The 5th Bomb Wing at Minot AFB, N.D., is undergoing a nuclear surety inspection the week of Aug. 11, 2008, to assess its ability to perform its nuclear weapons mission. The wing is being retested after having failed its previous inspection in May. Here Col. Joel Westa, the wing’s commander, greets airmen returning to Minot after their participation, along with three of Minot’s B-52s, in the two-week Red Flag air combat training exercise 08-03 at Nellis AFB, Nev., Aug. 2, 2008.
Air Force photo by A1C Wesley Wright
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