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  • 24/7 protection

    Even after many days out in the field, the 91st Missile Security Forces Squadron Airmen still have responsibilities left.Once getting back to base, Airmen have a check list of items to complete before getting to go home to rest.“The Airmen drop off all their personal gear to their cars, then they need to account and return all other gear to the
  • InBody: A step towards a healthier lifestyle

    Since October 2018, the 5th Medical Group Health and Wellness Center has been using a more precise way to analyze the overall fitness levels of Airmen and families at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota.By using an InBody machine, Team Minot members are able to receive a quick analysis of their body composition and see what specific areas they may
  • Surviving Abuse: Elizabeth Smart's advice

    Elizabeth Smart is a survivor, and her story has provided guidance and solace to scores of people that have lived through trauma. At the Jimmy Doolittle Center this past Wednesday, a crowd of Airmen, civilians and spouses listened as she told her own story of abuse and how she has dealt with it.
  • 5th MXS pneudraulics Airmen work well under pressure

    The Minot Air Force Base 5th Maintenance Squadron aircraft hydraulic systems section is responsible for inspecting and maintaining all the base’s B-52H Stratofortress hydraulic systems. These Airmen maintain all fluid, air or gas-pressured devices on the B-52H Stratofortress. Pneudraulics maintainers also ensure aircraft hydraulic and pneumatic systems are always working properly. (U.S. Air Force photos by Senior Airman Jonathan McElderry)
  • Strength through sharing, Team Minot hosts Storytellers

    Team Minot hosts the Storytellers at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, March 28, 2019. The Storytellers Event was held so people could share the stories of their most difficult moments and how they overcame it. (U.S. Air Force photos by Airman 1st Class Heather Leveille)
  • Rise & Shine: Team Minot Airmen test ICBM rocket loading system

    Airmen with the 791st Maintenance Squadron mechanical and pneudraulics section tension the hoist on a transporter erector at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, April 1, 2019. The 791st MXS maintainers are responsible for transporter erector inspections, periodic maintenance and troubleshooting procedures. A transporter erector is used to downstage
  • Airfield management runs checks and balances

    Even though B-52H Stratofortresses regularly takeoff at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, there are many checks and balances done to ensure a smooth departure.Airfield managers are responsible for various aspects of airfield operations to assure that all takeoffs and landings occur without incident.“We are in charge of airfield safety, filing
  • Power up: 91st MMXS Airmen maintain launch facility

    A 91st Missile Maintenance Squadron electromechanical team member follows entry procedures at a nuclear launch facility near Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, March 19, 2019. Six person teams, at a minimum, perform this intricate operation more than 50 times per year. The launch facility batteries weigh 1,450 pounds each and are craned 25 feet below ground. Battery maintenance is a vital step in keeping the Minuteman III’s tertiary power source functioning as America’s 24/7 deterrent force. (U.S. Air Force photos by Senior Airman Ashley Boster)
  • Maintenance Professional of the Year

    Airmen and their families gather to celebrate award winners during the Maintenance Professional of the Year Banquet at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, March 29, 2019. The ceremony was to honor the outstanding Airmen within the 5th Maintenance Group. (U.S. Air Force photos by Airman 1st Class Heather Leveille)
  • Night Flight: Hueys take off at Minot AFB

    Pilots with the 54th Helicopter Squadron prepare for takeoff at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, March 20, 2019. Prior to the flight, the helicopter pilots conducted a full inspection of the aircraft. The 54th HS is critical in providing support for 91st Missile Wing Airmen and assets in the missile complex. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jonathan McElderry and Airman Jesse Jenny)

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