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  • Air Force completes virtual public hearings for first B-21 Main Operating Base

    The Air Force concluded the final of four virtual public hearings Oct. 22 as part of the on-going Environmental Impact Statement for the first B-21 Main Operating Base. The EIS hearings provided the public an opportunity to comment on the draft EIS, which was posted online Sep. 25 at https://www.b21eis.com/draft_eis.aspx. Under the National
  • 91st Missile Wing Airman Pursues Two Dreams

    Capt. Tarina Crook, a 91st Missile Wing Missilier, stationed at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., is an airman chasing two dreams. Crook grew up as a military brat in O’Fallen, Illinois. She eventually joined the military and began a long-term career in the Air Force. However, Crook has an additional calling to help others. This altruistic nature has led her to pursue a budding career in social work. Crook divides her time between her duties as a Missilier and volunteering in the community.
  • 9th EBS maintainers ensure BTF success

    As the B-1B Lancer aircraft soars through the skies, enabling the 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron (EBS) aircrew to conduct missions in the Indo-Pacific region during a Bomber Task Force (BTF) deployment to Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, there’s one big reason for their success: maintenance.Maintenance Airmen work around the clock to ensure the
  • STRIKEWERX Spark Sprint selects winners

    Two Airmen were selected as finalists by Air Force Global Strike Command leadership and community leaders as part of the STRIKEWERX Spark Sprint (S3) event held Friday, Oct. 30, at the STRIKEWERX Innovation Hub in Bossier City, Louisiana.The STRIKEWERX Spark Sprint (S3) event brought together six wing finalists from across AFGSC to receive coaching
  • Airmen of Team Minot- Airman 1st Class John Schmidt, Air Traffic Control apprentice

    Airman 1st Class John Schmidt is an air traffic control apprentice with the 5th Operational Support Squadron. He works with his supervisors to learn how to effectively direct B-52s in their daily operations. Schmidt gathers information from instruments in the air traffic control tower and provides it to appropriate agencies such as base operations, the maintenance operations command center and even the 5th Medical Group.
  • Whiteman Air Force Base participates in the Airman's Edge survey

    Members of the 509th Bomb Wing have the opportunity to provide feedback on the effectiveness of a peer-to-peer program called Airman’s Edge.The purpose of the study is to examine if peer-to-peer mentoring is effective in decreasing suicide risk and fostering improved psychological health and well-being within a military population.“In order for
  • 377th ABW takes part in Exercise Global Thunder 21

    The 377th Air Base Wing at Kirtland Air Force Base conducted a series of training events, starting Oct. 19, as one of Air Force Global Strike Command’s bases participating in the U.S. Strategic Command “Exercise Global Thunder 21.”
  • 40th Helicopter Squadron - UH-1N Huey

    40th Helicopter Squadron - UH-1N Huey
  • Reagan Test Site supports Air Force Glory Trip

    U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command Soldiers and civilians play an important role in supporting the Air Force’s latest Glory Trip.An unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, during Air Force Global Strike Command’s Glory Trip-236 operational test Oct. 29 and impacted in a
  • Media Readout: Ray Speaks on Hypersonic Weapons

    General Tim Ray, Air Force Global Strike Command commander, spoke virtually at an industry Hypersonic Weapons Summit, Oct. 29, 2020.Due to COVID-19, this Hypersonic Weapons Summit was virtual and Ray provided insight on bolstering strategic deterrence and global strike through the integration of conventional hypersonic capabilities. He also