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July 26, 2017

USSTRATCOM kicks off 2017 Deterrence Symposium

OMAHA, Neb. – Deterrence experts from around the world gathered at the CenturyLink Center where U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) kicked off the eighth annual Deterrence Symposium July 26. Opening the symposium, Gen. John E. Hyten, commander of USSTRATCOM, thanked the audience of more than 650 for attending the symposium, to include the 13

July 11, 2017

USSTRATCOM Staff Judge Advocate Retires After 41 Years of Service

U.S. Army Col. Michael Smidt, U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) staff judge advocate, retired from active duty military service during a ceremony at Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska, July 7, 2017.  During his 41 years of service Smidt served as a U.S. Army enlisted soldier on both active duty and in the U.S. Army Reserve, before completing his

July 1, 2017

Enlisted Corps Spotlight for July

Rank/Name – Airman 1st Class Georgina Zavala Duty Title/Directorate – Personnel specialist, Reserve Directorate (J10) Hometown – Council Bluffs, Iowa Time in Service – 2 years, 8 months. Q: How does your job support USSTRATCOM and our missions? A: As a personnel specialist, my mission is to help Airmen. Here in J10, my focus is on the Reserve

June 20, 2017

USSTRATCOM Chief: Deterrence Keeps Major-Power Conflicts Off World Stage

WASHINGTON — U.S. Strategic Command is a global warfighting command whose mission areas include nuclear, global strike, space, cyber, missile defense and electronic warfare and more, and nuclear is the No. 1 priority, Stratcom Commander Air Force Gen. John E. Hyten said here today. The general spoke during an event held at the Capitol Hill Club by

June 7, 2017

USSTRATCOM Works With NATO Allies, Academic Partners

OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. – United States Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) further strengthened ties with NATO allies with engagements in six European countries May 23 to June 2, 2017, led by U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Clinton E. Crosier, USSTRATCOM director of plans and policy.   During the trip, Crosier met with senior government and military

June 6, 2017

USSTRATCOM, German air force sign liaison officer agreement

OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. – U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) and the German Luftwaffe (air force) signed a memorandum of agreement June 1, to assign a German liaison officer (LNO) to Joint Functional Component Command for Space (JFCC Space). The agreement builds on the arrangement the two countries formalized in 2015 to enable and enhance each

June 1, 2017

Enlisted Corps Spotlight for June

Rank/Name – Petty Officer 1st Class Dan GravesDuty Title/Directorate – Operations Admin Lead Petty Officer, Global Operations directorate (J3)Hometown – Lancaster, Pa.Time in Service – 6 years, 10 monthsQ: How does your job support USSTRATCOM and our missions?   A: As the J3 task manager, I help provide J3 coordination on tasks related to

April 28, 2017

Enlisted Corps Spotlight for May

Rank/Name –Senior Airman James C. Hellwarth Duty Title/Directorate – Elite Guard entry controllerHometown – McKinney, TexasTime in Service – 2 Years, 8 monthsQ: How Does your job support USSTRATCOM and our missions?Security Forces has direct correlation with the mission, with our main priority being the safety and security of personnel and assets. 

April 27, 2017

USSTRATCOM civilians graduate from Strategic Leadership Fellows Program

OMAHA, Neb. – Ten U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) civilian employees graduated from the fourth iteration of the Strategic Leadership Fellows Program during a ceremony at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) Peter Kiewit Institute, April 21, 2017.The 13-week graduate-level program professionally develops government civilians by enhancing

April 5, 2017

U.S. Strategic Command, Norway sign agreement to share space services, data

OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. – U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) entered into an agreement with the Norwegian Ministry of Defence and Norwegian Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries to share space situational awareness (SSA) services and information. The arrangement will enhance awareness within the space domain and increase the safety of