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  • The highest risk and the biggest reward: planning for Denali

    Five current and former Airmen recently finished scaling a 20,310-foot climb up Denali in Alaska, the highest point in North America on June 19, 2021. The climbs are done mainly in the name of resiliency, but without the extensive use of risk management before and throughout the adventures, they may not have been accomplished safely.
  • Five Minutes to Thrive: Reducing Telework Burnout

    Team Minot, for many of us we’re beginning a steady flow of telework, which is perhaps longer than many of us expected. Some of us may be experiencing symptoms of burnout - emotional, physical, and mental exhaustion caused by excessive and prolonged task saturation.
  • Five Minutes to Thrive: Kids Coping with COVID-19

    Parents and caregivers, this is for you. If you’re not a parent or caregiver, I’d invite you to think about those who are because they are responsible for the well-being of the tiny humans who will be our future leaders. COVID-19 has created many challenges for parents and caregivers who are home with children full-time while trying to manage telework, homeschooling, parenting, and perhaps their own academic or extracurricular pursuits. Social media is lit up presently, with the impact of more time with kids at home (some good, some bad, and some funny).
  • Hope and perseverance: Airman overcomes obstacles on his way to service

    Editor’s note: This article is a part of the “Whiteman Warrior” series. These stories focus on a single Airman, highlighting their Air Force story and contribution to the Air Force Global Strike “Striker” community.It hadn’t been an easy journey for one 509th Civil Engineer Squadron service member to get to Airman Leadership School Class 19-G
  • A "brew-ti-ful" experience

    Whether you drink espresso, americano, cappuccino, or frappuccino, getting a cup of coffee is one of the most common morning routines. On March 26, the Minot Air Force Base community, as part of the Minot Strong campaign, came together to give back to Airmen and their families by providing fresh coffee beans to those in need.
  • The Air Force is protecting Airmen while protecting the nation

    How do you stand “shoulder to shoulder” in a time of COVID-19? For the United States Air and Space Forces, and indeed the entire United States military, this is no small question. It is so pressing, in fact, that the Air Force’s medical staff, in collaboration with experts nationwide, have been working nearly around the clock to answer it. It’s not hard to understand why.
  • AFGSC holds Integrated Resilience Training Symposium at Barksdale

    Air Force Global Strike Command held the first Integrated Resilience Training Symposium at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, Sept. 18-19 2019.
  • AFGSC Command Chief shares own resiliency story

    Now Chief Master Sgt. Hoffman, newly-assigned Command Chief of Air Force Global Strike Command, recounted his personal struggle during his visit to Minot Air Force Base, July 23-26, 2019, and highlighted the importance of asking for help.
  • Cold holds no ground at Team Minot

    While resiliency functions as an umbrella for military members, there are several aspects that go into developing a truly resilient individual. One of the core pillars of Airmen resiliency is spiritual fitness.
  • 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.
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