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  • 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.
  • B-52 flies high over Independence Bowl

    A B-52 Stratofortress provides a flyover for the AdvoCare V100 Independence Bowl Dec. 27 in Shreveport, La. The B-52, from the 917th Wing at Barksdale Air Force Base, was flown by a blended crew of active duty Airmen from the 2nd Bomb Wing's 11th Bomb Squadron and Air Force Reservists from the 93rd Bomb Squadron. The U.S. Air Force Academy Falcons
  • U.S. Air Force Academy Falcons visit Barksdale AFB

    Members of the U.S. Air Force Academy football team were honored at a luncheon on Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Dec. 23. The team opened their practices to members of Barksdale Air Force Base to watch them before they faced the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets in the AdvoCare V100 Independence Bowl in Shreveport, La., on Dec. 27.
  • SecAF thanks Team Minot for commitment to service, lauds performance

    Secretary of the Air Force Michael Donley visited Air Force Global Strike Command Airmen at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., to meet with wing leaders, Airmen and city of Minot civic leaders Dec. 23 and 24 ."The Airmen here are doing an outstanding job," said Secretary Donley. "Minot carries a heavy load and is always very busy, but I feel the Airmen
  • 509th Bomb Wing present at 122nd Tournament of Roses parade

    The big bowl game at Pasadena is the annual Rose Bowl played at Rose Bowl Stadium. The "granddaddy" of all the bowl games, the first one was played in 1902 with a string of more than 90 Rose Bowl gridiron battles delighting fans since. Even before the game, the annual Tournament of Roses Parade kicks off in the morning celebrating the New Year and
  • It's going to be a blue Christmas

    Jacob Thrasher, 6, receives presents from Santa Claus during the Santa's in Blue event at the Bossier City Civic Center in Bossier City, La., Dec. 18. Santa's in Blue is a program sponsored by the Air Force Sergeants Association and Barksdale Air Force Base Top Three to provide gifts for more than 400 children in foster care.