12/15/2010USASMDC/ARSTRAT Change of Command Ceremony
Lt. Gen. Richard P. Formica assumed command of the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, during a ceremony conducted Dec.15. General Formica recently served as a Special Assistant to the Chief of Staff, United States Army, at the Pentagon. Gen. Peter W. Chiarelli, Army Vice Chief of Staff, hosted the ceremony.
12/15/2010STRATCOM event raises children's holiday spirits
Christmas came a little early for the children of U.S. Strategic Command personnel as a celebration filled with crafts, music and even a visit from Santa brought some holiday cheer Dec. 11
12/9/2010Cybersecurity Must Balance 'Need to Know' and 'Need to Share'
Commanders in the field understand the advantage that comes from sharing intelligence and information and they do not want to give up that capability, the deputy assistant secretary of defense for cyber and space policy said in an interview.
12/9/201024th AF becomes AFCYBER
Twenty-Fourth Air Force changed from Air Forces Strategic to Air Forces Cyber today, thus moving to a nomenclature which better reflects the mission the Numbered Air Force performs for the Air Force and the Department of Defense
11/19/2010USS Henry M. Jackson Completes 75th Deterrent Patrol
USS Henry M. Jackson (SSBN 730) became the first Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine to complete 75 Trident strategic deterrent patrols when its Gold Crew returned to Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor on Nov. 4
11/18/2010STRATCOM nominee cites multiple security challenges
The United States is confronting security threats that are complex, unremitting and compelling, Gen. C. Robert Kehler told the Senate Armed Services Committee during his confirmation hearing Nov. 18
9/29/2010USS Kentucky Awarded Omaha Trophy
The blue and gold crews of USS Kentucky (SSBN 737) were presented the Omaha Trophy during a ceremony on Delta Pier at Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor, Wash., Sept
9/14/2010STRATCOM commander addresses nuclear challenges
The commander of the U.S. Strategic Command addressed nuclear deterrence challenges at the Air Force Association Air and Space Conference and Technology Exposition 2010 here Sept. 13.
8/12/2010Debating Space Deterrence
Lessons from the Schriever X space wargame, which took place at Nellis AFB in May, are driving some hard thinking among deterrence strategists.
8/12/2010Arms treaty supporters push for OK
Gen. Kevin Chilton said he knows some question whether the nuclear arms reduction treaty signed by President Barack Obama provides adequate ability to ensure Russian compliance.
8/4/2010Malmstrom Wins Third Omaha Trophy
The men and women with the 341st Missile Wing at Malmstrom Air Force Base were honored for their performances in Strategic Command this morning. This is the third award in a row for Malmstrom.
7/27/2010Electronic Systems Center enhances Air Force network
The Cyber/Integration Division, formerly known as the 753rd Electronic Systems Group, has recently improved the way information flows to and from Air Force computers worldwide, saving approximately $24 million in the process.
7/9/2010Cyber Command Synchronizes Services' Efforts
Leaders of the new U.S. Cyber Command have a long to-do list in creating central oversight for the military's computer networks, including synchronizing what the services already have in place.
7/8/2010Cyber Solutions Depend on Partnerships, Official Says
Defense Department officials are reaching throughout government and the private sector to lay the framework for long-term solutions in computer network security, the department's head of cyber policy said today.
6/30/2010Federal Times clarification - USB policy
In response to a recent article, "Lifting social media, USB ban means implementing safety strategy" published on Federal Times dated June 27, 2010, we would like to correct the record.
6/15/2010USSTRATCOM unit tracks Hayabusa capsule, furthers international SSA sharing
The Joint Functional Component Command Space (JFCC Space) at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., a component of United States Strategic Command, collaborated with Air Force Space Command personnel to provide Space Surveillance Network (SSN) support while tracking a Sample Return Capsule (SRC) from the Japanese Hayabusa spacecraft during its successful re-entry in the Australian Woomera Prohibited Area June 13.
6/10/2010Tactical Satellite-3 completes groundbreaking experimental mission
Tactical Satellite-3 will transition from an experimental demonstration to an operational asset when spacecraft control authority officially transfers on June 12 from the Air Force Research Laboratory's Space Vehicles Directorate here to Air Force Space Command at Peterson AFB, Colo.
6/1/2010Solemn gathering honors ultimate sacrifice
A small group of patriots gathered at the base cemetery May 31 for Offutt's annual Memorial Day commemoration to honor those who have died while serving in our nation's military.
5/27/2010Four Units Win Prestigious USSTRATCOM Award
Gen. Kevin P. Chilton recently announced the four 2009 Omaha Trophy winners, an honor awarded annually to military units demonstrating the highest performance standards in USSTRATCOM mission areas.
4/21/2010STRATCOM commander tells Minot Airmen they are valued, valuable
The commander of United States Strategic Command visited one of the key bases under his wartime command April 20 to tell Airmen at Minot Air Force Base their service to country, their professionalism and their dedication to the nuclear profession are not only noticed, but needed.
4/5/2010Security worries lead to BlackBerry limits
The Air Force's nearly 50,000 BlackBerrys are not quite so handy anymore. Starting this month, airmen can no longer use the mobile devices to send text messages with photos or videos attached, or download new applications.
3/11/2010USSTRATCOM Cyberspace Symposium
U.S. Strategic Command will host the second USSTRATCOM Cyberspace Symposium May 26-27, 2010 at the Qwest Center in Omaha, Neb.
3/2/2010Global Positioning System Continues Improvement Initiative
Building on the January 2010 upgrade to the GPS ground control segment, Air Force Space Command will be installing another software release primarily designed to support the pending mid-2010 launch of the first GPS IIF space vehicle.
1/7/2010STRATCOM/AFSPC to improve global GPS coverage
The United States Strategic Command and Air Force Space Command have initiated an effort that will improve global coverage for users of the Global Positioning System (GPS) constellation.