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  • Faces of GT-239: Malmstrom's missileers

    Ten months ago, preparation was made for an individual Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile to conduct a test launch, which occurred Aug. 11, 2021 at 12:53 A.M.
  • Air Force releases additional dress and appearance changes

    New dress and appearance updates will soon be released following feedback, testing from Airmen and reviews conducted as a part of the 2020 Air Force Uniform Board.
  • SECDEF seeks Presidential Approval for Mandatory Vaccinations by Mid-September

    The COVID-19 vaccine will be mandatory for service members by mid-September, Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III said in a message to the force.
  • Military Justice Summary - June, July 2021

    A summary of the 341st Missile Wing’s courts-martial and nonjudicial punishments: 1 June 2021 – 31 July 2021.
  • Measuring safety

    Staff Sgt. Justin Manning, right, 341st Missile Wing occupational safety technician, and Tech. Sgt. Mark Allen, left, 341st MW occupational safety NCO in charge, measure the height of a loading dock Aug. 2, 2021, at Malmstrom Air Force Base, Mont. The 341st MW safety office is responsible for all facility and safety program inspections across the
  • Wanted: Innovative ideas for Spark Tank 2022

    Spark Tank 2022, a Department of the Air Force annual competition in which Airmen and Guardians pitch innovative solutions to operational problems, will accept submissions in early August 2021.
  • 341st Mission Support Group change of command

    Col. Christopher Karns, right, accepts command of the 341st Mission Support Group from Col. Anita Feugate Opperman, 341st Missile Wing commander, during a change of command ceremony July 28, 2021, at Malmstrom Air Force Base, Mont. Guidon bearer Chief Master Sgt. Shawn Wiser, 341st MSG superintendent, looks on. (U.S. Air Force photo by Heather
  • OG prep work paramount to nuclear success

    The 10th, 12th and 490th Missile Squadrons’ intercontinental ballistic missile combat crew members, otherwise known as missileers, regularly attend briefings and trainings before deploying to the missile field to ensure Malmstrom’s no-fail mission is executed.
  • Pharmacy helps fulfill retiree benefits

    As a volunteer force, people join the military for different reasons. For some, it’s having the opportunity to travel while others join to continue a family legacy. Regardless of the reason they join, service members are entitled certain benefits that can make the decision to join a lot easier, such as access to free military health care. The 341st Healthcare Operations Squadron pharmacy serves nearly 15,000 beneficiaries.
  • 341st Security Forces Group Change of Command

    Col. Steven Bauman, right, accepts command of the 341st Security Forces Group from Col. Anita Feugate Opperman, 341st Missile Wing commander, during a change of command ceremony July 21, 2021, at Malmstrom Air Force Base, Mont. Guidon bearer Chief Master Sgt. Patrick Holtzmann, 341st SFG superintendent, looks on. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior
  • Airmen supporting Airmen through victim advocacy

    Airmen who are survivors of sexual assault have a crucial resource at their disposal: volunteer victim advocates. They help victims get back on their feet through information, resources and emotional support.
  • Prepare for PT tests with nutrition, weight tracking and more

    The coronavirus has left the nation in lockdown status for more than a year and with that has come difficulties of eating healthy, staying in shape and remaining accountable due do the delay of the U.S. Air Force physical fitness test.
  • Storm water in the winter

    Salt reduces ice and increases safety on walkways. Commonly available sodium chloride can be harmful to pets and is worse for water quality than other salts. Some alternatives that are better for the environment include magnesium chloride, calcium chloride and potassium chloride. Applying too much salt can stain clothes, kill grass, and contribute to corrosion on unprotected metal. Before you apply salt, shovel as much snow and ice off the surface as possible.
  • First sergeants give back through Operation Warm Heart

    While the holidays are here and Airmen take a break to celebrate the end of the year, first sergeants across the wing are out and about raising money for Airmen and their families through Operation Warm Heart.
  • In support of the Chaplain Corps mission: Airman 1st Class Sara Boucher

    An extremely small town - Blairsville, Georgia was Airman 1st Class Sara Boucher’s home for 27 years before joining the Air Force.
  • Meet SrA Kendall Pride

    Senior Airman Kendall Pride is one of several members responsible for the 341st Security Forces
  • Sustaining the mission everyday: The Elkhorn Dining Facility

    While many Airmen enjoyed Thanksgiving at home with their families, those manning the Malmstrom Elkhorn Dining Facility ensured that those living on base were sufficiently fed.
  • Early morning coffee in a Montana valley

    Building and maintaining partnerships with the Central Montana community is fundamental to the mission success of Malmstrom Air Force Base. Occasionally these partnerships require the base coming to support the community, but other times, it is our neighbors in the community who lend the base a helping hand. Recently, a UH-1N Huey crew with the 40th Helicopter Squadron performed a series of precautionary landings near the Highwood Mountains, leading to a memorable encounter.
  • Executing the mission through COVID-19: Public Health Part 1

    COVID-19 has had serious impacts all across the world. Whether requiring changes in processes and interactions, or temporarily cutting them all together, the Airmen at Malmstrom Air Force Base have learned to remain fluid in order to execute the wing’s global mission.
  • Meet SSgt Kymyenna Mitchell

    From East St. Louis, Illinois, one of Malmstrom’s newest non-commissioned officers, Staff Sgt.
  • Malmstrom Airmen respond to grass fire near LF, MAF

    Malmstrom Air Force Base fire department responded off base to a grass fire headed toward a launch facility and missile alert facility on Feb. 1, 2020. The fire department was dispatched at the request of the Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation with a volunteer fire department to support a fast-moving grass fire north of Geyser, Montana.
  • African Americans and the Vote 2020: The First African American to Vote

    Born October 6, 1824 in Metuchen, New Jersey, Thomas Mundy Peterson was given life by his father Thomas and Mother Lucy Green.
  • Dating Violence Awareness Quiz

    Have you ever tried to help someone in an abusive relationship and nothing improved? Were you disappointed? Did you wonder why you even bothered?
  • African Americans and the vote 2020: The 15th Amendment and Voters Act

    The Founding Fathers signed the United States Constitution in the summer of 1787. There were 33 amendments proposed since the original signing, however, as of 2011, only 27 currently exist.
  • African Americans and the vote 2020: Events Leading Toward

    On Sept. 22, 1862, President Abraham Lincoln issued the preliminary Emancipation Proclamation, which declared that as of Jan. 1, 1863, all slaves in the states currently engaged in rebellion against the Union shall be then, thenceforward and forever free.
  • Air Force Optometry History in 2020: The Year of Optometry

    Air Force Optometry came into existence around the same time the Air Force Medical Service stood up on 1 July 1949 and has been caring for the vision of aviators and warfighters ever since.
  • What is REAL ID, how to apply

    Passed by Congress in 2005, the REAL ID Act enacted the 9/11 Commission's recommendation that the federal government ‘set standards for the issuance of sources of identification, such as driver's licenses.’
  • Federal Voting Assistance Program

    As Congress and the courts have affirmed, voting is a citizen's most fundamental right. The Department of Defense continues to increase its emphasis on the Federal Voting Assistance Program.
  • Storm Water Corner: Missouri River Impairments

    Malmstrom Air Force Base discharges storm water through a network of underground pipes that come to daylight at the boundary fence.
  • Thanksgiving fire safety tips

    More than 2,000 Thanksgiving Day fires are reported to U.S. fire departments each year and cause an average of 5 deaths, 25 injuries and $21 million in property loss.

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