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Dec. 14, 2023

908th partners with 23rd FTS preparing aircrew for future training mission

The 908th Airlift Wing has looked to the U.S. Air Force’s subject matter experts when it comes to training helicopter crew members in preparation for the wing’s new mission, the formal training unit for the MH-139A Grey Wolf helicopter. Starting in September 2021, when the 908th sent Lt. Col. Jeffrey E. Randall, 908th Operations Support Squadron commander, to attend the TH-1H Rotary-Wing Fundamentals course, to now, when the 908th currently has Lt. Col. Justin McCullough and Maj. David Castillo temporarily assigned to the 23rd Flying Training Squadron as instructor pilots, the relationship between the two units has grown and become invaluable to each other.

Dec. 13, 2023

Air Force Global Strike Command Establishes New Directorate

AFGSC recently stood up a new directorate, AFGSC/A10, the ICBM Modernization Directorate, to oversee and coordinate the deployment of the LGM-35A Sentinel ICBM weapon system and the retirement of the LGM-30G Minuteman III ICBM weapon system.

Dec. 11, 2023

28th Munition Squadron efforts solidify Ellis Giant Sword Trophy Win

A team of 11 Airmen from the 28th Munitions Squadron contributed to Ellsworth Air Force Base securing the Ellis Giant Sword Trophy for Best Bomber Maintenance, at the 2023 Global Strike Challenge capstone event held at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, November 8, 2023.

Dec. 5, 2023

AFIMSC plays critical role in fielding of B-21

The Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center is playing a critical role in executing the multiyear beddown of the B-21 Raider stealth bomber for the Air Force.

Nov. 28, 2023

AFGSC Director of ICBM Modernization discusses “monumental” Sentinel Program at Joint Engineers Conference

Brig. Gen. Colin J. Connor, Air Force Global Strike Command Director of Intercontinental Ballistic Missile Modernization, recently highlighted the future of the LGM-35A Sentinel during the annual Joint Engineers Conference in Helena, Montana.

Nov. 27, 2023

908th looks to industry to accelerate change and readiness

With the mindset of innovation ingrained in the wing’s culture, and the members of the 908th MXG already leading the push for their members to be ready for the new helicopters ahead of schedule, the unit has turned to the civilian industry for a new opportunity. Since January 23, 2023, more than 20 maintainers from the 908th have spent a minimum of 30 days each watching first-hand; learning tactics, techniques, procedures, and best practices, on how to effectively maintain AW-139s from the Chevron Corporation in Picayune, Mississippi.

Nov. 21, 2023

Air Force Global Strike Command conducts first annual Combat Ammunition Production Exercise

In a milestone event, the Air Force Global Strike Command successfully executed its inaugural Combat Ammunition Production Exercise (CAPEX) on November 7, 2023, at Barksdale Air Force Base.

Nov. 21, 2023

STRATCOM commander visits nuke treaty monitoring center

For the first time since taking command of U.S. Strategic Command, Gen. Anthony J. Cotton and his Command Senior Enlisted Leader, Sgt. Maj. Howard Kreamer, visited the Department of Defense’s sole nuclear treaty monitoring center Nov. 16. The combatant command leadership team came to the Air Force Technical Applications Center to get an update on

Nov. 20, 2023

Next Generation Aircrew Protection team conducts B-1 vapor purge testing

The Next Generation Aircrew Protection team conducted the last set of vapor purge testing on the B-1B Lancer at Dyess Air Force Base November 7.

Nov. 17, 2023

Uniting allies and partners: a new found dedication

The repetitive loading and firing action echoes through the air while a focused artillery soldier works with determination. Behind the scenes, a stream of paperwork is signed and submitted to change his life.