Tag: 5th Bomb Wing

Omaha Trophy dates back to the U.S. Air Force’s Strategic Air Command and today is awarded annually to five units that emphasizes strategic deterrence On Jun. 6, 2017 General John E. Hyten, commander of U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM), presented the 2016 Omaha Trophy to the 5th Bomb Wing (BW) at Minot Air Force Base (AFB). As explained by Airman 1st Class...
Former B-52 Instructor Pilot remembers Training Incidents
23rd Bomber Squadron sent a number of B-52s to the Middle East, in support of U.S. Central Command’s Operation Inherent Resolve  Taken on Jan. 31, 2017 in the airspace above North Dakota, the cool photos in this post show a B-52H Stratofortress crew from Minot Air Force Base (AFB), North Dakota, performing a training mission in a close air support (CAS)...