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  • First B-2 Aviator in combat set to retire

    Five O'Niners have been making history since the secret inception of the 509th Composite Group, Dec. 17, 1944. From the days of Strategic Air Command to the current Air Force Global Strike Command, the 509th has played an integral role in the sovereignty of our nation. Delivering the first and only nuclear weapons, advancements in aerial in-flight
  • New Command Reaches Full Operational Capability

    Air Force Global Strike Command was declared to be at Full Operational Capability on Sept. 30, on schedule, and less than 14 months after its initial activation as a command.To reach that milestone, the Command accomplished more than 700 action items identified by the Secretary and Chief of Staff of the Air Force in 2009, when they chartered Global
  • F.E. Warren Fire Department Best in DoD

    The fire department at F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyo., walked away with top honors from the Department of Defense during the Fire and Emergency Services banquet held in Chicago recently.The 90th Civil Engineer Squadron fire department was named DoD's "top small unit" for 2009 for saving lives and providing crucial support to the community,
  • Global Strike launches first-ever Nuclear Intelligence Course

    Air Force Global Strike Command has launched a new course to give intelligence practitioners the strategic skills needed to be effective nuclear professionals.The Intelligence Formal Training Unit course is the first of its kind in the Air Force and will establish a baseline of shared knowledge and expertise within the Command's intelligence
  • Top Command personnelist visits Warren

    Air Force Global Strike Command's Director of Manpower, Personnel, and Services visited the base Sept. 13-15 for an immersion visit with the 90th Force Support Squadron.The purpose of this immersion visit was to familiarize Col. Gregory Parsons with 90th FSS issues and concerns. One major focus of the visit was to show the colonel recent base
  • Recruiters share Air Force story at Wings Over Whiteman

    Recruiters representing Airmen, Soldiers and Sailors came to this Air Force Global Strike Command base from surrounding communities, such as Blue Springs and Sedalia, to share military information with the public at the 2010 Wings Over Whiteman Air Show and Open House, Sept. 18 and 19. "The Air Force is all about advancement. We have Airmen
  • Global Strike Command units cooperate on successful simulated launches

    Airmen from the 341st Missile Wing performed multiple tests Sept. 8 and 9 as a part of a Simulated Electronic Launch-Minuteman, also know as a SELM. The tests are an integral part of Air Force Global Strike Command's on-going program to evaluate the operational readiness of Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missiles. Six different launch
  • Global Strike Command Minuteman III test launch successful

    Air Force Global Strike Command crews launched an unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile from north Vandenberg Sept. 17 at 3:03 a.m.The operational test launch demonstrates the weapon system's reliability and accuracy, officials said. The missile's single unarmed re-entry vehicle traveled approximately 5,300 miles, to a
  • Commander: Global Strike Command ready for Full Operational Capability

    The Commander of Air Force Global Strike Command said Monday he will be ready to declare Full Operational Capability status for the new Command by Oct. 1. "Our Airmen have accomplished remarkable work in a very short period of time," said Lt. Gen. Frank Klotz during the Air Force Association Conference here. The Command has recorded significant
  • Nuclear enterprise individual recognized during Air and Space Conference

    The Airman with the most significant achievement within the Air Force nuclear enterprise was honored with the newly established Gen. Larry D. Welch award during the 2010 Air Force Association Air & Space Conference and Technology Exposition at the National Harbor in Oxon Hill, Md. on Sept 13th.Senior Master Sgt. John M. Oblinger, the superintendent