Strategic Command

625th STOS installs new virtual trainer

— The 625th STOS, an 8th Air Force unit located at Offutt AFB, received a new virtual trainer in June 2020. The trainer will allow Air Launch Control System (ALCS) operators to continue training and remain proficient in-house, following the loss of their legacy trainer during the flood at Offutt in March 2019... MORE

Chief sets bar, challenges troops to invest more time in JPME

— In the United States Air Force, there is almost no greater honor for an enlisted member than to obtain the rank of chief master sergeant and have the opportunity to give back to the force. Many chiefs strive to maintain mastery of all their jobs and proficiencies, take a proactive role within their organization, constantly pursue professional development, and above all, set the example for those around them... MORE

1980s: Hill AFB’s role as the Logistics System Program Manager for all Air Force ICBMs

— As Hill AFB entered its fifth decade in 1980, the Ogden Air Logistics Center remained the Logistics System Program Manager for the Air Force’s entire Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) deterrent force. The ICBM weapon systems then managed by the Ogden ALC included the LGM-25 Titan II, LGM-30 Minuteman II and III, LGM-118A Peacekeeper, and XMGX-134A Small ICBM. ... MORE

Team Whiteman Airmen share their role in strategic bomber mission with SECAF

— Secretary of the Air Force Barbara Barrett visited Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, June 11, 2020, to familiarize herself with Team Whiteman’s mission in maintaining global support and combat readiness.During her visit, Barrett spoke with base leaders, first responders and maintenance personnel across the installation.“It was an honor to showcase... MORE

Team Whiteman Airmen share their role in strategic bomber mission with SECAF

— Secretary of the Air Force Barbara Barrett visited Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, June 11, 2020, to familiarize herself with Team Whiteman’s mission in maintaining global support and combat readiness.During her visit, Barrett spoke with base leaders, first responders and maintenance personnel across the installation.“It was an honor to showcase... MORE

B-52s participate in BTF, BALTOPS 2020 exercise

— Two B-52H Stratofortresses from the 5th Bomb Wing, Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, conducted a long-range, long duration strategic Bomber Task Force mission throughout Europe and the Baltic region, June 15, 2020, while also supporting the Baltic Operations exercise... MORE

B-1s train to LRASM capabilities in Europe during Bomber Task Force mission

— Two B-1B Lancers from the 28th Bomb Wing, Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota, conducted a long-range strategic Bomber Task Force mission to the Black Sea region, 29 May, 2020. During the mission, the two B-1s conducted training on the Long Range Anti-ship Missile (LRASM). Designed to target adversary ships, the LRASM gives the B-1 the ability to have advanced stand-off and counter-ship capabilities... MORE

Air Force Global Strike Command’s innovation hub ‘STRIKEWERX’ now open for business

— Air Force Global Strike Command launched STRIKEWERX May 28, a new national innovation hub serving as the command’s store front for connecting with industry and academia, finding solutions to the command’s challenges and coming up with innovative ideas to shape the future. Originally planned to be an in-person grand opening earlier in the year, the... MORE

USNORTHCOM Leads Large-Scale, Multi-Combatant Command Homeland Defense Exercise with Truman Carrier Strike Group

— U.S. Northern Command is leading a major homeland defense exercise conducted in partnership with North American Aerospace Defense Command, U.S. Transportation Command, U.S. Strategic Command, and U.S. Space Command, with the Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group (HSTCSG) under the operational control of U.S. Northern Command... MORE

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