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procurement for information technology is so slow that by the time software systems and the like are purchased, they're out of date, Joint Chiefs Vice Chairman Gen.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.

March 4, 2009

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

Jan. 22, 2009

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

Jan. 22, 2009

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