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  • 509th MXS restores historic static aircraft display

    U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Tracy Bethea, 509th Maintenance Squadron low-observable maintenance technician, paints around the Air Force Roundel at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, Oct. 13, 2020. The body of the Boeing B-47 Stratojet static aircraft had to be sanded down during restoration before any painting could begin. (U.S. Air Force
  • Dyess Memorial Park wins 2020 USAF Design Honor Award

    The Dyess Memorial Park has been awarded the 2020 Air Force Design Honor Award in the Landscape Architecture category at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, Oct. 14, 2020. The Honor award is the highest achievement among the three levels in the United States Air Force Design Awards Program, with the intent of the awards to set the benchmark of design
  • Dealing with stressors in relationships

    Research has shown that relationship difficulties are at the heart of many problems in the military, and officials within the Defense Department's military community and family policy are putting in place programs for service members and their families to get help in their relationships.
  • Dyess Airmen arrive in Indo-Pacific for Bomber Task Force, integrate with Koku-Jieitai, U.S. Navy

    Approximately 200 Airmen and four B-1B Lancer aircraft with the 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron (EBS) from Dyess Air Force Base (AFB), Texas, arrived at Andersen AFB, Guam, to conduct Bomber Task Force missions in support of Pacific Air Forces’ training efforts with allies, partners and joint forces, Oct. 20, 2020.
  • Barksdale participates in Global Thunder 21

    U.S. Strategic Command forces are on watch 24 hours a day, seven days a week, conducting operations to deter and detect strategic attack against the United States and our allies.
  • STEALTHWERX office hosts Spark Tank competition

    The 509th Bomb Wing’s STEALTHWERX office hosted a Spark Tank competition, Oct. 9, 2020, at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri.Spark Tank is a competition, across the Air Force, where Airmen pitch their innovative ideas to a panel of wing and community leaders. Winners at the wing level move on to compete at their respective major commands.“The panel
  • Barksdale B-52s return for Global Thunder 21

    Two B-52H Stratofortresses taxi the flight line at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., as part of Global Thunder 21, Oct. 20, 2020. GLOBAL THUNDER is an annual command and control exercise designed to train U.S. Strategic Command forces and assess joint operational readiness. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob B. Wrightsman)
  • Prairie Vigilance- SSgt. William Patrick, 5AMXS weapons specialist team chief

    SSgt. William Patrick is a weapons specialist team chief for the 5th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron. Before he joined the U.S. Air Force, he was a police officer in Prairie Grove, Arkansas where he is originally from. He moved here to become a part of Team Minot with his wife and three children.
  • 2 SFS set up for Global Thunder 21

    Airmen from the 2nd Security Forces Squadron set up a cordon area for Global Thunder 21 at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Oct. 20, 2020. GLOBAL THUNDER is an invaluable training opportunity to exercise all U.S. Strategic Command mission areas and create the conditions for strategic deterrence against a variety of threats.
  • Prairie Vigilance- Airman 1st Class Lauryn Reabold, 5th Security Forces Squadron Defender

    Airman 1st Class Lauryn Reabold is a 5th Security Forces Squadron defender. She is part of a convoy that provides security to the base and ensures security of assets at Minot Air Force Base. As a lead convoy gunner, she is part of a security team tasked with the security of Department of Defense assets such as the B-52H Stratofortress and the nuclear weapons that the BUFF can carry.