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  • Trickery and fun are part of competition

    When the Global Strike Challenge 2019 scores post Nov. 20 on the 80 foot by 15 foot blue metal scoreboard in Hoban Hall only one missile wing and one bomb wing will be named “Best of the Best.”Months of grueling competition will end in victory and cheers for a select few, while the rest return to their Global Strike Command bases with a commitment
  • Bomber Task Force 20-1 Completes Mission in Europe

    On the evening of the Oct. 10, 2019, four B-52 Stratofortress strategic bombers from the 2nd Bomb Wing departed Barksdale Air Force Base in Louisiana, enroute to a month-long deployment at RAF Fairford, England. While based at RAF Fairford, the bombers, air crew, maintainers and support personnel conducted integration and interoperability training
  • Thought-leader course strives to develop, empower civilian workforce

    Thirty-eight civilian employees attended Air Force Global Strike Command’s Civilian Strategic Thought Leader Course, here, from Nov. 5-7. The course aims to produce advocates for the command to promote its mission, capabilities and Airmen. The curriculum exposes students to AFGSC history, heritage, senior leaders and subject matter experts, each speaking to a portion of the command’s primary focus—warfighting and winning against 21st century threats.
  • Lethal competition: Bomber maintainers showcase skills on the flightline

    Bomber maintainers and munitions crews from throughout Air Force Global Strike Command competed over the summer to determine which maintenance crews and bomber load teams are the “best of the best” in the command during the seventh Global Strike Challenge competition.
  • Barksdale honors long-time RAO director with building commemoration

    The life-long service of a military veteran has been forever memorialized following the renaming and dedication of the 2nd Mission Support Group building at Barksdale during a ceremony on Nov. 8, 2019. Retired Col. Steven L. dePyssler, director of military retiree affairs for Barksdale, served 38 years on active duty in the U.S. Army Air Corps and the Air Force. He has also spent the past 41 years volunteering with the retiree affairs department. He is believed to be the only known American to have served in World War II, the Korean War, the French Indo-China War, the Bay of Pigs Invasion and the Vietnam War.
  • On the shoulders of giants: AFGSC commander addresses innovation with community

    Gen. Tim Ray, Air Force Global Strike Command commander, discussed the future of Air Force innovation with local leaders and entrepreneurs at the Building our Region’s Future 2019 annual meeting, Nov. 6. Building our Region’s Future focuses on creating the type of industry talent that the command is looking for. Part of the company’s mission is to
  • Lethal competition: Helicopter operations showcase pilots’ skills

    Three helicopter squadrons from the 582nd Helicopter Group represented their respective wings during the Global Strike Challenge 2019 helicopter operations competition at Camp Guernsey, Wyoming, over the summer.
  • ‘Innovation Engine’ drives Air Force innovation process

    Air Force Global Strike Command’s chief scientist introduced the “Innovation Engine,” Nov 1., which is a new process that will reorient, reinvent and reimagine the AFGSC innovation process. Innovation Engine focuses on creating a margin in the command’s processes and procedures, thus building space to empower Airmen to find innovative solutions.
  • Lethal competition: ICBM operations challenges wing missileers

    Missile operators from around the command competed over the summer in Global Strike Challenge, to determine which crew will be named the “best of the best” at the competition’s culminating event next month.