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  • AFGSC Earth Day activities take "Action Today for a Greener Tomorrow"

    Today, in observance of Earth Day, Airmen throughout Air Force Global Strike Command partner with their local communities to educate citizens on how to preserve the natural resources of our planet, and how the Air Force is doing the same.To celebrate the 40th anniversary of Earth Day, the Air Force

  • Suicide prevention: the effort starts with you

    "Mr. Smith, there's been an accident. Your son was found in his home deceased with what appears to be a self-inflicted gunshot. We are deeply sorry for your loss and the Air Force is here to help you in any way possible."The father lets out a loud shriek and with tears streaming cries, "Why...why

  • STRATCOM commander: Minot essential to Command's mission

    The commander of United States Strategic Command visited one of the key bases under his wartime command April 20 to tell Airmen at Minot Air Force Base their service to country, their professionalism and their dedication to the nuclear profession are not only noticed, but needed."Minot Air Force

  • Barksdale Airmen find homes for furry friends

    Barksdale Airmen are donating their time in support of the Bossier City Animal Control's Hand-in-Paw adoption days at a local pet store.HIP is a nonprofit organization that finds homes for animals that are currently sheltered at the animal control office, and for the past five years Airmen have

  • Malmstrom hosts inaugural ICBM Sustainment General Officer Steering Group

    Air Force Global Strike Command's Director of Logistics, Installations and Mission Support held a historic meeting here April 8, bringing together top Air Force leaders with a stake in nuclear sustainment issues, including commanders from Malmstrom, F.E. Warren, and Minot Air Force Bases, as well as

  • Global Strike Challenge load comp kicks off at Minot

    The 5th Bomb Wing joined six other bomb wings in Air Force Global Strike Command's first-ever load competition April 13 and 14 here.The evaluation was based not only on the Warbird's hands-on skills, but also their knowledge in their respective career fields."This brings us back to the old SAC

  • Minot paralegal selected for 8th AF honor

    Senior Airman Krystal Hooper, a paralegal with the 5th Bomb Wing at Minot Air Force Base, was recently selected as the 8th Air Force Outstanding Paralegal Airman of the Year.The OPAY award is based on demonstrated superior initiative, technical skill, leadership ability and devotion to duty. It is

  • Honoring the past: Barksdale Airmen restore B-17G for Eighth AF museum

    Airmen, volunteers and contractors at Barksdale Air Force Base are busy preserving, restoring and painting a B-17G Flying Fortress for the Eighth Air Force Museum in honor of Maj. Gen. Lewis E. Lyle, a World War II B-17 pilot."General Lyle was an aviator's aviator," said Gary Miller, 8 AF museum

  • Second successful restoration project returns to Malmstrom Museum

    In the early part of June 2009, a team of vehicle maintainers from the 341st Logistics Readiness Squadron pooled their talents and embarked on a journey to restore the 1962 transporter erector that calls the Malmstrom Museum its home. All but two of that original team were unable to see the project