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  • Air Force senior leaders pay holiday visit to Global Strike Command Airmen

    The Air Force's top uniformed officer and top enlisted leader each visited Air Force Global Strike Command wings for Christmas, spending the holiday with Airmen charged with the nuclear strategic deterrence mission and global strike operations.Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Norton Schwartz visited F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyo. while Chief Master
  • Celebrate accomplishments this holiday season

    As 2009 draws to a close, it's worth reflecting upon the many extraordinary events of the past year. Last fall, Secretary of the Air Force Donley and Chief of Staff General Schwartz developed a roadmap to refocus our efforts on reinvigorating the Air Force nuclear enterprise. Thanks to your hard work and professionalism, we are well on our way to
  • AFGSC missile wings conduct limited inspections

    Each of Air Force Global Strike Command's three missile wings successfully passed a no-notice limited nuclear surety inspection -- LNSI -- this week, the first such inspections launched by the new command.Inspection teams of nine to ten members, including observers from U.S. Strategic Command and oversight from the Air Force Inspection Agency,
  • Unit helps ensure America's safety

    The 625th Strategic Operations Squadron, a tenant unit here, was realigned under Air Force Global Strike Command from Air Force Space Command Dec. 1. Air Force Global Strike Command will oversee all of the service's nuclear forces. "The creation of this new command reflects the Air Force's firm and unshakeable conviction that nuclear deterrence and
  • AFGSC assumes ICBM mission: Commander outlines mission, vision, values

    The men and women of the Twentieth Air Force and the Mighty Ninety hosted the Air Force Global Strike Command commander during an historic Air Force milestone as the command assumed responsibilities for the intercontinental ballistic missile mission Tuesday.While at F.E. Warren, Lt. Gen. Frank Klotz met with installation leadership and community
  • GLOBAL STRIKE COMMAND ASSUMES ICBM MISSION

    Air Force Global Strike Command assumes the U.S. Air Force's Intercontinental Ballistic Missile mission Dec 1.The ICBM transfer is part of a phased approach to unify all Air Force nuclear-capable assets under one command, officials said. The new command gains three missile wings, one each at F.E. Warren AFB, Wyo.; Malmstrom AFB, Mont.; and Minot
  • Newest Air Force command hiring now for top priority mission

    The Air Force Global Strike Command is aggressively working to hire the best people available for one of the Air Force's top priorities--reinvigorating the nuclear enterprise. Active-duty, civilian and Guard and Reserve, especially those with nuclear experience, are being encouraged to apply for positions at AFGSC headquarters at Barksdale and at
  • Air Force leaders speak at 2009 Global Warfare Symposium

    Air Force senior leaders discussed the service's priorities, capabilities and vision in space, cyberspace and strategic deterrence at the 2009 Air Force Association Global Warfare Symposium here Nov. 19. Gen. Kevin P. Chilton, Lt. Gen. Frank G. Klotz and Maj. Gen. Richard E. Webber, respective commanders of U.S. Strategic Command, Air Force Global
  • AFSPC bids farewell to Minot’s missile wing

    The Air Force Space Command commander visited Minot Airmen Nov. 12 here. The visit was an opportunity to wish the 91st Missile Wing a final farewell as the wing transfers to Air Force Global Strike Command Dec. 1."You do the country's most important mission," said Gen. Robert Kehler, AFSPC commander. "You provide the President with a combat ready
  • AFGSC working toward seamless transition with mission transfer

    Air Force Global Strike Command will gain missile wings at F.E. Warren AFB, Wyo.; Malmstrom AFB, Mont.; and Minot AFB, N.D. when it assumes control of 20th Air Force and the ICBM mission Dec. 1. The 576th Flight Test Squadron at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., as well as the 625th Strategic Operations Squadron at Offutt Air Force Base, Neb.,
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