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  • Special theme for Black History Month 2019

    The theme for National Black History Month February 2019 is "Black Migrations." In the drawing, the man's silhouette consists of numerous images of African Americans from all walks and places in life to include inventors, scientists, military members, astronauts, actors and actresses, politicians, sports figures, and others who are icons of the
  • Stealth pilots, high school students collaborate to create innovative part for $2.2 billion aircraft

    Across the Air Force, changes to equipment, policies and procedures have been made to save money, to save time and to save lives. From the highest levels, Airmen across the service are being encouraged to innovate. It’s this innovation that will deliver lethality to outpace adversaries, says Chief of Staff Gen. David Goldfein, and maintain our position as the world’s strongest, most powerful military. One such innovation came in response to a recognized potential issue within the B-2 Spirit – the world’s most strategic aircraft and the heart of the stealth mission here at Whiteman. A four-switch panel called the airframe mounted accessory drive, or AMAD, sits on the left side of the B-2’s two-person cockpit. The AMAD switches control the connection of the engines to the hydraulic and generator power of the aircraft.
  • USSTRATCOM deputy commander visits Team Minot

    During a three-day visit, United States Navy Vice Adm. David Kriete, U.S Strategic Command deputy commander, got a first-hand look at how Airmen from Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, contribute a combat-ready force to America’s global military posture, Jan. 28-30.   The admiral was able to see aspects from both the 5th Bomb Wing and 91st
  • 23rd EBS deploys to Pacific

    As part of the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command’s Continuous Bomber Presence mission, Airmen with the 23rd Expeditionary Bomb Squadron recently deployed from Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, to Andersen Air Force Base, Guam.
  • Thunderbird Inn among top three DFACs competing for Hennessy Award

    “This base was selected by leadership in the Air Force,” said Jim Wulforst, Hennessy Traveler team member. “You really have to be a top performer to be selected for a visit. From our perspective, they are already winners here.”
  • Whiteman civil engineers rebuild Tyndall AFB after Hurricane Michael

    12 Airmen assigned to the 509th Civil Engineer Squadron responded to Tyndall Air Force base to help restore it to its former operational glory after Hurricane Michael hit in October 2018.
  • Ellsworth holds load crew competition

    Weapon loaders from the 28th Munitions Squadron, the 34th Aircraft Maintenance Unit and the 37th Aircraft Maintenance Unit compete in an annual weapons loading competition at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., Jan. 7, 2019. Each team was given 40 minutes to load two inert GBU-38 Joint Direct Attack Munitions and one inert AGM-158 Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile onto a simulated B-1 bomber.
  • Having the confidence to save a life outside the emergency room

    “I heard a breath--a gasp--leave his body,” said Master Sgt. Charles Phillips, 705th Combat Training Squadron superintendent. “There was no confidence in my body at that moment. I had to do CPR on this guy or he was not going to live.”
  • The B-1B Lancer: 20 years of global power

    December 18, 2018 marks the 20-year anniversary of the first operational combat debut of the B-1B Lancer.The B-1's blended wing and body configuration, variable-geometry wings and turbofan afterburning engines, combine to provide long range, maneuverability and high speed. While this bomber is responsible for carrying the largest conventional
  • AFGSC commander visits F.E. Warren

    General Timothy Ray, Air Force Global Strike Command commander, interacted with Airmen here Dec. 10 to 12 during a three-day visit to F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyoming. This is the first time Ray has visited the base since taking command of AFGSC in August. Ray used the visit as an opportunity to have meals with Airmen, tour multiple squadrons