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  • Airmen protect, ensure base communication

    The 341st Communications Squadron at Malmstrom plans, operates and maintains information technology resources supporting the wartime requirements of the 341st Missile Wing.The unit maintains communications systems for the base’s Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missiles, Air Force Global Strike Command’s Secure Global Network, data
  • Cheering the charge: a look back on the wing’s missile competition mascot

    You may know him as Grizzly. You probably call him Roadkill. And perhaps you even remember him as the High Plains Warrior.And a warrior he is. He has represented Malmstrom Air Force Base, Montana, for almost three decades at missile competitions hosted by Strategic Air Command, Air Combat Command, Air Force Space Command and Air Force Global Strike
  • Airman brings age, experience to Malmstrom

    The Air Force raised the maximum age for enlisted members from 27 to 39 years old in mid-2014, allowing one Airman serving in the 341st Logistics Readiness Squadron to bring 39 years of experience to Malmstrom.Airman 1st Class Mark Martinez, 341st LRS vehicle operator, is responsible for maintaining base government vehicles. He ensures the vehicles
  • Recovering from invisible wounds

    It all began at Yokota Air Base, Japan. She was injured and the symptoms were creeping in and these weren’t the typical signs that something was wrong. These were wounds no one else could see and only she could feel. This Airman was suffering from high-functioning depression.Senior Airman Margaret Merkling, 819th RED HORSE Squadron knowledge
  • Meet the new vice wing commander

    Beginning his Air Force career at basic military training in 1988 and making his way to staff sergeant, Col. Peter Bonetti commissioned in 1995 and is now serving as the vice wing commander at Malmstrom.Although Bonetti arrived in July, this is not his first time being stationed at Malmstrom, as he was the commander of the 10th Missile Squadron
  • In-service recruiter spotlight

    Master Sgt. Joseph Arnold recently took over the position of Malmstrom Air Force Base’s in-service recruiter. The North Carolina native arrived at Malmstrom in September and brings fourteen years of military experience with him. Arnold spent eleven years as a security forces member before joining the recruiting team. He recently took some time to
  • Meet the new MXG commander

    Sitting on Col. David Miller’s desk is a book titled “Grace for the Moment.” According to Miller, this book has sat on every desk he has worked at since 2008. He likes to start his mornings over a cup of coffee and reading a story out of the book.He said this gives him the chance to read a little, think about what it means and contemplate how it
  • Master resilience trainer spotlight

    Name: Master Sgt. Joshua LewisUnit:  341st Security Forces SquadronHometown: Galeton, Pennsylvania  “Resiliency is understanding that adversity is a fact of life and it is about rebounding and finding some sort of a positive out of every situation/scenario.  When we face adversity, we learn things about ourselves and those around us that we never
  • Early days remembered as Malmstrom marks 75 years

    Twelve-year old Bill Steele’s world was turned upside down in 1942.An avid hockey player, the boy had been eager for the completion of the Civic Center in Great Falls, Montana, and specifically the indoor ice skating rink it housed.But Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor Dec. 7, 1941, and America’s subsequent entry into World War II soon brought changes
  • Security forces defend Airmen, nuclear assets

    Spread out over 13,800 square-miles in northcentral Montana lie 15 missile alert facilities, structures that house missileers, chefs, facility managers and security forces Airmen who operate, secure and defend 150 of the nation’s intercontinental ballistic missiles. Airman 1st Class Dillan Caceres, 341st Missile Security Forces Squadron response