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  • Malmstrom’s man of many hats

    Throughout Malmstrom’s 13,800 square-mile missile complex, Airmen navigate through small towns and gravel roads everyday to accomplish Air Force Global Strike Command’s mission of providing long range, precision strike capabilities. Whether it’s a defender, missile alert facility manager or a missileer, everyone is vital to the intercontinental ballistic missile mission. One Malmstrom Airman has had an opportunity to serve in numerous roles in the missile complex. Second Lt. Clay Barnard, 12th Missile Squadron ICBM combat crew deputy, has served as a missile defender, facility manager and missileer.
  • Maintaining Malmstrom’s launch control centers

    Every day, missileers from Malmstrom sit below ground in a control center, ready to launch an intercontinental ballistic missile if called upon by the president. With an array of analog technology, routine maintenance is vital to sustaining lethality. The 341st Missile Maintenance Squadron survivable systems team is responsible for performing preventative maintenance and repairs, ensuring around-the-clock readiness for missileers to accomplish their mission.
  • Bringing home cooking to the missile complex

    Across Malmstrom’s 13,800 square-mile missile complex, hundreds of Airmen head to missile alert facilities and launch facilities every week to ensure the continued success of the wing’s mission. While being away from home for days at a time, missile chefs provide missile field Airmen with a home-cooked meal. Airman 1st Class Victoria Camargo, 341st Force Support Squadron missile chef, is one of many missile chefs providing defenders, missileers and maintainers with nutrition away from home.
  • Defending MAFB’s vast missile complex

    From Albuquerque, New Mexico, Airman 1st Class Sierra Lamas, 841st Missile Security Forces Squadron defender, serves in one of the Air Force’s most unique positions: missile security forces.
  • Fostering children, fostering hope

    The saying “treat others the way you want to be treated” is often told to children at a young age. Some take that advice to heart and work a little to make a difference, others go much further.
  • Life of a medical lab tech

    Joining the military provides people the opportunity to travel the world and see new places. Whether it’s to a new state or a new country, most Airmen will have the opportunity to travel and live somewhere they’ve never been before. For Senior Airman Philip Fisketjon, 341st Medical Group medical laboratory technician, living in the United States is his second taste of living somewhere new.
  • From sandy beaches to rocky mountains

    Growing up more than 3,000 miles away on the beaches of Puerto Rico, Airman Yolinette Frontany Sanchez, 341st Force Support Squadron food service apprentice, never imagined herself living in cold, land-locked Montana.
  • From Airman to General

    “All I’ve ever wanted to do in my life is join the Air Force,” said Airman 1st Class Andrew Green, 341st Missile Maintenance Squadron missile maintainer. Originally from Green, Ohio, Green has known since he was six years old he wanted to join the military. His grandfather, who served at Pearl Harbor with the Marine Corps, was his biggest influencer for answering his nation’s call.
  • All-in-one: Airman, father, autocross racer

    Airmen who work in services experience numerous job positions during their career. From lodging and restaurants to program management, their career field allows them to become a jack of all trades.
  • LRS Vehicle Maintenance keeps mission moving

    Since the production of the first automobile in the 19th century, vehicles have become an important aspect of daily life. From normal transportation to construction and working vehicles, they’re also used to accomplish numerous military missions.
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