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  • Faces of GT-239: Malmstrom's missileers

    Ten months ago, preparation was made for an individual Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile to conduct a test launch, which occurred Aug. 11, 2021 at 12:53 A.M.
  • Missile Maintenance Training

    Airman 1st Class Emilio Gilliam, 341st Missile Maintenance Squadron missile maintenance trainee, performs topside maintenance of a launch facility March 27, 2021, near Malmstrom Air Force Base, Mont. After technical school, missile maintainers continue their career progression with on-the-job training at their first duty stations. (U.S. Air Force
  • Malmstrom first to launch missile squadron deployments to missile complex

    The 341st Missile Wing’s mission revolves around an in-garrison deployment to a 13,800-square-mile missile complex, home to Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missiles.
  • Wing 1 WERX sparks new missile field idea

    A new idea suggested at a Wing 1 WERX convention here is being tested as an implemented tool for security forces Airmen defending Malmstrom’s 13,800 square-mile missile field.During a trip to a Combat Air Force Weapons and Tactics seminar in January 2019, 1st Lt. Daniel Cook, 341st Security Forces Group commander executive, and Tech. Sgt. Daniel
  • Test launch demonstrates safe, ready Minuteman III deterrent

    A team of Air Force Global Strike Command Airmen launched an unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile equipped with a test reentry vehicle at 12:03 a.m. Pacific Time Sept. 2 from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California.The test demonstrates that the United States’ nuclear deterrent is safe, secure, reliable and effective to deter
  • MFLC resource available to Airmen and families

    Military members and their families face unique challenges. With struggles such as deployment-related stressors, busy work schedules and permanent change of station moves, Airmen and their families may need resources to help through hardships. The Military and Family Life Counseling Program is one such resource to aide Airmen and families during trying times.
  • Malmstrom’s new command chief

    The 341st Missile Wing welcomed a new command chief in November 2019. Chief Master Sgt. Ronald Harper, 341st MW command chief, joined Malmstrom after having served across several different bases and major commands in his 26 years of military service.
  • Malmstrom weather is ‘snow’ joke

    The 341st Operational Support Squadron weather flight is responsible for analyzing weather conditions, preparing forecasts, issuing weather warnings and briefing weather information for Malmstrom operations and its 13,800 square-mile missile complex.
  • 20th AF, AFGSC visits MAFB Airmen, tour upcoming facilities

    Maj. Gen. Fred Stoss, 20th Air Force commander; Brig. Gen. Andrew Gebara, Air Force Global Strike Command strategic plans, programs and requirements director; and 341st Missile Wing leadership tour the new Tactical Response Force building Jan. 13, 2020, at Malmstrom Air Force Base, Mont. During their visit, they toured multiple facilities including
  • Malmstrom makes history with Global Strike Challenge 2019

    Team Malmstrom made history this year with the Global Strike Challenge 2019: by taking home the Blanchard Trophy for Best Intercontinental Ballistic Missile Wing for the third consecutive year in a row.
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  • 15 MAFs in 15 days

    While COVID-19 has created challenges in usual routines, one Malmstrom chaplain decided to adjust his schedule to support the needs of Airmen in the field.
  • Malmstrom’s man of many hats

    Throughout Malmstrom’s 13,800 square-mile missile complex, Airmen navigate through small towns and gravel roads everyday to accomplish Air Force Global Strike Command’s mission of providing long range, precision strike capabilities. Whether it’s a defender, missile alert facility manager or a missileer, everyone is vital to the intercontinental ballistic missile mission. One Malmstrom Airman has had an opportunity to serve in numerous roles in the missile complex. Second Lt. Clay Barnard, 12th Missile Squadron ICBM combat crew deputy, has served as a missile defender, facility manager and missileer.
  • Maintaining Malmstrom’s launch control centers

    Everyday, missileers from Malmstrom sit below ground in a control center, ready to launch an intercontinental ballistic missile if called upon by the president. With an array of analog technology, routine maintenance is vital to sustaining lethality. The 341st Missile Maintenance Squadron survivable systems team is responsible for performing preventative maintenance and repairs, ensuring around-the-clock readiness for missileers to accomplish their mission.
  • Bringing home cooking to the missile complex

    Across Malmstrom’s 13,800 square-mile missile complex, hundreds of Airmen head to missile alert facilities and launch facilities every week to ensure the continued success of the wing’s mission. While being away from home for days at a time, missile chefs provide missile field Airmen with a home-cooked meal. Airman 1st Class Victoria Camargo, 341st Force Support Squadron missile chef, is one of many missile chefs providing defenders, missileers and maintainers with nutrition away from home.
  • Defending MAFB’s vast missile complex

    From Albuquerque, New Mexico, Airman 1st Class Sierra Lamas, 841st Missile Security Forces Squadron defender, serves in one of the Air Force’s most unique positions: missile security forces.
  • Attention to detail on, off duty

    From inspecting repairs to working on cars, one Malmstrom civil engineer has an eye for detail on-and-off duty.
  • Life of a medical lab tech

    Joining the military provides people the opportunity to travel the world and see new places. Whether it’s to a new state or a new country, most Airmen will have the opportunity to travel and live somewhere they’ve never been before. For Senior Airman Philip Fisketjon, 341st Medical Group medical laboratory technician, living in the United States is his second taste of living somewhere new.
  • National Immunization Awareness Month

    Each month of the year has its own special observances. August has National Immunization Awareness to highlight the importance of vaccinations.
  • Outbound Assignments tackle Code 50

    The month of June marks the beginning of summer, but it also marks permanent change of station season for Airmen due to move.
  • Meet a missile maintainer

    From Jacksonville, North Carolina, Senior Airman Karlis Hardesty, 341st Missile Maintenance Squadron electromechanical team field runner, has been stationed at Malmstrom for almost three years.
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  • Speak Up: Domestic Violence Awareness Month

    With October being Domestic Violence Awareness Month, several base agencies designed a campaign to spark change on how domestic abuse affects communities, families and lives.
  • Launching off to PCS

    Permanent change of station season is in full swing here at Malmstrom Air Force Base.If you happen
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