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Feb. 23, 2024

U.S. bombers arrive in Sweden for Bomber Task Force 24-2

Two U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancers assigned to the 28th Bomb Wing, Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota, arrived in Luleå-Kallax Air Base, Sweden, for Bomber Task Force 24-2, Feb. 23, 2024. During the deployment, the bomber crews and support personnel will integrate with the Swedish Armed Forces, NATO Allies and other international partners to synchronize capabilities and assure security commitments across the U.S. European Command area of responsibility.

Feb. 15, 2024

U.S. Strategic Command Announces 2023 Omaha Trophy Recipients

Gen. Anthony Cotton, commander of U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM), announced the 2023 Omaha Trophy recipients.The Omaha Trophy is presented to the top military units supporting USSTRATCOM’s strategic deterrence mission for their exceptional performance in the categories of intercontinental ballistic missiles, ballistic missile submarines,

Feb. 12, 2024

Defense Official Says Countering China, Russia in Western Hemisphere Requires Multiprong Approach

China and Russia each pose different challenges for Latin America and the Caribbean, so there needs to be adjustments to the Defense Department's strategies, the deputy assistant secretary of defense for the Western Hemisphere said.

Feb. 2, 2024

The Mighty Eighth commander qualifies on E-4B Nightwatch

Eighth Air Force commander, Maj. Gen. Jason Armagost, qualifies on the E-4B Nightwatch, or National Airborne Operations Center.

Feb. 1, 2024

Bombers abound: North Dakota-based B-52s arrive in Pacific, provide strategic deterrence

B-52 Stratofortress bombers assigned to the 5th Bomb Wing from Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, landed at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam at the end of January as part of a Bomber Task Force to support strategic deterrence missions aimed at reinforcing the rules-based international order in the Indo-Pacific region.

Jan. 31, 2024

US B-1B Lancers train alongside Republic of Singapore Air Force

Two B-1B Lancers assigned to the 345th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron from Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, arrived at Paya Lebar Air Base, Singapore, Jan. 18-24, as part of the United States Air Force's regular training and engagements with key partners in the region.

Jan. 30, 2024

US, allies and partners integrate for dynamic targeting kill-chain automation experiments

The 805th Combat Training Squadron, also known as the Shadow Operations Center – Nellis, executed their annual Capstone event by experimenting with and developing tactics, techniques, and procedures for integrated two-way kill-chain automation between the operational and tactical command and control including battle management levels, to create competitive advantages for the United States and its allies and partners at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada.

Jan. 25, 2024

Ellsworth generates bombers

The unmistakable sound of freedom that only B-1B Lancers can create, filled the skies over the base Jan. 25, 2024, when the 28th Bomb Wing launched several aircraft, demonstrating its ability to provide long range strike – anytime, anywhere.

Jan. 23, 2024

Twentieth Air Force welcomes first female commander

Maj. Gen. Stacy Jo Huser assumed command of 20th Air Force from Maj. Gen. Michael Lutton during a change of command ceremony on F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyoming, Jan. 5, 2024.

Jan. 19, 2024

US B-1B Lancers conduct air-to-air refueling training with Republic of Singapore Air Force

Two B-1B Lancers assigned to the 345th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron from Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, arrived at Paya Lebar Air Base, Singapore, Jan. 18, as part of the United States Air Force’s regular training and engagements with key partners in the region.