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  • Global Strike Command shows Air Force flag at NYC Fleet Week

    Four members of Air Force Global Strike Command represented the Air Force and its newest major command during the Big Apple's annual Fleet Week celebration, which continued through the Memorial Day weekend. The event was based at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum located at Pier 86 along the

  • Spirit Award presented to B-2 tailpipe working group

    Brig. Gen. Robert Wheeler, 509th Bomb Wing commander, presented Airmen and civilians from a combined working group which consisted of the 509th BW, Oklahoma City Air Logistics Center, the Air Force Global Logistics Support Center, and Northrop Grumman with the Spirit Award May 19. General Wheeler

  • Under Secretary’s visit underscores importance of nuclear mission

    The Honorable Erin C. Conaton visited here May 20, less than 3 months after becoming Under Secretary of the Air Force, for a firsthand view of Air Force Global Strike Command. Hosted by the commander, Lt. Gen. Frank Klotz, Secretary Conaton received briefings from the command's senior leaders and

  • AFGSC pushes for energy awareness

    As Air Force Global Strike Command builds an energy awareness program, the command's energy experts are striving to meet federal conservation goals.The team also emphasizes how energy conservation contributes to mission success in the Air Force's newest major command."Energy conservation isn't just

  • AFGSC commander gets close-up look at deployed bomber operations

    Lt. Gen. Frank Klotz, Air Force Global Strike Command commander, visited here May 13-16 to assess ongoing bomber operations and meet with deployed Airmen.Although bombers have rotated through Guam continuously since March 2004, the nation's B-2s and B-52s have been aligned under Air Force Global

  • Minot's AT program named AFGSC best of 2009

    On May 12, Air Force Global Strike Command named Minot AFB as a 2009 Antiterrorism Award winner for having the Best Installation Antiterrorism Program of the Year. Minot's antiterrorism program is unique as it is a joint effort between the 5th Bomb Wing and 91st Missile Wing. Both wing programs work

  • Photo Essay: Eyes in the sky

    Senior Airman Jesse Lopez spent an afternoon with the ever-vigilant air traffic controllers of the 5th Operations Support Squadron here May 12.To view the slide show, click HERE.

  • 625th Strategic Operations Squadron earns Phillips Award

    The 625th Strategic Operations Squadron here was recently recognized as the best overall missile squadron in the Air Force for 2009.The 625th was eligible to compete for the Phillips Award for the first time this year, after realigning under Global Strike Command Dec. 1. In the past, only the nine

  • 509th CP named best in the AF

    The 509th Bomb Wing Command Post was recently named Best Large CP in the Air Force, after being selected as Air Combat Command's Command Post of the Year."The Airmen in the command post have done an outstanding job of carrying on the Whiteman tradition of excellence," said Brig. Gen. Robert Wheeler,