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  • Global Strike Commander speaks about competition, lethality and winning conflict

    Gen. Timothy Ray, Commander of U.S. Air Force Global Strike Command, spoke to more than 600 people in academia, government, military, and industry of 11 nations, July 31, at U.S. Strategic Command’s annual deterrence symposium. He explained the command’s focus on “competing, deterring and winning” against threats in the 21st century. He noted that
  • BLUE: Testing the Minuteman

    FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. (AFNS) – Air Force TV has released the latest episode of the Air Force's flagship television program, BLUE.Nuclear deterrence has been a mainstay in keeping America safe from nuclear threats for decades. One group of Airmen carry the awesome responsibility of ensuring the country's Intercontinental Ballistic Missile fleet
  • Striker Trident program enhances the future force

    Twentieth Air Force is made up of operators, maintainers, defenders and support personnel who are tasked with providing the nation and its allies with the most responsive leg of the nuclear triad. Walking the hallways of the Numbered Air Force’s headquarters, sporting an obviously different blue uniform, is Lt. Aaron Stockard who brings another
  • 2016 Nuclear Deterrence Operations, Nuclear & Missile Operations awards winners announced

    Air Force officials recently named the winners of the 2016 Nuclear Deterrence Operations Award and the Nuclear & Missile Operations Award.
  • 576th FLTS realigns administratively under 20th Air Force

    The Air Force Global Strike Command Operations Directorate will transfer administrative control of the 576th Flight Test Squadron to the 20th Air Force Commander effective Oct. 1.According to Col Craig Ramsey, 576th FLTS commander, the purpose of this realignment is two-fold: provide clear administrative chain of command in a more typical military
  • Carter: Nuclear triad needs investment for future

    All three legs of the nuclear triad operate with a high degree of readiness, reliability and excellence, but the aging systems need more investment for the future, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Sept. 27 at Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico.
  • National security requires modernized nuclear deterrence

    The Air Force’s deputy chief of staff for strategic deterrence and nuclear integration stressed the importance of nuclear deterrence and the need for nuclear modernization July 21 at an Air Force Association breakfast at the Key Bridge Marriott Hotel in Arlington, Virginia.
  • GE 16 keeps AFGSC on the edge of deterrence

    Representatives from across the Department of Defense met here June 13 - 17 to brainstorm how Air Force Global Strike Command’s forces will perform in tomorrow’s contested environment by participating in Global Engagement 2016, Global Strike Workshop. This war gaming session served as a venue for experts to formulate a way ahead for Global Strike task forces and how they will meet future challenges.
  • Air Force 101: Talks aim to improve legislation for AF missions

    A day after the Air Force flew a B-52 Stratofortress over South Korea in the wake of their northern neighbor’s nuclear bomb test, Air Force officers discussed the service’s nuclear capabilities with policymakers Jan. 11.
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