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  • EA-18G Growlers soar in PRTC while training at Ellsworth

    This summer, U.S. Navy EA-18G Growlers joined B-1 bombers in the skies around Ellsworth Air Force Base for electronic attack training in June, and now again July 11 through 22, 2016. This marked the first time the Navy’s Electronic Attack Squadron 129, stationed at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island,

  • 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."

  • 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

  • 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

  • Bomber airpower resonates with Saber Strike ground forces

    Minot Air Force Base's B-52H Stratofortresses in conjunction with U.S. and Latvian Army joint terminal air controllers, JTACs, participated in their first mission to kick-off the multinational and U.S. Army Europe-led exercise Saber Strike 16, in Latvia, June 13, 2016.

  • 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.

  • Lancers execute first-ever Block 16 long-range strike exercise

    After more than a decade of performing precision strike operations in the U.S. Central Command Area of Responsibility, the B-1 Lancers have returned home. While U.S. and coalition aircraft step in to continue the air campaign in Iraq and Syria, where B-1s from Dyess and Ellsworth Air Force Bases