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  • 5 MUNS: Building BUFF firepower

    Airmen from the 5th Munitions Squadron build GBU-38 bomb units at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Oct. 27, 2016. The 5th MUNS consists of 225 Airmen and is responsible for assembling, testing and inspecting conventional munitions for the 5th Bomb Wing’s B-52H Stratofortresses. (U.S. Air Force photos/Airman 1st Class J.T. Armstrong)
  • Eye in the Sky: Special Missions Aviators

    When a UH-1N Iroquois assigned to the 54th Helicopter Squadron at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota leaves the ground, it takes more than just a pilot and copilot to keep the aircrew and aircraft safe.Special missions aviators are essential to accomplishing this mission. Before the aircraft leaves the ground, they thoroughly run through their
  • Out of the Boneyard, Into the Fight: Ghost Rider Flies Again

    The B-52H Stratofortress 61-007, aka Ghost Rider, sits in the alternate parking area after returning to Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Sept. 27, 2016. Ghost Rider returned to Minot after nearly eight years at the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group, aka Boneyard, at Davis-Monthan AFB, Ariz. Robert Crane, 5th Logistics Readiness Squadron
  • In the Deep End

    Airmen from the 5th Medical Operations Squadron train to enhance water extraction skills at the base pool at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Aug. 10, 2016. The water extraction training involved performing emergency medicine on a simulated patient in a water environment. The purpose was to practice for the EMT Rodeo, an Air Force-level competition held
  • Minot Airman named one of 12 Outstanding Airmen of the Year

    Winning any Air Force-level award is a highly sought out accomplishment and shouldn’t be taken lightly by anyone who wins or is nominated at that level, but being named one of the 12 Outstanding Airmen of the Year in the entire Air Force is a rare honor. Tech. Sgt. Michael Asuncion Jr., 5th Bomb Wing NCO in charge of administration at Minot Air
  • Motorcycle Safety Inspection

    During the summer, a great way to enjoy the area where you live is to start up a motorcycle and hit the road.Before you even get out of the garage, it’s important to inspect your ride. Not only are pre-season inspections important, but going through your pre-ride checklist is crucial.The Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF) has come up with the
  • Ready to receive: B-52s touch down at RAF Fairford

    With the sharp screech of rubber meeting asphalt, two B-52 Stratofortresses from Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, touched down at RAF Fairford, United Kingdom, June 2.For the third year in a row the bombers have deployed to RAF Fairford to participate in bilateral training exercises. This year marks an integration with allied military forces
  • B-52s drop bombs during Combat Hammer exercise

    B-52 aircrews from 5th Bomb Wing participate in Combat Hammer, a training exercise.
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