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  • Past, present and future of the 490th

    I have been to Washington, D.C. for a vacation, a competition and a recent reunion for the 490th Bomber Squadron. I am 26-years-old and I am stationed at Malmstrom Air Force Base for the 341st Missile Wing. I work as a deputy missile combat crew commander for the 490th Missile Squadron, and my job is to supervise and maintain nuclear surety and
  • Applications for spouse CNA certification program available Feb. 1-24

    Active duty Air Force military spouses can obtain Certified Nursing Assistant certification through the 2019 Spouse Employment Program. Applications will be available starting Feb. 1 at the Airman and Family Readiness Center, Bldg. 800. Applications must be returned to AFRC by Feb. 25.
  • My experience with Project Semicolon

    As I was preparing to write an article about suicide prevention, my supervisor came back from the holiday weekend and showed me a new tattoo.It was a semicolon. Yes, the punctuation.I asked her why a semicolon? I have a few tattoos myself, but I didn't understand why she would get that.She told me, "to Google project semicolon." So I did.It turns
  • Airman alert: renters insurance

    Most people will at some point in their lives experience loss or damage to personal property caused by a fire, theft or flooding event. This is where having renters insurance can help you out.
  • Hispanic Heritage Month celebrates history and culture

    The United States military has a remarkable history of Hispanic men and women who have served eagerly and proudly to defend our nation and its people.
  • Top summer readers named

    The base library held its first summer squadron reading challenge. Here are the results.
  • Late or Gone? Let your vote count using the FWAB

    The 2018 United States elections will be held mostly on Tuesday, November 6, 2018.While 2018 is not a presidential election year, there are other races up for vote at the federal, state and local levels.These races include 435 seats in the U.S. House of Representatives, one-third of all U.S. Senators, 36 state governors and three U.S. territory
  • Back-to-school: SLO can help with transition

    The School Liaison Officer serves as Malmstrom’s point-of-contact for all local military child education matters. As an advocate for the educational needs of military children, the SLO assists Airmen and their families with information, referral, resources and advocacy regarding the Great Falls Public School District, outlying public schools,
  • Military spouse life is #bettertogether

    The Malmstrom Spouses' Club is bringing the concept of spouse networking in 2018 with the hashtag #bettertogether. The club strives to strengthen the ties between military spouses in energetic and positive ways through information sharing and social events that cater to a variety of interests. The club also offers interested spouses leadership
  • An introduction to the Malmstrom AFRC

    A key resource on your installation and a gateway for accessing all of the resources available to you, the Airman and Family Readiness Center provides information, support and services to help balance the demands of family and the military lifestyle. The AFRC is one part of the overall installation family support system, which is the network of