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  • Malmstrom Spark Cell gets innovation injection from Silicon Valley

    WING1WERX hosted a Design Thinking Workshop to teach members how to produce an idea and make it effective for realistic use from Aug. 16 - 17.
  • DAF announces mandatory COVID vaccine implementation guidelines for Airmen, Guardians

    Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall has released a service implementation plan that requires Airmen and Guardians to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by the following dates, unless seeking an exemption.
  • Pneudraulics in action

    Senior Airman Joseph Vargas, 741st Maintenance Squadron mechanical and pneudraulics technician, inspects a component of a hydraulic actuator power unit July 28, 2021, at Malmstrom Air Force Base, Mont. The mechanism is used to open a launcher closure door, which seals the Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile inside the launch tube at
  • Special Victims’ Counsel provides critical resource, expands program

    Whether a victim of sexual assault or interpersonal violence, the Special Victims’ Counsel provides legal advice, advocacy and outside services to personnel across the Department of Defense.
  • 841st MSFS sharpens skills at Fort Harrison

    Defenders from the 841st Missile Security Forces Squadron spent the day at the Fort Harrison firing range village, completing multiple training exercises including breaching and weapon skills, culminating in the clearing of a mock village using training ammunition against simulated enemies. Staying vigilant in challenging and stressful situations
  • Meet your top three

    The 341st Missile Wing is responsible for protecting the United States with combat-ready Airmen and the most powerful weapon in the world. Three people lead that wing, care for those Airmen and make sure that mission does not fail.
  • Exercise increases medical readiness

    Airman 1st Class Michael Butterfill, center, 341st Civil Engineer Squadron horizontal construction technician, simulates being injured during an exercise Aug. 20, 2021, at Malmstrom Air Force Base, Mont. The 341st Medical Group participated in Project READY EAGLE Aug. 16-20, 2021, which was a training event culminating in a two-day exercise that
  • Fostering inclusion to build a stronger force

    Lt. Gen. Anthony Cotton, Air Force Global Strike Command deputy commander, was recently confirmed by the Senate for a fourth star and will soon be the first black man to lead AFGSC. He said, “It’s Airmen who drive our ability to adapt, it’s Airmen whose know-how and determination allow us to conduct warfighting, and as we push towards a more lethal and ready force, it is a diverse and inclusive force of Airmen that will help drive that end state.”
  • PRAP monitors assure reliability

    Master Sgt. Adam Benton, left, and Doug Van Dorn, right, 341st Missile Wing Installation Personnel Reliability Assurance Program monitors, pose for a photo Aug. 9, 2021, at Malmstrom Air Force Base, Mont. PRAP was established in 2016 to make sure those who work directly with nuclear-capable weapons, including the Minuteman III intercontinental
  • 341st MSOS leads LIRP initiative in Cascade, MT

    The 341st Missile Security Operations Squadron convoy response force, tactical response force and 40th Helicopter Squadron participated in a Local Integrated Response Plan exercise in Cascade on Aug. 9, 2021, to better prepare defenders and Malmstrom leadership for real-world emergency situations.
  • Facilitating a no-fail mission

    When it comes to intercontinental ballistic missiles, failure is not an option. As the 12th Missile Squadron operations superintendent, Tech. Sgt. Jonathan Falks helps facilitate the wing’s no-fail mission by running the squadron’s missile alert facility management program.
  • ECC: in case of emergency

    If an emergency happens on base, who do you call? Meet the Emergency Communications Center Airmen.
  • EOD: eliminating explosive hazards

    An image that probably comes to mind when picturing an explosive ordnance disposal technician is someone with a pair of wire cutters in their hand and sweat dripping down their forehead while they decide whether to cut the red or blue wire.
  • The Code to Nuclear Security

    Every Airman at Malmstrom Air Force Base understands the importance of ensuring that the base’s fleet of intercontinental ballistic missiles are kept secure. One flight within the 341st Operations Support Squadron plays a critical role ensuring that every ICBM in the field is safe, secure, and ready to launch at any time—the codes flight.
  • Missile maintenance: ensuring safe and ready ICBM forces

