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  • AFGSC establishes new detachment for MH-139 testing

    Air Force Global Strike Command will stand up Detachment 7 later this month at Duke Field, Florida, to support testing and evaluation of the command’s new MH-139A helicopter. The MH-139A is the first service-unique helicopter acquired by the Air Force and the first aircraft ever acquired by AFGSC. It will replace the Vietnam-era UH-1N “Hueys” which
  • 2019 Global Strike Challenge Team Dyess winners

    Airmen from Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, recently competed in the 2019 Global Strike Challenge, Nov. 20, 2019, and received multiple awards.The GSC is the world's premier bomber, intercontinental ballistic missile, helicopter operations and security forces competition. Units from Air Force Global Strike Command, Air Combat Command, Air Force
  • AFGSC Commander visits Team Minot

    Air Force Global Strike commander leadership visted Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, Nov. 6-7 to spend time with Airmen and see the missions of the 5th Bomb Wing and 91st Missile Wing first hand.
  • Barksdale and Minot: Epitome of Interoperability

    Two B-52H Stratofortresses from Barksdale and two B-52s from Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, teamed up for an exercise Nov. 21, 2019.
  • Airmen become Air Force first-ever combat-ready firefighters through TRFOC

    Two Airmen with the 341st Civil Engineer Squadron fire department graduated from a Tactical Response Force Orientation Course Oct. 25 – becoming the United States Air Force’s first-ever combat-ready firefighters.
  • History in the making: final CALCM missile package retired

    The sun has set on an integral component of the United States long-range strategic bombing capabilities as the final Conventional Air-Launched Cruise Missile (CALCM) package was downloaded and disassembled at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, Nov. 20, 2019. Initially beginning design in 1974, the CALCM missile has been employed in combat operations to include Desert Storm, Desert Strike, Desert Fox, Allied Force, Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom. Decades later, the final missile package was disassembled to become demilitarized.
  • Roadmap ahead: AFGSC releases new strategic plan “2020 Vision and Beyond”

    Air Force Global Strike Command released its new strategic plan, “2020 Vision and Beyond,” Oct. 18, which provides a roadmap for the future and explains how the command will maintain its competitive edge with the reemergence of long-term strategic competition.“The potential for conflict between the U.S. and major competitors is at its highest since
  • Malmstrom Airman hosts winter coat drive

    To prepare for the upcoming winter weather, an Airman collected coats as part of a coat drive to help the local community. Airman 1st Class Alicia Pagel, 341st Missile Security Forces Squadron scheduler and dispatcher, collected more than 120 coats for the Great Falls community.
  • Gen. Ray tours 2nd BW, fosters competition culture in Airmen

    Gen. Tim Ray, Air Force Global Strike Command commander, toured the 2nd Bomb Wing during an official visit Oct. 8. Although AFGSC is headquartered at Barksdale, this was Ray’s first official visit since taking command in August 2018. Ray’s wife, Rhonda, also took time to tour the base and interact with Airmen and employees at various locations across base.
  • PDEP: The drive for data-driven decisions

    Air Force Global Strike Command partners at the Institute of Defense Analysis gave command leadership a demonstration of a Portfolio-level Digital Engineering Platform at the Bossier City Cyber Innovation Center, Sept. 27.The demonstration was a proof of concept for the platform, which is one of several initiatives the command is undertaking to
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