April 25, 2023

Behind the bombers: 608th AOC hones control during Global Thunder

Airmen within the 608th Air Operations Center put their command and control skills to the test during U.S. Strategic Command's annual C2 exercise.

April 24, 2023

625th Strategic Operations Squadron lights up the night sky

This past week a team of dedicated Airmen and Sailors took to the skies to fire an unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) over the Pacific Ocean during an Operational Test Launch, known as a Glory Trip.

April 20, 2023

U.S. Strategic Command Concludes Exercise Global Thunder 2023

U.S. Strategic Command concluded exercise Global Thunder 2023, which successfully tested and validated the nation’s nuclear command, control, and operational procedures.  The exercise ran April 11-18 and involved more than 100,000 personnel from across the nuclear enterprise focused on ensuring our forces are ready to deter adversaries and, if

April 19, 2023

Minuteman III test launch showcases readiness of U.S. nuclear force's safe, effective deterrent

A joint team of Air Force Global Strike Command Airmen and Navy aircrew launched an unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile equipped with one test re-entry vehicle from aboard the Airborne Launch Control System April 19 at 5:11 a.m. Pacific Time from Vandenberg Space Force Base, California.This test launch is part of routine and

April 18, 2023

First of its Kind Submarine Visit Forges Relationship

Senior leaders from the navies of Japan, South Korea and the United States visited Naval Base Guam to embark a U.S. Navy Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine operating off Guam, April 18.

April 10, 2023

U.S. Strategic Command Commences Annual Nuclear Command and Control Exercise

U.S. Strategic Command will commence its annual nuclear command and control exercise, Global Thunder, April 11, 2023.Global Thunder 23 (GT23) involves personnel throughout the strategic enterprise including USSTRATCOM components and subordinate units. The purpose of GT23 is to enhance nuclear readiness and ensure a safe, secure, and reliable

April 6, 2023

Canada, India, Japan, Korea, and the U.S. Complete Multilateral Guam-Based Exercise Sea Dragon 2023

The U.S. Navy and four allied and partner nations concluded operations for the annual, multi-national exercise Sea Dragon 2023, March 29.Sea Dragon is a U.S.-led, multinational exercise designed to practice and discuss anti-submarine warfare tactics to operate together in response to traditional and non-traditional maritime security challenges in

April 3, 2023

B-52s Deploy to Andersen for Bomber Task Force Deployment

Over 210 Airmen and four B-52 bombers assigned to the 96th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, arrived at Andersen Air Force Base, on March 30th, 2023, conducting Bomber Task Force missions in support of Pacific Air Forces training efforts with allies, partners and joint forces.The BTF operations support USINDOPACOM

April 3, 2023

F.E. Warren breaks ground on new helicopter, TRF facility

Members of multiple agencies and units came together to break ground on the new combined helicopter and tactical response force facility outside the Army Aviation Support Center on F.E. Warren Air Force Base, March 31, 2023.

April 3, 2023

Planned Minuteman III test launches validate reliability of ICBM force

Members of Air Force Global Strike Command’s missile community regularly participate in intercontinental ballistic missile operational test launches, called Glory Trips, to validate the safety, security and reliability of the Minuteman III ICBM force. The next operational test launch, GT 246, is currently scheduled for the third week in April, and planning and preparation for this mission began more than a year in advance.