    Photo illustration of SrA Jacob Schubert, 373rd Training Squadron Detachtment 22 missile maintenance team trainer. (U.S. Air Force photo illustration by Senior Airman Jacob M. Thompson)
  • Providing constant vigilance

    As subject matter experts of our ICBMs, missileers ensure we are ready to strike today, just as we were yesterday or will be tomorrow. America's ICBMs are combat capable 24/7/365, and the missileers who operate the Minuteman III weapon system are committed to the safety, security, reliability, and effectiveness of our nuclear force.
  • Manufacturing nuclear deterrence: Rivet MILE

    The 583rd Missile Maintenance Squadron, better known as Rivet MILE (Minuteman Integrated Life Expansion), is pivotal in sustaining the Intercontinental Ballistic Missile mission at Malmstrom Air Force Base and across all missile wings in Air Force Global Strike Command.
  • Growing the LRS family

    Airman 1st Class Orion Jones joined the United States Air Force in October 2019 to improve his family’s quality of life. What he didn’t realize at the time was the Air Force would quickly become part of his family, inspiring him to build a strong foundation for a successful career.
  • FAP: supporting families, building communities

    Malmstrom Air Force Base Airmen support the most responsive leg of the nuclear triad and are charged to defend the United States with combat ready nuclear forces and on order, conduct global strike. As the backbone of America’s national security, these Airmen are no strangers to stress and responsibility.
  • Preparing the next generation of missile maintainers

    Missile maintenance instructors are at the forefront of the United States Global Strike Command operations, ensuring personnel are capable in their duties servicing the most powerful weapon system in the world: the Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile.
  • Defense Department encouraged to participate in National Disability Employment Awareness Month

    October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month, and all members the Defense Department are encouraged to participate.
  • Celebrating Independence Day safely

    Fireworks are often used to mark special events and holidays, however, fireworks often cause thousands of injuries each year. The only safe way to view fireworks is to attend a professional show. With many professional firework shows being canceled this year, it is important to know that fireworks are not safe in the hands of consumers.
  • What is Juneteenth?

    What is the significance of June 19, 1865, better known as Juneteenth, and why is it that few know the story behind this pivotal moment in African American history?
  • Our fallen heroes Gone, but never forgotten

    On July 14, 2011, I, along with officers from across the United States and Canada, filled the Bismarck, North Dakota Civic Center. This band of law enforcement brothers and sisters came together to honor the life of Sergeant Steve Kenner. Steve was a law enforcement brother of mine. We both served with the Fraternal Order of Police in North Dakota. I served as our local lodge’s state trustee and Steve was the National Trustee for North Dakota. He was a “cop’s cop” who dedicated his life to serve others. He was an awesome guy, a “gentle giant”, and a 56-year-old guy who would give you the shirt off of his back.
  • Personally Owned Firearms requirements

    As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been a large increase in the purchase of firearms around the country. Base residents may have purchased additional firearms and ammunition during this time. As such, the 341st Security Forces Group would like to provide a brief reminder regarding requirements for safety and legally owning, storing, and transporting personally owned firearms on base. Please adhere to the following POF requirements:
  • Holocaust Remembrance Day

    Holocaust Days of Remembrance week will be observed from April 19-26, 2020 with the Holocaust Remembrance Day April 21, 2020 according to deomi.org website.
  • Holocaust Days of Remembrance: Preserving our Future

    Less than 100 years ago, in January 1933, Adolf Hitler was put into power in Germany and the Nazi regime began its mission to eradicate any group that threatened their racial superiority.
  • Caring Through Chaos

    The world has seemingly plunged into unprecedented turmoil, with fear and uncertainty driving
  • Fire Safety Tips: Preventing home fires

    There’s no place like home; don’t let it go up in smoke. Here are some important tips to prevent fires in a home.
  • Women’s History Month: Honoring the Past, Securing the Future

    Every year during the month of March, we take a pause to recognize the accomplishments and sacrifices women have made throughout history.

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