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  • Remembering a 101-year-old legacy

    A memorial service was held on base to remember and pay tribute to the life-long service and legacy of the director of retiree affairs for Barksdale, July 31, 2020. Retired Col. Steven L. dePyssler, who served 38 years in the U.S. Army Air Corps and the Air Force, and the past 41 years volunteering with the retiree affairs department, passed away July 25, 2020.
  • Air Force releases Support of Military Families community assessment results

    The Department of the Air Force released the results of its recent community assessments on support of military families, giving communities an idea of how they can better support Airmen and families.“The communities surrounding our AFGSC bases have already done a tremendous amount of work to get professional licensure legislation passed in their
  • Keeping his feet on the ground to put planes in the sky

    The feeling of the rumble of the B-52H Stratofortress is a highlight for some maintainers who work tirelessly to keep them flying, but for one Airman, the excitement in the pit of his stomach was replaced by an inexplicable pain.
  • B-1s Conduct Bilateral Training with Koku-Jieitai in Vicinity of Japan

    A B-1B Lancer flew from Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, to the vicinity of Japan to conduct integration training with the Koku-Jieitai, or Japanese Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF), on July 27, 2020.
  • PDEP on-track, in development for AFGSC data-driven decisions

    Air Force Global Strike Command is working to implement state-of-the-art technology to advance the mission through the growth of the Portfolio-level Digital Engineering Platform, the command’s data-driven analytical processor that is in the next phase of development at the Cyber Innovation Center in Bossier City, Louisiana.Lt. Col. Ryan
  • STEALTHWERX Spark Tank 2020

    Whiteman Air Force Base Airmen have a new means to influence change at the 509th Bomb Wing, Air Force Global Strike, and Air Force-level through the STEALTHWERX Spark Tank.STEALTHWERX Spark Tank is Whiteman’s competition to identify the best ideas from across our organization, which will go on to represent the base during the AFGSC S3 Spark Sprint
  • B-1s Conduct Bomber Task Force Mission in South China Sea

    A pair of B-1B Lancers assigned to Ellsworth deployed to Andersen AFB, Guam, launched from the island base to conduct a long-range strategic Bomber Task Force mission in the South China Sea on July 21, 2020.
  • Innovating through COVID-19: AFGSC deputy commander offers leadership advice through virtual AFROTC Summer Internship Program

    While COVID-19 travel restrictions have presented challenges to conducting many programs normally held in person, Air Force Global Strike Command recently used innovation and technology expand the reach of their AFROTC Summer Internship Program, allowing Lt. Gen. Anthony Cotton, AFGSC deputy commander, to share information and leadership advice
  • SECDEF visits Team Whiteman, talks TFI on B-2 mission

    Secretary of Defense Dr. Mark T. Esper visited Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, July 22, 2020, to familiarize himself with Team Whiteman’s mission in maintaining global support and combat readiness.During his visit, Esper spoke with base leaders and Airmen across the installation.“It was an honor to highlight Team Whiteman’s unique mission and
  • 20 AF commander visits KAFB; mission continuity amid COVID-19

    U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Michael J. Lutton, 20th Air Force commander, visited Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico, July 21-22, 2020, to meet with Team Kirtland members to learn about the missions they perform everyday and their impacts on national security.