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  • Air Force Global Strike Command year in review: 2019

    Whether it was 24/7 ICBM alert operations ensuring the cornerstone of national security, Bomber Task Force deployments showcasing long-range strike capabilities, strong community support or the efforts of Airmen around the command, 2019 was a year filled with innovation, firsts, new records and milestones achieved for Air Force Global Strike
  • Air Force names newest helicopter ‘Grey Wolf’

    Air Force Global Strike Command named the MH-139A helicopter, the “Grey Wolf” during a naming ceremony here, Dec. 19, 2019.Gen. Timothy Ray, AFGSC commander, made the announcement, comparing it to the wild animal that bears the same name.  The Grey Wolf is the first major acquisition for the command in its 10-year history. The name Grey Wolf is
  • 40th HS, local forces rescue man

    A U.S. Air Force helicopter crew rescued a man June 3 near Monarch, Montana, concluding ground and air search and rescue groups around 11 p.m.The 40th Helicopter Squadron received the request Monday night around 10 p.m. to assist the Cascade County Sheriff’s Department in rescuing the man after he fell from a steep cliff and was holding on to a
  • Airmen aid stranded citizen in snowstorm

    About 90 miles east of Great Falls, Montana, Carrie Mantooth was driving home Monday, about 5 miles southeast of Denton when she got her car stuck in heavy snow. The temperatures for that day were averaging below zero degrees.
  • 40th HS saves local judge

    An Air Force helicopter crew located and rescued a missing judge Friday just south of Great Falls, concluding the search by ground and air search and rescue groups that began Friday afternoon.The 40th Helicopter Squadron received the request Friday around 3:30 p.m. to assist the Great Falls Police Department in finding a missing judge, dressed only
  • 5th SFS MWDs fly with 54th Helicopter Squadron

    The 5th Security Forces Squadron military working dog section worked with the 54th Helicopter Squadron for a familiarization training flight at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, Aug. 23, 2018. The training between the 54th HS and 5th SFS MWD section helps promote operations between the two units and ensures MWD teams are familiar with helicopter flight procedures. This is the first time these two units have worked together.
  • Minot rescue crew saves man trapped from flood

    Members of the 54th Helicopter Squadron at Minot Air Force Base responded to a search and rescue call involving a man trapped in his cabin, surrounded by rising flood water in Savage, Montana, March 24, 2018.At approximately 2 p.m. the crew received a phone call requesting a hoist-equipped aircraft to respond to the scene. “We quickly came together
  • 40th HS rescues hiker

    A UH-1N Iroquois crew assigned to the 40th Helicopter Squadron here rescued an injured male in the Little Belt Mountains near Wheatland, Montana, May 7 at approximately 11:15 a.m.The rescue marked the 417th save for the 40th HS.The aircrew consisted of two pilots: Capt. Daniel Trapani and 1st Lt. Kyle Lenz; two special mission aviators: Tech. Sgt.
  • 54th HS maintainers provide aircrew support

    The 54th Helicopter Squadron plays a critical role in supporting the 91st Missile Wing by escorting 91 MW Airmen to the missile complex. The unit is responsible for convoy support, missile complex security and maintaining aircrew proficiency. Squadron members also engage in emergency search and rescue mission training.
  • MAFB museum dedicates 40th Helicopter Squadron display

    A dedication ceremony was held at the base museum on April 28, of its first 40th Helicopter Squadron display.The ceremony began with a chaplain invocation followed by opening remarks from Rob Turnbow, 341st Missile Wing museum director.“The reason we are here today is to recognize the relationship between the 40th Helicopter Squadron, Malmstrom Air
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