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  • Airman of Minot

    1st Lieutenant Kylie Johnson is a Weapons Systems Officer for the 69th Bomb Squadron. Originally from Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, Johnson became a member of Team Minot in December 2019.
  • Mobile Command Post

    Airmen of the 5th Bomb Wing Command Post and 5th Communications Squadron work in tandem to set up the mobile Single-Channel, Anti-Jam, Man-Portable system on Apr. 15, 2021, at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota. The mobile SCAMP system provides mobile, secure, satellite-based command and control communications. It is what allows Airmen to deploy to
  • Additional B-52 aircraft arrive to support Afghanistan drawdown

    Two U.S. Air Force B-52H Stratofortress aircraft from the 5th Bomb Wing, Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, arrived at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, April 26. The bombers join two other B-52 aircraft that previously arrived to Al Udeid April 23. The aircraft are deployed to the U.S. Central Command region to protect U.S. and coalition forces as they conduct drawdown operations from Afghanistan. U.S. Central Command is committed to providing the necessary force protection to ensure the drawdown is conducted in a safe and orderly manner.
  • Airman of Minot

    Staff Sergeant Mikelle Bailey is a Team Chief in the Electronics Laboratory for the 791st Maintenance Squadron. She is originally from Atlanta, Georgia, and became a member of Team Minot in May 2016.
  • Switch to Sky: The 91 MW SELM Test

    Anticipation was in the air on April 7, 2021 at launch facility Golf 8 where a crowd gathered around the fence to witness a Simulated Electronic Launch-Minuteman test at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota. Performed every two years, the SELM is an end-to-end test to verify the reliability of the Minuteman III Intercontinental Ballistic Missile system, which includes the opening of the launcher closure door that would slide open before a missile is launched. A team consisting of multiple squadrons and groups from Minot and additional support from the 576th Flight Test Squadron from Vandenberg AFB, California made the GIANT PACE 21-1 M SELM possible.
  • A Family Full of Airmen

    When Darin Frye entered the United States Air Force, he never could have imagined that someday, all five of his children would follow in his footsteps and become service members themselves.
  • Airman of Minot

    Technical Sergeant Kayla Wilkinson of the 91st Missile Maintenance Squadron is the first woman since 1992 to hold the position of Missile Maintenance Team - Team Chief. Originally from Arlington, Ohio, Wilkinson became a member of Team Minot in November 2019.
  • 91st Security Forces Group implements new onboarding program

    “Only the best come North” is one of the first things Airmen see as they arrive at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota. The base, located in the tundra of North Dakota, is home to two thirds of the nuclear triad – the intercontinental ballistic missile and bomber missions. However, many Airmen, after finding out they are getting stationed at Minot,
  • Seeing Double

    Joining the military can be a really intimidating experience. Arriving at the first duty station can be an eye-opening experience for Airmen. This experience is unique for the reason that for some members it is their first time away from home, but these sisters brought their home with them.
  • "This is a great base, with a great mission."

    The old saying goes “there are 2 things for sure, death and taxes.” When Col Christopher Menuey took command of the 91st Missile Wing last summer, there were 2 other “for sures”. 1) That transfer of the command would take place and 2) COVID 19 would make the mission difficult, but as Col Menuey relates “There is no denying that it was hard to continue to operate through COVID 19, but we did. Their (Airmen of the 91 MW) personal lives took the hardest hit. But they maintained a determination to work through it.”

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