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  • Ellsworth officially selected as first base to receive B-21s

    The Secretary of the Air Force officially selected Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota, as the location to host the Air Force’s first operational B-21 Raiders and the formal training unit.The B-21 Raider was designed to replace the Air Force’s aging bomber fleet as a long-range, highly-survivable bomber capable of carrying mixed-conventional and
  • Missile Maintenance Training

    Airman 1st Class Emilio Gilliam, 341st Missile Maintenance Squadron missile maintenance trainee, performs topside maintenance of a launch facility March 27, 2021, near Malmstrom Air Force Base, Mont. After technical school, missile maintainers continue their career progression with on-the-job training at their first duty stations. (U.S. Air Force
  • Team Whiteman integrates with fifth-generation aircraft during RF 21-1, showcases forces’ power

    Each year, many Wings and multitudes of aircraft flock to Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, for Red Flag, allowing various airframes to integrate with each other and further evolve their capabilities for future sorties.“Exercises like Red Flag are critical because it ensures our youngest crew members are ready to go into any fight,” said Col. Jeffrey
  • Team Whiteman takes to Nellis AFB skies, kicks off RF-N 21-1 as lead wing

    Team Whiteman launched four B-2 Spirit Stealth Bombers and sent a large contingent of personnel to Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, to lead Red Flag 21-1, starting Jan. 25.Although participating in the large force exercise is not unfamiliar to Whiteman, it is the first time in years the 509th Bomb Wing piloted the exercise as the RF 21-1 Air
  • Test launch demonstrates safe, ready Minuteman III deterrent

    A team of Air Force Global Strike Command Airmen launched an unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile equipped with a test reentry vehicle at 12:03 a.m. Pacific Time Sept. 2 from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California.The test demonstrates that the United States’ nuclear deterrent is safe, secure, reliable and effective to deter
  • Malmstrom’s new command chief

    The 341st Missile Wing welcomed a new command chief in November 2019. Chief Master Sgt. Ronald Harper, 341st MW command chief, joined Malmstrom after having served across several different bases and major commands in his 26 years of military service.
  • Nuclear forces simultaneous operations demonstrate global strike capabilities

    February got off to a busy start for Air Force Global Strike Command, with a Bomber Task Force mission to the Indo-Pacific Theater, and an unarmed Minuteman III developmental test launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, taking place within days of one another.Airmen demonstrated that bomber and intercontinental ballistic missile
  • Malmstrom weather is ‘snow’ joke

    The 341st Operational Support Squadron weather flight is responsible for analyzing weather conditions, preparing forecasts, issuing weather warnings and briefing weather information for Malmstrom operations and its 13,800 square-mile missile complex.
  • Air Force Global Strike Command prioritizes first sergeant development

    Air Force Global Strike Command recently held its 2nd Annual AFGSC First Sergeant Conference at Joint Base San Antonio, Texas. The course aims to develop refined, resilient first sergeants who are better prepared to lead AFGSC into the future. The time-honored duty of first sergeants serves a critical role in keeping the Air Force’s global strike capability safe, secure, lethal and ready.
  • Airmen become Air Force first-ever combat-ready firefighters through TRFOC

    Two Airmen with the 341st Civil Engineer Squadron fire department graduated from a Tactical Response Force Orientation Course Oct. 25 – becoming the United States Air Force’s first-ever combat-ready firefighters.
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