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  • 2018 AFGSC Superintendent Course

    The Air Force Global Strike Command Superintendent Course was held at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Jan. 8-10, 2018. The course is designed to help prepare new superintendents for their future leadership roles. Some of the topics included the relationship between a unit’s first sergeant, superintendent and commander. The AFGSC Superintendent course had 15 total attendees, including two superintendents from Barksdale, AFB, La.
  • 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,”
  • 5 BW participates in Combat Shield

    Airmen and aircraft from the 5th Bomb Wing participated in Air Force Global Strike Command’s Combat Shield at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., July 11-14, 2017. Combat Shield is an evaluation for assessing the electronic warfare readiness of aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photos/Senior Airman J.T. Armstrong)
  • 8AF CCC visits Minot

    Chief Master Sgt. Alan Boling, Eighth Air Force command chief, visited Minot Air Force Base, N.D., July 10-11, 2017. During his visit, Boling spoke with 5th Bomb Wing Airmen and visited facilities including the fire department, phase maintenance dock, bomb building facility, dining facility and parachute shop. (U.S. Air Force photos/Senior Airman
  • 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
  • From swimmer, runner to missileer

    Throughout her life, U.S. Air Force 2nd Lt. Kimberly Davis, 742nd Missile Squadron missile combat crew member, used swimming and running as a way to stay physically fit.Davis has competed in several events, from swimming in the 2012 U.S. Olympic team trials in Omaha, Nebraska, to running in the 2016 Air Force Marathon in Dayton, Ohio. “This was my
  • Learning about the past, celebrating the future

    Team Minot Airmen gathered to celebrate the 68th birthday anniversary of the 91st Missile Wing, Nov. 9, 2016.The 91st MW has had many different missions around the world and has through the United States.“The Army Air Corps activated the 91st Bombardment Group in April 1942,” said Justin Henderson, 91st Missile Wing Historian.The 91st BG began
  • Team Minot validates deterrent capability

    The 741st Missile Squadron recently performed a successful simulated launch of six Minuteman III Missiles. Air Force Global Strike Command typically conducts Simulated Electronic Launch – Minuteman tests twice a year to evaluate the readiness of the deployed intercontinental ballistic missile force. “The basic objective of SELM is to assess
  • Tankers enable long-range bomber capability during Polar Roar

    Mobility Airmen play a vital role in deterrence and stand ready to operate in support of global operations at a moment’s notice. Air Mobility Command Airmen, 15 KC-135 Stratotankers and 10 KC-10 Extenders enabled Air Force Global Strike Command B-52s and B-2s to sustain air operations for more than 20 hours during ‪Polar Roar July 31, 2016. Through
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