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  • KAFB personnel continue exercise assessments

    KAFB personnel inspect individual protective gear issued during a deployment exercise at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., Nov. 3, 2021. During the exercise, Airmen palletized bags and weapons, received and inspected individual protective gear and completed out-processing paperwork. (U.S. Air Force

  • Dyess creates ‘virtual’ deployment process, saves time

    Service members who have deployed know what a PDF line is, even if they don’t know what it is.With nostalgia in her voice, Tech. Sgt. Tanika Webb, 7th Force Support Squadron personnel readiness non-commissioned officer in charge, explained.“The Personnel Deployment Function, or PDF, line is what you

  • 5th BW Airmen return home from nine-month deployment

    Airmen from the 5th Bomb Wing’s 69th Bomb Squadron, 5th Maintenance Group, and 5th Mission Support Group returned to Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, from their deployment to Andersen AFB, Guam, April 20, 2020, where they supported U.S. Indo-Pacific Command’s Continuous Bomber Presence mission in

  • 5th BW Airmen return home from nine-month deployment

    Airmen from the 5th Bomb Wing’s 69th Bomb Squadron, 5th Maintenance Group, and 5th Mission Support Group returned to Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, from their deployment to Andersen AFB, Guam, April 20, 2020, where they supported U.S. Indo-Pacific Command’s Continuous Bomber Presence mission in

  • 2019 BTF comes to an end

    More than 450 personnel and six B-52 Stratofortresses from Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, returned home following a short-term deployment to RAF Fairford, England, in support of U.S. Strategic Command’s Bomber Task Force in Europe, April 11, 2019. The BTF deployment enabled theater integration

  • 23rd EBS deploys to Pacific

    As part of the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command’s Continuous Bomber Presence mission, Airmen with the 23rd Expeditionary Bomb Squadron recently deployed from Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, to Andersen Air Force Base, Guam.

  • Team Minot Airman receives Bronze Star Medal

    Master Sgt. Philip McAlpin, 5th Civil Engineer Squadron heavy repair superintendent, received a Bronze Star Medal for meritorious achievement while deployed to Syria.McAlpin’s deployed responsibilities were to oversee repair and maintenance for the Kobani Landing Zone, a semi-prepared dirt runway.

  • Deploying mental health care downrange

    Deployed mental health providers play a vital role in delivering medical care downrange, ensuring the health of the warfighter and the mission.Even though service members who deploy are medically ready, both physically and mentally, the rigors of deployment can take a toll.

  • Resilient kids, ready Airmen

    One thing Airmen worry about when they deploy is the well-being of their family, especially children who may have a hard time coping with the challenges that come with a parent’s deployment.The impact of deployment on children is a key component of Airmen readiness. Knowing their family is well