News

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

Jan. 9, 2009

Defense Department to Develop National Cyber Testbed

The Defense Department is developing a national "cyber range" to test cybersecurity technology and reduce the vulnerability of government computer systems to networks attacks.

Dec. 11, 2008

JFCC SPACE, 14th Air Force gets new commander

Lt. Gen. Larry James assumed command of the Joint Functional Component Command for Space and 14th Air Force in a change-of-command ceremony at the Joint Space Operations Center here Tuesday

Oct. 30, 2008

Air Force "moving in right direction" on nuclear program, Gates says

Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates pointed to broad initiatives within the Air Force he said are helping to return its nuclear mission to "the standards of excellence for which it was known throughout the entire Cold War."

Oct. 20, 2008

Defense Department Launches New Advertising Campaign

The Department of Defense announced its latest national television advertising campaign today, "Conversations," which asks parents to have an open dialogue with sons and daughters who are exploring military service as an option

July 17, 2008

Inspire or retire: new USSTRATCOM Command Chief defines options

Chief Master Sergeant Thomas S. Narofsky, the senior enlisted advisor at United States Strategic Command as of June 27, is inspiring the members of the command

July 3, 2008

Commander of U.S. Strategic Command visits Top of the World

"This trip was as unique as going into space," said Gen. Kevin Chilton, commander of U.S. Strategic Command at the end of his whirlwind Thule Air Base tour July 1-2.

June 30, 2008

USSTRATCOM Fleet Master Chief wraps up 34 years of service

U.S. Strategic Command bid farewell to U.S. Navy Fleet Master Chief William N. Nissen today during a retirement ceremony which celebrated his nearly three-and a half decades of military service