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April 15, 2024

Barksdale Conducts Exercise Bayou Vigilance 2024

Airmen from the 2nd and 5th Bomb Wings trained together while evaluating response and combat operation skills during exercise Bayou Vigilance April 3-12, 2024 at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana.

April 15, 2024

Team Minot completes Exercise Prairie Vigilance

Airmen from the 5th Bomb Wing at Minot AFB, North Dakota and the 2nd Bomb Wing at Barksdale AFB, Louisiana participated in Exercise Prairie Vigilance 24-3 here, April 6-12, 2024.

April 11, 2024

Celebrating 124 Years of U.S. Navy Submarines: How SSP Supports the Warfighter, Maintains an Unmatched Strategic Deterrent

WASHINGTON NAVY YARD - Submarine forces have been long-standing and proud part of the United States Naval forces and a major contributor to our nation’s defense for 124 years.

April 10, 2024

B-2 Support Summit aims to strengthen relations between DLA, Air Force customers

To improve communication among Defense Logistics Agency Aviation and some of its Air Force customers, the B-2 Weapon System Program Manager from the Customer Operations Directorate hosted a two-day product support summit March 12-13 at Defense Supply Center Richmond.

April 5, 2024

Commercial aerial refueler completes first B-52, MC-130J refueling over Pacific Ocean

As Pacific Air Forces made history last November by using an Omega KDC-10 to refuel fighter aircraft in the Pacific for the first time, the command has now taken this milestone to new heights, reoptimizing to meet the strategic challenges in a time of great power comeptition.

April 4, 2024

STRATCOM commander awards Omaha Trophy to Malmstrom AFB

Gen. Anthony J. Cotton, commander of United States Strategic Command, visited Malmstrom Air Force Base to award the Omaha Trophy to the 341st Missile Wing. This win kept the Omaha Trophy at Malmstrom for the third year in a row.

April 2, 2024

U.S., Japan, Republic of Korea Conduct Third Trilateral Aerial Exercise

For the third time following the historic trilateral summit at Camp David in fall 2023, fighter aircraft from the U.S., Japan, and the Republic of Korea conducted the third trilateral aerial escort flight of U.S. bombers operating in the Indo-Pacific, April 2, 2024.

April 1, 2024

Dyess B-1B Lancers deploy to Morón AB in first-ever BTF mission

The 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron from Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, arrived at Morón Air Base, Spain, recently for Bomber Task Force 24-2.BTF 24-2 is the first time the B-1B Lancer has deployed to Morón AB as part of a BTF showcasing the Air Force’s ability to deploy to any place around the world at a moment’s notice and the B-1’s capability to

March 22, 2024

B-52s arrive in Diego Garcia for Bomber Task Force

Two B-52 Stratofortress bombers assigned to the 2nd Bomb Wing from Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, landed at Naval Support Facility Diego Garcia, Mar. 22.

March 22, 2024

To Meet Security Challenges, DOD Makes Investments in Strategic Forces

The Defense Department is making investments in strategic force capabilities in the fiscal 2025 budget to meet the security challenges posed by competitors, a DOD official said.