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  • KAFB personnel continue exercise assessments

    KAFB personnel inspect individual protective gear issued during a deployment exercise at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., Nov. 3, 2021. During the exercise, Airmen palletized bags and weapons, received and inspected individual protective gear and completed out-processing paperwork. (U.S. Air Force

  • KAFB Security Forces exercise for mission readiness

    KAFB Security Forces Airmen prepare to enter a building during an active shooter exercise on Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., Nov. 1, 2021. Exercises ensure mission readiness by allowing Airmen to practice and prepare for unexpected incidents. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Karissa Dick)

  • Innovative Strikers aid Command's ability to accelerate change

    Striker Airmen pitched innovative ideas to Air Force Global Strike Command and civilian leadership during the STRIKEWERX Spark Sprint in Bossier City, La., Oct. 15.The S3 event gives Global Strike Airmen the opportunity to highlight and amplify innovative ideas from across the command and select two

  • Missile Maintenance Training

    Airman 1st Class Emilio Gilliam, 341st Missile Maintenance Squadron missile maintenance trainee, performs topside maintenance of a launch facility March 27, 2021, near Malmstrom Air Force Base, Mont. After technical school, missile maintainers continue their career progression with on-the-job

  • AF surgeon general visits Striker Nation

    Lt. Gen. Dorothy Hogg, U.S. Air Force surgeon general, and Chief Master Sgt. Dawn Kolczynski, Office of the Surgeon General medical enlisted force and enlisted corps chief, visited Barksdale, March 10, 2021.

  • AFGSC leaders receive COVID-19 vaccine

    Gen. Tim Ray, Air Force Global Strike Command commander, receives his COVID-19 vaccine at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Jan. 8, 2021. AFGSC units are following the U.S. Department of Defense's COVID-19 vaccine distribution and administration plan which implements a phased, standardized and

  • 8th AF leaders visit 2nd BW

    Maj. Gen. Mark E. Weatherington, 8th Air Force and Joint-Global Strike Operations Center commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Melvina A. Smith, 8th AF and J-GSOC command chief, visit the 2nd Medical Group laboratory during their official visit to the 2nd Bomb Wing at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Nov.

  • Getting the job done: Whiteman AFB Airfield Management

    One of the most important features of any Air Force Base is the airfield.  Airfields allow aircraft to take off at a moment’s notice to maintain readiness and demonstrate the combat capabilities of the Air Force. At Whiteman Air Force Base, the 509th Operation Support Squadron Airfield Management

  • B-52's takeoff in support of Global Thunder 21

    A B-52H Stratofortress takes off from Barksdale Air Force Base, La., during Global Thunder 21 Oct. 23, 2020. Exercises like GLOBAL THUNDER involve extensive planning and coordination to provide unique training opportunities for assigned units and forces. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Tessa