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U.S. Strategic Command expanded the situational awareness (SSA) program to academic institutions by signing the first such agreement with California Polytechnic State University, August 28, 2019.
U.S. Air Force B-2 Spirit aircraft flew from RAF Fairford, England, to Lajes Field, Azores, Portugal, on Sept. 9, 2019, to conduct hot pit refueling in the U.S. European Command area of responsibility.
U.S. Air Force B-2 Spirit aircraft flew from RAF Fairford, England, to Lajes Field, Azores, Portugal, on Sept. 9, 2019, to conduct hot pit refueling in the U.S. European Command area of responsibility.
U.S. Air Force B-2 Spirit aircraft flew from RAF Fairford, England, to Lajes Field, Azores, Portugal, on Sept. 9, 2019, to conduct hot pit refueling in the U.S. European Command area of responsibility.
U.S. Air Force B-2 Spirit aircraft flew from RAF Fairford, England, to Lajes Field, Azores, Portugal, on Sept. 9, 2019, to conduct hot pit refueling in the U.S. European Command area of responsibility.
A U.S. Air Force B-2 Spirit, currently deployed to RAF Fairford in Gloucestershire, England, flies above the English countryside near Dover with two RAF F-35 jets, August 30, 2019. This is the first time UK F-35 Lightening jets have conducted training with the U.S. B-2 stealth bomber.
The Enlisted Corps Spotlight for September is Staff Sgt. Samantha MacKinnon.
An unarmed Trident II D5 missile launches from the Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine USS Nebraska (SSBN 739) off the coast of San Diego, California, Sept. 4, 2019. The test launch was one of four conducted Sept. 4 and Sept. 6 as part of a U.S. Navy Commander Evaluation Test, validating performance expectations of the life-extended Trident II D5 strategic weapon system. These four launches mark 176 successful missile launches of the Trident II D5 strategic weapon system.
Master Sgt. Scott Smith, a hydraulics shop chief assigned to the 131st Maintenance Squadron Group, marshals a B-2 Spirit Stealth Bomber at Naval Air Station Keflavik, Iceland, August 28, 2019. This is the B-2s first time ever landing in Iceland. While in Iceland Airmen from Whiteman conducted hot-pit refueling, which is a method of refueling an aircraft without shutting down the engines. Training with partners, allied nations and other U.S. Air Force units contributes to our readiness and enables us to build enduring and strategic relationships necessary to confront a broad range of global challenges.
A B-2 Spirit Stealth Bomber from Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri lands at Naval Air Station Keflavik, Iceland, August 28, 2019. This is the B-2s first time landing in Iceland. While in Iceland Airmen from Whiteman conducted hot-pit refueling, which is a method of refueling an aircraft without shutting down the engines. The use of strategic bombers in Iceland helps exercise Naval Air Station Keflavik as a forward location for the B-2, ensuring that it is engaged, postured and ready with credible force to assure, deter and defend the U.S. and its allies in an increasingly complex security environment.
Airmen from the 509th Logistics Readiness Squadron fuel distribution operators from Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri conduct a hot-pit refueling on a B-2 Spirit Bomber at Naval Air Station Keflavik, Iceland, August 28, 2019. Hot-pit refueling is a method of refueling an aircraft without shutting down the engines. This is the B-2s first time landing in Iceland. Forward locations like Iceland enhance the collective defense capabilities of both the U.S. and NATO allies.
Security Forces Airmen from Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, pose in front of a B-2 Spirit Bomber at Naval Air Station Keflavik, Iceland, August 28, 2019, during a hot-pit refueling. Hot-pit refueling is a method of refueling an aircraft without shutting down the engines. This is the B-2s first time landing in Iceland. Forward locations like Iceland enhance the collective defense capabilities of both the U.S. and NATO allies.
A B-2 Spirit Stealth Bomber from Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri taxis down a runway at Naval Air Station Keflavik, Iceland, August 28, 2019. This is the B-2s first time landing in Iceland. While in Iceland Airmen from Whiteman conducted hot-pit refueling, which is a method of refueling an aircraft without shutting down the engines. Forward locations like Iceland enhance the collective defense capabilities of both the U.S. it’s NATO allies.
U.S. Navy Vice Adm. Dave Kriete, left, deputy commander of U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM), presents the Sailors assigned to the Ohio-class ballistic-missile submarine USS Nevada (SSBN 733) the USSTRATCOM Omaha Trophy in Silverdale, Wash., Aug. 21, 2019. The Omaha Trophy is awarded annually to USSTRATCOM units who demonstrate the highest standards of performance in the command's mission areas, their role in global operations and the command's continued emphasis on strategic deterrence.
U.S. Navy Sailors assigned to the Ohio-class ballistic-missile submarine USS Nevada (SSBN 733) stand in formation prior to the presentation of the U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) Omaha Trophy in Silverdale, Wash., Aug. 21, 2019. The Omaha Trophy is awarded annually to USSTRATCOM units who demonstrate the highest standards of performance in the command's mission areas, their role in global operations and the command's continued emphasis on strategic deterrence.
U.S. Navy Vice Adm. Dave Kriete, deputy commander of U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM), speaks to Sailors assigned to the Ohio-class ballistic-missile submarine USS Nevada (SSBN 733) prior to the presentation of the USSTRATCOM Omaha Trophy. The Omaha Trophy is awarded annually to USSTRATCOM units who demonstrate the highest standards of performance in the command's mission areas, their role in global operations and the command's continued emphasis on strategic deterrence.
U.S. Navy Deputy Commander, U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM), Vice Adm. Dave Kriete prepares to present the Omaha Trophy to the crew of the Ohio-class ballistic-missile submarine USS Nevada (SSBN 733) in Silverdale, Wash., Aug. 21, 2019. The Omaha Trophy is awarded annually to USSTRATCOM units who demonstrate the highest standards of performance in the command's mission areas, their role in global operations and the command's continued emphasis on strategic deterrence.
U.S. Navy Deputy Commander, U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM), Vice Adm. Dave Kriete prepares to present the Omaha Trophy to the crew of the Ohio-class ballistic-missile submarine USS Nevada (SSBN 733) in Silverdale, Wash., Aug. 21, 2019. The Omaha Trophy is awarded annually to USSTRATCOM units who demonstrate the highest standards of performance in the command's mission areas, their role in global operations and the command's continued emphasis on strategic deterrence.
U.S. Navy Vice Adm. Dave Kriete, deputy commander of U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM), presents the Sailors assigned to the Ohio-class ballistic-missile submarine USS Nevada (SSBN 733) the USSTRATCOM Omaha Trophy in Silverdale, Wash., Aug. 21, 2019. The Omaha Trophy is awarded annually to USSTRATCOM units who demonstrate the highest standards of performance in the command's mission areas, their role in global operations and the command's continued emphasis on strategic deterrence.
Official photo of Brig. Gen. John J. Nichols