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  • Air Force names newest helicopter ‘Grey Wolf’

    Air Force Global Strike Command named the MH-139A helicopter, the “Grey Wolf” during a naming ceremony at Duke Field, Florida, Dec. 19, 2019.
  • 40th HS, local forces rescue man

    A U.S. Air Force helicopter crew rescued a man June 3 near Monarch, Montana, concluding ground and air search and rescue groups around 11 p.m.The 40th Helicopter Squadron received the request Monday night around 10 p.m. to assist the Cascade County Sheriff’s Department in rescuing the man after he fell from a steep cliff and was holding on to a
  • Airmen aid stranded citizen in snowstorm

    About 90 miles east of Great Falls, Montana, Carrie Mantooth was driving home Monday, about 5 miles southeast of Denton when she got her car stuck in heavy snow. The temperatures for that day were averaging below zero degrees.
  • 40th HS saves local judge

    An Air Force helicopter crew located and rescued a missing judge Friday just south of Great Falls, concluding the search by ground and air search and rescue groups that began Friday afternoon.The 40th Helicopter Squadron received the request Friday around 3:30 p.m. to assist the Great Falls Police Department in finding a missing judge, dressed only
  • 582nd OSS Detachment 4 Change of Command

    Maj. Cas Smith, right, accepts command of the 582nd Operations Support Squadron, Detachment 4, from Lt. Col. Todd Springer, 582nd OSS commander, Jan. 18, 2019, at Malmstrom AFB, Mont. (U.S. Air Force photo by John Turner)
  • 40th HS change of command

    Lt. Col. Bryan Tuinman, right, accepts command of the 40th Helicopter Squadron from Col. Joshua Bowman, 582nd Helicopter Group commander, during an assumption of command ceremony June 22, 2018, at Malmstrom AFB, Mont. Master Sgt. Scott Andrews, 40th HS guidon bearer, looks on. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Tristan Truesdell)
  • 40th HS rescues hiker

    A UH-1N Iroquois crew assigned to the 40th Helicopter Squadron here rescued an injured male in the Little Belt Mountains near Wheatland, Montana, May 7 at approximately 11:15 a.m.The rescue marked the 417th save for the 40th HS.The aircrew consisted of two pilots: Capt. Daniel Trapani and 1st Lt. Kyle Lenz; two special mission aviators: Tech. Sgt.
  • MAFB museum dedicates 40th Helicopter Squadron display

    A dedication ceremony was held at the base museum on April 28, of its first 40th Helicopter Squadron display. The ceremony began with a chaplain invocation followed by opening remarks from Rob Turnbow, 341st Missile Wing museum director. “The reason we are here today is to recognize the relationship between the 40th Helicopter Squadron, Malmstrom
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