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  • EOD clears bombing range used for training

    Five members of the 2nd Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal team spent the week at Claiborne Bombing and Gunnery Range in Alexandria, La., Sept. 16-20.Every year, EOD Airmen clear the range of ordnance dropped from the B-52H Stratofortress and A-10 Thunderbolt II. The 7,800-acre

  • Global Strike Airman recognized as one AF's most 'Outstanding'

    Twelve outstanding individuals were recognized for their superior leadership, job performance, community involvement and personal achievements in a dinner hosted by the Air Force Association as part of the 2013 Air and Space Conference and Technology Exposition in Washington, D.C. Sept. 16.One of

  • Global Strike Command pounds the pavement

    Elite athletes from all around Air Force Global Strike Command will compete against thousands of other runners at the Air Force Marathon on Wright-Patterson Air Force base, Ohio.Scheduled for Sept. 21, the 17th annual Air Force Marathon is expected to draw approximately 15,000 participants across

  • Generals speak to importance, relevancy of nuclear enterprise

    Three Air Force generals discussed the state of the service's nuclear enterprise during the Air Force Association's 2013 Air & Space Conference and Technology Exposition here Sept. 17.Lt. Gen. James Kowalski, the Air Force Global Strike Command commander; Maj. Gen. Garrett Harencak, the Strategic

  • Software updates keep the B-52 fighting fit

    The B-52 Stratofortress will soon receive a software upgrade that will keep the aircraft at the forefront of the U.S. strategic bomber fleet.As new equipment and advanced weapons are added to the B-52 fleet, the B-52 Software Block (BSB) upgrades allow the aircraft to utilize the full potential of

  • Amazing Wingmen form up to help the community

    Airmen from Malmstrom Air Force Base, Ellsworth AFB, S.D; F.E. Warren AFB, Wyo.; Dyess AFB, Texas; and Mountain Home AFB, Idaho joined up with local Montana agencies to save a man's life and reunite him with his family during a Search and Rescue mission Sept. 7.A rancher located near Colstrip,

  • 20 AF delegation visits Pentagon, commander briefs AF leadership

    Airmen from 20th Air Force briefed Air Force leadership Sept. 4 in Washington, D.C., on the mission, the people, the history and the way-ahead of the Department of Defense's only immediate response nuclear alert force.Maj. Gen. Michael Carey, 20th AF commander, brought a small team of experts from

  • Vietnam Wall gives veterans a moment to reflect

    Civilians, servicemembers and veterans in the Johnson County area gathered to attend the opening ceremony of the Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall at the Concordia Aquatic Center in Concordia, Mo., Sept. 4.The wall will be on display at the baseball field near the aquatic center until Sept. 8."I

  • Meadows Museum to hold Air Force art exhibit

    The Meadows Museum of Art, Centenary College of Louisiana, will hold an art exhibit, "Air Force Art of the Atomic Age, Sept. 13-29 at the museum on the Centenary campus.The exhibit, being held in cooperation with Air Force Global Strike Command, will feature 12 pieces of artwork from the Air Force