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Airmen of Minot: SrA Garrett Hightower, 54th HS

Airmen of Minot: SrA Garrett Hightower, 54th HS

MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. --When the term “flight engineer” is heard, some may assume it’s a job that requires intense desk work, calculations, and mathematical wizardry. In reality, a flight engineer is far more than that; they also fill the role of a loadmaster,...

Female Defender Initiative helps SF women thrive

Female Defender Initiative helps SF women thrive

MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. --Representatives from Headquarters Air Force/Security Forces and the Female Defender Initiative visited Minot AFB this week to discuss issues faced by women serving in security forces careers. The FDI team chose to visit Minot AFB due to...

Women of Wisdom Symposium

Women of Wisdom Symposium

On March 15, from 1530-1730, the Women Inspiring Next Generations Organization hosted a Women of Wisdom (WOW) Symposium where guest speakers such as 5th Bomb Wing Command Chief Master Sgt. Tori Jones, 742nd Missile Squadron Commander Lt. Col. Amanda Filiowich, Maj....

A View From Our Side: It’s My Pleasure

A View From Our Side: It’s My Pleasure

It’s always a pleasure to write about those experiences in life that give you an “Ah Ha” moment. This past week has been filled with those moments, the first being my return to Minot AFB, and North Plains Elementary School to teach the Junior Achievement course...

Best of Awards Announced

Best of Awards Announced

The first ever Northern Sentry “Best of Minot AFB” Awards are finally complete! The votes have been counted, tallied and the people of Minot AFB are ready to have their voices heard! The entire process of the awards, from the nominations to the voting, was based...

So that’s the USO!

So that’s the USO!

The United Service Operations (USO) grew out of a need for service member support in 1941. During WWII the anguish of American military members missing their home was taking its toll on their morale. So the USO was created by Americans to bring a little bit of comfort...

Blizzard emergency prompts CE, ambulance response

Blizzard emergency prompts CE, ambulance response

There’s no perfect time or place to contend with a medical emergency. But if it’s going to happen, one would hope it wouldn’t be 14 miles from the nearest emergency room under near-blizzard conditions. Airmen assigned to the 5th Civil Engineer Squadron and 5th...

Magic City Discovery Center: When Can We Go?

Magic City Discovery Center: When Can We Go?

Everyone in Minot sees it. It’s there on the hill taunting those that drive north on Hwy 83. The Magic City Discovery Center is a glowing, captivating building with untapped and mysterious treasures within. Well, that’s what we all have seen on the glimpses releases...

Let’s Make Sushi!

Let’s Make Sushi!

Nori, also known as the outside seaweed on a sushi roll, holds all the tasty ingredients together. Americans call almost anything sushi. Locally, “sushi” can refer to rice rolls, raw fish or basically anything at a “sushi restaurant”. While sushi is a broad term for a...

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