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  • SNCOs: Mentor Future Commanders!

    “More is caught, than taught.” This common colloquialism rings true for individual development. Regardless of your tenure in the Top 3, if you have just sewn on master sergeant, or are a chief master sergeant hitting high year tenure, senior NCOs shape tomorrow’s joint leaders. We set the example for what we want to see in emerging leaders and provide the template with our actions.
  • The Healing Process

    It was the stereotypical image of a car accident, the one where cars are frozen in time as their metal noses scrunch back to avoid colliding. Inside the car, glass shards danced in the air as her body was jerked toward the windshield.
  • 5th MUNS: The influence of magic

    His fingers flipped through a deck of cards, all eyes fixated on him watching his hands move carefully. Machine-like movements and mastery of situational awareness are just a few of his tools.
  • One Choice: Learning Curves on one Airman’s Road to Redemption

    “We have an incredible mission here at Barksdale and it takes the entire team to make that mission happen,” said Col. Ty Neuman, 2nd BW commander. “When we lose an Airman to an alcohol-related incident, it not only hurts the Airman's career, but it hurts their teammates, their squadron, their group and the entire Wing. Over the past three months we have effectively lost production and training from 23 Airmen across the base. In today's environment where every squadron is short of personnel, we cannot afford to lose even one person let alone 23.”
  • 5 AMXS team washes the warbird

    Airmen from the 5th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron wash a B-52H Stratofortress at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Feb. 14, 2017. It takes the nine-Airman team two days and approximately 10 gallons of soap to wash each jet when it comes in for its routine wash every 120 days. (U.S. Air Force photos/Senior Airman J.T. Armstrong)
  • 5 MUNS: Building BUFF firepower

    Airmen from the 5th Munitions Squadron build GBU-38 bomb units at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Oct. 27, 2016. The 5th MUNS consists of 225 Airmen and is responsible for assembling, testing and inspecting conventional munitions for the 5th Bomb Wing’s B-52H Stratofortresses. (U.S. Air Force photos/Airman 1st Class J.T. Armstrong)
  • B-1, B-52 bombers set stage for increased wartime versatility

    Air Force Global Strike Command’s B-1 Lancer and B-52 Stratofortress bombers have taken turns overseas with airstrikes in the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria. Each airframe provides invaluable capabilities, such as the Lancer’s maximum payload size and supersonic speed and the Stratofortress’ unmatched array of weapons.
  • Striker Stripe develops nuclear deterrence leaders

    Air Force Global Strike Command noncommissioned officers met here June 6 – 9 to participate in Striker Stripe, a highly-selective leadership seminar with a focus on nuclear deterrence.
  • AFGSC A9 begins Core Groups for command

    Air Force Global Strike Command is launching Core Groups, an initiative to develop all of its Airmen by focusing on Air Force core values and warrior virtues. the program is designed to give Strikers an opportunity to discuss relevant issues, build camaraderie and foster resiliency in small groups at every unit within the command. Small group sessions will serve as the centerpiece of this program and will meet monthly starting this month.
  • History made in honor of Women's History Month

    Ninety female missileers made U.S. Air Force history, March 22, 2016 as the first all-female missile alert crews to serve on alert at three intercontinental ballistic missile wings simultaneously.
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