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Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff visits Minot

U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, speaks to B-52H Stratofortress pilots at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Nov. 2, 2016. During Dunford’s tour, he was briefed on the 5th Bomb Wing and 91st Missile Wing’s capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class J.T. Armstrong)

U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, speaks to B-52H Stratofortress pilots at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Nov. 2, 2016. During Dunford’s tour, he was briefed on the 5th Bomb Wing and 91st Missile Wing’s capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class J.T. Armstrong)

U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, speaks to Master Sgt. Daniel Hodge, 5th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron weapons section chief, at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Nov. 2, 2016. Dunford visited Airmen and spoke about the importance of maintaining a competitive advantage over our adversaries. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class J.T. Armstrong)

U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, speaks to Master Sgt. Daniel Hodge, 5th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron weapons section chief, at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Nov. 2, 2016. Dunford visited Airmen and spoke about the importance of maintaining a competitive advantage over our adversaries. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class J.T. Armstrong)

U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, speaks with B-52H Stratofortress pilots at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Nov. 2, 2016. During Dunford’s tour, he was briefed on the aircraft’s capabilities and the Airmen that keep it flying. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class J.T. Armstrong)

U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, speaks with B-52H Stratofortress pilots at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Nov. 2, 2016. During Dunford’s tour, he was briefed on the aircraft’s capabilities and the Airmen that keep it flying. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class J.T. Armstrong)

U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, listens to Team Minot members at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Nov. 2, 2016. During Dunford’s tour, he was briefed by Airmen about the B-52H Stratofortress’ weapons capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class J.T. Armstrong)

U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, listens to Team Minot members at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Nov. 2, 2016. During Dunford’s tour, he was briefed by Airmen about the B-52H Stratofortress’ weapons capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class J.T. Armstrong)

Team Minot leaders stand beside U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff’s, aircraft at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Nov. 2, 2016. During Dunford’s tour, he was briefed on the 5th Bomb Wing and 91st Missile Wing’s capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class J.T. Armstrong)

Team Minot leaders stand beside U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff’s, aircraft at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Nov. 2, 2016. During Dunford’s tour, he was briefed on the 5th Bomb Wing and 91st Missile Wing’s capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class J.T. Armstrong)

U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, sits in a UH-1N Iroquois at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Nov. 2, 2016. During his visit, Dunford flew with the 54th Helicopter Squadron to a 91st Missile Wing launch facility and missile alert facility. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class J.T. Armstrong)

U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, sits in a UH-1N Iroquois at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Nov. 2, 2016. During his visit, Dunford flew with the 54th Helicopter Squadron to a 91st Missile Wing launch facility and missile alert facility. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class J.T. Armstrong)

U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, speaks to Airmen at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Nov. 2, 2016. During his visit, Dunford toured various 5th Bomb Wing and 91st Missile Wing’s facilities to learn about their mission and capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class J.T. Armstrong)

U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, speaks to Airmen at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Nov. 2, 2016. During his visit, Dunford toured various 5th Bomb Wing and 91st Missile Wing’s facilities to learn about their mission and capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class J.T. Armstrong)

U.S. Marines Corps Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, speaks Team Minot members at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Nov. 2, 2016. During his visit, Dunford spoke to Airmen about the future of the Air Force and the importance of Minot’s nuclear-capable readiness. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class J.T. Armstrong)

U.S. Marines Corps Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, speaks Team Minot members at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Nov. 2, 2016. During his visit, Dunford spoke to Airmen about the future of the Air Force and the importance of Minot’s nuclear-capable readiness. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class J.T. Armstrong)

U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, speaks to Airmen at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Nov. 2, 2016. During his visit, Dunford spoke to Airmen about the future of the Air Force and the importance of Minot’s nuclear-capable readiness. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class J.T. Armstrong)

U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, speaks to Airmen at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Nov. 2, 2016. During his visit, Dunford spoke to Airmen about the future of the Air Force and the importance of Minot’s nuclear-capable readiness. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class J.T. Armstrong)

