June 4, 2024

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 supported by Space Force Guardians launched an unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile equipped with one re-entry vehicle June 4 at 12:56 a.m. Pacific Time from Vandenberg Space Force Base, California.This test launch is part of routine and periodic activities intended to

May 23, 2024

Ellsworth B-1 Lancers return to Guam, enhances readiness during Bomber Task Force 24-6

B-1 Lancers assigned to the 28th Bomb Wing, Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota, arrived at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, in support of a routine Bomber Task Force deployment, 23 May.

May 22, 2024

B-21 Raider continues flight test, production

Following its formal unveiling, Dec. 2, 2022, the B-21 Raider began flight testing here where it continues to make progress toward becoming the backbone of the U.S. Air Force bomber fleet.

May 20, 2024

U.S. bombers deploy to Royal Air Force Fairford for latest European bomber task force

Two U.S. Air Force B-52 Stratofortress aircraft assigned to the 5th Bomb Wing arrived at Royal Air Force Fairford, in the U.K., for a routine bomber task force deployment, Monday.

May 13, 2024

Team Minot named DAF 2023 General Larry O. Spencer Award winners

The Department of the Air Force announced the recipients of the 2023 Gen. Larry O. Spencer Innovation Award during a ceremony at the Pentagon, May 8. Members of Team Minot from the 5th Bomb Wing and 91st Missile Wing won the team award for the second year in a row!

April 23, 2024

FY23 DAF Annual Safety Awards

Department of the Air Force Chief of Safety Maj. Gen. Sean Choquette released the recipients for the fiscal year 2023 Secretary of the Air Force and Chief of Staff Safety Awards, as well as the Air and Space Forces Chief of Safety Awards.“Safety is about increasing combat power,” said Choquette. “Our Safety enterprise goal is to build an

April 19, 2024

Team Whiteman demonstrates readiness during Exercise Spirit Vigilance

The 509th and 131st Bomb Wings capped off the most recent iteration of Exercise Spirit Vigilance by performing a mass fly-off of 12 B-2 Spirit stealth bombers April 15, 2024, at Whiteman Air Force Base.

April 17, 2024

BTF 24-2: 9 EBS completes rapid engine change

Airmen from the 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron completed a rapid engine change on a B-1B Lancer during Bomber Task Force 24-2 at Morón Air Base, Spain, Apr. 3, 2024.

April 15, 2024

Barksdale Conducts Exercise Bayou Vigilance 2024

Airmen from the 2nd and 5th Bomb Wings trained together while evaluating response and combat operation skills during exercise Bayou Vigilance April 3-12, 2024 at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana.

April 15, 2024

Team Minot completes Exercise Prairie Vigilance

Airmen from the 5th Bomb Wing at Minot AFB, North Dakota and the 2nd Bomb Wing at Barksdale AFB, Louisiana participated in Exercise Prairie Vigilance 24-3 here, April 6-12, 2024.