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Default Air Force Logo 90th Missile Wing stands down for safety
We will take time to re-focus on safety and ward off complacency during the 20th Air Force Safety Down Day, January 3, 2017.   We all become complacent about many things, and it’s not necessarily bad. If we worried about every little thing in our lives, then life would not be enjoyable. However, when it comes to your safety and the safety of our
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2017
(courtesy photo) A legacy of resilience
Strong, intelligent, wise, loving and resilient. These are the words I would use to describe my grandfather. My best days were those spent at my grandparents’ house. With my nana, who managed to clean, fuss and sing all at once and my “paw paw,” with his low commanding voice and six-foot frame, who told the best stories. My favorite stories were
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2016
Staff Sgt. Benjamin Cestoni, 320th Missile Squadron facility manager, inspects the missile alert facility water pressure system in the F.E. Warren missile complex in Wyoming, Nov. 5, 2016. FMs are charged with ensuring the missile alert facility functions properly by performing daily inspections on the various systems and restocking items like linen and food. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Ruano) Silent Sentinels: MAF facility manager
Facility managers for the missile alert facilities are incredible group of Airmen fulfilling a special duty assignment for a four year controlled tour. The FMs care for and manage the well-being of 15 MAFs in the 90th Missile Wing missile complex here.  I recently had the opportunity to visit a MAF and received a tour of the facility by an FM. I
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2016
First Lt. Allia Martinez, 320th Missile Squadron missile combat crew commander and 2nd Lt. Benjamin Lenos, 320th MS deputy combat crew commander perform checks on the strategic automated command and control system in a launch control center at F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyo., Nov. 6, 2016. The 90th Missile Wing sustains 150 Minuteman III ICBMs and the associated launch facilities that cover 9,600 square miles across three states. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Ruano) Silent Sentinels: 90th MW alternate command post
I headed out to the field on Nov. 6 for another day with the 320th Missile Squadron missileers. My mission was to gather intel about the alternate command post in the 90th Missile Wing missile complex. The 90th Missile Wing at F.E. Warren Air Force Base contributes to the nation’s strategic defense by sustaining and operating 150 Minuteman III
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2016
First Lt. Terrence Dale Duarte, 320th Missile Squadron missile combat crew commander and 2nd Lt. Nikolas Ramos, deputy missile combat crew commander, sit at the control console inside the launch control center at F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyo., Nov. 5, 2016. When directed by the U.S. President, a properly conducted key turn sends a "launch vote" to any number of Minuteman III ICBMs in a missileer's squadron, two different launch votes are required to enable a launch. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Ruano) Silent Sentinels: 320th MS Missileers
Wake up, shave, put uniform on -- go to the capsule where the controls to the most powerful weapons on earth are. That’s not my routine, but it is for the 320th Missile Squadron missileers and all missileers in Air Force Global Strike Command.  On Nov. 5, I headed to out to the 90th Missile Wing missile complex. My mission was to capture a
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2016
Default Air Force Logo Moving Forward: 20th AF/CC outlines professional development initiatives
Today, more than 11,000 “Sentinels” currently serving in 20th Air Force are following in the footsteps of our first commanders - Generals Henry H. “Hap” Arnold, Curtis E. LeMay and Nathan F. Twining - founding fathers of the United States Air Force and global strike innovators. For more than 55 years, the men and women who served in the ICBM
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2016
Airman 1st Class William Ray, 90th Missile Maintenance Squadron maintainer, removes the screws holding the nose point of a Minuteman III ICBM to the rest of the reentry system inside a payload transporter in the F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyo., missile complex, Aug. 24, 2016. The system was separated into two parts and secured inside a payload transporter. The 90th MMXS maintains 150 Minuteman III ICBMs and the associated LFs spread throughout three states and 9,600 square miles. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Brandon Valle) Silent Sentinels: Communication is key
In the world of intercontinental ballistic missiles, the mission is completed by a number of organizations working together to maintain a safe, secure and effective force. As a photojournalist, I get to see a wide spectrum of what Mighty Ninety Airmen do day to day. Recently, I spent three days out in the missile field with the 90th Missile
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2016
Default Air Force Logo Financial Matters: We need your help to close-out
Financial close-out time is upon us again. Fiscal Year 2016 ends Sept. 30, and Fiscal Year 2017 begins Oct. 1. The 90th Comptroller Squadron will continue to work hard to ensure your vouchers and associated travel entitlements are processed as accurately and timely as possible.    However, we need your help. Regulations dictate that “all claims
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2016
Airman 1st Class Nicholas Miller, 90th Missile Maintenance Squadron hardened inter-site cable systems technician, uses a sheath ripper to remove the outer casing protecting a HICS cable outside a launch facility in the F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyo., missile complex Aug. 23, 2016. HICS Airmen used slow, precise movements to prevent any accidental cuts in the cables. HICS is part of the 90th MMXS which maintains 150 Minuteman III ICBMs and the associated launch facilities spread throughout three states and 9,600 square-miles. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Brandon Valle) Silent Sentinels: It takes every piece to complete a puzzle
In the world of ICBMs, the mission is completed by a number of organizations working together to maintain a safe, secure and effective force. As a photojournalist, I get to see a wide spectrum of what Mighty Ninety Airmen do day to day. Recently, I spent three days in the missile field with the 90th Missile Maintenance Squadron, watching
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2016
(U.S. Air Force courtesy Graphic) That September Day
Where were you when the world stopped turning on that September day? Who were you with? What were you doing? When did you see the tragic events that happened? Like many people around the world, I remember exactly where I was and who I was with on that September day. 9/11 was the day I was supposed to leave home to begin basic training in the
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2016
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