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  • 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.
  • Preparing for retirement: DOD civilians

    Two weeks ago, senior leadership at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, coordinated with Department of Defense civilian personnel to provide four Transition Assistance Program seminars for federal employees.
  • Airman aims high, achieves life dreams

    There are hundreds of thousands of active duty Airmen in the enlisted force; only 85 are accepted into the Leaders Encouraging Airmen Development program each year.This program is a continuous effort to give the nation's best and brightest enlisted Airmen the opportunity to further excel with appointments to the United States Air Force Academy. One
  • 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.
  • Operation Supplement Safety keeps Airmen healthy

    Military readiness has been defined by the ability of a military unit to accomplish its assigned mission. The Air Force Surgeon General Public Affairs office states Airmen should eat healthy and exercise regularly to maintain peak performance, although many Airmen resort to dietary supplements. Operation Supplement Safety is a joint educational
  • Eighth AF leadership visits Minot AFB

    (From left) Maj. Gen. Thomas Bussiere, 8th Air Force commander, and Lt. Col. Drew Smith, 5th Operations Group deputy commander, watch a B-52 Stratofortress launch at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Dec. 14, 2016. Bussiere toured Minot’s facilities and spoke with 5th Bomb Wing Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class J.T. Armstrong)
  • 5 MUNS: Building BUFF firepower

    Respectful. Leader. Hard-worker. These are some of the words 5th Munitions Squadron leaders use to describe Airman 1st Class Josh DeSpain, 5th MUNS conventional maintenance crew member.“He’s the kind of Airman you want working for you,” said Staff Sgt. Sahtara Wehe, 5th Munitions Squadron productions superintendent. “He’s a self-motivated worker,
  • For the love of the game

    When Airman 1st Class Cody Sluder, 791st Missile Security Forces Squadron at Minot Air Force Base, was a kid, his free time was spent playing basketball. Raised in Rantoul, Kansas, Sluder would often play basketball after school until his dad finished with late night school board meetings.This was just one example of Sluder’s basketball work ethic
  • Intramural Soccer

    A member of the 5th Maintenance Squadron takes a corner kick during the final game of the intramural soccer championship tournament at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Sept. 21, 2016. The 91st Missile Security Force Squadron faced the 5th MXS for the intramural soccer trophy. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class J.T. Armstrong)
  • Band of Brothers Part 1: The Willie Rose Story

    “I remember the winter of ’72 being one of the worst,” said Tech. Sgt.(Sep.) Willie Rose. “The snow drifts were as high as the telephone poles.”Rose smiled as he recalled memories of his time spent stationed at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, in the 70s. We sat at a kitchen table covered in news clippings and photographs spanning across the
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