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Sept. 15, 2009

Air Force commemorates 50 years of ICBM strategic deterrence

The Air Force will commemorate 50 years since the first Atlas D intercontinental ballistic missile went on alert with a symposium, commemoration dinner and dedication here, Oct. 7 to 9.

Sept. 8, 2009

Strategic Space Symposium to Look at Space from a Warfighter's Perspective

The upcoming Strategic Space Symposium will include a luncheon featuring two high-ranking military leaders who will look at how space serves the needs of today's warfighters - one from above and one from on the ground.

Sept. 2, 2009

Strategic Space Symposium Track Session to Address Data Sharing

The Strategic Space Symposium, jointly sponsored by USSTRATCOM and the Space Foundation, will address this topic in the Policy/Strategy Challenges to Implementing Data Sharing track session. The Symposium will be held Nov. 2 - 4 at the Qwest Center Omaha in Omaha, Neb.

Aug. 27, 2009

JSpOC wins third Omaha Trophy

Gen. Kevin Chilton, the commander of the U.S. Strategic Command, and Gary Gates, a member of the Strategic Command Consultation Committee, presented the award to Col. Richard Boltz, the 614th Air and Space Operations Center commander and director of the JSpOC.

Aug. 26, 2009

341st Missile Wing wins back-to-back Omaha Trophy award

Gen. Kevin Chilton, USSTRATCOM commander, and Mr. Gary Gates, representing the Strategic Command Consultation Committee, presented the Omaha Trophy to the 341st Missile Wing commander, Col. Michael Fortney, and the men and women of Malmstrom Air Force Base Aug. 26 at the base auditorium.

Aug. 19, 2009

Air Force Organizes Cyberspace Units Under One Command

Air Force Space Command activated a new unit yesterday to better organize space and cyberspace capabilities and to keep pace with the rapid changes in information technology, the Space Command's top military officer said.

Aug. 19, 2009

Air Force Secretary to speak at C2ISR symposium

Secretary of the Air Force Michael B. Donley will be the dinner guest speaker at the C2ISR Symposium and Technology Exposition, joining a number of presenters for the event. The symposium will be held Sept. 28 through 30 at the MGM Grand Hotel at Foxwoods in Ledyard, Conn.

Aug. 19, 2009

Four USSTRATCOM units win prestigious awards

Four units of U.S. Strategic Command have been selected to receive the Omaha Trophy for 2008 in their respective categories. The trophy is presented annually to USSTRATCOM units demonstrating the highest performance standards. \r\nSelection for each of the four award categories is based on formal evaluations, meritorious achievement, safety and other factors such as community involvement and humanitarian actions.

Aug. 11, 2009

Cyber And Space Defense (NPR)

As head of the U.S. Strategic Command, Gen. Kevin Chilton oversees nuclear, space and cyberspace defense systems. Gen. Chilton and NPR Pentagon correspondent Tom Bowman identify sources of possible attacks, and how the U.S. is working to defend itself.

Aug. 10, 2009

Strategic Space Symposium

Strategic Space Symposium Confirms Featured Speakers Advancing Space Capabilities and Strengthening Operations to Promote Global Security is Symposium Theme.