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  • Air Force to solicit 75th birthday theme ideas

    Concepts for the 75th birthday theme should consider inclusiveness of multi-domain operations, capture Airmen’s innovation and reflect the Air Force’s heritage over the last 75 years.
  • Citizen Airman stands alert with the 90th Missile Wing

    Capt. Javon Quarles, 321st Missile Squadron missileer, stood alert 283 times in his four years on active duty.As an Air Force reservist, though, Quarles stood alert for the second time Dec. 18, 2019 at a missile alert facility near Dix, Nebraska.For close to 60 years, nuclear and missile operation officer positions were off-limits to reservists,
  • Airman Leadership School class 20-B graduates

    The 90th Missile Wing Airman Leadership School held a graduation ceremony at the Trail’s End Event Center here to honor the Airmen who completed the course Dec. 18, 2019. The following Airmen graduated the course:90th Force Support SquadronSENIOR AIRMAN AUSTIN GRUETTNER790th Missile Security Forces SquadronSENIOR AIRMAN MORGAN FLEURY790th
  • Global Strike Command stands up helicopter detachment

    Air Force Global Strike Command stood up Detachment 7 Dec. 18, 2019, at Duke Field, Fla., to support testing and evaluation of the command’s new MH-139A helicopter.Lt. Col. Mary Clark assumed command of the detachment with Brig. Gen. Andrew Gebara, AFGSC A5/8 director, presiding over the ceremony. The helicopters were contracted through Boeing
  • AFGSC establishes new detachment for MH-139 testing

    Air Force Global Strike Command will stand up Detachment 7 later this month at Duke Field, Florida, to support testing and evaluation of the command’s new MH-139A helicopter. The MH-139A is the first service-unique helicopter acquired by the Air Force and the first aircraft ever acquired by AFGSC. It will replace the Vietnam-era UH-1N “Hueys” which
  • Guardians of the Galaxy: Reserve missileer sits alert for first time in Air Force history

    For the first time in the history of the Air Force, a Reserve Citizen Airman has become a full-fledged mission partner for the Intercontinental Ballistic Missile leg of the nuclear triad at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota.Capt. Benjamin Shea took command of a Minuteman III weapon system in Max, North Dakota, on Oct. 26, making him the first
  • JA builds bridges in local community

    Nearly 50 members of the Ewing T. Kerr chapter of the American Inns of Court, as well as two barristers from the U.K., attended an immersion tour Nov. 8, 2019, at F. E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyoming, to engage with Air Force judge advocates and learn about the installation’s mission.Organized by Capt. Jacob Smith, Chief of Civil Law, and led by
  • Global Strike Challenge Score Release

    90th Missile Wing members competed against teams from across Air Force Global Strike Command, as well as teams from the Air National Guard, Air Force Reserve Command and Air Combat Command, in the 2019 Global Strike Challenge.Global Strike Challenge is the world's premier bomber, ICBM, helicopter operations and security forces competition.The
  • Fighting against bloody noggins

    Bam, ouch! A young Airman hits his head on a piece of equipment while performing missile maintenance. The Airmen of the 90th Missile Maintenance Squadron work hard daily to perform upkeep on missiles at different missile alert and launch facilities. It is a common occurrence for Airmen to hit and hurt themselves while performing maintenance. Tech. Sgt. Haisen Exon, 90 MMXS, Facilities Maintenance Section, support section NCOIC, came up with an idea to prevent his teammates from hitting their heads repeatedly while performing maintenance in non-hard hat areas.