U.S. Strategic Command



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Long-range Training Flight Exercises Capabilities April 2, 2014 — OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. - Two B-52 Stratofortresses from Barksdale Air Force Base, La., and two B-2 Spirit bombers from Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., recently flew non-stop from their home stations to training ranges in Hawaii to exercise the President's credible and flexible military options to meet national security obligations to the U.S. and its allies. Part of the mission was to conduct coordinated range operations amongst multiple airframes as well as test low approach training capabilities before returning to their bases. MORE

USSTRATCOM Announces 2013 Omaha Trophy Winners March 20, 2014 — Adm. Cecil D. Haney, Commander, U.S. Strategic Command, recently announced the 2013 Omaha Trophy winners, an honor awarded annually to military units demonstrating the highest performance standards in USSTRATCOM's mission areas. Selections are based on formal evaluations, meritorious achievement, safety, and other factors such as community involvement and humanitarian actions. MORE

USSTRATCOM's Air Force Command Post Awards Program Winners March 11, 2014 — Each year, the Air Force honors the outstanding performance and exceptional contributions of Command Post personnel through the Air Force's Command Post Annual Awards Program. This program enhances existing Air Force and organizational recognition programs by distinguishing the "Best of the Best" Command Post personnel operating across the globe. MORE

2013 Air Force Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Awards Winners March 10, 2014 — Each year, the Air Force honors outstanding performance in Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) missions and exceptional contributions to the field of ISR through the Air Force Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Awards Program (AFISRAP). MORE

DOD official discusses nuclear deterrence in Congress March 10, 2014 — The Defense Department's nuclear deterrent is the ultimate protection for the United States while also assuring distant allies of their security against regional aggression, a senior Pentagon official told Congress March 7. MORE

USSTRATCOM Leads from the Heartland with CPO 365 March 4, 2014 — Three years ago, then-Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Rick D. West implemented a Navy-wide initiative known as CPO 365, a phased development and training program designed to prepare first class petty officers (FCPOs) with the training and knowledge essential to becoming a chief petty officer (CPO). MORE

New education program enhances civilian leader's skills to support mission March 4, 2014 — Omaha Neb. - The pristine foyer of Mammel Hall on the University of Nebraska-Omaha (UNO) campus set the stage for the unveiling of a unique educational partnership between U.S. Strategic Command and the University of Nebraska March 1. MORE

Schriever squadrons collaborate on successful launch February 25, 2014 — While GPS Block IIF-5 sat atop a Delta IV rocket Feb. 20 at Cape Canaveral, Fla., the men and women of the 2nd and 19th Space Operations Squadron here were busy preparing for liftoff. These two squadrons epitomize the quintessential relationship between Reserve and regular Air Force organizations that makes a successful total force team. MORE

Training key to missileer readiness February 7, 2014 — Pulling 24-hour alerts across the 341st Missile Wing's 13,800-square mile missile complex is an around-the-clock responsibility for the missileers here who support the Air Force's nuclear deterrence and assurance mission at the wing's 15 launch control centers and missile alert facilities. MORE

USSTRATCOM commander visits TACAMO Sailors February 7, 2014 — "Your mission is important to the United States of America," the commander of U.S. Strategic Command told the Sailors of Strategic Communications Wing 1 here recently. MORE

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