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  • 5th OSS: packing parachutes, saving lives

    Airmen from the 5th Operations Support Squadron parachute shop pack back-automatic and drag parachutes at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota. The aircrew flight equipment flight is responsible for maintaining and inspecting all life-saving equipment on the B-52H Stratofortress prior to each mission, and are on-duty for each take-off and landing to correct any potential aircrew-related equipment issues. (U.S. Air Force photos by Airman 1st Class Alyssa M. Akers)
  • Why WIC: linking families to nutrition

    She sat in the doctor’s office, 26 weeks pregnant with her second child. Time seemed to stand still as the doctor walked in and gave her a diagnosis she never expected: cancer.
  • Modern medicine

    With a wall breaking ceremony, the 5th Medical Group marked the start of the construction phase of its $37.8 million clinic modernization project Jan. 17.
  • Pills for the ill

    Pharmacy technicians from the 5th Medical Support Squadron review, process, and verify prescriptions at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Nov. 17, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photos by Airman 1st Class Alyssa M. Akers)
  • We didn’t start the fire

    Firefighters from the 5th Civil Engineer Squadron train at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, Oct. 20, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photos by Airman 1st Class Alyssa M. Akers)
  • Snow control

    Last winter, Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, received a record-breaking 52 inches of snow. Although this amount doesn’t fall every year, Team Minot stays ready through the Minot AFB Snow and Ice Control Plan approved by base leadership.
  • A canvas of possibilities

    A vast, infinite blue covered the landscape with nothing but a small white line breaking the ever-changing shades. With a few simple, delicate brushstrokes, the sea began to flow off the canvas, detailing soft rushes of water.
  • An integrated force

    The man stopped in the narrow hallway, his eyes turning to rows of glossy portraits hanging symmetrically on the wall. “He was my first wing commander,” the man said.  It was 1986 when a young, U.S. Air Force 2nd Lt. Anthony Cotton first laid eyes on the main gate at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota; with the words, “only the best come north,”
  • PRESS RELEASE: Minot AFB to conduct Monday Night Football flyover

    The 69th Bomb Squadron, based at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., will conduct a pre-game B-52 flyover prior to the New Orleans Saints and Minnesota Vikings football game, tonight.     The game is being played at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, MN.    The B-52H Stratofortress is a long-range, subsonic, jet-powered strategic bomber. The U.S. Air Force
  • Coming home

    “Yesterday, December 7th, 1941, a date which will live in infamy, the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan.”
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