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Maj. Gen. Floyd Carpenter, Eighth Air Force commander Eighth Air Force Commander sends holiday message
Mighty Eighth,The holiday season is a time to celebrate the people in our lives that bring us happiness and joy throughout the year. In addition to some much needed time off with family and friends, it's my hope that the holidays will also provide an opportunity for reflection about achievements made in 2010 and new goals to be achieved in
0 12/21
2010
Lt. Gen. Frank G. Klotz, AFGSC Commander Holiday successes and a new year of promise
The year 2010 witnessed many successes for Air Force Global Strike Command. As the first full year of the Air Force's newest major command comes to a close, the new year awaits with the promise of even more opportunities and challenges ahead.You, the men and women of Air Force Global Strike Command, support a vitally important and enduring mission
0 12/17
2010
Default Air Force Logo A Thanksgiving salute: A moment to remember America's heroes ... and their families
Thanksgiving is a time of celebration, a time to have lots of good-natured fun, share stories and hugs, a time to look past matters of money, investing and retirement plans.Thanksgiving is about family - loved ones, grandma and grandpa, mom and dad, and children and grandchildren giggling. It's a time to give thanks by sharing gifts, tears and
0 11/24
2010
Maj. Gen. Floyd Carpenter, Eighth Air Force commander Thanksgiving: A time to give thanks
Mighty Eighth,As the Thanksgiving holiday season and start of 2011 approaches, it's a good opportunity for us all to stop and reflect on the family, friends and co-workers in our Air Force family and local community -- and give thanks for the freedoms that we share. In addition to giving thanks for the special people in our lives, we can also be
0 11/24
2010
Chief Master Sgt. Brian Hornback, Eighth Air Force command chief Eighth Air Force command chief thanks you for your service
I hope this finds the men and women of the Mighty Eighth all doing well as we enter this holiday season! With Thanksgiving upon us and the mad rush for Christmas and the New Year quickly approaching, I wanted to take the time to let you know how much I appreciate your sacrifice and dedication to this great country. Thanksgiving is an opportunity
0 11/23
2010
Maj. Gen. Floyd L. Carpenter, 8th Air Force Commander. Veterans Day: A day to honor, remember and reflect
When President Woodrow Wilson proclaimed Nov. 11, 1919, as the first Armistice Day, he was celebrating the signing of the armistice that ended World War I on Monday, Nov. 11, 1918, at 11 a.m. He also dedicated the holiday as a day to remember and honor "... the heroism of those who died in the country's service and with gratitude for the victory
0 11/10
2010
Default Air Force Logo Defining success in the nuclear mission
Never ending inspections and exercises are the battle rhythm for strategic bomber wings. Inspections are necessary in the nuclear enterprise and are not going away. The question is how can we better define success when passing one inspection only means we get to prepare for the next one? How do we know what we have accomplished and what lies
0 10/08
2010
The Air Force Global Strike Command Commander, Lt. Gen. Frank G. Klotz, spoke to more than 180 cadets and active-duty staff Nov. 13, of the University of Tennessee’s Air Force ROTC Detachment 800, along with other guests at the Knoxville Marriott during the detachments annual Dining Out. (U.S. Air Force photo/Cadet Hope R. Cronin) Thank You to the Global Strike Command Team
On September 30, Air Force Global Strike Command achieved Full Operational Capability ... on time and on target!Reaching this historic milestone would not have happened without each and every one of you, the women and men of Global Strike Command. Your professionalism, hard work and personal sacrifice allowed us to accomplish what at first may have
0 10/07
2010
Default Air Force Logo Global Strike command chief’s words on leadership
I'm a fuels guy. It's what I've done my whole Air Force career -- until now. I currently serve as the Executive Assistant to the Command Chief at Air Force Global Strike Command -- Chief Master Sgt. Jack Johnson Jr.Recently, the chief gave a speech during the Airman Leadership School graduation at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., entitled "Never forget
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2010
Default Air Force Logo Mighty Eighth adapts, excels
Mighty Eighth,As we head into the second half of 2010 and prepare to celebrate our nation's independence, I've been amazed by the blistering pace of events that you've sustained, and I've been extremely impressed with the ability of the Mighty Eighth Team to adapt and excel during this time of great transition and change. Several significant
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2010
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