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  • Equal opportunity for all

    Those who serve in the military come from a wide range of ethnic, religious and social backgrounds. The military relies on this diversity to bring new processes and ideas to the fight in order to enhance mission capabilities and efficiency.The focus on abilities rather than background is also designed to create a culture where recruitment,
  • Recognizing the efforts of a civil servant

    Public Service Recognition week is celebrated the first week of May to honor those serving our country in a federal, state, county and local government capacity.One former Airman who dedicated 29 years to the Air Force before retiring as a chief, continues to show sincere interest and care in his people as a civil servant.“I want to see them
  • Food service workers make kids priority

    Month of the Military Child is celebrated every year in April, but oftentimes we fail to realize what food service workers provide behind the scenes for children.“We play an important role in the lives of the kids at the Child Development Center and the Youth Center,” said Yasmine Redmond, 341st Force Support Squadron food service worker. Judith
  • Living life debt free

    According to www.nbcnews.com, military members carry a higher debt than civilians, but for one military spouse and her family they were able to pay off a total of $253,000 in debt in six years.“We got married in 2009 with $253,000 of debt in our name,” said Ellen Prescott, family child care provider and wife to Tech. Sgt. Bennie Prescott. “After we
  • Chaplains building connections

    Malmstrom chaplains strive to continuously visit the missile cops, chefs, facility managers and capsule crews who post out to the missile alert facility.“Our goal is to hit all 15 MAFs once a month,” said Chaplain (Capt.) Deborah Hughley, 341st Missile Wing chaplain. “Once a month I spend a night at a different MAF.”Hughley says, visiting the MAFs
  • Providing support through child care

    January 23, President Trump signed a hiring freeze on government jobs, thus preventing child development centers across the Department of Defense from accepting new enrollments. This has made PCSing military families search for child care even more complicated. While some programs are affected by the hiring freeze the Family Child Care Program is
  • Mental health strengthens whole Airman concept

    Located toward the back of the 341st Medical Group clinic is a discreet, private office with blinds hanging from the door’s window for patient comfortability and privacy. This location is mental health and the Airmen there are ready to assist individuals with finding the help they need.Senior Airman Ricardo Batista, 341st Medical Operations
  • Going postal for customer service

    Sharon McCrea, Malmstrom Air Force Base postmaster, has wanted to be a postal worker since she was a child. “I have always admired postal workers since I learned about the Pony Express,” said McCrea, originally from Billings, Montana. “It intrigued me how these men were able to deliver mail on horseback across the country.”McCrea began her first
  • A look inside Airman leadership school

    The Malmstrom Airman Leadership School focuses on developing future Air Force supervisors.ALS instructors accomplish this goal by administering Air Force curriculum as well as fostering camaraderie and wingmanship among the students over the course of six weeks.Students eligible to attend ALS vary from base to base depending on space availability
  • Electrical shop conserves base energy

    Multiple job taskers fill a white erase board hanging on a wall in an office at the electrical shop. More than 15 white magnets with black letters describe the job and its current status as the Airmen prepare for the day ahead of them.Every morning starts with a meeting. A meeting designating who will work where and who will do what. The Airmen