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  • Exploring hot topics: fire station tour

    Boy Scouts of America and Fire Explorer Post #9463 from Minot, N.D., toured the Kenneth O. Gillespie Fire Station at Minot Air Force Base, April 30, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photos/Airman 1st Class Alyssa M. Akers)
  • 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.
  • Bumper stickers: extensions of communication

    Active Duty Air Force members are held to high standards, even when it comes to bumper stickers placed on their privately owned vehicles.
  • Seeking higher education

    This is the first part of a two-part series.
  • CATM trains Team Minot

    5th Security Forces Squadron combat arms training and maintenance instructors teach CATM students on the proper use of an M249 light machine gun at the CATM site on Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Feb. 1, 2017. CATM instructors are security forces personnel who train military members on the proper use of firearms. To qualify on a firearm at CATM, every
  • ‘Only the Best Come North’

    The Magic City Gate leads into Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Jan. 19, 2017. The statement ‘Only the Best Come North’ represents the responsibility placed on all Airmen who enter Minot AFB on a daily basis. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Alyssa M. Akers)
  • The big voice: command's eyes, ears

    Airmen with the 5th Bomb Wing command post are responsible for relaying critical information to wing leadership to help ensure both 91st Missile Wing and 5th BW respond properly at a moment’s notice. Controllers provide local data, such as, weather notifications and immediate response actions to ensure Team Minot understands their role during
  • 5 SFS entry controllers

    Entry controllers check to verify a person’s access to a military installation through the Defense Biometrics Identification System at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Sept. 30, 2016. Security forces members conduct random vehicle inspections and truck checks through the day and night in search of infractions. Due to implementation of the READ ID Act,
  • Pros behind Team Minot's power

    Electrical power production apprentices from the 5th Civil Engineer Squadron conduct a pre-operation inspection on a generator at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Sept. 12, 2016. Generators around base are inspected and run monthly to ensure they are working properly.The inspection includes checking the diesel fuel, coolant and oil levels. (U.S. Air
  • 5BW Airmen return from deployment

    Approximately 300 Airmen return from a deployment at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Aug. 29, 2016. The Airmen, who were supporting the continuous bomber presence at Andersen AFB, Guam, were greeted by coworkers, friends and family. (U.S. Air Force Photos/Airman 1st Class Jessica Weissman/Airman 1st Class J.T. Armstrong)

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