Category Archives: Malmstrom Air Force Base

Airmen at 819th RED HORSE preparing to deploy

Members of the 819th RED HORSE Squadron are preparing to deploy once again. Of the roughly 240 airmen assigned to the unit at Malmstrom Air Force Base, about 175 are set to deploy this spring for about six months. Capt. David Geaney, the director of operations/logistics manager for the 819th, and Staff Sgt. Laura Schilling, the non-commissioner officer in charge

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Allen confirmed for brigadier general rank, Cotton confirmed for third star

Ron Allen, commander of Malmstrom Air Force Base, has been confirmed for promotion to brigadier general. The U.S. Senate voted Wednesday to confirm Allen and also confirmed Anthony Cotton for the rank of lieutenant general. Malmstrom commander, GBSD program chief nominated for brigadier general Cotton previously served as commander of the 341st Missile Wing at Malmstrom and is currently the

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Malmstrom maintenance group named best in Defense Department

The 341st Maintenance Group at Malmstrom Air Force Base has been named the best field-level maintenance unit throughout the Department of Defense. It’s the first time an intercontinental ballistic missile maintenance group has won the DoD Phoenix Award for Maintenance Excellence, according to Col. David Miller, commander of the Malmstrom maintenance group. “I’m incredibly proud of the airmen,” Miller said.

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Grace Home wood shop focus of this year’s Leadership Great Falls class

A wood shop for veterans to refresh, hone or learn new skills has always been a part of the plan for the old garage at the Grace Home, a transitional housing facility for homeless veterans. Now that the home has been open a little more than a year, the plan for that wood shop is getting some additional community support.

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Flags at half-staff in honor of Pearl Harbor

Gov. Steve Bullock has ordered all flags flown in the state to be flown at half-staff on Dec. 7 in observance of National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day. “On thisĀ 76th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, we honor those American patriots who lost their lives on that fateful day, and reaffirm our commitment to the ideals of freedom and liberty

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841st Missile Security Squadron activated at Malmstrom in new missile security strucutre

The 841st Missile Security Squadron held an activation ceremony at Malmstrom Air Force Base on Tuesday. The unit was officially activated in early October after a yearlong test of the Missile Security Operations Concept was conducted at Minot Air Force Base in North Dakota. Twentieth Air Force, the parent organization to Malmstrom, Minot and F.E. Warren AFB in Wyoming, implemented

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Defense bill includes specifications for ICBM deployment levels, requirements for GBSD system

The 2018 National Defense Authorization Act has passed both the U.S. House and Senate and is headed to President Trump’s desk for his signature. The bill includes several provisions related to the intercontinental ballistic missile force and a 2.4 percent pay raise for service members. The NDAA sets funding levels and policies for the Department of Defense. Coupled with the

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