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Honorary Commanders Are Friends For Life

Honorary Commanders Are Friends For Life

I was assigned my Honorary Commander just before COVID, which pretty much curtailed any public events on the Minot Air Force Base. I can remember our first Military Affairs zoom meeting, then MAC Chair Randy Hauck made mention of the many new Honorary Commanders that...

Remember to not just celebrate but act

Remember to not just celebrate but act

MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. (AFNS) -- In 1983, President Ronald Reagan signed Public Law 98-144, creating a federal holiday honoring the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr. Later, Congress designated the Martin Luther King Jr. Day federal holiday as a national day of...

Sentinel agreement signedin historic ceremony

Sentinel agreement signed
in historic ceremony

BARKSDALE AIR FORCE BASE, La. --More than 150 personnel who took part in drafting the LGM-35 Sentinel Programmatic Agreement participated in a historic signing event Dec 16, 2022, which simultaneously took place in 11 different locations. The Air Force’s project to...

Nothing Can Stop the U.S. Air Force (and families)

Nothing Can Stop the U.S. Air Force (and families)

Wow, what a shock to the system this last week has been! First the epic 3-day blizzard, then the heart stopping cold front which brought negative high temperatures. Phew, North Dakota is not for the faint of heart! Many people on the base are transplants from warmer...

Bussiere assumes command ofAir Force Global Strike Command

Bussiere assumes command of
Air Force Global Strike Command

Barksdale Air Force Base -- Gen. Thomas Bussiere assumed command of Air Force Global Strike Command during a ceremony Dec. 7, becoming the newest leader of the organization responsible for the nation’s only intercontinental ballistic missile and strategic bomber...

69th Bomb Squadron Change of Command

69th Bomb Squadron Change of Command

MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. – Lt. Col. Brandon Wheeler assumed command of the 69th Bomb Squadron from Lt. Col. Bryson Ayers during a change of command ceremony at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, on December 2, 2022.Those in attendance included families of both...

Minot AFB Airmen Become U.S. Citizens

Minot AFB Airmen Become U.S. Citizens

MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. --Airman 1st Class Jarious George from the 5th Force Support Squadron, Airman 1st Class Kojo Affainie and Airman Constanza De Puerta, from the 5th Logistics Readiness Squadron, earn their United States citizenship during a naturalization...

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