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  • 5th MDG hosts open house

    The 5th Medical Group hosted the 3rd Annual Partners in Health Open House at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, Aug. 18, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photos by Airman 1st Class Alyssa M. Akers)
  • Air Force Selects Airmen for the 2017 All-Air Force Women’s Softball Team Trial Camp

    The Air Force recently selected the 2017 All-Air Force Women’s Softball Team Trial Camp to be held at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Aug. 31 - Sept. 17, 2017.
  • PRESS RELEASE: N.D. Senator John Hoeven to visit MAFB

    U.S. North Dakota Senator John Hoeven will visit Minot Air Force Base to tour the base and the weapons firing range Aug. 18, 2017.Senator Hoeven will conduct a media availability event at 2:15 p.m. following the tour. Interested press must meet at the main gate visitor’s center NLT 1:30. Media interested in covering this event should please send
  • Polishing the mission

    Airmen from the 5th Medical Operations Squadron perform examinations at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Aug. 1, 2017.
  • Air Force Military Treatment Facilities pilot medical readiness

    Air Force Medicine has a non-stop global readiness mission. Medical Airmen must be prepared to deploy on short notice to provide life-saving and performance-enhancing healthcare in diverse, austere, and isolated locations, and all Airmen must be medically ready to deploy. To achieve this readiness mission, the Air Force Medical Service operates 76
  • AGE ranger: no stranger to danger

    Airmen from the 5th Maintenance Squadron aerospace ground equipment section are responsible for maintaining and repairing equipment that supply electricity, hydraulic and air pressure to various aircraft. The AGE Airmen not only perform inspections and troubleshooting, they repair and maintain proper standards for all equipment on base. These Airmen ensure Minot’s B-52H Stratofortress fleet is ready for flight 24/7.
  • Storm front

    Airmen from the 69th Bomb Squadron and 5th Operations Support Squadron flew a training sortie near Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Aug. 2, 2017. The flight incorporated both offensive and defensive training scenarios. With inclement weather in the area, the crew had to make in-flight adjustments to avoid turbulent skies. (U.S. Air Force photos by
  • Only the best come north

    I was born in Georgia and raised in Alabama, known for their southern hospitality, long summers and moderate winters. Needless to say, I’d never been this far north so I didn’t know what I was getting myself into when I learned I was coming to Minot, North Dakota. It wasn’t long before I heard about Minot Air Force Base’s negative stereotype. When
  • Stride-for-stride

    Dirt flies, muscles throb and lungs burn. The chase is on as he pushes himself to the limits. He is so close, yet feels so far away. Forcing every last ounce of energy out, he closes the gap on the familiar figure in front of him. Closer and closer, inch-by-inch as the distance diminishes over every second. Closer and closer still…Second Lt.

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