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  • Building Relationships

    With school being out, this is the perfect time for Team Minot families to learn a new skill. Recently, Airmen from the 5th Civil Engineer Squadron at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, started showing Team Minot families fun STEM related projects to do at home. STEM stands for Science, Technology, Electronics and Mathematics. Senior Airman Zach Mikwyn and Shanice Montana-Graham, 5th CES electrical power production Airmen organized a series of videos containing fun science related projects to do at home.
  • 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)
  • Missile chefs: making meals for the missile field

    The taste of spices fill the air while the thought of food fills your stomach with a sense of comfort. Almost nothing beats a hearty home-cooked meal after a long, hard day at work.
  • Career Intermission Program gives Airmen a break

    The Air Force’s Career Intermission Program allows Total Force Airmen the opportunity to temporarily transition out of the service for a minimum of one year and maximum of three years in order to pursue personal or professional endeavors.  Eligible participants receive a monthly stipend and retain full active-duty medical and dental benefits for
  • Reflecting on the question, “Where are you from?”

    One of the hardest questions you can ever ask me is, “Where are you from?” To be completely honest, I don’t know the answer. I was born into a military family, where both of my parents served.  Being a military kid means I am from all over. I go places, and I come from places. I arrive and then I leave.   As morbid as it may sound, goodbyes come
  • Air Force implements Housing Early Assistance Tool to ease relocation process

    The Air Force is scheduled to implement a web-based tool that will enable military members and their families to connect with installation housing offices to inquire about housing options at their upcoming duty assignment.
  • Child Care Corner

    Over the past two months, Team Minot Airmen conducted a Continuous Process Improvement Event focused on improving child care.  A significant finding was there were information gaps and often misunderstandings about the current state of child care, and how/why many of the processes operate.  For the next several weeks, Child Care Corner will aim to
  • Making the Climb

    Throughout their career, only a few Airmen will make it to the rank of chief master sergeant; an even smaller percentage will reach this accomplishment as a couple.Senior Master Sgt. Becky Thomas, 5th Medical Operations Squadron superintendent, and her husband, Senior Master Sgt. Detrick Thomas, 705th Munitions Squadron systems flight chief, were
  • Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month: Diversity Day

    In honor of Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month, Minot Air Force Base brought a small group together to help celebrate the culture of our Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.
  • Dock 8 renamed to Gantzer Maintenance Facility

    Minot Air Force Base leadership, including congressional and civic leaders, celebrated the renaming of Dock 8, a B-52H Stratofortress phase maintenance double-dock, to the Gantzer Maintenance Facility during a dedication ceremony at Minot AFB, April 21, 2017.
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