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  • 5th Bomb Wing executes base-wide readiness exercise

    The 5th Bomb Wing conducted a base-wide readiness exercise, or Warbird Week, from May 1-8. Warbird Week is a routine base-wide readiness exercise designed to test 5th BW Airmen’s abilities to operate in a variety of scenarios. As part of the exercise, various circumstances and conditions were

  • Lt. Gen. Lutton and North Dakota Civic Leaders tour Minot AFB

    Lt. Gen. Micheal J. Lutton, deputy commander of Air Force Global Strike Command, talks to Col. Benjamin Jensen, 5th Bomb Wing commander, during a tour of Dock 7 at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, April 22, 2024. AFGSC provides strategic deterrence, global strike capability, and combat support to

  • Team Minot's aircraft maintainers keep B-52s flying high

    A U.S. Air Force B-52H Stratofortress assigned to the 69th Bomb Squadron, takes off from the runway at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, Feb. 28, 2024. Each of the B-52’s eight engines is capable of producing up to 17,000 pounds of thrust; allowing it to fly at high subsonic speeds at altitudes of

  • 5th AMXS Competes in Annual Load Crew Competition

    Members of the 5th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron load an inert AGM-158 Joint Air to Surface Standoff Missile (JASSM) onto a B-52H Stratofortress as part of the 2024 annual weapons load competition at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, Jan. 19, 2024. Airmen loaded an inert AGM-158 JASSM onto a B-52H

  • Department of State representative visits Minot AFB

    Mr. Paul Dean, Department of State Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Bureau of Arms Control, Deterrence, and Stability, is given a tour of AGM-86 Air Launch Cruise Missiles (ALCMS) at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, Jan. 17, 2024. The ALCMS on display are used to train Airmen on how to