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  • Barksdale Airmen practice operational capability

    Barksdale Airman participated in a Nuclear Operational Readiness Exercise Feb. 22.The exercise tested the wing's operations planning and ability to generate a large number of B-52 Stratofortresses to support the global strike mission. "This NORE allows our Airmen deployed to Minot Air Force Base, N.D., to continue improving our nuclear operations
  • Guam bound

    Team Whiteman members prepare to deploy to Andersen AFB, Guam, Feb. 18, 2010, as part of the continuous bomber presence in the Pacific.
  • AFSA International President visits Malmstrom

    The Air Force Sergeants Association's International President, Jeffrey Ledoux, visited Malmstrom's 1156 chapter for a luncheon at the base dining facility Feb. 9. During the luncheon, Mr. Ledoux talked about the importance of AFSA, and the several legislative issues that he and many others fight for in Congress to make sure military members and
  • Extreme Makeover: Barksdale Edition

    With Air Force Global Strike Command and total force integration, with the 2d Bomb Wing and 917th, comes several renovation and construction projects on Barksdale.More than 50 percent of Barksdale facilities are on the National Historic Register. While these facilities have a great deal of character, they also require significant effort and
  • New command to be advocates for bomber missions

    In front of hundreds of attendees at an Air Force Association conference here, Air Force Global Strike Command's top officer emphasized his command's dedication to the bomber mission."Let me state right up front," said Lt. Gen. Frank Klotz, "Global Strike Command is absolutely committed to providing robust and relentless advocacy for current and
  • Barksdale Airman named Tuskegee Airman of the Week

    Airman 1st Class Allison Boehm of the 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing Public Affairs office is the 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing's Tuskegee Airman of the Week for Jan. 24-30, 2010. "Airman Boehm is a highly motivated individual and has excelled in the workplace," said Brig. Gen. Craig Franklin, 332nd AEW commander. "She is doing exactly what I ask all
  • Airman earns African American award

    To win an award such as the African American Recognition award, it takes time and dedication to service. Not only has Staff Sgt. Paul W. White, 90th Security Forces Squadron, shown that he's dedicated to the mission, he has won the award for 2010 at the squadron, wing, and MAJCOM levels. He's now up for the award at the Air Force level."Winning
  • Air Force Global Strike Command gains three bomber bases

    Air Force Global Strike Command assumed responsibility for all long-range, nuclear-capable bombers Monday as its commander commemorated the occasion by visiting each unit, in three different states, on the same day."We're a new command, a command for the 21st Century," said Lt. Gen. Frank G. Klotz, commander of a force that now numbers nearly
  • Air Force Global Strike Command officials assume B-52, B-2 mission

    Air Force Global Strike Command assumes responsibility for the U.S. Air Force's nuclear-capable bomber force today. This action completes the step-by-step transfer of all Air Force long-range, nuclear-capable assets to the Air Force's newest major command. The nation's intercontinental ballistic missile force became part of Global Strike Command on