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  • Taking care: providing child care during the pandemic

    Last year, all three missile wings, located at F. E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyoming, Malmstrom AFB, Montana and Minot AFB, North Dakota, had to make operational adjustments due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Instead of completing the regular one to four day alerts to the missile field, missileers, maintainers, defenders, facility managers and chefs,
  • Teammates in deterrence: Small business support to the nuclear mission

    While the mission of 20th Air Force is to "defend the United States with combat ready nuclear forces; on order, conduct global strike," 20 AF bases partner with small businesses to support our nuclear missions.20 AF commands three intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) wings and one nuclear operations support wing: 90th Missile Wing at F.E.
  • Team Minot: Looking to the Future

    Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Charles Q. Brown, Jr. as well as members of a U.S. Congressional delegation visited Minot Air Force Base, N.D. on April 29, 2021.
  • Switch to Sky: The 91 MW SELM Test

    Anticipation was in the air on April 7, 2021 at launch facility Golf 8 where a crowd gathered around the fence to witness a Simulated Electronic Launch-Minuteman test at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota. Performed every two years, the SELM is an end-to-end test to verify the reliability of the Minuteman III Intercontinental Ballistic Missile system, which includes the opening of the launcher closure door that would slide open before a missile is launched. A team consisting of multiple squadrons and groups from Minot and additional support from the 576th Flight Test Squadron from Vandenberg AFB, California made the GIANT PACE 21-1 M SELM possible.
  • 91st Security Forces Group implements new onboarding program

    “Only the best come North” is one of the first things Airmen see as they arrive at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota. The base, located in the tundra of North Dakota, is home to two thirds of the nuclear triad – the intercontinental ballistic missile and bomber missions. However, many Airmen, after finding out they are getting stationed at Minot,
  • Fragile like a bomb- not fragile like a flower: Women behind USAF ICBMs

    The intercontinental ballistic missileers sit alert each hour of every day to provide the nation’s unstoppable nuclear deterrent. In honor of International Women’s Day, teams of female missileers across all ICBM wings participated in a coordinated, simultaneous training launch. This key-turn simulation was the first time a training launch of this nature has occurred and offers, as all historic moments do, a chance to look back on how far we’ve come.
  • Diverse team supports MMIII operational test launch

    A diverse team of Airmen supported the recent operational test launch of an unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile.
  • ICBM Airmen receive phone calls from CSAF over the holidays

    U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff, General Charles Q. Brown, made calls to ICBM Airmen on alert during the holidays.
  • Test launch demonstrates safe, ready Minuteman III deterrent

    A team of Air Force Global Strike Command Airmen launched an unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile equipped with a test reentry vehicle at 12:03 a.m. Pacific Time Sept. 2 from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California.The test demonstrates that the United States’ nuclear deterrent is safe, secure, reliable and effective to deter
  • Minuteman III's 50th Anniversary

    On 19 August 1970, the Strategic Air Command placed the first flight of 10 Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missiles on alert at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota. After its emplacement at the 741st Strategic Missile Squadron, the Minuteman III has stood watch for 50 years as the nation’s strategic deterrent.
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