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  • 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.,
  • Rise of the Cyber Wingman: 10 principles Airmen must know

    Every day, malicious code, worms, botnets and hooks attack Air Force computers hardware, software and the Internet. They infiltrate classified information and compromise national security. In response, the Air Force is stepping up its mission to defend cyberspace.Cyberspace adversaries attack Department of Defense computer networks every day. They
  • Gen. Klotz delivers important message to Team Minot community

    The Air Force Global Strike Command commander visited Minot and the base Oct. 27 to 29 in a continued effort of reinvigorating the Air Force's nuclear enterprise. "We've been presented some tough challenges with restoring the professionalism, discipline, excellence, pride and esprit in the nuclear enterprise," said Lt. Gen. Frank G. Klotz, AFGSC
  • AFGSC leadership releases command's mission, vision

    Air Force Global Strike Command recently went "off site" for the better part of three days to focus on producing a command mission and vision as a guide to Global Strike Airmen about where the new command is heading. AFGSC leadership gathered near the National Military Park in Vicksburg, Miss., Oct. 15-17, to zero-in on the organization's course,
  • Whiteman Air Force Base gains two units

    As part of the Air Force's continuing effort to reinvigorate the nuclear enterprise, two new Air Force Materiel Command units formally joined Team Whiteman in a ceremony Sunday. The 498th Munitions Maintenance Group headquarters staff relocates from Kirtland AFB, N.M., while its new subordinate unit, the 19th Munitions Squadron, stands up. The 498
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