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  • U.S. bombers arrive in Sweden for Bomber Task Force 24-2

    Two U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancers assigned to the 28th Bomb Wing, Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota, arrived in Luleå-Kallax Air Base, Sweden, for Bomber Task Force 24-2, Feb. 23, 2024. During the deployment, the bomber crews and support personnel will integrate with the Swedish Armed Forces,

  • Aviation and Space Safety Pioneers in Black History

    Opportunities in the sciences of aviation and space were not always available to all people. A small few fought to be included and thus changed history. Black History Month exists because of pioneers similar to these who stood up to excel and achieve for those who were underrepresented in many

  • Minot Maintainers Propel Mission During BTF 24-3

    Bomber Task Force missions, such as these, validate the always-ready, global strike capability of U.S. Strategic Command and enable Airmen to maintain a high state of proficiency and readiness.

  • U.S. Strategic Command Announces 2023 Omaha Trophy Recipients

    Gen. Anthony Cotton, commander of U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM), announced the 2023 Omaha Trophy recipients.The Omaha Trophy is presented to the top military units supporting USSTRATCOM’s strategic deterrence mission for their exceptional performance in the categories of intercontinental

  • Maj. Gen. Stacy J. Huser visits Kirtland Air Force Base

    Maj. Gen. Stacy Huser (right), 20th Air Force commander, learns about the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle from Staff Sgt. Colton Wilkinson (left), 377th Weapons System Security Squadron noncommissioned officer in charge of training, during a demonstration at Kirtland Air Force Base, Feb. 11, 2024.

  • 317th AW leads AF in mission-command initiative, empowers NCOs

    Within the last six months, three NCOs from the 317th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron at Dyess AFB have exemplified the Air Force’s mission command initiative by serving as a team lead during off-base exercises, a position typically reserved for company grade officers and SNCOs.

  • Senegalese Airman perseveres through barriers for a better life

    Standing in the Senegal airport alongside five of his younger siblings, nine-year-old Aaron Aliou said goodbye to his mother for what would unknowingly be the last time until their reunion more than a decade later.As was common Senegalese custom in 2001, young Aliou’s mother refrained from sharing

  • Kirtland Air Force Base's Weapon Safety Office secures award at DAF level

    The 377th Air Base Wing Weapons Safety Office at Kirtland Air Force Base earned a significant milestone by winning the Chief of Safety Team Weapons Safety Award at the Department of the Air Force level. Comprised of five civilians and one enlisted member, Kirtland's Weapon Safety team triumphed over