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June 30, 2015

625th Strategic Operations Squadron Welcomes New Commander

U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Deane R. Konowicz assumed command of the 625th Strategic Operations Squadron (STOS) from U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. J. Grayson Higby during a change of command ceremony in the 557th Weather Wing Auditorium here, June 26.

June 25, 2015

U.S. Strategic Command Commander Assures Asia-Pacific Partners

OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. - U.S. Navy Adm. Cecil D Haney, U.S. Strategic Command commander, arrived in the Asia-Pacific region to continue building and maintaining enduring relationships with partner nations and other combatant commands, June 19.

June 5, 2015

B-52s to Demonstrate Long-Range Strategic Capabilities in Europe

Three B-52 Stratofortresses assigned to the 5th Bomb Wing, Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, deployed today to Royal Air Force (RAF) Fairford, United Kingdom. The deployment demonstrates the United States’ ability to project its flexible, long-range global strike capability and provides opportunities to synchronize strategic activities and capabilities with allies and partners in the U.S. European Command (USEUCOM) area of operations during the month of June.

June 3, 2015

USSTRATCOM Hosts French Strategic Air Forces Commander

U.S. Navy Adm. Cecil D. Haney, U.S. Strategic Command commander, hosted French Air Force (officially known as Armée de l’Air, meaning “Army of the Air”) Lt. Gen. Philippe Steininger, French Strategic Air Forces commander, May 27-28.

May 26, 2015

U.S. Strategic Command Observes Memorial Day

U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) senior leaders joined Nebraska government officials, veterans and community members over the weekend at Memorial Day recognition events throughout Omaha and the surrounding area to remember, respect and honor those who gave their lives to guarantee the freedoms and liberties Americans enjoy today.

May 19, 2015

Barksdale B-52s Participate in U.S. Central Command Exercise Eager Lion

Two B-52 Stratofortress bombers assigned to the 2nd Bomb Wing, Barksdale AFB, La., returned May 18, 2015, from a 30-plus hour, 14,000 mile nonstop mission to the U.S. Central Command (USCENTCOM) area of operations (AOR) to participate alongside Jordanian and other multinational forces in Exercise Eager Lion 2015.

May 13, 2015

Leaders hail 552nd ACW’s 60th anniversary

Bookended with addresses from two former wing commanders, the 552nd Air Control Wing’s three-day Diamond Anniversary Salute "exceeded all expectations," wing Commander Col. Jay Bickley said.

May 8, 2015

Joint Space Operations Center tracks Progress' reentry into the atmosphere

U.S. Strategic Command's (USSTRATCOM) Joint Functional Component Command for Space (JFCC Space), through the Joint Space Operations Center (JSpOC), confirmed at 8:34 p.m. PDT (11:34 p.m. EDT) that the Progress M-27M cargo transport spacecraft reentered the Earth's atmosphere and over the Pacific Ocean.

May 5, 2015

U.S. Strategic Command Strategic Leadership Fellows Graduate

OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. - Ten U.S. Strategic Command employees completed the USSTRATCOM Strategic Leadership Fellows Program as part of a joint endeavor with the University of Nebraska. The program is designed to enhance the management skills and technical expertise of civilians as they progress to strategic supervisory roles. USSTRATCOM senior officials, civilian personnel and academic professionals recognized the graduating fellows during a ceremony at the University of Nebraska’s Peter Kiewit Institute in Omaha, May 1.

April 28, 2015

U.S. Strategic Command Honors 2014 Annual Award Winners

OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. - U.S. Navy Adm. Cecil D. Haney, U.S. Strategic Command commander, and U.S. Army Command Sgt. Maj. Patrick Z. Alston, USSTRATCOM senior enlisted leader, recognized the 2014 USSTRATCOM Annual Award winners for their outstanding support to the command’s global strategic missions during a banquet in downtown Omaha, Nebraska, April 24.