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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.
  • 7th Bomb Wing

    Big Country Bastion, Abilene Army Airfield ca. 1944As the saying goes, "The Air Force wasn't born in West Texas, it got here as quickly as it could." Roots of Air and Space power in the Big Country can be traced back to Abilene Army Airfield.World War II saw the blossoming of "tent camps" throughout the United States and Abilene was no exception.
  • 8th Air Force

    Eighth Air Force is one of two active duty numbered air forces in Air Force Global Strike Command. Eighth Air Force, with headquarters at Barksdale AFB, in the Bossier City - Shreveport, La. metro area, supports U.S. Joint Forces Command, and is designated as U.S. Strategic Command's Task Force 204, providing on-alert, combat-ready forces to the
  • 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
  • B-2 Spirit

    MissionThe B-2 Spirit is a multi-role bomber capable of delivering both conventional and nuclear munitions. A dramatic leap forward in technology, the bomber represents a major milestone in the U.S. bomber modernization program. The B-2 brings massive firepower to bear, in a short time, anywhere on the globe through previously impenetrable
  • B-52 Stratofortress

    MissionThe B-52 is a long-range, heavy bomber that can perform a variety of missions. The bomber is capable of flying at high subsonic speeds at altitudes up to 50,000 feet (15,166.6 meters). It can carry nuclear or precision guided conventional ordnance with worldwide precision navigation capability.FeaturesIn a conventional conflict, the B-52 can
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