90th SFG Tactical Response Force ensures safety, security of nuclear resources

By Tech. Sgt. Steve Grever
Air Force Public Affairs Agency

28 days in AFGSC logoF.E. WARREN AIR FORCE BASE, Wyo. – Daily security sweeps and pulling convoy security duty is nothing new for more than 75 members of the 90th Security Forces Group Tactical Response Force who are the base’s first and last line of defense to ensure the safety and security of the nuclear resources in their area of responsibility.

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Airmen of Global Strike: Weather Flight Chief

By Master Sgt. Gregory Roger
90th Operations Support Squadron

28 days in AFGSC logoF.E. WARREN AIR FORCE BASE, Wyo. – As the weather flight chief for the 90th Operations Support Squadron, I lead a team of six weather forecasters who are responsible for providing mission execution forecasts and resource protection for the 90th Missile Wing’s assets and personnel. We monitor and analyze space weather, satellite and radar imagery and surface observations in order to provide daily weather forecasts to commanders, missileers, maintainers and security forces members. Our forecasts and resource protection products affect everything from Intercontinental Ballistic Missile operations to physical fitness assessments and child development center operations.

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Minot Air Force Base B-52 Ground Support

28 days in AFGSC logoThe first B-52 Stratofortress took to the skies in 1954 and in the six decades since that time, this venerable aircraft has undergone a number of alterations and upgrades.  Staff Sgt. David Clark takes us to Minot Air Force Base, N.D., and explains there’s one thing that remains unchanged.


Airmen of Global Strike: Deputy Missile Combat Crew Commander

By 2nd Lt. Brandon Magtalas
320th Missile Squadron

28 days in AFGSC logoF.E. WARREN AIR FORCE BASE, Wyo. – My job as a missile operator is to maintain positive control and nuclear surety as the right-hand man for the missile combat crew commander when we pull alerts together. I am the second in command as my missile combat crew commander takes the lead on each 24-hour alert we work.

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MAFs become ‘home away from home’ for Airmen in missile fields

By Tech. Sgt. Steve Grever
Air Force Public Affairs Agency

28 days in AFGSC logoMINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. — The North Dakota plains are covered with patches of slushy snow and ice along with long, winding gravel roads leading to local farms and other agricultural communities throughout the state. Some of these rocky paths make their way to large buildings surrounded by tall steel fences topped with razor-sharp barbed wire.

These secure compounds are home to many Airmen from the 91st Missile Wing who operate and maintain the wing’s 150 launch facilities and 15 missile alert facilities scattered throughout Minot’s 8,500-square-mile missile complex. Each MAF is manned by a facility manager, missile combat crew, missile chef and security forces teams.

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I am Global Strike: Staff Sgt. Milton Stamper

28 days in AFGSC logoStaff Sgt. Milton Stamper, 5th Munitions Squadron munitions crew chief at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., talks about his team of munitions systems technicians and the satisfaction he receives from performing his mission in support of Air Force Global Strike Command.


Airmen of Global Strike: Nuclear security forces combat arms instructor

By Tech. Sgt. Brandon Layton
620th Ground Combat Training Squadron

28 days in AFGSC logoCAMP GUERNSEY, Wyo. — My job as a combat arms instructor at the Nuclear Security Combat Training Center here is teaching people how to be more accurate with all the weapon systems our security forces members use as part of their daily duties. In this career field, we use a variety of weapons like the M4 Carbine, M9 pistol, MK19 automatic grenade launcher, M24 sniper rifle, M107 special application scoped rifle, M203 grenade launcher, M240 medium machine gun and M249 automatic rifle.

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