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City breaks ground on indoor aquatics, recreation center

The city, with Malmstrom Air Force Base and Montana Air National Guard, held a groundbreaking ceremony ceremony on Sept. 15 at Lions Park. The U.S. Department of Defense awarded the city a $10 million grant in 2020 for the new Aim High Big Sky Aquatic Center to be constructed in Lions Park. “We see a lot of great things in the future

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Malmstrom raises health level, implements mask rule due to COVID-19 case increase

Malmstrom Air Force Base officials have raised their health protection condition from Alpha to Bravo and implemented a mask mandate for all personnel, regardless of vaccination status, when indoors, effective Sept. 7. The base made the change based on the increase in COVID-19 cases statewide and in Cascade County, On Sept. 7, the county added 116 new cases, according to

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City planning aquatic center groundbreaking for Sept. 15

The city, with Malmstrom Air Force Base and the Montana Air National Guard have scheduled the ground breaking ceremony for the new indoor aquatics and recreation center. The ceremony is set for 2 p.m. Sept. 15 at Lions Park, 2701 10th Ave. S. City considering water main contract for aquatic center on Aug. 17 The U.S. Department of Defense awarded

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Malmstrom administering mandatory COVID vaccine, county adds 189 cases since Friday, Jail has more cases

Over the weekend, officials at Malmstrom Air Force Base began administering the Pfizer vaccine to personnel, following the new Defense Department guidance mandating the FDA-approved vaccine. The Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin issued the mandate on Aug 24, following the FDA’s formal licensure of the Pfizer vaccine on Aug. 23, according to a Malmstrom release. County COVID cases, positivity

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Cotton confirmed for AFGSC command, 4th star

The U.S. Senate confirmed Lt. Gen. Anthony Cotton for command of Air Force Global Strike Command at Barksdale Air Force Base in Louisiana. He’ll also pin on his fourth star. He is currently the deputy commander at AFGSC and was stationed at Malmstrom Air Force Base from 2009-2011 when he was vice commander and commander. Former Montana military commanders selected for

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COVID cases continuing to rise in Cascade County

Cascade County added 118 new COVID-19 cases over the last week, bringing the total to 9,845, of which 160 are currently active. Six new variant cases were confirmed in the county over the last week, all Delta, according to the Cascade County City-County Health Department, bringing to total of variant cases to 101. Of the new cases, 100, or 84.7

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DoD finds no violation in city process for aquatic center

The U.S. Department of Defense has found that the city followed all regulations related to selecting the project design team for the new indoor aquatic and recreation center. The DoD awarded the city a $10 million grant in 2020 for the new Aim High Big Sky Aquatic Center to be constructed in Lions Park. The city is matching the grant

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Air Force awards $306 million contract to Northrop Grumman to continue support work on Minuteman III ICBM

The Air Force has awarded a $306 million five-year contract to Northrop Grumman Corporation to continue its work as the Minuteman III ground subsystems support contractor. The competitive award has a potential ceiling of $3.86 billion over 18 years, according to a Northrop release. Tester visits Malmstrom, talks helicopters, C-130s, GBSD Northrop has been the prime contractor on the system

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Air Force to begin field surveys for GBSD project July 12

As part of planning for the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent project, the Air Force will be conducting cultural resources, biological resources, and wetland surveys from July 12 through Oct. 22, of proposed project areas that extend through parcels owned by private landowners, as well as parcels administered by federal and state agencies. GBSD is the replacement for the Minuteman III

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Air Force testing childcare sublet app, starting at Malmstrom

Malmstrom Air Force Base is set to pilot a mobile app for subletting short-term slots at military child development centers on June 28. The app, called Kinderspot, is being tested by the Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center and is designed to help military families on Air Force installations sublet child care spots at their home station or find spots

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