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An unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile launches during an operational test at 12:02 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time Wednesday, May 3, 2017, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. (U.S. Air Force photo by 2nd Lt. William Collette) MALMSTROM TESTS MINUTEMAN III MISSILE WITH LAUNCH FROM VANDENBERG
A team of Air Force Global Strike Command Airmen from the 341st Missile Wing at Malmstrom Air Force Base, Montana, launched an unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile equipped with a single test reentry vehicle May 3 at 12:02 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California.
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2017
Members of the 91st Missile Wing celebrate the wing’s 68th birthday at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Nov. 9, 2016. Twentieth Air Force commander Maj. Gen. Anthony Cotton led a cake-cutting ceremony at the event. (U.S. Air Force photos/Senior Airman Apryl Hall) 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, including the United States.
0 11/15
2016
Default Air Force Logo 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
0 10/17
2016
Col. Craig Ramsey, 576th Flight Test Squadron commander, secures the old 576th FLTS flag before the unveiling of a new one during a realignment ceremony, Sept. 30, 2016, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. The Air Force Global Strike Command Operations Directorate transferred administrative control of the 576th FLTS to the 20th Air Force commander, effective Oct. 1. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Robert J. Volio/Released) 576th FLTS realigns administratively under 20th Air Force
The Air Force Global Strike Command Operations Directorate will transfer administrative control of the 576th Flight Test Squadron to the 20th Air Force Commander effective Oct. 1.According to Col Craig Ramsey, 576th FLTS commander, the purpose of this realignment is two-fold: provide clear administrative chain of command in a more typical military
0 9/30
2016
Retired Maj. Brian Rogers, a master beekeeper with the Great Falls Wanna-Beekeeping Club, shows the progress of 25,000 relocated honey bees July 26, 2016, at Great Falls, Mont. The bees were discovered at Malmstrom Air Force Base, Mont. where they were humanely relocated to a more suitable home on Rogers’ honey bee compound. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Magen M. Reeves) Teamwork helps save, relocate bees
Earlier this month, Malmstrom Air Force Base encountered a wildlife phenomenon, and through perseverance and understanding, handled what could have been a sticky situation in the most natural way possible.Airmen utilized quick thinking and humane treatment to save the lives of approximately 25,000 honey bees discovered near the Combat Arms Training
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2016
U.S. Air Force Maj. Joseph Shannon III, the 90th Operations Support Squadron assistant director of operations of weapons and tactics, tours the retired Oscar-1 missile alert facility at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., April 14, 2016. Members of the 90th Missile Wing visited Whiteman for a week as part of the Bomber Missile Exchange Course, which allows the organizations to learn from each other through scheduled visits. Partners in deterrence: “Sister base” Airmen visit Whiteman
Members of the 90th Missile Wing (MW) at F.E. Warren Air Force Base (AFB), Wyoming, visited Whiteman AFB, Missouri, to observe how the 509th and 131st Bomb Wings (BW) execute vital strategic deterrence missions on a day-to-day basis and during heightened-alert operations.
0 4/27
2016
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