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Eighth Air Force and J-GSOC commander Maj. Gen. Thomas Bussiere speaks to Airmen about bomber operations for 2018 and recaps the past year's successes. Eighth Air Force commander rallies Airmen at all call
The latest Eighth Air Force Commander's Call revealed the unit's current and future ops tempo, reorganization and top Airmen, December 7.
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2017
During the training, the Joint Terminal Attack Controllers from the United Kingdom’s Royal Air Force, switched back and forth between the different aircraft, relaying targets to both of them at the same time. JTACs and aircrews participate in joint exercise over PRTC
Ellsworth aircrews worked side-by-side with members of the 582nd Helicopter Group and Joint Terminal Attack Controllers from the United Kingdom’s Royal Air Force, during a joint-training exercise over the Powder River Training Complex from Dec. 4 to 8, 2017.The exercise provided each unit an opportunity to integrate with Air Force Global Strike
0 12/11
2017
Preparing our Lancer Aircrew Preparing our Lancer aircrew
“Recently Dyess has developed and executed a unique support system for all Air Force Global Strike Command users in the Lancer Airspace,” says Lt. Col. William Alcorn, 7th Operations Support Squadron mission training center director.This support systems consists of a repurposed control vehicle acting as a moving target truck that tows a
0 12/08
2017
Lloyd Ponder, World War II POW WWII, POW survivor shares tale of hope, determination, resilience
The four pillars of resiliency -- physical, mental, spiritual and social -- are drilled into the minds of Airmen today to emphasize how important it is that no matter what life situation they are going through, there is always a healthy way to handle the situation.
0 12/08
2017
Inside Hoban Hall: A new look Inside Hoban Hall: A new look
The foyer inside of Hoban Hall received a remodel that was completed in November, which highlights the remarkable history of Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana.
0 12/07
2017
A U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer, assigned to the 37th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, deployed from Ellsworth Air Force Base (AFB), South Dakota, lands at Andersen AFB, Guam, Dec. 4, 2017. USAF Airmen, bombers complete bilateral training in Australia
Two U.S. Air Force B-1B bombers conducted a continuous bomber presence (CBP) mission on return to Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, from Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) Base Amberley, Australia, Dec. 3.
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2017
A snowplow clears the runway at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Nov. 4, 2017, during exercise Global Thunder 18. Global Thunder is an annual command and control exercise designed to train U.S. Strategic Command forces and assess joint operational readiness. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman J.T. Armstrong) Global Thunder 18
Multiple B-52H Stratofortresses assigned to Air Force Global Strike Command (AFGSC) departed from Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Nov. 4, 2017, during exercise Global Thunder 18. Exercise Global Thunder is an annual command and control and field training exercise designed to train Department of Defense forces and assess joint operational readiness
0 11/27
2017
23rd BS celebrates centennial 23rd BS celebrates centennial
Since June 16, 1917, the 23rd Bomb Squadron has been on the frontline of our nation’s wars. Originally organized at Kelly Field, Texas, the 23rd BS began as the 23rd Aero Squadron during World War I and transitioned to the squadron it is today during World War II.
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2017
Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson walks with Col. Ty. Neuman, 2nd Bomb Wing commander at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Nov. 14, 2017. This was Wilson’s first visit to Barksdale as the SECAF. During her visit, she toured various locations on base meeting with Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mozer O. Da Cunha) SECAF visits Airmen, discusses Air Force priorities
Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson visited Team Barksdale during her trip to Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, Nov. 15, 2017. Wilson met with Airmen from various units around base and spoke about her priorities, specifically restoring readiness, cost-effective modernization, and development of exceptional leaders.
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2017
Newest bomber technology makes history Newest bomber technology makes history
History was made Nov. 6, 2017, when the first Conventional Rotary Launchers (CRL) were flown out of Barksdale Air Force Base, La. on a C-5M Super Galaxy to be used in their first ever combat area of responsibility. CRLs are improved munitions equipment that allows B-52 Stratofortresses to carry a selection of different conventional smart weapons or GPS guided weapons.
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2017
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