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  • Tribal Visit 2018

    Leaders and historic preservation staff from various Native American tribes visited Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, Aug. 14, 2018. The tribal leaders met with Team Minot leaders to ensure new lines of communication were established and build a fruitful and effective relationship. During the visit, tribal leaders received a B-52H Stratofortress tour, military working dog demonstration and a launch facility tour.
  • 5th Bomb Wing commander Q&A

    Col. Bradley Cochran is the 55th commander of the 5th Bomb Wing at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota. As the wing commander, Cochran ensures the wing’s combat readiness and is responsible for operations involving the wing’s fleet of B-52H Stratofortress bombers. (U.S. Air Force graphic by Senior Airman Jonathan McElderry)
  • Vehicle maintenance: The summer rebuild

    The 28th Logistics Readiness Squadron’s vehicle maintenance shop is conducting their yearly summer rebuild. The rebuild is put in place to ensure that all snow fleet vehicles are ready to keep the flight line and roads clear of snow during the winter months. This prior maintenance helps to ensure the Ellsworth Air Force Base mission can continue without delays when the weather turns.
  • 7th CMS avionics flight earns Chief of Staff Team Excellence Award

    Every year since 1992, the Chief of Staff Team Excellence Award recognizes teams that improve operational performance, use a systematic approach to enhance mission capability and create sustained results. This year, it was awarded to the 7th Component Maintenance Squadron avionics flight. “The award is something the Chief of Staff does to highlight
  • SecAF visits F.E. Warren

    Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson visited with Airmen at the 90th Missile Wing and 20th Air Force, Aug. 7-8, 2018, at F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyoming. During her visit, Wilson engaged with local civic leaders including Wyoming Governor Matt Mead and asked for the community’s support in reciprocity for licensure and improving education
  • Whiteman honors Missouri ANG unit, ‘Lindbergh’s Own’

    Members of the Missouri Air National Guard’s 131st Bomb Wing and the U.S. Air Force’s 509th Bomb Wing gathered Aug. 4, 2018, to celebrate the unveiling of a new paint scheme on a gear door for the Spirit of Nebraska, a B-2 bomber assigned to Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri. For the 131st BW, the new B-2 markings mean more than just new paint on an airplane.
  • Return to Sender: Original Aircrew Returns to Minot

    Brad Foote and Bill Sims, retired Lieutenant Colonels and, respectively, radar navigator and electronic warfare officers, flew one of the first B-52H Stratofortress bomber’s into Minot Air Force Base in 1961. Now, nearly 57 years after their initial flight to Minot, Foote and Sims return to see the 2018 Northern Neighbors Day Air and Space Show on
  • Commentary: Happy Birthday to Lt. Col. William Edwin Dyess

    On Aug. 9, 1916, a child was born destined to become one of the most decorated aviators and Soldiers of the Pacific Theater of Operations in World War II. As an excited four-year-old, Dyess had his first opportunity to jump inside the seat of a barnstorming biplane passing through his hometown of Albany, Texas. This exhilarating joy fueled his
  • Sorbet’s background informs FAB-T acquisition

    Family of Advanced Beyond Line-of-Sight Terminals, or FAB-T, provides U.S. leaders with secure, survivable satellite communication during all phases of nuclear conflict. FAB-T terminals communicate with milstar satellite communications systems and Advanced Extremely High Frequency satellite systems via AEHF waveforms.
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