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Graphic of the B-2 Spirit as a comic book strip. Superhero’s secret: Whiteman AFB ‘sidekicks’
In the middle of Missouri lives a superhero only a few have ever seen, let alone met. A one-of-a-kind machine, created solely to defend and avenge, that soars high in the clouds in stealthy disguise.
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2018
Default Air Force Logo Relationships are like building a house; build it well or it will collapse” Unknown
“Relationships are like building a house; build it well or it will collapse” Unknown
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2018
Default Air Force Logo New Year New You
“A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step” Chinese proverb
0 1/03
2018
Default Air Force Logo More than I asked for
I left home for the first time in my 20 years of living on Jan. 10, 2017, to become an Airman. I saw the Air Force as an opportunity to better myself through professionalism, education and experience. As a first generation Airman I went in blind, but I knew what I wanted and I wasn’t going to let anything get in my way. However, I was not prepared for the emotional rollercoaster I had strapped myself into. After two flights and a bus ride, I finally arrived at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas. As soon as the bus stopped, the doors swung open and a military training instructor ran us off. We made our way into a small room filled with crates overflowing with backpacks, shower shoes, reflective belts and other essential supplies for trainees. Once we were rushed through and loaded up, we were corralled into a giant auditorium filled with what felt like over 1,000 people. The silence in that room was chilling.
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2017
Airman 1st Class Joseph Serrano, a material management specialist assigned to the 28th Logistics Readiness Squadron, presents the first fold of a flag during an honor sequence at the Pride Hangar at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., Oct. 26, 2017. The flag folding sequence entails the march-up formation, the casket carry and the flag fold itself which takes place before or after the eulogy is given. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Nicolas Z. Erwin) Honors to showmanship: a weeklong crash course of how to look Honor Guard
If given the opportunity to get a crash course in your favorite subject, but only in a week, would you take it?
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2017
U.S. Air Force Capt. Joe Becker, 39th Airlift Squadron greets his family after returning from a deployment at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, Sept. 19, 2016. Air Force Global Strike Command is dedicating 2017 to Airmen, their loved ones and the total force at large and will focus on areas that greatly affect their quality of life. These areas include they live, learn, play, pray and receive care. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rebecca Van Syoc) Air Force Global Strike Command announces Year of the Family
Air Force Global Strike Command is dedicating 2017 to Airmen, their loved ones and the total force at large. We are calling this year “The Year of the Family,” and will focus our efforts on areas that greatly affect our Strikers and their families. These areas include where our Airmen live, learn, play, pray and receive care.
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2017
U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Shannon Hall takes a photo in her honor guard uniform June 14, 2013, at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas. Hall was a member of the Dyess Honor Guard from April to June 2013, where she completed numerous details for funerals, retirements and other official ceremonies. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jonathan Stefanko/Released) My fight to serve
The urge to serve one’s country is not something everyone experiences, and only a select few step up to the challenge. It’s a life altering decision, and I was so happy to raise my right hand and say, “I do solemnly swear that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic.”I was working a
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2016
Default Air Force Logo The nuclear triad
Members from the United States Strategic Command recently paid a visit to Whiteman Air Force Base (AFB), Missouri, to discuss an evolution to our nation's strategic nuclear war plan with B-2 mission planners that work in the 509th Operations Support Squadron. In addition, they provided a briefing on strategic deterrence theory to a small number of
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2016
Default Air Force Logo 'Why not...Minot?'
When I received notification about my assignment to Minot AFB, North Dakota, apprehension overwhelmed me. Throughout my career, I heard about Minot and "how terrible" it was because it was "cold and windy" all year long and how "remote and isolated" it was from everything. Going to Minot was like going to Siberia....maybe worse. When I told my
0 5/04
2016
Air Force Global Strike Command celebrates its 5th year anniversary as a command, Aug. 7, 2014, a milestone made possible by Airmen! (AFGSC Graphic) Aug. 7 marks five years of deterring, assuring
In a 2009 speech in Prague, President Barack Obama stated as long as nuclear weapons exist, "the United States will maintain a safe, secure and effective arsenal to deter any adversary, and guarantee that defense to our allies." This is what Air Force Global Strike Command does, and has successfully carried out since 2009.Upon stand up, this
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2014
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