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  • Mighty Ninety exercises RTF muscle

    Airmen across F.E. Warren Air Force Base conducted a Response Task Force exercise Aug. 31, 2021, at several locations, including Pine Bluffs. The simulated incident was a payload transporter flipping over while carrying nuclear assets. 
  • V-J Day: Remembering the 509th Composite Group missions that hastened the end of World War II

    On July 17, 1945, the fate of the world was in the hands of three men.U.S. President Harry S. Truman met with British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and Soviet Premier Joseph Stalin during the meetings now known as the Potsdam Conference. The leaders of the three countries (Clement Attlee succeeded Churchill as Prime Minister on July 26th) spent
  • General Ray inducted into Order of the Nucleus

    AFNWC inducted Gen. Tim Ray into its Order of the Nucleus.
  • Pneudraulics in action

    Senior Airman Joseph Vargas, 741st Maintenance Squadron mechanical and pneudraulics technician, inspects a component of a hydraulic actuator power unit July 28, 2021, at Malmstrom Air Force Base, Mont. The mechanism is used to open a launcher closure door, which seals the Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile inside the launch tube at
  • Keep safety in mind as summer ends

    The long Labor Day weekend marks the traditional end of summer and offers many service members, civilians and their families the final opportunity to take to the highways and byways for a summertime adventure. Emphasis on managing risk is key, not only for a holiday weekend that historically experiences increased mishaps, but also in transition to the autumn season.
  • Special Victims’ Counsel provides critical resource, expands program

    Whether a victim of sexual assault or interpersonal violence, the Special Victims’ Counsel provides legal advice, advocacy and outside services to personnel across the Department of Defense.
  • Minot AFB Spouses Pay Respects to Fallen Troops

    The current events in Afghanistan have sent shockwaves and heartbreak throughout the military community as men and women from every branch are being called to action. One spouse decided to light a fire in the hearts of the people at Minot Air Force Base and spark a show of solidarity for those service members and their families.
  • 2 MUNS equips Barksdale for the mission

    Airmen in the munitions specialist career field are tasked with protecting, handling, storing, transporting, arming, disarming, and assembling both non-nuclear and nuclear munitions.
  • 2nd AMXS loads naval mines in support of training mission

    Senior Airman William Oskay, 2nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron weapons load crew member, prepares to transfer a MK-62 Quickstrike naval mine in support of a training exercise at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, Aug. 25, 2021. The MK-62 mine is a shallow water aircraft laid mine used primarily against surface and subsurface water craft. (U.S.
  • How Barksdale's industrial activities affect our bayous

    Oh no! There is something in the bayou! No, we are not talking about alligators. We are talking about fuel and chemical spills. With the large amount of fuel and chemicals Airmen use to fulfill their mission, we are at risk of contaminating our air, soil, and water.