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  • 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.
  • 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.
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