Oct. 5, 2009

Commanders activate Cyber wing

Gen. C. Robert Kehler, commander of Air Force Space Command, and Maj. Gen. Richard Webber, commander of 24th Air Force, activated the Air Force's first combat communications wing in a ceremony held at Robins Air Force Base, Ga., Oct. 5.

Oct. 1, 2009

8th Air Force transfers nonbomber units, continues nuclear enterprise transformation

Officials from 8th Air Force here reached a milestone in nuclear enterprise transformation Oct. 1 with the transfer of nonbomber units to 9th Air Force and 12th Air Force.

Sept. 29, 2009

Space Command boss talks of space, cyber connection

Addressing the Air Force Command and Control, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Symposium here Sept. 29, the leader of the Air Force Space community said space and cyberspace are integrally connected.

Sept. 28, 2009

USS Stout Completes Deployment, Highlights BMD Capability

The guided-missile destroyer USS Stout (DDG 55) returned to Norfolk Va., earlier this month, following a six-month deployment to the 6th Fleet Area of Operations in support of Navy Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD), maritime domain awareness, and theater security cooperation.

Sept. 17, 2009

CJCS: Happy Birthday, U.S. Air Force

Adm. Michael Mullen, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, sends his wishes to the men and women of the U.S. Air Force:

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.