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  • Air Force history of ICBM development, safeguarding America

    During the latter months of 1957, some Americans could stand on their back porch and catch a glimpse of the Soviet Union's satellite, Sputnik, orbiting across the sky. To many, this slight sparkle was viewed as simply an advancement in technology, but to the United States government, it was much

  • Honor Guard embodies Air Force image

    When it comes to ceremonies and funerals, the 509th Bomb Wing Honor Guard's mission is to be ready, sharp and respond to requests with the utmost amount of poise, attention to detail and professionalism.With a team of 44 Airmen ranking from airman basic to technical sergeant, the 509th Honor Guard

  • Military working dogs train for success

    Originating from "The Story of Old Drum", written after the Civil War in Warrensburg, Mo., it's been said that, "A dog is man's best friend."This phrase holds especially true for the members of the 509th Security Forces Squadron canine handlers. Military working dogs act not only as trusted wingmen

  • Warren members learn how to maximize athletic performance

    F.E. Warren AFB members received an in-depth presentation on how to maximize athletic performance and readiness in the base theater Jan. 19 and 20.John Underwood, director of the American Athletic Institute, spoke to Airmen about achieving optimal physical and mental performance, and specifically

  • Handpicked to serve

    Respect, dedication and pride are just a few words that describe the Barksdale Honor Guard.The Honor Guard Airmen train hard on a daily basis to ensure every movement they make is precise. They perform various details including funerals, promotions, change of command ceremonies, retirements and

  • Resiliency tour makes stop at Malmstrom

    In the 10 years of fighting a war since the tragic events of Sept. 11, 2001, there have been hundreds of stories told focusing on heroics and bravery, kindness and compassion. For one former Army officer, losing a mentor to a firefight in Afghanistan in 2006 started the journey he is currently

  • GSC score-posters: trained to be tricky

    Precision, sharpness, straight faces and a little taste of comedy was on display during the 2011 Global Strike Challenge score-posting events Nov. 8 and 9 at Hoban Hall.Teams gathered from numerous command wings to participate in the two-day event here. Several of the teams were dressed for the

  • Small shop produces large results for energy savings

    As October comes to a close, and with it, Energy Awareness Month, Warren continues making improvements to its facilities in an effort to conserve energy.Throughout the year, members of the 90th Civil Engineer Squadron's controls shop and the Energy Management Control System are constantly looking

  • Whiteman marks 10th anniversary of first OEF strikes

    Oct. 7, 2011 marked the 10th anniversary of the 509th Bomb Wing's B-2 strikes against the Taliban regime in Afghanistan, signaling the start of Operation Enduring Freedom on the same day in 2001.More than a decade later, many of the pilots who were involved in the strike force remain stewards of the