(From left) Julie Reiten, 5th Force Support Squadron, and Ellyn Dunford, spouse to the Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff, sit with books and stuffed animals in the library at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Nov. 2, 2016. Dunford toured Minot AFB library and was briefed on its various reading programs. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jonathan McElderry)
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(From left) Julie Reiten, 5th Force Support Squadron, and Ellyn Dunford, spouse to the Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff, sit with books and stuffed animals in the library at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Nov. 2, 2016. Dunford toured Minot AFB library and was briefed on its various reading programs. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jonathan McElderry)

U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, speaks with missileers at a missile alert facility, N.D., Nov. 2, 2016. Dunford visited Airmen and spoke about the importance of maintaining a competitive advantage over our adversaries. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Kristoffer Kaubisch)
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U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, speaks with missileers at a missile alert facility, N.D., Nov. 2, 2016. Dunford visited Airmen and spoke about the importance of maintaining a competitive advantage over our adversaries. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Kristoffer Kaubisch)

U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr., chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, shakes hands with an Airman at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Nov. 2, 2016. Dunford visited Airmen and spoke about the importance of maintaining a competitive advantage over our adversaries.  (U.S. Air Force photos/Airman 1st Class Jessica Weissman)
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U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr., chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, shakes hands with an Airman at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Nov. 2, 2016. Dunford visited Airmen and spoke about the importance of maintaining a competitive advantage over our adversaries. (U.S. Air Force photos/Airman 1st Class Jessica Weissman)

U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr., chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, talks with Airmen at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Nov. 2, 2016. Dunford visited Airmen and spoke about the importance of maintaining a competitive advantage over our adversaries.  (U.S. Air Force photos/Airman 1st Class Jessica Weissman)
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U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr., chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, talks with Airmen at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Nov. 2, 2016. Dunford visited Airmen and spoke about the importance of maintaining a competitive advantage over our adversaries. (U.S. Air Force photos/Airman 1st Class Jessica Weissman)

U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr., chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, looks at an inert munition at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Nov. 2, 2016. Dunford visited Airmen and spoke about the importance of maintaining a competitive advantage over our adversaries.  (U.S. Air Force photos/Airman 1st Class Jessica Weissman)
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U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr., chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, looks at an inert munition at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Nov. 2, 2016. Dunford visited Airmen and spoke about the importance of maintaining a competitive advantage over our adversaries. (U.S. Air Force photos/Airman 1st Class Jessica Weissman)

U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr., chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, speaks with an Airman at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Nov. 2, 2016. Dunford toured various 5th Bomb Wing and the 91st MW’s facilities to learn about their mission and capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photos/Airman 1st Class Jessica Weissman)
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U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr., chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, speaks with an Airman at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Nov. 2, 2016. Dunford toured various 5th Bomb Wing and the 91st MW’s facilities to learn about their mission and capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photos/Airman 1st Class Jessica Weissman)

Base leadership stands with their spouses as they salute U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr., chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, as he lands at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Nov. 2, 2016. Dunford visited Airmen and spoke about the importance of maintaining a competitive advantage over our adversaries.  (U.S. Air Force photos/Airman 1st Class Jessica Weissman)
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Base leadership stands with their spouses as they salute U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr., chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, as he lands at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Nov. 2, 2016. Dunford visited Airmen and spoke about the importance of maintaining a competitive advantage over our adversaries. (U.S. Air Force photos/Airman 1st Class Jessica Weissman)

(From left) Michael Lahr, Minot Air Force Base Community Homes manager, shows Ellyn Dunford, spouse to the Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff, a water playground in the Homes Neighborhood Center at Minot AFB, N.D., Nov. 2, 2016. Dunford toured Minot AFB Homes Neighborhood Center and was briefed on the center’s demonstrations and programs. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jonathan McElderry)
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(From left) Michael Lahr, Minot Air Force Base Community Homes manager, shows Ellyn Dunford, spouse to the Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff, a water playground in the Homes Neighborhood Center at Minot AFB, N.D., Nov. 2, 2016. Dunford toured Minot AFB Homes Neighborhood Center and was briefed on the center’s demonstrations and programs. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jonathan McElderry)

