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Connecting Minot’s Women through Inspirational Alignment

Connecting Minot’s Women through Inspirational Alignment

What does it mean to be a female in the workplace in Minot? The founding members of Minot Women Connect make it their mission to offer professional development for women in the area that reflects the hurdles women may encounter in the workplace. The group, founded in...

It’s Not Your Grandfather’s Car Wash

It’s Not Your Grandfather’s Car Wash

For Gabe Holt and his partner Alex Lopez, acquiring enough room for the commercial footprint of Magic City Car Wash would take some time. “We needed to purchase and develop five lots. Two of them on the east side and three residential lots on the west side” of the...

What’s Going On in the BX?

What’s Going On in the BX?

Every base has a BX, or Base Exchange. If you’ve been around a while you know each BX is filled with chain restaurants like Charley’s Sandwiches, Burger King, Subway or maybe a local eatery. The Minot AFB BX has all these places plus some new exciting additions. Color...

AADD…First Resort or Last Resort…Call!

AADD…First Resort or Last Resort…Call!

TSgt Jamie Johnson is from Albany, Georgia, and he joined the military before his 21st birthday “Which automatically made me the DD (designate driver)” according to Johnson. Now, eight years later, he finds himself as the President of the AADD (Airman Against Drunk...

Trains, Trains and …Trains

Trains, Trains and …Trains

The city of Minot has a rich history with trains and the railroad. In fact, it was the railroad that created the town itself. According to the City of Minot website, “Minot came into existence in 1886, when Jim Hill’s Great Northern Railroad ended its push through the...

5th Bomb Wing Quarterly Awards

5th Bomb Wing Quarterly Awards

Col. Daniel Hoadly, 5th Bomb Wing commander, presents the 5th Bomb Wing Quarterly AwardsAug. 8, 2022, at Minot Air Force Base, N.D AMN: SrA Nicholas OestmannNCO: TSgt James WeidmanSNCO: MSgt Austin HenrichsenCGO: Capt Sean RussellFGO: Maj Dawn JohnsonCiv Cat I: Ms....

91st Missile Wing Quarterly Awards

91st Missile Wing Quarterly Awards

91st Missile Wing Airmen are awarded for their hard work in their shop at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, Aug. 4, 2022. Quarterly award ceremonies allow commanders to highlight the Airmen that show excellency in their shops. AMN: SrA Lindsey N. BenoitNCO: TSgt...

Minot AFB EOD Wins Global Strike Team of the Year competition 2022

Minot AFB EOD Wins Global Strike Team of the Year competition 2022

MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. --The Minot Air Force Base 5th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal Team competed at the Air Force Global Strike Command EOD Team of the Year competition on June 26th, 2022 at F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyoming. The team was...

5th Medical Group Conducts Exercise Ready Eagle

5th Medical Group Conducts Exercise Ready Eagle

MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. --“Training days are so important because we are here as a defense force, medical readiness, and we’re here to deploy… if we’re needed,” stated Tech Sgt. Nathan Langel, Flight Chief of medical readiness and Command Support Staff. The 5th...

Operation Homefront: Back to School Backpack Brigade

Operation Homefront: Back to School Backpack Brigade

It was a warm Tuesday afternoon, but people lined up as the annual Back To School Backpack Brigade sponsored by the MAFB School Liaison Office and national nonprofit Operation Homefront. The event offered free resources and support to military families as children are...

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