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Malmstrom's History

​Malmstrom Air Force Base has a rich history dating back to 1939. 
While Malmstrom's roles and missions may have changed throughout the years, the base still continues to play an important role.
To learn more about Malmstrom, follow the links below.

341st Missile Wing History

The 341st Missile Wing has a long, rich history that dates back to August of 1942. The wing has been assigned to many different numbered Air Forces, been stationed in places such as India, China and New Jersey, and has been the home wing to various different aircraft including the B-25, KC-97 and currently the Minuteman III.

Click here to read more on the history of the 341st Missile Wing.

341st Missile Wing Heritage Pamphlet

Malmstrom History

Did you know that Malmstrom Air Force Base traces its beginnings back to 1939 when World War II broke out in Europe?  Malmstrom has a rich history including participation in the Berlin Airlift, the Lend-Lease Program and a vital role helping provide the U.S. with it's ICBM deterrent force. 

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Col. Einar Malmstrom

Learn about the namesake of Malmstrom Air Force Base, Col. Einar Axel Malmstrom. Read about his Air Force career and how Great Falls Air Base received its new name in 1955. 

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Malmstrom Museum

For information regarding the Malmstrom Museum & Air Park, click here.