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  • Twentieth Air Force leaders visit, discuss leading people

    MALMSTROM AIR FORCE BASE, Mont. – Despite the cold weather and snow-covered roads, Maj. Gen. Michael Lutton, 20th Air Force commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Rodolfo Gamez Jr., 20th AF command chief, spent Nov. 13-15 at Malmstrom Air Force Base, Mont.

  • Sixty years later, America's 'Ace in the Hole" still stands guard

    On Oct. 27, 1962, the world stood by with bated breath watching and waiting to see how the events of the Cuban Missile Crisis would unfold. Now, 60 years later, a legacy of peace has persisted, ensured by Airmen and Guardians perpetually on alert since that day.The events all started when the Soviet

  • Missile Crisis spurs untested ICBM usage

    The Cuban Missile Crisis began on October 14, 1962, after an American U–2 surveillance plane photographed Soviet military personnel emplacing medium and intermediate range ballistic missiles throughout Cuba. Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev’s planned deployment of 36 medium range ballistic missiles

  • Malmstrom assesses wildlife hazards

    The 341st Civil Engineer Squadron environmental section is currently conducting a year-long wildlife hazard assessment, which is a survey of potential wildlife hazards on base that could affect the flying mission at Malmstrom, which could include deer, small mammals such as foxes and coyotes, or the

  • STRATCOM SEL immerses into missile field ops

    U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Howard Kreamer, senior enlisted leader of U.S. Strategic Command, exits a launch control capsule at Charlie missile alert facility Sept. 8, 2022, near Great Falls, Mont. USSTRATCOM is one of 11 Unified Commands under the Department of Defense and is responsible for the

  • Spreading hope, connection for suicide prevention

    Members of the 341st Missile Wing greet people entering the installation during a Signs of Hope event Sept. 9, 2022, at Malmstrom Air Force Base, Mont. The event was organized as part of Suicide Prevention Month which also included a helping agency awareness walk, suicide prevention awareness color

  • Jack of all trades: Facility Managers

    The 24/7 year-round mission requirements of the Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile means certain career fields live at the missile complex for days on end.

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