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Eighth AF command chief visits Minot

Chief Master Sgt. Alan Boling, Eighth Air Force command chief, visited Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Oct. 31, 2017. During his visit, Boling toured the Air Traffic Control tower, the alert facility and the B-52H Stratofortress parking areas.

Chief Master Sgt. Alan Boling, Eighth Air Force command chief, listens to Airmen inside the Air Traffic Control tower at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Oct. 31, 2017. Boling toured the 5th Operations Support Squadron ATC tower and was briefed about the unit’s functions and tasks. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jonathan McElderry)

Chief Master Sgt. Alan Boling, Eighth Air Force command chief, visited Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Oct. 31, 2017. During his visit, Boling toured the Air Traffic Control tower, the alert facility and the B-52H Stratofortress parking areas.

From left, Chief Master Sgt. Alan Boling, Eighth Air Force command chief, listens to a briefing from Senior Airman David Lewis, 5th Operations Support Squadron air traffic controller, inside the Air Traffic Control tower at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Oct. 31, 2017. The command chief toured the tower and was briefed about the unit’s functions and tasks. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jonathan McElderry)

Chief Master Sgt. Alan Boling, Eighth Air Force command chief, visited Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Oct. 31, 2017. During his visit, Boling toured the Air Traffic Control tower, the alert facility and the B-52H Stratofortress parking areas.

Chief Master Sgt. Alan Boling, Eighth Air Force command chief, speaks with 5th Operations Support Squadron radar airfield and weather systems Airmen at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Oct. 31, 2017. During his visit, Boling toured the Air Traffic Control tower, alert facility and B-52H Stratofortress parking areas. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jonathan McElderry)

Chief Master Sgt. Alan Boling, Eighth Air Force command chief, visited Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Oct. 31, 2017. During his visit, Boling toured the Air Traffic Control tower, the alert facility and the B-52H Stratofortress parking areas.

Chief Master Sgt. Alan Boling, Eighth Air Force command chief, meets with Airmen inside the alert facility at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Oct. 31, 2017. The facility houses Airmen in the event of an alert status or exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jonathan McElderry)

Chief Master Sgt. Alan Boling, Eighth Air Force command chief, visited Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Oct. 31, 2017. During his visit, Boling toured the Air Traffic Control tower, the alert facility and the B-52H Stratofortress parking areas.

From left, Chief Master Sgt. Alan Boling, Eighth Air Force command chief, talks with Airmen on the flight line at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Oct. 31, 2017. During his visit, Boling spoke with several Airmen about their impact on the Air Force Global Strike Command mission to deter, assure and strike. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jonathan McElderry)

Chief Master Sgt. Alan Boling, Eighth Air Force command chief, visited Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Oct. 31, 2017. During his visit, Boling toured the Air Traffic Control tower, the alert facility and the B-52H Stratofortress parking areas.

From left, Airman 1st Class Reinaldo Velez Nazario, 5th Security Forces Squadron member, speaks with Chief Master Sgt. Alan Boling, Eighth Air Force command chief, at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Oct. 31, 2017. Boling received briefings on various 5th Bomb Wing operations and toured the alternate and main parking areas for the B-52H Stratofortress. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jonathan McElderry)

Chief Master Sgt. Alan Boling, Eighth Air Force command chief, visited Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Oct. 31, 2017. During his visit, Boling toured the Air Traffic Control tower, the alert facility and the B-52H Stratofortress parking areas.

From right, Chief Master Sgt. Alan Boling, Eighth Air Force command chief, and Chief Master Sgt. Paul Elliot, 5th Bomb Wing command chief, talk with Senior Airman Ryan Lopez, 5th Security Forces Squadron member, at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Oct. 31, 2017. Throughout his visit, Boling spoke with Airmen about their importance to the Air Force Global Strike Command mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jonathan McElderry)

Chief Master Sgt. Alan Boling, Eighth Air Force command chief, visited Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Oct. 31, 2017. During his visit, Boling toured the Air Traffic Control tower, the alert facility and the B-52H Stratofortress parking areas.

From left, Airman 1st Class Trevor Lange, 5th Security Forces Squadron member, speaks with Chief Master Sgt. Alan Boling, Eighth Air Force command chief, at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Oct. 31, 2017. Boling received briefings about various 5th Bomb Wing operations and toured the B-52H Stratofortress parking areas. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jonathan McElderry)

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