March 13, 2024

Sharpening SOUTHERN EDGE: 343rd Bomb Squadron leads innovative TFI effort

SOUTHERN EDGE 24, and Air Force Reserve-led exercise, provided realistic training to enhance coordination between B-52 Stratofortress aircrews and special forces troops from the United States, the Netherlands, Canada, Australia, and the United Kingdom.

March 4, 2024

Strengthening our nuclear deterrence: Part 1

There’s a lot to think about when it comes to nuclear deterrence. Most people think about the vast number of Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles we have secured in silos around the country. Other’s may think about the various options we have in our bomber and submarine delivery systems. However, at Vandenberg, the 377th Test and Evaluation Group plays an important role in nuclear deterrence by continually testing our ICBM capabilities for all the world to see.

March 1, 2024

BTF 24-2 bombers return home after Global Guardian

U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancers assigned to the 28th Bomb Wing, Ellsworth AFB, S.D., conducted a cross-combatant command mission from their deployed location at Luleå-Kallax Air Base, Sweden, in support of Global Guardian, Feb. 29, 2024.

Feb. 29, 2024

Military Leaders Say Maintaining U.S. Strategic Edge Requires Continued Investment

The United States remains ready to deter strategic and space-based threats, but continued investment is critical amid increasing competition, senior military officials said.

Feb. 28, 2024

DoD participates in Singapore Airshow 2024

The U.S. Department of Defense participated in the Singapore Airshow 2024 (SA2024) with an aerial demonstration by the B-52H Stratofortress and static displays at the Changi Exhibition Center, Republic of Singapore, Feb. 20-25.

Feb. 23, 2024

U.S. bombers arrive in Sweden for Bomber Task Force 24-2

Two U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancers assigned to the 28th Bomb Wing, Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota, arrived in Luleå-Kallax Air Base, Sweden, for Bomber Task Force 24-2, Feb. 23, 2024. During the deployment, the bomber crews and support personnel will integrate with the Swedish Armed Forces, NATO Allies and other international partners to synchronize capabilities and assure security commitments across the U.S. European Command area of responsibility.

Feb. 15, 2024

U.S. Strategic Command Announces 2023 Omaha Trophy Recipients

Gen. Anthony Cotton, commander of U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM), announced the 2023 Omaha Trophy recipients.The Omaha Trophy is presented to the top military units supporting USSTRATCOM’s strategic deterrence mission for their exceptional performance in the categories of intercontinental ballistic missiles, ballistic missile submarines,

Feb. 12, 2024

Defense Official Says Countering China, Russia in Western Hemisphere Requires Multiprong Approach

China and Russia each pose different challenges for Latin America and the Caribbean, so there needs to be adjustments to the Defense Department's strategies, the deputy assistant secretary of defense for the Western Hemisphere said.

Feb. 2, 2024

The Mighty Eighth commander qualifies on E-4B Nightwatch

Eighth Air Force commander, Maj. Gen. Jason Armagost, qualifies on the E-4B Nightwatch, or National Airborne Operations Center.

Feb. 1, 2024

Bombers abound: North Dakota-based B-52s arrive in Pacific, provide strategic deterrence

B-52 Stratofortress bombers assigned to the 5th Bomb Wing from Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, landed at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam at the end of January as part of a Bomber Task Force to support strategic deterrence missions aimed at reinforcing the rules-based international order in the Indo-Pacific region.