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  • Flight line overseers

    Air traffic controllers watch over our helicopters and B-52h stratofortresses. Whether they’re taking off, landing or in need of assistance, these controllers are active year round.
  • Butterfly

    Experience the story of Kris Barney, the 2019 Armed Forces Insurance Military Spouse of the Year and Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, spouse. In 1999, her daughter, Miranda Salley, was murdered by Barney's ex-husband and Miranda's father, Charles Salley. Now, more than 20 years later, Barney uses this tragedy to bring awareness to domestic violence and resiliency. (U.S. Air Force video by Master Sgt. Jarad A. Denton)
  • Cold holds no ground at Team Minot

    While resiliency functions as an umbrella for military members, there are several aspects that go into developing a truly resilient individual. One of the core pillars of Airmen resiliency is spiritual fitness.
  • Exclusive engineering experience

    Six Airmen from Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota were selected to participate in the Engineer Week Immersion to learn the various jobs within the 5th Civil Engineer Squadron, Feb. 21, 2019.From operating an excavator to putting on full bunker gear, participants got to experience a day in the life of a Team Minot Engineer.“The immersion was an
  • Flight line things

    (U.S. Air Force photos by Senior Airman Alyssa M. Akers, Senior Airman Dillon J. Audit, Airman 1st Class Heather Ley and Airman Jesse Jenny)
  • Team Minot wonder women

    Even though March is Women’s History Month, the Airmen at Minot Air Force Base break barriers every day.Team Minot supported equality this month by hosting an all-women’s missile alert.“The all-women’s alert is a day where all women in missile career fields come together and pull alert from top to bottom,” said 1st Lt. Symantha Fry, 740th Missile
  • Cold take off

    B-52H Stratofortress aircrafts prepare to takeoff at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota. B-52s are ready to take off and drop nuclear bombs at a moments notice. (U.S. Air Force photos by Airman 1st Class Heather Ley)
  • Working at the BUFF wash

    Airmen with the 5th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron wash a B-52H Stratofortress at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota. B-52s are washed every 120 days.
  • Team Minot 2018 Award Winners

    Team Minot Airmen from across both wings have won not only annual awards, but also functional awards. Here's a list of the Team Minot award winners from group level and above.
  • Team Minot Airman found dead

    Senior Airman Andrew Leseney, from the 5th Bomb Wing Security Forces Squadron, was found dead in his residence off base on Feb. 25, 2019.  The cause of death is currently under investigation. More information will be released as it becomes available.   Any media questions should be directed to the Public Affairs Office at v35bw.pa@us.af.mil or

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