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  • 28th Bomb Wing

    Nestled in the majestic Black Hills, Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota, is located 10 miles east of Rapid City and just outside of Box Elder. The base – home to the 28th Bomb Wing – is one of only two B-1B bases in the world. The 28th BW is aligned with Eighth Air Force under Air Force Global Strike Command. The 28th Bomb Wing guarantees
  • 2nd Bomb Wing

    MissionThe Deuce provides our Nation strategic deterrence and devastating global combat air power--anytime, anywhere.VisionThe Deuce--the best Bomb Wing in the USAF. Masters of both the strategic deterrence and full spectrum global strike missions; manned by capable, competent and confident Airmen; caring for our Air Force families, and positive
  • 509th Bomb Wing

    MissionThe 509th Bomb Wing is part of Air Force Global Strike Command as well as the host wing at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo. The bomb wing and its fleet of B-2 Spirit bombers serve as part of the Air Force's conventional and strategic combat force. The men and women of the wing are capable of flying anywhere around the world from home station and
  • 5th Bomb Wing - Minot Air Force Base

    The 5th Bomb Wing is a B-52H Stratofortress wing at Minot Air Force Base, N.D. Known by its nickname, the Warbirds, the 5th Bomb Wing is the host wing at Minot AFB and part of Air Force Global Strike Command. The bomb wing and its fleet of B-52H Stratofortress bombers serve as part of the Air Force's strategic and conventional combat force. The men
  • 608th Air Operations Center

    The 608th Air Operations Center (AOC) is responsible for executing USSTRATCOM’s Air Tasking Cycle through all phases of conflict. It provides the Joint Force Air Component Commander (JFACC) assessments of operational-level plans for all bomber sorties departing the air defense identification zone. Additionally, as the COMAFSTRAT-Air/JFACC commander’s primary command and control node, the 608th AOC assures reliable, secure, global communications. It also provides situational awareness of all USSTRATCOM airborne/alert aircraft through all phases of conflict. Other responsibilities include building enduring processes with the geographic combatant commands, other functional AOCs and shaping total force Airmen to be combat, mission-ready anytime, anywhere.
  • 67th Network Warfare Wing Commanders

    67th Reconnaissance WingCol Arthur R. DeBolt, 25 Nov 1947 Lt Col Charles F. Scott Jr., 4 Oct 194867th Tactical Reconnaissance WingLt Col Scott Lt Col Jack W. Hayes Jr., 11 Oct 1948 Lt Col Horace A. Hanes, 1 Nov 1948 Lt Col Charles F. Scott Jr., 12 Nov 1948 Col William H. Clark, 7 Jan 1949 Col Loren G. McCollom, 13 Jan 1949 Col Charles E. Marion, 16
  • A Short History of Lackland AFB, Texas

    Origins Lackland Air Force Base dates from July 4, 1942, when the War Department separated the part of Kelly Field lying west of Leon Creek and made it an independent installation, naming it the San Antonio Aviation Cadet Center. From its acronym (SAACC), many people called the base sack, sack-c, or, less affectionately, sad sack. Even with its own
  • AIR FORCE GLOBAL STRIKE COMMAND

    U.S. Air Force Fact SheetAIR FORCE GLOBAL STRIKE COMMANDAir Force Global Strike Command, activated Aug. 7, 2009, is a major command with its headquarters at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, in the Shreveport-Bossier City community. AFGSC is responsible for the nation's three intercontinental ballistic missile wings, the Air Force’s entire
  • Attributes of a good concept

    1. What are the attributes of a good concept? · The concept should be stated in clear and concise terms. Diagrams/pictures are highly encouraged. · The concept submission should explain what the operational demonstration will seek to demonstrate and what resources are required to conduct the demonstration. · The concept must be applicable to one of
  • B-1B Lancer

    Mission Carrying the largest conventional payload of both guided and unguided weapons in the Air Force inventory, the multi-mission B-1 is the backbone of America's long-range bomber force. It can rapidly deliver massive quantities of precision and non-precision weapons against any adversary, anywhere in the world, at any time. Features The B-1B's
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