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Aug. 8, 2023

5AMXS competes in 2023 Global Strike Challenge

The 5th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron competed in the Global Strike Challenge here, Aug. 2-4. The Global Strike Challenge is an annual competition between units in Air Force Global Strike Command, Air Combat Command, Air Force Reserve Command, and the Air National Guard consisting of several events assessing innovative thinking, teamwork, and competencies central to the AFGSC mission.

Aug. 4, 2023

UH-1N Huey aircrew put water survival skills to test

Aircrew with the 40th Helicopter Squadron conducted underwater egress training to simulate a helicopter crash into water and practice safe egress in a disorienting situation.

Aug. 4, 2023

USSTRATCOM SEL visits Team Minot

U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Howard L. Kreamer, U.S. Strategic Command Senior Enlisted Leader, visited Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, July 31 - Aug. 2, 2023.

Aug. 3, 2023

28th Bomb Wing Leads Red Flag-Nellis 23-3

Members of the 28th Bomb Wing braved the 120-degree heat here to lead the ‘Blue Force’ during Red Flag-Nellis 23-3, July 17 - Aug. 4, 2023.

Aug. 3, 2023

B-52 Operational Test and Weapons School form “Super Squadron”

In an effort to expand operational test and accelerate capability to the warfighter, the 49th Test and Evaluation Squadron and 340th Weapons Squadron have come together to form an integrated team focused on testing and developing tactics for un-fielded B-52 Stratofortress systems.

July 27, 2023

Raider Maintainers Generate Red Flag Airpower

Wrenches turning, engines running and scattered voices fill the air on the flightline. Constant movement and an effort-by-all ensure the B-1B Lancers, assigned to the 34th Bomb Squadron, are mission-ready at Red Flag-Nellis 23-3.

July 27, 2023

U.S. Strategic Command Announces 2023 Gen. Larry D. Welch Deterrence Writing Award Winners

U.S. Strategic Command announced the 2023 Gen. Larry D. Welch Writing Awards winners today, highlighting exceptional research and analysis in deterrence. United States Strategic Command sponsors the competition, named after former Chief of Staff of the United States Air Force Gen. Larry D. Welch, which recognizes a senior and junior researcher whose paper demonstrates outstanding understanding and innovative ideas on deterrence.

July 26, 2023

Air Force engineers trek Montana mountain to service radio communications generator

Airmen from the 341st Civil Engineer Squadron made the mountainous trek up the peak of Highwood Baldy, Montana, on July 18, 2023, to perform monthly generator maintenance at a key radio repeater site for enterprise land mobile radio communications in preparation for the upcoming winter months.

July 26, 2023

U.S. Strategic Command Stands Up Joint EMS Operations Center

U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) officially stood up the Joint Electromagnetic Spectrum (EMS) Operations Center (JEC) during a ceremony at USSTRATCOM today. The JEC will serve as the heart of the Department of Defense's Electromagnetic Spectrum Operations with the primary goal of restructuring accounts for force management, planning, situation monitoring, decision-making, and force direction

July 24, 2023

Barons return home following Bomber Task Force deployment

The 23rd Bomb Squadron’s world-famous “Bomber Barons” returned home from their most recent Bomber Task Force deployment to Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, July 24. The contingent, composed of approximately 280 Airmen and four B-52H Stratofortress, logged hundreds of flight hours from dozens of sorties within the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command area of responsibility during the six-week deployment. The BTF also provided an opportunity for the squadron’s aircrews, maintainers and support personnel to integrate with various allies and partners present in the region for unrelated military exercises.