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  • 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.
  • Passing the guidon: Gen Ray takes command of AFGSC

    Gen. Timothy Ray took command of Air Force Global Strike Command from Gen. Robin Rand, outgoing AFGSC commander, during a ceremony here, Aug. 21. He is the newest leader of the U.S. Air Force’s portion of the nuclear enterprise, which maintains the nation's only force of Minuteman III ICBMs and strategic bombers.
  • Boosting the brain

    As part of move to further modernize the nuclear enterprise, Airmen from the 91st Missile Wing, at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, recently implemented a $68 million upgrade to the LGM-30G Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile.First used on June 23, this new device – known as the Data Transfer Unit, was designed to replace the legacy
  • Team Minot validates deterrent capability

    The 741st Missile Squadron recently performed a successful simulated launch of six Minuteman III Missiles. Air Force Global Strike Command typically conducts Simulated Electronic Launch – Minuteman tests twice a year to evaluate the readiness of the deployed intercontinental ballistic missile force. “The basic objective of SELM is to assess
  • B-52, B-1, B-2s maintain regional stability in PACOM theater

    A B-52 Stratofortress, B-1 Lancer and B-2 Spirit sit next to each other on the flightline at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Aug.10, 2016. All three of Air Force Global Strike Command's strategic bomber aircraft are simultaneously conducting operations in the U.S. Pacific Command area of operations.
  • 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.
  • Global Strike commander visits Ellsworth

    Gen. Robin Rand, commander of Air Force Global Strike Command, and Chief Master Sgt. Calvin Williams, AFGSC command chief, visited here April 27-28, meeting with Airmen across the base and learning more about the installation's mission and recent successes.
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