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  • AFGSC B-1Bs return to flight

    The first B-1B Lancers resumed flight operations this week following a safety stand-down issued March 28 by Gen. Timothy Ray, Air Force Global Strike Command commander.  Individual B-1B aircraft will return to flight as the inspections and maintenance directed during the stand-down are completed on each aircraft.During the safety stand-down,
  • Final Doolittle Raider’s tradition of honor, legacy of valor celebrated at memorial

    The tradition of honor and legacy of valor that defined the life of retired Lt. Col. Richard “Dick” E. Cole were celebrated during a memorial service at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, April 18.
  • Meet Reagan: a military child

    With both dog and children toys scattered around, Megan and Reagan Melvin had a typical day of games and homework. At first, it was a bit awkward for seven-year-old Reagan. He wouldn’t say more than one word around me and he would hide his face any time I touched the camera. I knew he would need time to warm up before we could talk.After two days,
  • 2019 BTF comes to an end

    More than 450 personnel and six B-52 Stratofortresses from Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, returned home following a short-term deployment to RAF Fairford, England, in support of U.S. Strategic Command’s Bomber Task Force in Europe, April 11, 2019. The BTF deployment enabled theater integration and training with joint partners, allied nations and other U.S. Air Force units, to further enhance bomber interoperability in the theater.
  • 2018 Nuclear Deterrence Operations and Nuclear & Missile Operations awards winners announced

    These awards recognize the outstanding accomplishments of Airmen contributing to nuclear deterrence operations and the missile operations career field respectively.
  • Industrial Hardware does their part to keep B-52 engines running

    Imagine ordering parts for a major auto repair shop that supplies hardware to maintain engines for 76 vehicles. Although it’s 2019, the newest vehicle in the fleet was built in 1962. Each of those 76 vehicles have eight engines, and their ability to operate is critical to national security. This is a job that some of the employees at the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s Industrial Hardware supply chain perform every day in supporting the sustainability of the TF33 engines that power the Air Force’s B-52 Stratofortress, the service’s self-proclaimed “backbone of the manned strategic bomber force,” according to the Air Force’s B-52 fact sheet.
  • Marker to fallen B-29 aircrew dedicated in Monzano Mountains

    The sounds of more than 100 pairs of feet trekking up the Manzano Mountains filled the somber and chilly spring air. The 11 mph gusts cutting through their sweaters and coats wouldn’t stop the mass of people from completing their mission for the day: to pay their respects and see where 13 Airmen made the ultimate sacrifice many years ago. April 11, 2019, members of Team Kirtland and family of the fallen Airmen gathered for a memorial commemoration and marker dedication.
  • 509th Communications Squadron award winner flies in B-2

    Tech. Sgt. Darius Charles won the rare opportunity to fly in one of the Whiteman Air Force Base’s stealth aircraft, the B-2 Stealth Bomber on April 2, 2019.
  • Lt Col Dick Cole, last surviving Doolittle Raider, passes away at age 103

    A legendary chapter in Air Force history has come to a close. Retired Lt. Col. Richard “Dick” E. Cole, the last survivor of the “Doolittle Raid,” died April 9, in San Antonio.
  • F.E. Warren AFB Fire & Emergency Services is awarded international accreditation

    The F.E. Warren Air Force Base Fire & Emergency Service is the only agency in Air Force Global Strike Command and the state of Wyoming to achieve Internationally Accredited Agency status with the Commission on Fire Accreditation International and the Center for Public Safety Excellence, Inc.Francis E. Warren AFB Fire & Emergency Services has