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  • Meet the 90th MXG Global Strike Challenge team

    Global Strike Challenge is back.This year, 90th Missile Wing Airmen are showing what they're made of.Global Strike Challenge is the sole ICBM, bomber and security forces competition in the world with units from Air Force Global Strike Command, Air Combat Command, Air Force Reserve Command and the

  • Air Force Association honors 12 Outstanding Airmen of the Year

    The Air Force recognized its 12 Outstanding Airmen of the Year at a gala hosted by the 2014 Air Force Association’s Air & Space Conference and Technology Exposition here Sept. 15. The award recognizes 12 outstanding enlisted service members who demonstrate superior leadership, job performance,

  • Sixth Castle Coombe mess cup comes home

    The sixth Castle Coombe mess cup made its way back home to the Eighth Air Force headquarters on Barksdale Air Force Base Sept. 15.The Castle Coombe Mess Punch Bowl, or Eaker Bowl, became a heraldic symbol for the Eighth Air Force, linking the Mighty Eighth to its historical past.The history behind

  • PRP Changes: "With great power comes great responsibility"

    The Medical Treatment Facility recently implemented a Force Improvement Program initiative by changing how their Personnel Reliability Program is run.PRP Airmen have been given more flexibility when it comes to medical treatment with the elimination of the "orange sheet," the system has become less

  • 5th AMXS weapons load team gear up for GSC

    The weapons load crew from 5th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron competing in the 2014 Global Strike Challenge loads joint direct attack GBU-38 munitions on a B-52H Stratofortress here, Sept. 5, 2014. The load crew is evaluated on how quickly they load munitions on a B-52 and how many discrepancies are

  • Air Force leaders discuss nuclear enterprise

    The nuclear enterprise must modernize to remain a viable and essential part of the United States' defense strategy, maintained Air Force senior leaders at the Air Force Association's annual Air & Space Conference and Technology Exposition here, Sept. 16.Lt. Gen. Stephen Wilson, Air Force Global

  • Force Improvement Program continues to move forward

    Air Force Global Strike Command Airmen continue to see positive changes in the nuclear force being made through the Force Improvement Program.During her address at the Air Force Association's Air & Space Conference, Sept. 15, Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James talked about those

  • Team Barksdale remembers 9/11, recognizes two of their own

    Team Barksdale gathered around the 2nd Bomb Wing Headquarters to pay their respect to those who lost their lives on Sept. 11, 2001 and to also honor two Airmen who almost sacrificed it all in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. It has been 13 years since the attacks on 9/11, where 2,977 people

  • 20th AF provides the toolset for success

    Twentieth Air Force hosted a flight commander leadership course from Aug. 12 to 15, 2014, at 20th AF Headquarters on F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyo., for company grade officers from 20th AF's three constituent ICBM wings.The flight commander leadership course provided professional development