News

Nov. 10, 2015

U.S. Strategic Command Concludes Key Command and Control Exercise

OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. - U.S. Strategic Command, in coordination with other combatant commands, services and appropriate U.S. government agencies concluded Exercise GLOBAL THUNDER 16, Nov. 8.

Nov. 9, 2015

Members of Congress, USSTRATCOM commander observe missile launch from ballistic missile submarine

OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. - Members of Congress and the U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) commander were aboard the USS Kentucky when the U.S. Navy's Strategic Systems Programs (SSP) conducted a successful test flight of a Trident II D5 Missile, Nov. 7, 2015, to obtain valid reliability, accuracy and performance factors for use by the Joint Chiefs of Staff and USSTRATCOM.

Oct. 30, 2015

U.S. Strategic Command to Conduct Command and Control Exercise

OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. - U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM), one of nine U.S. unified commands under the Department of Defense, will conduct Exercise GLOBAL THUNDER 2016 with components and tasks forces beginning Nov. 2, 2015.

Oct. 26, 2015

B-52 Stratofortresses fly alongside Canadian allies

OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. - U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) B-52 Stratofortress bombers based at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, and Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, conducted training in and around the area of Goose Bay, Canada, with Royal Canadian Air Force units, Oct. 20 through Oct. 23.

Oct. 12, 2015

New Zealand Hosts Combined Space Operations Meeting

New Zealand will host the Defense Department and U.S. Strategic Command in the Combined Space Operations initiative at a formal meeting of the delegates this week, DoD officials announced today.

Oct. 8, 2015

Air Force Secretary Visits Offutt and Provides Keynote Address at USSTRATCOM’s Birthday Ball

In her first official visit to Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska, the Honorable Deborah Lee James, Secretary of the Air Force (SECAF), met with military members and senior leaders from USSTRATCOM and the 55th Wing, Oct. 1-2.

Oct. 8, 2015

Striker Trident (Part 3 of 3): Air Force Missile Officers Get their Sea Legs

Through the Striker Trident nuclear officer exchange program, four hand-selected intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) officers, assigned to various Air Force Global Strike Command (AFGSC) units, are broadening their horizons by serving multi-year tours with U.S. Navy Submarine Forces (SUBFOR) ballistic missile submarine (SSBN) units.

Sept. 17, 2015

Joint Ballistic Missile Defense Training and Education Center celebrates full operational capability

The Joint Functional Component Command for Integrated Missile Defense celebrated full operational capability of the Joint Ballistic Missile Defense Training and Education mission Sept. 14 here.

Sept. 17, 2015

AFGSC completes first New START bomber conversion

Air Force Global Strike Command has begun the conversion of a portion of the B-52H bomber fleet from a nuclear to a conventional only capability aircraft under the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (New START).

Sept. 16, 2015

SSBN Arrives at Her Majesty’s Naval Base Clyde for Port Visit

This morning the ballistic missile submarine (SSBN) USS Wyoming arrived at Her Majesty’s Naval Base Clyde, Faslane, Scotland, for a routine port visit.