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F.E. Warren Air Force Base is home to the 90th Missile Wing, which was activated July 1, 1963, with the original designation of the 90th Strategic Missile Wing. Warren became the nation's first operational ICBM base with the introduction of the Atlas missile in 1958. Today, the Mighty Ninety operates Minuteman III ICBMs on full alert 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

The 90th Missile Wing employs approximately 3,361 military members and 964 civilian employees. Family members of assigned military members add another approximately 5,445 to the local population. Also, some 5,000 military retirees reside in the area.

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LGM-30G Minuteman III

The LGM-30G Minuteman intercontinental ballistic missile, or ICBM, is an element of the nation's strategic deterrent forces under the control of the Air Force Global Strike Command. The "L" in LGM is the Department of Defense designation for silo-launched; "G" means surface attack; "M" stands for guided missile, the 30 stands for the Minuteman series of missile and the G after "30" is the current Minuteman III.
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The motto of the wing is "impavide" which means undauntedly.

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Payload Transporter

The Payload Transporter III provides the ability to load, unload, transport, emplace, or remove and replace Minuteman weapon system aerospace vehicle equipment and supporting equipment in a controlled environment on air-cushioned pallets between the Minuteman launch facility and the Missile Support Base. Read the full fact sheet here

F.E. Warren History

Originally named in honor of Civil War Brigadier General David A. Russell, F.E. Warren AFB is the oldest continuously active military installation within the Air Force.

It is home to the 90th Missile Wing and Headquarters, 20th Air Force, of Air Force Global Strike Command.

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