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B-52 Stratofortresses fly alongside Canadian allies October 26, 2015 — OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. - U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) B-52 Stratofortress bombers based at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, and Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, conducted training in and around the area of Goose Bay, Canada, with Royal Canadian Air Force units, Oct. 20 through Oct. 23. MORE

New Zealand Hosts Combined Space Operations Meeting October 12, 2015 — New Zealand will host the Defense Department and U.S. Strategic Command in the Combined Space Operations initiative at a formal meeting of the delegates this week, DoD officials announced today. MORE

Striker Trident (Part 3 of 3): Air Force Missile Officers Get their Sea Legs October 8, 2015 — Through the Striker Trident nuclear officer exchange program, four hand-selected intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) officers, assigned to various Air Force Global Strike Command (AFGSC) units, are broadening their horizons by serving multi-year tours with U.S. Navy Submarine Forces (SUBFOR) ballistic missile submarine (SSBN) units. MORE

Air Force Secretary Visits Offutt and Provides Keynote Address at USSTRATCOM’s Birthday Ball October 8, 2015 — In her first official visit to Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska, the Honorable Deborah Lee James, Secretary of the Air Force (SECAF), met with military members and senior leaders from USSTRATCOM and the 55th Wing, Oct. 1-2. MORE

AFGSC completes first New START bomber conversion September 17, 2015 — Air Force Global Strike Command has begun the conversion of a portion of the B-52H bomber fleet from a nuclear to a conventional only capability aircraft under the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (New START). MORE

Joint Ballistic Missile Defense Training and Education Center celebrates full operational capability September 17, 2015 — The Joint Functional Component Command for Integrated Missile Defense celebrated full operational capability of the Joint Ballistic Missile Defense Training and Education mission Sept. 14 here. MORE

SSBN Arrives at Her Majesty’s Naval Base Clyde for Port Visit September 16, 2015 — This morning the ballistic missile submarine (SSBN) USS Wyoming arrived at Her Majesty’s Naval Base Clyde, Faslane, Scotland, for a routine port visit. MORE

Defense, Intelligence communities collaborate for space resiliency September 2, 2015 — U.S. Navy Adm. Cecil D. Haney, U.S. Strategic Command commander, Ms. Betty Sapp, National Reconnaissance Office director, and other senior leaders met Aug. 26, 2015, at USSTRATCOM headquarters here, as part of the ongoing Joint Space Doctrine and Tactics Forum (JSDTF). During the forum, Adm. Haney and Ms. Sapp signed a collaborative document signifying the defense and intelligence communities’ agreement to continue their work together to strengthen U.S. space enterprise resilience. MORE

Air Force Global Strike Command Commander Visits USSTRATCOM August 20, 2015 — OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. - U.S. Air Force Gen. Robin Rand, Air Force Global Strike Command commander, met with U.S. Navy Adm. Cecil D. Haney, U.S. Strategic Command commander, other senior USSTRATCOM leaders and subject matter experts to discuss a variety of mission-related issues during his visit to Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska, Aug. 17-18. MORE

Minot conducts ICBM test launch on 45 year Minuteman III anniversary August 19, 2015 — It was 45 years to the day that the 91st Missile Wing at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, put the U.S. Air Force’s first Minuteman III missiles on alert. Today, the 91st MW completed an operational test launch of an unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile at Vandenberg AFB, California, continuing its mission providing strategic deterrence for the United States and our allies. MORE

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