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Hispanic Americans to continue contributions to U.S.

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October 8, 2014 in F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyoming by clevine

Mid-September through mid-October is dedicated to celebrating Hispanic American Heritage throughout the U.S. During this time, special recognition is given to the contributions, culture and heritage of Hispanic Americans.

This month-long celebration began Sept. 15, 1968, a date marking independence for the following countries: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua. Mexico gained independence on Sept. 16, 1810, while Chile achieved independence on Sept. 18.

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Library Closing

This post was originally published by F.E. Warren Air Force Base - 90th Force Support Squadron

October 8, 2014 in F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyoming by clevine

The library at F. E. Warren Air Force Base will permanently close Oct. 30 due to fiscal challenges. All library materials must be returned to the base library by Oct. 17. As of Oct. 8, new library hours will be Tuesdays through Fridays from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. until its closes on Oct. 30.

Air Force leadership recognizes the significance of libraries to the military members and their families and has made arrangements with the Laramie County Library located five minutes from the base to meet the needs of the base population.

This arrangement will be an excellent opportunity to capitalize on a community partnership while promoting online databases found on the Air
Force Portal, MilitaryOne Source, and so forth. As well, F. E. Warren AFB’s leadership has developed a plan to use existing library materials and equipment in various places on base, i.e., internet services at the base community center/education center.

Further, education materials such as DANTES and CLEP will be relocated to
the education center.

. Laramie County Library: The hours of operation are located at their
website at www.lclsonline.org and the library is located at 2200 Pioneer
Ave. in downtown Cheyenne, (307) 634-3561.

. MilitaryOne Source: Various recourses are available 24-hours-a-day
at www.militaryonesource.mil.

. Base Education Center: Customer service hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Mondays through Fridays. They’re located in Building 841. For more
information, call (307) 773-2117.

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625th STOS maintains strategic watch

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October 7, 2014 in F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyoming by clevine

Most Air Force missileers spend their days in secure facilities, deep under the earth's surface, entrusted with the nation's most powerful strategic weapons. But for those selected to operate with the 625th Strategic Operations Squadron, their domain ranges from three stories below the ground to 36,000 feet in the air.

"There's no other organization like us in the Air Force," said Lt. Col. Grayson Higby, 625th STOS commander. "We have three distinct and diverse mission sets that span airborne launch operations, ntercontinental ballistic missile targeting and nuclear command, control and communication."
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News Briefs: Oct. 6 through Oct. 10

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October 6, 2014 in F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyoming by clevine

Flu Vaccinations
Flu vaccinations are available at the 90th Medical Group from 7:30 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Vaccination is mandatory for all military members, children from the Youth center and children from the Child Development Center and is recommended for civilians and people with diabetes and asthma. Vaccines are provided for patients 6 month and older. For more information, call 773-2170.

Youth Basketball and Cheerleading Registration
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CONS at FIP forefront

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October 3, 2014 in F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyoming by clevine

Most people know a lot goes on behind the scenes in large organizations to make things happen. Most people also want to know the answer to the million-dollar question: who is handling the money, and where is it going?
For the Mighty Ninety, to answer these questions one must check behind the scenes at the 90th Contracting Squadron.

Contracting Airmen have handled the selection of contractors and awarding of contracts for the Air Force Global Strike Command Force Improvement Program, and over the course of September, have awarded almost $30 million in contracts.
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AF approves special pay for nuclear career fields

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October 3, 2014 in F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyoming by clevine

Assignment incentive pay and special duty assignment pay for select total force nuclear career fields became effective Oct. 1, following Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James' recent announcement.

"The purpose of these special pays is to incentivize Airmen to volunteer for and perform duties in a particular career field, location and/or special assignment where the scope of responsibility and required skills exceed those of other Airmen in the same career field and rank," said Brig. Gen. Brian Kelly, director of force management policy.
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Warren celebrates enlisted promotions

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October 2, 2014 in F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyoming by clevine

Airman to Airman 1st Class

90th Comptrollers Squadron
Airman 1st Class Joshua Szajko

Airman 1st Class to Senior Airman

90th Logistics Readiness Squadron
Airman 1st Class Michael Cullison
Airman 1st Class Rufus Head

90th Force Support Squadron
Airman 1st Class Zachary Griffin
Senior Airman Alyson Silidker

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AF releases criteria for new service medal

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October 1, 2014 in F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyoming by clevine

Air Force officials released nomination criteria for the new Nuclear Deterrence Operations Service Medal, following Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James' May 27, 2014, authorization.

