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  • Maxwell AFB selected as location for MH-139 FTU

    The MH-139 FTU’s mission is to train pilots in providing security and support for the nation’s intercontinental ballistic missile fields spanning Wyoming, Montana, North Dakota, Colorado and Nebraska. The MH-139 mission will replace the mission of the Air Force Reserve’s 908th Airlift Wing’s aging C-130Hs currently at Maxwell AFB.
  • B-52 elephant walk

    B-52H Stratofortresses from the 2nd Bomb Wing line up on the runway as part of a readiness exercise before taking off. The 2nd Bomb Wing conducts exercises to ensure the ability to present uncompromising combat capacity.
  • Calculating risk in the fuel supply chain, X-Force fellows help inform operational plans

    What’s the safest path to transport fuel from a refinery in Texas to storage in California? Does Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska, have the pipeline capacity to sustain two weeks of operations after a storage disruption? What risk do cyber-attacks pose at a bulk storage terminal in Louisiana? X-Force Fellows assigned to Air Force Operational Energy at the Pentagon were tasked to answer these questions (among others) and develop a model to assess possible risk to the Air Force’s fuel supply chain.
  • Better Together: Team Whiteman Airman initiates change by connecting community

    Current events, like the death of George Floyd, have made organizations across the U.S. Air Force take a deep dive into talking about views on racial disparity.One Whiteman Airman, Staff Sgt. Jarrod Peterson, a 72nd Test and Evaluation Squadron software engineer who normally finds himself maintaining mission planning and information distribution
  • #WhitemanSalutesKC wows thousands, thanks medical professionals, healthcare workers, first-responders

    Team Whiteman participated in the Air Force Salutes flyover, Apr. 28, by executing a flyover across the Kansas City, Sedalia and Warrensburg area hospitals.The flyover, tagged #WhitemanSalutesKC, showcased military support for all healthcare workers, essential employees and first-responders while instilling hope and a sense of national unity.“My
  • Northern Neighbors Day Air and Space Show 2018

    Northern Neighbors Day Air and Space Show 2018 took place Saturday, Aug. 4 at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota. With static aircraft displays, aeronautical acrobatics and a full show from the Air Force Thunderbirds, there was something for everyone to enjoy. When all was said and done, more than 17,000 people made their way through the gates to enjoy what some are calling the largest ever open house and Airshow at Minot AFB.
  • 5th Maintenance Squadron: Structurally Sound

    The 5th Maintenance Squadron aircraft structural maintenance shop is responsible for repairing damage and wear to B-52H Stratofortresses at Minot Air Force Base, N.D. Structural maintenance also provides equipment maintenance and special support for the Minuteman III missiles and UH-1N Iroquois helicopters
  • U.S. bombers conduct bilateral training with Royal Australian Air Force in conjunction with Lightning Focus exercise

    Two U.S. Air Force B-1B bombers conducted a bilateral integrated training mission with the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) as part of Exercise Lightning Focus over the northern coast of Australia, Nov. 27.
  • Metals Tech keeps equipment in check

    The 5th Maintenance Squadron metals technology section designs, welds, and manufactures tools for assemblies and components essential to the Minot Air Force Base mission. The welding shop supports both the 5th Bomb Wing and 91st Missile Wing by designing and creating parts for aircraft systems and support equipment.
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