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  • Repair facility saves nuclear command $13 million

    The nuclear mission cannot be stopped by old or non-functioning aircraft components. The solution to this is a trip to a bomber hydraulic Centralized Repair Facility (CRF) which saves time and money. The bomber hydro CRF at Barksdale has repaired enough parts from the bomber fleet to save the Air Force over $13 million this year.
  • Eighth AF command chief visits Minot

    Chief Master Sgt. Alan Boling, Eighth Air Force command chief, visited Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Oct. 31, 2017. During his visit, Boling toured the Air Traffic Control tower, the alert facility and the B-52H Stratofortress parking areas.
  • Theater group shares prevention, response message across Air Force

    The only sound that can be heard are the cries of a woman as she lies on the floor in pain after an attack by her husband. She feels the arms of a friend wrap around her as she hears them whisper, “I’m getting you out of here.” This is a scene from Barksdale’s Sexual Assault Theater Group. They have cultivated a way to take awareness training from power point presentations to interactive theater.
  • Off we go into the “Wild Blue Yonder;” Ellsworth Exhibit opens

    The Journey Museum and Learning Center located in Rapid City, South Dakota, held the grand opening of its "Wild Blue Yonder" exhibit on Oct. 20, 2017.
  • 5 CES powers up Team Minot

    The 5th Civil Engineer Squadron electrical systems Airmen are responsible for maintaining all electrical systems on base, including airfield lighting systems, lighting protection systems and fire alarm systems. The unit also provides electrical support for both missile alert facilities and launch facilities.
  • CSAF highlights Airmen's role in nuclear mission

    U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein discussed the important role Barksdale Airmen perform in executing the nuclear deterrence and assurance mission during an all-call at the Weapons Load Training Hangar, Oct. 17, 2017.
  • Ellsworth hosts AFGSC Senior Leader Conference

    Leaders and spouses from across Air Force Global Strike Command participated in the 2017 Senior Leader Conference Oct. 3 to 6 at Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota.
  • A canvas of possibilities

    A vast, infinite blue covered the landscape with nothing but a small white line breaking the ever-changing shades. With a few simple, delicate brushstrokes, the sea began to flow off the canvas, detailing soft rushes of water.
  • Teamwork makes the dream work

    On October 4, 2017, nine Airmen at Minot Air Force Base came together to overcome adversity as a unit during the Team Cohesion Challenge.The nearly 10-mile ruck challenge is an Air Force-wide event that builds resiliency and promotes fitness.“The main focus of this challenge is teamwork and wingmanship,” said Tech. Sgt. Michael Hammond, 5th Force
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