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  • B-1s integrate with allies and partners; fly over Sweden for first-time

    Two B-1B Lancers from the 28th Bomb Wing, Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota, conducted a long-range strategic Bomber Task Force mission to the Nordic region May 20, 2020.The mission marked the first time B-1s have flown over Sweden to integrate with Swedish Gripens while conducting close-air support training with Swedish Joint Terminal Attack
  • F. E. Warren honors first responders, medical professionals

    Aviators from F. E. Warren Air Force Base fly over the Wyoming State Capitol building as part of a salute to first responders and medical professionals May 16, 2020 in Cheyenne, Wyoming. Helicopter pilots from the 37th Helicopter Squadron flew over several medical facilities in Cheyenne to honor the efforts of medical professionals during the
  • Collaborative environment drives rapid solutions for global strike, warfighters

    Air Force Global Strike Command’s goal of continuing to serve as the nation’s innovative, ever-evolving global strike force requires a quick and efficient way to problem solve.
  • CSAF and CMSAF see first-hand the readiness of Minot AFB

    Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein and Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright visited Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, May 14, 2020. They saw how Team Minot has remained mission-ready and resilient throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. “There is no more important mission than what’s going on right here at Minot. We know that we are not going to get relief from this critical, nuclear mission despite COVID-19 challenges,” said Goldfein. “And I couldn’t be prouder of Team Minot, and what we’ve seen here today.”
  • AFNWC realigns to improve nuclear mission focus

    The Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center is restructuring its directorates to improve focus on providing nuclear capabilities to the warfighter.
  • Collecting and storing JASSMs, another MUNS mission

    In January of 2020, missile attacks from Iran to U.S. installations in Iraq brought tensions between the two countries to a point that was feared to trigger a full scale war. In response to this, AGM-158 Joint Air to Surface Standoff Missiles (JASSM) from Barksdale Air Force Base, La., were sent down range to be used if needed to counter any future threats.
  • Air Force reviews preliminary design for future ICBM

    Air Force reviewed Northrop Grumman’s preliminary design for the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent in late April, advancing the program toward its next milestone and acquisition phase.
  • Ellsworth B-1s return to European Theater as part of latest BTF mission

    B-1B Lancers from Ellsworth conducted a second long-range strategic Bomber Task Force mission in the European theater that included key interactions with U.S. assets as well as Danish and Polish forces May 11, 2020.
  • 5th BW awarded Best Commanders Inspection Program in the AF

    The 5th Bomb Wing Inspector General office was awarded the 2019 Maj. General Junius W. Jones Inspector General Award for having the most outstanding Commander’s Inspection Program in the Air Force at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota.
  • B-1s integrate with allies and partners during Bomber Task Force mission

    A B-1B Lancer from the 28th Bomb Wing, Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota, conducted a second long-range strategic Bomber Task Force mission to the European area of operations, May 11, 2020.A KC-135 Stratotanker from the 100th Air Refueling Wing, RAF Mildenhall, England, enabled the B-1 to make the trip from Ellsworth Air Force Base and back