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  • Eighth Air Force headquarters announces its annual award winners

    The Eighth Air Force Headquarters announced its annual award winners for 2010.The awards recognize Airmen and civilians in the headquarters who have excelled at their work and have made outstanding contributions to the local community over the past year.Below is the list of the awards and winners.Airman of the YearSenior Airman Crystal Randolph,
  • Eighth Air Force selects 2010 maintenance, operations award winners

    The "Mighty Eighth" will honor two more of its best during the Eighth Air Force Outstanding Airmen of the Year ceremony at the Eldorado Resort and Casino in Shreveport, La., on March 3.Capt. Wilburn Poe Jr, of the 509th Bomb Wing, Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., will receive the Eighth Air Force Pursuit of Excellence Aircraft and Munitions Award for
  • 'Mighty Eighth' celebrates Outstanding Airmen of the Year

    The 28 finalists who represent the best of the best in the 'Mighty Eighth' will be recognize during the Eighth Air Force's Outstanding Airmen of the Year banquet held at the Eldorado Resort and Casino in Shreveport, La., March 3 at 6 p.m. During the banquet, one Airman from each of seven categories - Airman, NCO, Senior NCO, Company Grade Officer,
  • Thousands to pour in for Minot AFB facelift

    During the January Minot Military Affairs Committee luncheon, more than 50 Air Force Global Strike Command and Team Minot Airmen, along with members of the local City of Minot community gathered to hear about the military construction program here.Lt. Col. Matthew Jefson, 5th Civil Engineer Squadron commander, provided a brief on a variety of
  • Barksdale participates in Exercise Red Flag

    B-52H Stratofortresses from the 96th Bomb Squadron, Barksdale Air Force Base, La., particpated in Exercise Red Flag at Nellis AFB, Nev., Feb. 2. The purpose of Exercise Red Flag is to train pilots from the U.S., NATO and other allied countries for realistic combat scenarios. This includes the use of live ammunition for bombing exercises within the
  • Retired CMSAF Gaylor speaks to Barksdale Airmen about life, career

    Barksdale Airmen were given a unique perspective about the life and career of the fifth Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force, Robert Gaylor, who made a base visit Jan. 21.Chief Gaylor came to Barksdale AFB, home of Air Force Global Strike Command, to be the guest speaker at the Chief's Recognition Ceremony, and also to speak to Airmen in Airman
  • 46th Annual Sportsmen Feed fosters camaraderie at Minot

    The 46th Annual Team Minot Sportsmen Feed, designed to bring service and community members together, was held at Minot AFB's Jimmy Doolittle Center Jan. 23. Air Force Global Strike Command and Team Minot Airmen from all ranks interacted with their fellow community members all while enjoying exquisite wild game dishes ranging from Arctic salmon to
  • Team Whiteman performs at Kansas City Chiefs playoff game

    A B-2 stealth bomber from the 509th Bomb Wing flies overhead during the opening ceremonies of the Kansas City Chief's Wild Card play-off game against the Baltimore Ravens Jan. 9.
  • Air Force Global Strike Command gets new top leader

    Lt. Gen. James Kowalski assumed command of Air Force Global Strike Command here Jan. 6, becoming the second-ever commander of the organization responsible for all of the nation's ICBMs and nuclear-capable bombers.Presiding at the ceremony, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Norton Schwartz said General Kowalski--who commanded Global Strike Command when
  • Minot Air Force Base 2010 Year in Review

    2010 was a year of great progress for the only dual-wing, nuclear capable base in the Air Force. The 5th Bomb Wing officially transitioned to Air Force Global Strike Command as well as the base passing many of its exercices and inspections.For a complete photo slideshow reviewing this year, click here or see the link to the right.