Rivet Mile: Total Force exemplified Published June 17, 2021 By Senior Airman Jacob Thompson 341st Missile Wing Public Affairs MALMSTROM AIR FORCE BASE, Mont. -- As the bedrock of global military stability, intercontinental ballistic missile forces guarantees the United States can deter, strike and support, anytime and anywhere. Preserving our ICBM deterrence forces requires a total force partnership of highly trained and dedicated maintainers. The all-civilian team at the 583rd Missile Maintenance Squadron, better known as Rivet MILE, maintain, modify and manufacture an array of nuclear enterprise equipment and strategic ground support systems. From designing and constructing new designs to refurbishing old parts, the men and women at Rivet MILE are integral to the direct maintenance and support for the most responsive leg of the nuclear triad.