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May 1, 2023

Travis hosts Project Tuskegee, AIM Event

The 60th Air Mobility Wing recently hosted Air Force Global Strike Command for a Project Tuskegee, Aviation Inspiration Mentorship (AIM) event to encourage early interest in aviation here, April 28, 2023.

May 1, 2023

B-1B Lancers integrate with partners, build interoperability during exercise COPE INDIA 2023

B-1B Lancers assigned to the 34th Bomb Squadron successfully participated in exercise COPE INDIA 2023, April 10-21, 2023. Participation in the exercise enhanced partnership between the U.S. Air Force and Indian Air Force (IAF).

May 1, 2023

37th Bomb Squadron Awarded Omaha Trophy

The Tigers of the 37th Bomb Squadron roared into history when Gen. Anthony Cotton, U.S. Strategic Command commander, presented the unit with the 2022 Omaha Trophy for being the best strategic bomber squadron during a special event April 21, 2023, at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D.

April 26, 2023

53rd Wing completes Operational Testing of B-1B Sustainment Block-18 software

The 337th Test and Evaluation Squadron completed the Field Development Evaluation (FDE) of Sustainment Block-18 (SB-18), a major software block upgrade providing new capabilities and improvements to the B-1B Lancer avionics suite, in late March, 2023.

April 25, 2023

Air Force modernizes nuclear security with advanced JLTV vehicle

U.S. Air Force defenders from the 90th Missile Security Forces Squadron conduct the first operational mission with the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle supporting launch facility maintenance near Harrisburg, Nebraska, April 24. Staff Sgt. Jeffrey Daniels and Senior Airman Zion Hill, 90 MSFS maintenance support team members, made history by conducting the first real-world JLTV operation for Air Force Global Strike Command. “It is built like a tank,” Hill said. “When you climb into the Humvee, you are stepping back in time 20 years. The JLTV is like driving the Batmobile into the future to better defend our nation."

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 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