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  • Buff-ing it out

    Crew chiefs assigned to the 5th Maintenance Squadron lower the vertical stabilizer on a B-52H Stratofortress at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, Feb. 10, 2019. The crew chiefs took turns operating the jackscrew that held the weight of the vertical stabilizer. Vertical Stabilizers are seldom taken down for maintenance. (U.S. Air Force photos by Airman Jesse Jenny)
  • Carry On: The word, "cancer"

    I never paid much attention to the lady who lived behind me. I was outside almost every day last summer while I soaked up every bit of my maternity leave with my new baby when I saw her.
  • Team Minot Airman found dead

    An Airman assigned to the 5th Bomb Wing at Minot AFB, was found dead in his residence on February 25, 2019.  The name of the Airman is currently being withheld until next of kin notifications are complete. The cause of death is currently under investigation. More information will be released as it becomes available. Any media questions should be
  • Carry On: a strength worth sharing

    She walked confidently, although anyone could see the pain behind her smile.
  • Carry On: rocking the bald head

    She walked into the room, not expecting much – but finding everything. Airmen from all over her squadron were there, cheering her on. Ready to shave her head.
  • Team Minot keeps animals at safe distance

    Recently, a pair of moose wandered onto Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, reminding Airmen and their families of the animals who coexist in the local area.“While fun to see and sometimes interact with, wildlife is just that, wild,” said Lt. Col. Brian Tileston, 5th Bomb Wing chief of safety.Living in a rural area can make occurrences of seeing
  • TMO Town Hall Meetings

    The 5th Logistics Readiness Squadron, Traffic Management Office will host town hall meetings at 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. inside the base theater on Minot Air Force Base, N.D., March 6 and 22. Airmen and families scheduled to PCS, separate or retire between April and October 2019 are highly encouraged to attend. Each briefing is designed to ease
  • Munitions Storage Area Closed March 4-15

    The Munitions Storage Area will be closed from 4‐15 March 2019 to perform the 100% Semi‐Annual Munitions Stockpile Inventory. During this time, only emergency issue requests submitted in writing and approved by the group commander (or equivalent) will be processed. We remind all Munitions Custodians that the last day to pick‐up munitions is
  • A look at the Fire Department

    Airman 1st Class Bailey Rowley, 5th Civil Engineer Squadron driver operator, plows the Fire Department parking lot at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, Feb. 11, 2019. Even during winter conditions, the fire department is prepared for all emergencies. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alyssa M. Akers)
  • Airmen leading Airmen

    With proper guidance, anyone can be a leader. Chief Master Sgt. Greg Rousey, 5th Communications Squadron chief enlisted manager, said he and his team have established a formal way of of instilling leadership fundamentals in their Airman.

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