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The 341st Missile Wing, headquartered at Malmstrom Air Force Base, Mont., is one of three U.S. Air Force Bases that maintains and operates the Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile. The 341st Missile Wing reports directly to 20th Air Force, F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyo., and is part of Air Force Global Strike Command, headquartered at Barksdale Air Force Base, La.

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Tree-lighting ceremony kicks off holidays

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December 12, 2013 in Malmstrom Air Force Base, Montana by clevine

Despite below-zero temperatures, countless Team Malmstrom members gathered in front of Bldg. 1191 on Dec. 5 to watch this year's tree-lighting ceremony. The ceremony kicked off the base's winter holiday celebrations, providing an enjoyable and safe way for Airmen to spend time together with families and other Airmen.

Santa Claus and Col. Mark Schuler, 341st Operations Group commander, on behalf of Col. Robert Stanley, 341st Missile Wing commander, kicked off the ceremony by welcoming everyone who attended and acknowledging the importance of the holidays.
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Montana Air National Guard leadership tour Malmstrom

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December 5, 2013 in Malmstrom Air Force Base, Montana by clevine


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Food Bank help

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Award for essay

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December promotions

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December 5, 2013 in Malmstrom Air Force Base, Montana by clevine

The following individuals will be promoted to the rank indicated during the month of December:

TO LIEUTENANT COLONEL:
Brian Filler, 741st Missile Security Forces Squadron
Terrance Holmes, 490th Missile Squadron

TO MAJOR:
Christopher Conklin, 341st Missile Wing
Gary Myrick, 10th Missile Squadron

TO CAPTAIN:
Jason Hodne, 10th MS
Jacob Hummel, 341st Operations Support Squadron
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Airmen volunteer, set record at Operation Thanksgiving

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December 5, 2013 in Malmstrom Air Force Base, Montana by clevine

Spending Thanksgiving away from friends, family and their hometown is a common sacrifice many military personnel must make during their time in the service. For more than 60 Malmstrom Air Force Base members, they spent their Thanksgiving away from home helping make others feel less alone this year.

Every year, the 341st Force Support Squadron coordinates with the Great Falls Community Food Bank to provide volunteers to support Operation Thanksgiving through the Meals on Wheels program. Team Malmstrom members helped the food bank provide a record 450 meals to elderly members of the Great Falls community by cooking, preparing and delivering them Nov. 27 and 28.
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Turkey feed at Malmstrom Air Force Base

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November 27, 2013 in Malmstrom Air Force Base, Montana by clevine


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Wing Sports Smackdown

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November 27, 2013 in Malmstrom Air Force Base, Montana by clevine


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Winter safety campaign: Holiday lights

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November 27, 2013 in Malmstrom Air Force Base, Montana by clevine

Once Thanksgiving dinner has been consumed, most people get right into holiday mode. The tree goes up, the decorations come out and the lights come on. Decorating is often an event that involves friends or family; with some keeping it rather simple and others mimicking the Griswold's.

When kicking it into holiday decoration mode, many are caught up in executing their plan without considering some of the hazards associated with the task. What is meant to be a joyous time can quickly turn into a painful one.
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Top 3 awards scholarship for essay

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November 27, 2013 in Malmstrom Air Force Base, Montana by clevine


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AFGSC chief makes final visit to Malmstrom

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November 27, 2013 in Malmstrom Air Force Base, Montana by clevine

Chief Master Sgt. Brian Hornback, Air Force Global Strike Command chief, flew into Great Falls, Mont., on Nov. 20 for a two-day tour of Malmstrom Air Force Base - his final tour of the missile base before he retires in February.

During his visit, Hornback visited various areas across the base, including the K-9 unit, Elkhorn Dining Facility, 341st Force Support Squadron's military personnel section, Airman Leadership School, T-9 maintenance trainer and the bowling alley.

His stop at the Elkhorn Dining Facility on Nov. 21 included a breakfast with Wing Staff Agency enlisted members, which was set up by Staff Sgt. Kara Tank, 341st Missile Wing command chief assistant; and Senior Airman Michelle Collins, 341st MW protocol member. During this breakfast, the chief discussed issues like enlisted performance reports and the Military Woman of the Year.
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The good, the bad, the ugly: Traveling with firearms

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November 22, 2013 in Malmstrom Air Force Base, Montana by clevine

The weather is cooling down and with that comes an increased interest in firearms; most interest generated in the form of hunting. However, with the holidays around the corner, many people are also interested in giving or receiving a firearm as a gift. With both hunting and gift-giving, there is likelihood for interstate travel. For Airmen planning to take a firearm with them away from Montana, or returning to Montana with one, there are a few laws that they must become familiar with first.

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Tax Assistance Program starts at Malmstrom

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November 22, 2013 in Malmstrom Air Force Base, Montana by clevine

On filing for tax returns, Albert Einstein once said, "This is too difficult for a mathematician. It takes a philosopher." Despite the difficulty, filing honesty, accurate income tax is an important duty of all Americans, and many benefit from getting a return when they do. While the process can be intimidating and confusing, free help will be available for all active-duty members, Guardsmen, reservists, retirees, and their dependents at the tax center operated by the Malmstrom Tax Assistance Program.
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Fire safety tips for the Thanksgiving holiday

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November 22, 2013 in Malmstrom Air Force Base, Montana by clevine

According to the Malmstrom Fire Prevention Office staff, an estimated 2,000 Thanksgiving Day fires in residential buildings are reported to U.S. fire departments each year and cause an estimated average of five deaths, 25 injuries and $21 million in property loss.

The leading category of factors contributing to ignition of non-confined Thanksgiving Day fires in residential buildings is the "misuse of materials or products" (35 percent). Within this category, heat source too close to combustible materials and abandoned or discarded materials account for 14 percent and 9 percent of all non-confined Thanksgiving Day fires in residential buildings, respectively.
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Outstanding staff sergeant receives award

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November 22, 2013 in Malmstrom Air Force Base, Montana by clevine


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