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  • Thank the 80

    There is a quote I used to admire from Heraclitus. It goes, “Out of every one hundred men, ten shouldn't even be there, 80 are just targets, nine are the real fighters, and we are lucky to have them, for they make the battle. Ah, but the one, one is a warrior, and he will bring the others back.”

  • 5th Bomb Wing Inspector General Brings the Thunder

    Earlier this month, 5th Bomb Wing Airmen from Minot Air Force Base participated in a multi-day, wing-level exercise to internally validate mission readiness, enhance operational training across the wing, and self-identify areas for improvement.

  • Warbird Airmen return from historic deployment

    During the week of Sept. 17, 2021, six B-52H Stratofortresses and approximately 300 personnel assigned to the 5th Bomb Wing returned from Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, ending a six-month deployment supporting U.S. Central Command mission requirements.The aircraft and personnel formed the 23rd

  • Airman's Best Friend

    MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. -- Dogs are an essential part of our military force and military working dogs and their handlers share a strong bond of trust in order to ensure the safety of those they protect.

  • International Airman: A1C Ramsay's Journey to Citizenship

    The United States Armed Forces has had a long history of immigrants serving in the military ever since the Revolutionary War. While not only making the grand commitment of serving the nation, they have also sworn to protect the rights of the citizens of the nation as well – even if they themselves

  • Medics-R-Awesome Day

    On Dec. 18, 2020, the 5th Medical Group hosted a “Medics-R-Awesome Day” for the medical professionals at Minot Air Force Base to honor and show appreciation for all that our medical professionals have done in the fight against COVID-19.

  • Omaha Trophy Ceremony

    As a result of the exceptional service and outstanding performance of the 5th Bomb Wing and 91st Missile Wing, both were announced as two of five winners of the 2019 Omaha Trophy. The winners were announced on September 21, 2020 and Rear Admiral William W. Wheeler III, USSTRATCOM Chief of Staff

  • 5th BW awarded Best Commanders Inspection Program in the AF

    The 5th Bomb Wing Inspector General office was awarded the 2019 Maj. General Junius W. Jones Inspector General Award for having the most outstanding Commander’s Inspection Program in the Air Force at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota.

  • Carry On: rocking the bald head

    She walked into the room, not expecting much – but finding everything.Airmen from all over her squadron were there, cheering her on. Ready to shave her head.