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  • Another First as Ellsworth B-1s Integrate With Ukrainian, Turkish Assets During BTF Mission

    Ellsworth added another “first-ever” to its long list of accomplishments when a pair of base B-1B Lancers integrated with Ukrainian Su-27 Flankers and MiG-29 Fulcrums as well as Turkish KC-135s during a long-range, long duration Dynamic Force Employment mission throughout Europe and the Black Sea region May 29, 2020.
  • B-1s train to LRASM capabilities in Europe during Bomber Task Force mission

    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 Black Sea region, 29 May, 2020. During the mission, the two B-1s conducted training on the Long Range Anti-ship Missile (LRASM). Designed to target adversary ships, the LRASM gives the B-1 the ability to have advanced stand-off and counter-ship capabilities.
  • Final changes to Air Force song announced

    The announcement by Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein, completes a two-step process in which male-only references were revised to capture the distinguished service, the high standards, and central role that women play in every facet of the modern United States Air Force.
  • 90th Medical Group conducts mass COVID-19 testing

    Medical personnel from the 90th Medical Group tested more than 250 troops from across the 90th Missile Wing May 20, 2020 on F. E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyoming.The personnel, composed of Defenders, Maintainers, Operators, Facility Managers and Missile Chefs, were directed to receive testing to ensure minimization of COVID-19 infections to
  • Safety in the sky

    A “danger” sign marks where 2nd Communications Squadron Airmen are preparing to scale a communications tower for training at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., May 19, 2020. These training measures keep the training Airmen up to date on their qualifications so they can be mission ready at a moment’s notice. (U.S. Air Force photo by 2nd Lt. Aileen
  • Air Force Global Strike Command’s innovation hub ‘STRIKEWERX’ now open for business

    Air Force Global Strike Command launched STRIKEWERX May 28, a new national innovation hub serving as the command’s store front for connecting with industry and academia, finding solutions to the command’s challenges and coming up with innovative ideas to shape the future.Originally planned to be an in-person grand opening earlier in the year, the
  • Minot Emergency Flight wins Best Air Force Readiness & Emergency Management Flight

    The 5th Civil Engineer Squadron Readiness and Emergency Management flight was awarded the 2019 Col. Frederick J. Reimer Award for distinguishing itself as the best Readiness and Emergency Management flight in the Air Force at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota.
  • AFIMSC analytics tool expands to help leaders prioritize investments

    Enhancements to the Installation Health Assessment analytics platform are giving Air Force commanders the ability to accurately prioritize funding requirements for more critical mission support areas than ever before.
  • US, Japan bomber-fighter integration demonstrates commitment, enhances readiness

    A B-1B Bomber Task Force mission on May 26 included important elements for a complex theater – integration with allies and partners – in support of U.S. Indo-Pacific Command and U.S. Strategic Command objectives.
  • Air Force delays mandatory wear-date for OCP items, 2PFDU

    Several uniform changes scheduled to become mandatory for the Operational Camouflage Pattern and Two-Piece Flight Duty Uniform (2PFDU) on June 1, have been delayed to Sept. 1.