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March 6, 2009
Change sparks review
Officials at U.S. Strategic Command have begun studying the potentially sweeping implications of a little noticed provision in the 2008 Unified Command Plan that puts the Omaha, NE-based command in charge of monitoring the flight paths of both U.S. military and commercial satellites for potential collisions
March 4, 2009
DoD IT Procurement Too Slow: Cartwright
The current method of procurement for information technology is so slow that by the time software systems and the like are purchased, they're out of date, Joint Chiefs Vice Chairman Gen. James Cartwright said March 4 at a conference for the IT industry.
CNO announces new missile defense command
Adm. Gary Roughead, chief of naval operations, announced the coming formation of the Navy Air and Missile Defense Command during a speech before a business group Wednesday night in Northern Virginia.
Feb. 13, 2009
Editorial: Maintain Nuclear Deterrence
Gen. Kehler editorial - I am responding to the article "Air Force fails new nuclear reviews"
Feb. 5, 2009
The Nuclear Force Revival
With the release last October of the strategic planning document\r\n"Reinvigorating the Air Force Nuclear Enterprise," USAF unveiled a\r\ncomprehensive plan to strengthen its handling of ICBM forces and\r\nnuclear-capable bombers
Jan. 30, 2009
Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center to Grow
Since the Air Force Nuclear Weapons Centers establishment in March of 2006, Kirtland AFB has been the home of the AFNWC, strengthening the base's longstanding tradition of nuclear enterprise
Jan. 22, 2009
Finalists announced for cyber command HQ
Six bases are finalists for the headquarters of 24th Air Force, a new numbered Air Force that will become the service's cyber component, Air Force officials at the Pentagon announced today
6 bases considered for Global Strike Command
The Air Force announced Wednesday the six bases where officials are considering stationing the permanent headquarters of Global Strike Command
USSTRATCOM leaders illuminate enlisted role in command
While many New Year's resolutions include stopping a bad habit or losing weight, the leaders at U.S. Strategic Command resolve to gain more recognition for the USSTRATCOM enlisted forces.
Jan. 12, 2009
McChord earns top marks in critical inspection
Air Force officials gave the 62nd Airlift Wing the highest-possible grade today following a week-long inspection of the wings role as the nation's Primary Nuclear Airlift Force