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  • CSAF highlights Airmen's role in nuclear mission

    U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein discussed the important role Barksdale Airmen perform in executing the nuclear deterrence and assurance mission during an all-call at the Weapons Load Training Hangar, Oct. 17, 2017.
  • Ellsworth hosts AFGSC Senior Leader Conference

    Leaders and spouses from across Air Force Global Strike Command participated in the 2017 Senior Leader Conference Oct. 3 to 6 at Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota.
  • A canvas of possibilities

    A vast, infinite blue covered the landscape with nothing but a small white line breaking the ever-changing shades. With a few simple, delicate brushstrokes, the sea began to flow off the canvas, detailing soft rushes of water.
  • Teamwork makes the dream work

    On October 4, 2017, nine Airmen at Minot Air Force Base came together to overcome adversity as a unit during the Team Cohesion Challenge.The nearly 10-mile ruck challenge is an Air Force-wide event that builds resiliency and promotes fitness.“The main focus of this challenge is teamwork and wingmanship,” said Tech. Sgt. Michael Hammond, 5th Force
  • B-52s assure allies in Europe

    The B-52 conducted theater integration, flying training, and joint and allied training to improve bomber interoperability. Allied training will also include participation in exercise SERPENTEX, a French Air Command-led exercise that will focus on training aircrew and JTACs in their Air Land integration mission. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Benjamin Raughton)
  • U.S. Air Force bombers integrate with RAAF in Exercise Black Dagger

    Two U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancers based at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, conducted a bilateral integration training mission with the Royal Australian Air Force as part of Exercise Black Dagger near Townsville in North-Eastern Australia, Oct. 2, 2017.
  • Honor Guard’s high tempo pride

    Due to recent hurricanes, Barksdale's Honor Guard Airmen have been experiencing higher than normal operation levels in order to honor fallen veterans affected by the storms. As four Airmen prepare for a color guard detail, they check each other's uniforms to ensure perfection for the presentation of colors. To them, honor guard is a privilege, one worth honoring, even when the job is demanding.
  • Paying proper respects: Ellsworth Honor Guard lays retirees, veterans to rest

    With ice planted across a field of snow, three Airmen bury their hands into the frozen wasteland and at the command of “ready – up,” their rigid hands clasp a triad of M-14 rifles and position them next to their right foot.
  • U.S. Strategic Command reaches first milestone in command restructure

    U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) inactivated its Joint Functional Component Command for Global Strike (JFCC GS) as part of the command’s restructure of its components to build a coherent and streamlined warfighting structure. The move will enhance integration throughout the deterrence enterprise and match the organizational structure of other