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  • 5 AMXS team washes the warbird

    Airmen from the 5th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron wash a B-52H Stratofortress at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Feb. 14, 2017. It takes the nine-Airman team two days and approximately 10 gallons of soap to wash each jet when it comes in for its routine wash every 120 days. (U.S. Air Force photos/Senior

  • “Dirt Boyz” fight frozen flurries

    Every year, the 28th Civil Engineer Squadron activates a team from within their own unit to remove the icy powder that blankets Ellsworth and threatens the B-1 bomber mission.“We’re 24-hour ops,” said Senior Airman Nicholas Murtagh, a heavy equiptment operator assigned to the 28th Civil Engineer

  • 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

  • 576th FLTS realigns administratively under 20th Air Force

    The Air Force Global Strike Command Operations Directorate will transfer administrative control of the 576th Flight Test Squadron to the 20th Air Force Commander effective Oct. 1.According to Col Craig Ramsey, 576th FLTS commander, the purpose of this realignment is two-fold: provide clear

  • Teamwork helps save, relocate bees

    Earlier this month, Malmstrom Air Force Base encountered a wildlife phenomenon, and through perseverance and understanding, handled what could have been a sticky situation in the most natural way possible.Airmen utilized quick thinking and humane treatment to save the lives of approximately 25,000

  • Train like you fight

    Defenders from the 791st Missile Security Forces Squadron participated in annual tactical training at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., May 23, 2016. Training stations allowed SF members to practice small unit combat tactics, employ inert smoke grenades and perform casualty care and evacuation. These

  • A 911 call starts base all call

    A frantic 911 call, almost too hard to decipher by the dispatcher, blared over loud speakers at the F.E. Warren parade field, opening the 90th Missile Wing all call, June 20, 2016. A woman cried and pleaded for help at a crash site as people were gravely injured and possibly dead.   “The loss of one