The NDOSM will be awarded to individuals for their direct support of Nuclear Deterrence Operations.

"This service medal provides a clearly visible way to recognize the dedication and professionalism of our Airmen who are the guardians of our nation's most lethal deterrence. Because of our success, often times nuclear deterrence operations can be overlooked as a critical function," said Col. Zannis Pappas, missile operations career field manager. "The medal acknowledges the special challenges faced by those Airmen charged with supporting the nuclear enterprise and will be a point of pride by all who wear it."
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AF releases criteria for new service medal

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September 30, 2014 in F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyoming by clevine

Air Force officials released nomination criteria for the new Nuclear Deterrence Operations Service Medal, following Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James' May 27, 2014, authorization.

The NDOSM will be awarded to individuals for their direct support of Nuclear Deterrence Operations.

"This service medal provides a clearly visible way to recognize the dedication and professionalism of our Airmen who are the guardians of our nation's most lethal deterrence. Because of our success, often times nuclear deterrence operations can be overlooked as a critical function," said Col. Zannis Pappas, missile operations career field manager. "The medal acknowledges the special challenges faced by those Airmen charged with supporting the nuclear enterprise and will be a point of pride by all who wear it."
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AFGSC provides deterrence for the modern era

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September 29, 2014 in F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyoming by clevine


The Air Force recently demonstrated its nuclear deterrence and power projection capabilities through a coordinated display of strategic combat power.

Air Force Global Strike Command Airmen -- responsible for two legs of the nation's nuclear triad -- conducted the demonstrations, which included participation in a large combined forces exercise in the Pacific, a nuclear-capable cruise missile weapon system evaluation over the Utah Test and Training Range, and an ICBM operational test launch from Vandenberg AFB, California.
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News Briefs: Sept. 29 through Oct. 3

This post was originally published by F.E. Warren Air Force Base - News

September 29, 2014 in F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyoming by clevine

Flu Vaccinations
Flu vaccinations are available at the 90th Medical Group from 7:30 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Vaccination is mandatory for all military members, children from the Youth center and children from the Child Development Center and is recommended for civilians and people with diabetes and asthma. Vaccines are provided for patients 6 month and older. For more information, call 773-2170.

ADHD Support Group
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Minuteman III test missile launches from Vandenberg

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September 25, 2014 in F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyoming by clevine

A team of Air Force Global Strike Command Airmen launched an unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile today at 7:45 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California.

The ICBM's reentry vehicle, which contained a telemetry package used for operational testing, traveled approximately 4,200 miles to the Kwajalein Atoll in the Marshall Islands.

Test launches verify the accuracy and reliability of the ICBM weapon system, providing valuable data to ensure a safe, secure and effective nuclear deterrent. The launch team, under the direction of the 576th Flight Test Squadron, Vandenberg AFB, included Airmen from the 91st Missile Wing, Minot AFB, North Dakota.
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Trick or Treat Off the Street

This post was originally published by F.E. Warren Air Force Base - 90th Force Support Squadron

September 25, 2014 in F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyoming by clevine

Come to Fall Hall Community Center Saturday, Oct. 25, 4 – 7 p.m. for our FREE annual Trick or Treat Off the Street! Enjoy a Ghoulish Feast, a Spooky Carnival with costumes, crafts, games, carnival and family fun, Power Tool Pumpkin Carving and Punkin Chunkin Contest and Trunk or Treating! Call the Youth Center at (307) 773-2564 for more information. Sponsored in part by Warren Federal Credit Union, Remax Capitol Properties and Geico. No federal endorsement of sponsors intended.

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CE improves fish habitat in base lake

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September 23, 2014 in F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyoming by clevine


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Meet the 37th HS Global Strike Challenge team

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September 22, 2014 in F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyoming by clevine

High in the sky, Airmen competed to see who in the nation's ICBM force is the best at helicopter operations.

Global strike challenge is a competition between many of Air Force Global Strike Command's organizations to see who is the best.

This year's GSC helicopter squadron competition took place Sept. 9 through 11 at Camp Guernsey, Wyo., and the 37th Helicopter Squadron represented the Mighty Ninety.

"Everyone's competent and capable at their mission," said Capt. David Skelly, 37th HS aircraft commander. "It's just to see who stands out."
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