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  • PRESS RELEASE: Ongoing Investigation of MAFB Airmen

    We are investigating reports of suspected illegal drugs at an above-ground facility of a Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, Missile Alert Facility. There is no indication that any illegal substances were found below ground near any missile operator.We take this matter seriously and will investigate this fully. No further information will be
  • A reason to run

    Seven thousand, seven hundred and seventy-seven – that may seem like a large number, but not when counting days in a life. Senior Airman Bryce Powers passed away in 2013 at 21 years old, but his Gold Star Mother Cathy Powers kept him alive in her heart. Gold Star families are the immediate relatives of U.S. Armed Forces members who died while serving, which can sometimes create issues in families.
  • Be Smart. Be SAFE

    Seventeen incidents of drunken driving have happened this year at Minot Air Force Base. Inconsiderate decisions like these reminded one Team Minot member of a traumatic duty he had to perform as a civilian medic. “I was one of the people that had to go recover the body,” said Senior Airman Gibbs Bellamour, 5th Medical Group Operation Squadron aerospace medical technician.
  • Better late than never

    As the lights dim and the bays grow silent, he crawls into his neatly-made bed. He hoped for some well-earned rest, with his body covered in sores and bruises. Just as he succumbed to sleep, 30 men’s voices pierce the air in the tune of happy birthday. This was the first moment he felt connected to his new brothers-in-arms.
  • You Matter Color Run

    “No matter where you come from, you are valuable,” said Master Sgt. Cristian Martinez, 5th Medical Group Health Promotion flight chief. Team Minot Airmen with the 5th MDG Health Promotion Flight organized the “You Matter” 5 km and 10 km Color Run in association with the Task Force True North at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, Aug. 20, 2019.
  • Game of Drones

    With new technology surfacing every day, the threat of being spied on by unknown eyes is an emerging danger in this generation. After eight months of training, Army Msgt. Peter Cabanayan is visiting bases around the U.S. to teach service members how to combat unmanned aerial surveillance devices.
  • AFGSC Command Chief shares own resiliency story

    Now Chief Master Sgt. Hoffman, newly-assigned Command Chief of Air Force Global Strike Command, recounted his personal struggle during his visit to Minot Air Force Base, July 23-26, 2019, and highlighted the importance of asking for help.
  • Telemedicine: Virtual care

    With a new concept called telemedicine, a virtual care system, the 5th Medical Group can now help Team Minot members from far away.
  • Ten thousand rodent intruders

    One lone intruder. No problem. Ten thousand intruders is a different story entirely, especially when they are rodents.
  • Exchange Senior Enlisted Advisor Focuses on Serving Airmen at Minot AFB

    The Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s senior enlisted advisor, Chief Master Sgt. Luis Reyes, visited Minot Air Force Base July 18. Reyes toured Exchange facilities, met with 5th Mission Support Group Commander Col. Richard E. Goodman and Chief Master Sgt. Jeffery Sipos to discuss how the Exchange can best serve Minot Airmen.

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