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  • Gen. Ray speaks at SANDS

    Gen. Timothy Ray, Air Force Global Strike Command commander, speaks to the students of the School of Advanced Nuclear Deterrence Studies (SANDS) program about the importance of strategic leaders in the Air Force nuclear mission at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Nov. 17, 2020. SANDS is an Air Command

  • SANDS graduates first class, new generation of deterrence experts

    The inaugural class of the School for Advanced Nuclear Deterrence Studies graduated Sept. 7, 2016, at Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico. The event marking the first successful implementation of the course, a master’s degree program designed to created expert leaders in the nuclear enterprise.

  • SANDS creates experts, leaders of the nuclear enterprise

    The School for Advanced Nuclear Deterrence Studies, or SANDS, began its second iteration June 1, 2016, at Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico. This growing graduate-level degree program aims to create “masters of the nuclear enterprise."