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  • Malmstrom looks to 'four-peat' in Global Strike Challenge

    The 2021 Global Strike Challenge finished its final event last week after several months of competition to decide who will be named as the U.S. Air Force’s premier missile wing.
  • PREL: the foundation of the maintenance mission

    The silent heroes of Malmstrom’s missile maintenance group are the power, refrigeration and electrical laboratory shop, who work tirelessly to maintain missile alert facilities, while also repairing equipment that is paramount to the success of missile maintenance teams.
  • 341st MSOS leads LIRP initiative in Cascade, MT

    The 341st Missile Security Operations Squadron convoy response force, tactical response force and 40th Helicopter Squadron participated in a Local Integrated Response Plan exercise in Cascade on Aug. 9, 2021, to better prepare defenders and Malmstrom leadership for real-world emergency situations.
  • Faces of GT-239: Malmstrom's missileers

    Ten months ago, preparation was made for an individual Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile to conduct a test launch, which occurred Aug. 11, 2021 at 12:53 A.M. Every year, Air Force Global Strike Command schedules three-to-four launches, or Glory Trips, consisting of operational, unarmed Minuteman III ICBMs.
  • Taking care: providing child care during the pandemic

    Last year, all three missile wings, located at F. E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyoming, Malmstrom AFB, Montana and Minot AFB, North Dakota, had to make operational adjustments due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Instead of completing the regular one to four day alerts to the missile field, missileers, maintainers, defenders, facility managers and chefs,
  • TOP HAND – the program, the Airmen, the legacy

    The TOP HAND program, a professional development program housed at the 576th Flight Test Squadron, Vandenberg Space Force Base, California, was created in 1972 to provide selected missile operations officers program management experience in ICBM Test and Evaluation. Forty nine years later, Airmen continue the traditions and legacy of the program.
  • Teammates in deterrence: Small business support to the nuclear mission

    While the mission of 20th Air Force is to "defend the United States with combat ready nuclear forces; on order, conduct global strike," 20 AF bases partner with small businesses to support our nuclear missions.20 AF commands three intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) wings and one nuclear operations support wing: 90th Missile Wing at F.E.
  • Global Strike Command commander addresses Congressional committee

    The Air Force Global Strike Command Commander, Gen. Tim Ray, participated in a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing May 12, focused on the budget posture for nuclear forces.“Transitions are difficult, but we have a unique opportunity to partner with Congress, the combatant commanders, and the Office of the Secretary of Defense to advance
  • Junior enlisted execute Wing1Werx innovation competition

    Four innovators from Malmstrom Air Force Base planned, prepared and diligently worked to be selected as finalists for a quarterly innovation competition, which has implemented programs such as Air Force eSports and robotics now used across the force.
  • MINUTEMAN III TEST LAUNCH ABORTS PRIOR TO LAUNCH

    An unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile test launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, experienced a ground abort prior to launch.The cause of the ground abort is currently under investigation, and Air Force Global Strike Command is assessing the potential to reschedule the launch.The Air Force adheres to strict
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