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  • Self-aid Buddy-care: life and death

    On the battle field, your buddy is your best friend. You may have to depend on that person to save your life. That is where self-aid buddy care comes into play. Before anyone is allowed to go on a deployment, they must first go through a course on SABC. The training consists of classroom instruction and hands-on tactics, and its purpose is to
  • LEAP your way to opportunity

    What is LEAP? The Language Enabled Airman Program is run by the Air Force Culture and Language Center as an opportunity for Airmen across various career fields to hone and develop their proficiency in a foreign language. It’s targeted toward Airmen who already have pre-existing language capability. If accepted, participants are required to
  • Another SELM for the books

    The 90th Missile Wing participated in a Simulated Electronic Launch-Minuteman test Aug. 21 and 22, 2018, at the F.E. Warren Air Force Base missile complex. The SELM test is done every six months at one of the three missile bases on a rotating schedule. “SELM is an Air Force Global Strike Command directed test of the deployed weapons system,” said
  • Passing the guidon: Gen Ray takes command of AFGSC

    Gen. Timothy Ray took command of Air Force Global Strike Command from Gen. Robin Rand, outgoing AFGSC commander, during a ceremony here, Aug. 21. He is the newest leader of the U.S. Air Force’s portion of the nuclear enterprise, which maintains the nation's only force of Minuteman III ICBMs and strategic bombers.
  • Herschel Walker: ‘Don’t be afraid to seek help’

    In a small town in Georgia, Herschel Walker grew up larger than average and poorly spoken. Because of this, he was bullied. Called names. Beat up. Fed up with the way he was treated, Walker began doing 5,000 push-ups, 5,000 sit-ups and reading books to the mirror every day. Eventually Walker was able to speak without a stutter and became one of
  • Mushroom Clouds: The making of ICBM’s

    The military has been working on nuclear weapons for generations, with the continuous goal of improvement and from these efforts today’s Air Force operates a nuclear arsenal. The development of nuclear weapons began in World War II and eventually developed into the ICBM’s we use today. Due to a fear that German scientist had been working on
  • Airmen take on Marine Combat Fitness Test

    Defenders with the 890th Missile Security Forces Squadron on F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyoming, took on the U.S. Marine Corps Combat Fitness Test August 9, 2018, on the base parade field.   The CFT is a test designed to simulate combat scenarios while also testing the capabilities of the U.S. Military’s front line war fighters. It consists of
  • DFAC: Service with a Smile

    Grab a tray, pick a station, place an order, wait patiently for delicious nutrition. These are the steps for most of the people entering the Chadwell dining facility, including myself. On this particular day, I set my eyes on the egg station. Crack, sizzle, and flip is the sequence for the person manning the giant circular grill. Next thing you
  • SecAF visits F.E. Warren

    Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson visited with Airmen at the 90th Missile Wing and 20th Air Force, Aug. 7-8, 2018, at F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyoming. During her visit, Wilson engaged with local civic leaders including Wyoming Governor Matt Mead and asked for the community’s support in reciprocity for licensure and improving education
  • Congratulations to 90th Missile Wing Second Quarter Award winners

    Airmen, families and friends of the 90th Missile Wing gathered, Aug. 3, at the base theater to celebrate the 2018 second quarter award winners. Airman of the Quarter Airman 1st Class Karl Nigg, 90th Logistics Readiness Squadron Non-commissioned Officer of the Quarter Tech. Sgt. Adam Petersen, 90th Civil Engineer Squadron Senior Non-commissioned