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  • Focus on the Force: Staff Sgt. Campos Rivera

    Staff Sgt. Armando Campos Rivera, the 341st Missile Operations Squadron nuclear certified equipment monitor, demonstrates on a daily basis the importance of the Air Force's three core values - integrity first, service before self, and excellence in all we do.His dedication to excellence in all we do got him hand-picked by leadership for his current
  • Global Strike Airmen save lives by employing the Wingman concept

    Two Air Force Global Strike Command Airmen saved a life recently when they alerted base security forces to the suicidal thoughts of their friend, employing the Wingman concept to get the ailing Airman the help he needed."A life was saved in our command that day because immediate action was taken by two Wingmen who were paying attention, then
  • From the Frontlines: 1st Lt. Tom Meltzer

    More than 6,000 miles from this Air Force Global Strike Command base, 1st Lt. Tom Meltzer, 509th Operations Group chief of target intelligence, was called to serve his first deployment at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. Lieutenant Meltzer departed Whiteman May 2010 for six-months and trained at the 186th Refueling Wing Air National Guard, in
  • From the Frontlines: Senior Airman Dustin Chandler

    Born and raised in Murphysboro, Ill., and now stationed here, Senior Airman Dustin Chandler, 509th Logistics Readiness Squadron, material management journeyman, has comfortably lived in the Midwest all his life. Airman Chandler said he had an experience like no other when he left this Air Force Global Strike Command base for a recent deployment to
  • From the Frontlines: Staff Sgt. Jennifer Winkels

    Ensuring infrastructure projects were done according to specifications across Joint Base Balad, Iraq, was a duty which was entrusted to Staff Sgt. Jennifer Winkels, 332nd Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron NCO in charge of construction management during her last deployment, June 14 to Dec. 26, 2010. Sergeant Winkels, an Air Force Global Strike
  • Barksdale sergeant streamlines maintenance process

    For Air Force maintainers, the shift is not over until the job is finished. This means every minute counts and precious time is wasted every time an Airman has to wait in line for an aircraft part. Where most people saw an unavoidable delay, one Airman found a way to ensure Barksdale and the Air Force Global Strike Command are staying on the
  • Electrical shop brightens Whiteman

    The Air Force is known amongst the American public as a highly technical service that relies on technological advancements to accomplish its mission. However, without electricity, technology wouldn't go very far. Thirty seven Air Force Global Strike Command Airmen from the 509th Civil Engineer Squadron, work on the electrical infrastructure of the
  • From the Frontlines: Staff Sgt. Matthew Street

    For many people, having running water, toilets and water heaters are just an every-day commodity. However, many forget that in several deployed locations these every-day items are luxuries; some that would be difficult to obtain without the help of civil engineers.Staff Sgt. Matthew Street, 509th Civil Engineer Squadron, water fuels systems
  • Video: GSC raises bar, strengthens nuclear enterprise

    Air Force Global Strike Command culminated the events of its first-ever Global Strike Challenge in conjunction with the AFGSC Technology and Innovation Symposium.
  • From the Frontlines: Senior Airman Brian Kohl

    For many drivers, getting from point A to B is common day-to-day practice. However, many deployed Airmen conducting non-traditional operations down range, face dangers when tasked with convoy duty. The tasking for Air Force Global Strike Command Senior Airman Brian Kohl, a 509th Logistic Readiness Squadron vehicle operator, was no different during