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  • 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.
  • Thought-leader course strives to develop, empower civilian workforce

    Thirty-eight civilian employees attended Air Force Global Strike Command’s Civilian Strategic Thought Leader Course, here, from Nov. 5-7. The course aims to produce advocates for the command to promote its mission, capabilities and Airmen. The curriculum exposes students to AFGSC history, heritage, senior leaders and subject matter experts, each speaking to a portion of the command’s primary focus—warfighting and winning against 21st century threats.
  • 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
  • AFGSC holds Integrated Resilience Training Symposium at Barksdale

    Air Force Global Strike Command held the first Integrated Resilience Training Symposium at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, Sept. 18-19 2019.
  • Barksdale AFB bomb wings support Cobra Warrior

    The exercise featured more than 50 fighter aircraft from Germany, the United Kingdom, Italy and Israel. The large-scale exercise, based out of RAF Waddingham, United Kingdom, had aircraft flying in simultaneously to participate in peer-to-peer scenarios.
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