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  • 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
  • USSTRATCOM Conducts Long-Range Strategic Bomber Mission

    U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) demonstrated the readiness and global reach of its long-range strategic bombers during a mission spanning the U.S. European Command and U.S. Indo-Pacific Command geographic areas of responsibility, May 7.
  • Rucking for heroes

    The Coronavirus has placed restrictions on the daily lives of people around the globe. Yet, some Airmen refuse to allow the restrictions of the current environment become limitations on their abilities.Following social distancing protocol, more than 80 Airmen from the 90th Civil Engineer Squadron participated in a “virtual ruck march” May 7, 2020
  • 7th Bomb Wing displays readiness with Bomber Task Force deployment

    The 7th Bomb Wing’s readiness was on full display supporting Pacific Air Forces’ Bomber Task Force mission despite the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • B-1s conduct Bomber Task Force mission in Baltic region

    Two U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancers from Ellsworth conducted a long-range strategic Bomber Task Force mission to the Baltic region, May 5, 2020.
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