U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr., chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, is greeted by Chief Master Sgt. John Burks, 91st Missile Wing command chief, at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Nov. 2, 2016. Dunford toured various 5th Bomb Wing and the 91st MW’s facilities to learn about their mission and capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photos/Airman 1st Class Jessica Weissman)
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U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr., chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, is greeted by Chief Master Sgt. John Burks, 91st Missile Wing command chief, at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Nov. 2, 2016. Dunford toured various 5th Bomb Wing and the 91st MW’s facilities to learn about their mission and capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photos/Airman 1st Class Jessica Weissman)

U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr., chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, talks with Col. Matthew Brooks, 5th Bomb Wing commander, at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Nov. 2, 2016. Dunford toured various 5th Bomb Wing and the 91st MW’s facilities to learn about their mission and capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photos/Airman 1st Class Jessica Weissman)
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U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr., chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, talks with Col. Matthew Brooks, 5th Bomb Wing commander, at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Nov. 2, 2016. Dunford toured various 5th Bomb Wing and the 91st MW’s facilities to learn about their mission and capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photos/Airman 1st Class Jessica Weissman)

(From left) Julie Reiten, 5th Force Support Squadron, and Ellyn Dunford, spouse to the Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff, sit with books and stuffed animals in the library at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Nov. 2, 2016. Dunford toured Minot AFB library and was briefed on its various reading programs. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jonathan McElderry)
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(From left) Julie Reiten, 5th Force Support Squadron, and Ellyn Dunford, spouse to the Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff, sit with books and stuffed animals in the library at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Nov. 2, 2016. Dunford toured Minot AFB library and was briefed on its various reading programs. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jonathan McElderry)

U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, speaks with missileers at a missile alert facility, N.D., Nov. 2, 2016. Dunford visited Airmen and spoke about the importance of maintaining a competitive advantage over our adversaries. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Kristoffer Kaubisch)
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U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, speaks with missileers at a missile alert facility, N.D., Nov. 2, 2016. Dunford visited Airmen and spoke about the importance of maintaining a competitive advantage over our adversaries. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Kristoffer Kaubisch)

U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr., chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, looks at an inert munition at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Nov. 2, 2016. Dunford visited Airmen and spoke about the importance of maintaining a competitive advantage over our adversaries.  (U.S. Air Force photos/Airman 1st Class Jessica Weissman)
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U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr., chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, looks at an inert munition at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Nov. 2, 2016. Dunford visited Airmen and spoke about the importance of maintaining a competitive advantage over our adversaries. (U.S. Air Force photos/Airman 1st Class Jessica Weissman)

U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, lands via helicopter at a missile alert facility for a tour, N.D., Nov. 2, 2016. Dunford toured various 5th Bomb Wing and the 91st MW’s facilities to learn about their mission and capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Kristoffer Kaubisch)
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U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, lands via helicopter at a missile alert facility for a tour, N.D., Nov. 2, 2016. Dunford toured various 5th Bomb Wing and the 91st MW’s facilities to learn about their mission and capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Kristoffer Kaubisch)

U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, speaks with 91st Missile Security Forces members during a missile alert facility tour, N.D., Nov. 2, 2016.  Dunford visited Airmen and spoke about the importance of maintaining a competitive advantage over our adversaries. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kristoffer Kaubisch)
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U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, speaks with 91st Missile Security Forces members during a missile alert facility tour, N.D., Nov. 2, 2016. Dunford visited Airmen and spoke about the importance of maintaining a competitive advantage over our adversaries. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kristoffer Kaubisch)

MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. -- U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, visited Airmen at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Nov. 2, 2016. During the visit, Dunford toured various 5th Bomb Wing and 91st Missile Wing's facilities to learn about their mission and capabilities.
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