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  • Power up: 91st MMXS Airmen maintain launch facility

    A 91st Missile Maintenance Squadron electromechanical team member follows entry procedures at a nuclear launch facility near Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, March 19, 2019. Six person teams, at a minimum, perform this intricate operation more than 50 times per year. The launch facility batteries weigh 1,450 pounds each and are craned 25 feet below ground. Battery maintenance is a vital step in keeping the Minuteman III’s tertiary power source functioning as America’s 24/7 deterrent force. (U.S. Air Force photos by Senior Airman Ashley Boster)
  • Staff Delegation visits Team Minot

    Staff delegation members visited Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, March 19, 2019. The 10 members of the staff delegation toured both 5th Bomb Wing and 91st Missile Wing facilities. The visit included tours of a B-52H Stratofortress, a launch facility, missile alert facility and the weapons storage area. (U.S. Air Force photos by Senior Airmen Jonathan McElderry and Ashley Boster)
  • Ready at a moment’s notice

    The 91st Missile Wing contributes to the nation's strategic defense by sustaining and operating various Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missiles and the associated launch facilities. Members of the 742nd Missile Squadron are responsible for providing day-to-day combat operations for the nation’s ICBM fleet.
  • 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.
  • MAPS: Unsung heroes of the missile field

    When missile alert facility and launch facility equipment needs to be inspected or repaired, 791st Maintenance Squadron mechanical and pneudraulics section maintainers take charge.From chain hoists to payload transporters, these Airmen are responsible for performing maintenance on equipment used within the missile complex.Through periodic
  • Flood Mud: saving assets from rising waters

    Airmen from across the 91st Missile Wing worked together to drain flood-water from critical areas in the North Dakota missile complex.The flood control effort, often referred to as the “flood mud,” is an annual wing-wide undertaking to relocate snow, mud and water away from 91st MW launch facilities.“Teams are in the field performing surveys and
  • Teamwork makes the dream work

    When it comes to safety, there can never be too many helping hands, such is the case when the Minot Air Force Base fire department invited several other local fire departments to receive missile field response training Feb. 24-25, 2017. “We hosted a North Dakota Fire Association training class for our mutual aid partners, which educates them on how
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