USAFSAM Visits MAFB to Continue Cancer Study

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  • By Airman 1st Class Trust Tate
  • 5th Bomb Wing Public Affairs
Airmen from the U.S. Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine, the 5th Operational Medical Readiness Squadron, and the 742nd Missile Squadron pose for a photo at a missile alert facility (MAF), near Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, July 25, 2023. The team assessed indoor air quality at each facility to include temperature, humidity, carbon dioxide and carbon monoxide levels. as part of the ongoing “Missile Community Cancer Study,” air, water and soil quality will be tested at all the missile alert facilities within Air Force Global Strike Command’s three operational intercontinental ballistic missile wings for potential occupational hazards. USAFSAM is part of the Air Force Research Laboratory’s 711th Human Performance Wing.