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  • 5th Bomb Wing executes base-wide readiness exercise

    The 5th Bomb Wing conducted a base-wide readiness exercise, or Warbird Week, from May 1-8. Warbird Week is a routine base-wide readiness exercise designed to test 5th BW Airmen’s abilities to operate in a variety of scenarios. As part of the exercise, various circumstances and conditions were

  • Combat Raider 19-1 keeps forces ready, lethal

    Aircrew from all 8th Air Force bases flew over the Powder River Training Complex together for the first time during Combat Raider 19-1 on Oct. 16-18. They coordinated with joint tactical air controllers from the Royal Canadian Armed Forces and Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, who helped

  • 5th OSS: packing parachutes, saving lives

    Airmen from the 5th Operations Support Squadron parachute shop pack back-automatic and drag parachutes at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota. The aircrew flight equipment flight is responsible for maintaining and inspecting all life-saving equipment on the B-52H Stratofortress prior to each mission,

  • Team Minot hosts 2018 SLC

    Members of the Senior Leader Conference visit Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Feb. 7-9, 2018. During their visit, members of the SLC toured a missile alert facility, launch facility and a B-52H Stratofortress.

  • 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.

  • Airman aims high, achieves life dreams

    There are hundreds of thousands of active duty Airmen in the enlisted force; only 85 are accepted into the Leaders Encouraging Airmen Development program each year.This program is a continuous effort to give the nation's best and brightest enlisted Airmen the opportunity to further excel with

  • EOD trains to maintain readiness

    Airmen with the 5th Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal completed a reconnaissance training mission at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., March 28, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photos/Airman 1st Class Alyssa M. Akers)