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  • Engineering new strategies

    Creating something from nothing. That's the job of an Air Force civil engineer. Whether it's making drinkable water from a stagnant pool in the middle of a swamp or erecting an entire tent city on a barren desert, civil engineers are always up to the challenge. Forty-nine members of the 341st Civil Engineer Squadron put their skills to the test at
  • Assembly required: Delivering goodies to our deployed

    Extra socks, homemade cookies, calling cards, beef jerky and handmade greeting cards may seem run-of-the-mill during the holiday season. But for those deployed overseas, the significance of these items may be what it takes to warm hearts in the desert. The Operation Happy Holidays committee of Great Falls is responsible for delivering hundreds of
  • Combining forces: Malmstrom teams up with Meals-on-Wheels for Thanksgiving

    "The MSS was proud to step up and take the lead on this year's Operation Thanksgiving," said Randy Glick, management analyst for the 341st Mission Support Squadron. The operation got underway at the Great Falls Food Bank Nov. 22 when 75 Malmstrom volunteers, including nearly 50 from the 341st MSS, spent the day cutting turkey and ham, boxing food
  • Bringing Flight to the Fight

    For Captains Marc Milligan and Shane Werley, a 'normal day at the office' includes anything from shooting instrument approaches and flying security sweeps to instructing younger pilots and dropping cops out of their birds. Soon, that 'normal day at the office' will be flying combat missions with the Iraqi military. A first for Air Force helicopter
  • Managing Malmstrom's medicinal needs

    Two pharmacists, five pharmacy technicians and eleven volunteers compose Malmstrom's pharmacy staff - the people responsible for providing safe, accurate and timely service for the individuals receiving the hundreds of prescriptions the pharmacy fills each day. After seeing a health care provider, patients come to the pharmacy to pick up their
  • Day of Caring brings volunteers in touch with area seniors

    The cold, wet weather more than 120 volunteers awoke to Friday morning didn't dampen their spirits for completing the mission at hand. After receiving their "assignments" from Jacque Stingley, organizer of the event from the Great Falls Post Office, crews dressed in layers and armed with heavy-duty garbage bags, headed off to different parts of
  • Malmstrom’s talent abounds: Community members dabble in music, dance, poetry

    Singing, dancing and poetry showcased the wide range of talent possessed by Malmstrom youth and parents at the Family and Teen Talent Night Oct. 5 at the Grizzly Bend Club. Five categories made up the evening, including the parent and youth team; preteen, ages 9 to 12; teen, ages 13 to 15; teen, ages 16 to19; and family. The parent and youth team
  • Medical expertise from Saudi Arabia to Alaska

    The 341st Medical Group's new commander has helped pave the way for new health care programs, provided on-the-spot health care assistance on multiple occasions and is bringing his ingenuity and leadership to the Malmstrom Clinic. Col. Bradley Herremans arrived at Malmstrom in July from Elmendorf Air Force Base, Alaska, where he was the deputy
  • Line Swine Competition is back at Malmstrom

    A missileer in a pig costume is taped to the flag pole in front of building 500, the crews posting to the field are made up of the Operations Support Squadron and Standardization and Evaluation personnel, memorabilia from the 10th, 12th, 490th and 564th Missile Squadron's mysteriously comes up missing, crews from every squadron make multiple
  • Predicting success

    "If you don't like the weather, just wait five minutes and it will change." We can all laugh when we hear that statement, knowing how true it generally is in Great Falls. But for the staff of the 341st Operations Support Squadron's Combat Weather Team, the weather is what keeps them going. And without them doing what they do best, the mission would
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