces Squadron all play a role in the daily operations of Minot Air Force Base.
The 54th Helicopter Squadron provides helicopter security response for the 91st Missile Wing located at Minot Air Force Base. The squadron supports emergency war order taskings, by transporting tactical response force teams in support of launch facility denial and recapture and convoy operations. The squadron also conducts priority passenger and cargo airlift, as well as executes search and rescue and medical evacuation operations in support of JCS National SAR and Response Plans for federal, state and local agencies.
54th HS helicopters typically fly from ground level to 2,000 feet above ground level. Operations may require flight up to 15,000 feet above mean sea level.
Minot Public Affairs Office: 701-723-6212 (DSN: 453-6212), v35BW.PA@us.af.mil
Local Federal Aviation Administration air traffic control tower:
Minot International (MOT): 701-852-2346
The Air Force Office of Special Investigations has been the Air Force's major investigative service since Aug.1, 1948. The agency reports to the Inspector General, Office of the Secretary of the Air Force.
OSI provides professional investigative service to commanders of all Air Force activities. Its primary responsibilities are criminal investigations and counterintelligence services.
The command focuses on five priorities: