- Associated Press - Sunday, June 29, 2014

MINOT, N.D. (AP) - The top civilian leader in the U.S. Air Force will be visiting Minot Air Force Base this week.

The Minot Daily News reports (http://bit.ly/Tutvuk ) Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James will be visiting the base Tuesday.

It will be second trip to the base for James this year. She visited Minot Air Force Base in January along with F.E. Warren Air Force Base in Wyoming and Malmstrom Air Force Base in Montana. She came as part of a fact-finding trip following news that some launch officers in Montana cheated on proficiency tests.

The Minot base oversees 150 Minuteman III missiles buried in the countryside. It also is home to B-52 bombers. The two wings are assigned to Air Force Global Strike Command, which oversees nuclear missiles and bombers.

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Information from: Minot Daily News, http://www.minotdailynews.com