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Nov. 27, 2023

908th looks to industry to accelerate change and readiness

With the mindset of innovation ingrained in the wing’s culture, and the members of the 908th MXG already leading the push for their members to be ready for the new helicopters ahead of schedule, the unit has turned to the civilian industry for a new opportunity. Since January 23, 2023, more than 20 maintainers from the 908th have spent a minimum of 30 days each watching first-hand; learning tactics, techniques, procedures, and best practices, on how to effectively maintain AW-139s from the Chevron Corporation in Picayune, Mississippi.

Nov. 21, 2023

Air Force Global Strike Command conducts first annual Combat Ammunition Production Exercise

In a milestone event, the Air Force Global Strike Command successfully executed its inaugural Combat Ammunition Production Exercise (CAPEX) on November 7, 2023, at Barksdale Air Force Base.

Nov. 21, 2023

STRATCOM commander visits nuke treaty monitoring center

For the first time since taking command of U.S. Strategic Command, Gen. Anthony J. Cotton and his Command Senior Enlisted Leader, Sgt. Maj. Howard Kreamer, visited the Department of Defense’s sole nuclear treaty monitoring center Nov. 16. The combatant command leadership team came to the Air Force Technical Applications Center to get an update on

Nov. 20, 2023

Next Generation Aircrew Protection team conducts B-1 vapor purge testing

The Next Generation Aircrew Protection team conducted the last set of vapor purge testing on the B-1B Lancer at Dyess Air Force Base November 7.

Nov. 17, 2023

Uniting allies and partners: a new found dedication

The repetitive loading and firing action echoes through the air while a focused artillery soldier works with determination. Behind the scenes, a stream of paperwork is signed and submitted to change his life.

Nov. 14, 2023

414th SCMS wins 2022 DoD award for supply chain excellence for nuclear readiness

The 414th Supply Chain Management Squadron was awarded the 2022 Department of Defense Award for Supply Chain Excellence for their exceptional achievements in supply chain management through innovative development and process improvement. The 414th SCMS successfully stood up in 2010 to solidify nuclear supply chain readiness and reduce potential pitfalls in the process across the globe. The squadron took the ever-growing workload and improved steadily over time into a world-class organization.

Nov. 14, 2023

Austin Commends U.N. Coalition's Commitment to Peace on Korean Peninsula

Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III praised the international alliance committed to securing lasting peace on the Korean Peninsula as United Nations Command member states gathered for the coalition's inaugural defense ministers' meeting in Seoul, South Korea. 

Nov. 9, 2023

AFGSC names 2023 Global Strike Challenge winners

Air Force Global Strike Command announced the winners of Global Strike Challenge 2023 at the multi-month competition’s capstone event Nov. 8.

Nov. 8, 2023

B-1 Lancer Reinforces Security Commitment in CENTCOM

A U.S. Air Force KC-135R Stratotanker from the 117th Air Refueling Wing, Sumpter Smith Joint National Guard Base, Birmingham, Alabama, prepares to refuel a B-1B Lancer from the 7th Bomb Wing, Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, in an undisclosed location on Nov. 5, 2023.

Nov. 8, 2023

People-first, mission-always

This concept of leadership has set a firm foundation for Master Sgt. Shamir Moore, 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron senior enlisted leader, since nervously accepting the opportunity to become an SEL in March 2022 and further during Bomber Task Force mission 24-1.