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  • Fire safety keeps holiday season happy

    The holiday season is here, and we're looking forward to special gatherings and celebrations with friends and loved ones.Many children (and children at heart) will be overflowing with excitement. We are decorating our homes in our own special way to make the holiday a memorable event. Holiday decorations can be joyful but also dangerous if
  • Two Minot Airmen selected for Tops in Blue

    Two Minot Air Force Base Airmen were recently selected to join the Air Force's entertainment troupe - Tops in Blue. Senior Airman Tyrece Robertson, 5th Civil Engineer Squadron, and Airman 1st Class Jose Gutierrez, 91st Missile Security Forces Squadron, made the final cut for the elite 35-person team after competing against more than 65 other
  • OPSEC essential to maintaining mission

    All Air Force members need to be cautious when divulging information to ensure proper operational security and identity protection.Recently an Airman here received a phone call from an individual who explained to the Airman that he won a substantial amount of money. The caller asked a series of questions such as name, age, etc. Then he began asking
  • Team Minot celebrates American Indian heritage

    Minot Air Force Base celebrated American Indian heritage during a special-observance luncheon at the Jimmy Doolittle Center Dec. 1. "We appreciate the service of Native Americans in our military," said Col. Eldon Woodie, 5th Bomb Wing commander. "Our Air Force is better today for it." The highlight of the event was the keynote speaker: Georgia Fox,
  • Deployed Soldiers Network gives touch, taste, smell of home

    The Deployed Soldiers Network was started in September 2005 when a woman read about troops in Iraq and Afghanistan who weren't getting any mail while fighting for their country. "Because of this, I decided to volunteer my time to set up the Deployed Soldiers Network scheme," said Ria Cabral, founder of DSN. "I write often, focusing on deployed
  • Pharmacy makes AFSO 21 improvements

    The 23rd Medical Group's pharmacy is implementing a series of changes to improve customer service and satisfaction. The changes are a direct result of the group's first Air Force Smart Operations for the 21st Century, or AFSO 21, Rapid Improvement Event. The first change revises the pharmacy hours to 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, said Lt.
  • Bush: U.S. Forces to Stay in Iraq 'Until Job Complete'

    U.S. leaders will consider all options on moving forward in Iraq, but three tenets of U.S. Iraq policy "remain firm and they're fixed," President Bush said this morning after a meeting with Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki in Amman, Jordan. He also reiterated that U.S. forces would remain in Iraq "until the job is complete, at the request of a
  • 23rd MXG takes initiative with AFSO21

    A handful of Moody maintenance professionals brought Air Force Smart Operations for the 21st Century to the forefront during a meeting Nov. 20-21 that reflected on improving inspections for the HC-130P. Sixteen Airmen from the 723rd Maintenance Squadron, Aircraft Maintenance Squadron and 23rd Maintenance Operations Squadron delved into the
  • Airmen urged not to be delinquent on GTC payments

    Each holiday season, Minot Air Force Base experiences an increase in delinquent government travel card payments. The general consensus is most delinquencies this time of year are attributed to members using travel reimbursements for holiday-related gifts or travel, said Scott Stauffer, 5th Comptroller Squadron. "Commanders, first sergeants, APCs
  • MQ-1L accident report released

    Mechanical error caused an MQ-1L Predator aircraft to crash during a training mission at Creech Air Force Base, Nevada, June 22, 2006, according to an aircraft accident investigation report released today.There were no injuries or fatalities from the accident. The aircraft was valued at $4,700,000. Other than the loss of the aircraft, no government