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  • Air Force Global Strike Command’s innovation hub ‘STRIKEWERX’ now open for business

    Air Force Global Strike Command launched STRIKEWERX May 28, a new national innovation hub serving as the command’s store front for connecting with industry and academia, finding solutions to the command’s challenges and coming up with innovative ideas to shape the future.Originally planned to be an in-person grand opening earlier in the year, the
  • Ellsworth B-1s return to European Theater as part of latest BTF mission

    B-1B Lancers from Ellsworth conducted a second long-range strategic Bomber Task Force mission in the European theater that included key interactions with U.S. assets as well as Danish and Polish forces May 11, 2020.
  • Innovative thinking leads to first local E-4B wash since flood

    For the first time in a little more than a year, the 595th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron found a way to wash an E-4B aircraft here April 20, 2020. The unit’s Allman Maintenance Facility has been without running water since floodwaters ravaged portions of the installation in March 2019, but thanks to some innovative thinking, the 595th AMXS came up with a solution to accomplish this requirement amid COVID-19 restrictions.
  • Ellsworth B-1 plays key role in US, Japan bomber-fighter integration operations

    In a demonstration of the U.S. Air Force’s dynamic force employment model, a B-1B Lancer assigned to the 37th Bomb Squadron launched from Ellsworth and integrated with the Japan Air Self Defense Force (JASDF) to conduct bilateral and theater familiarization training near Japan April 22.
  • US, Japan bomber-fighter integration demonstrates dynamic force employment

    In demonstration of the U.S. Air Force’s dynamic force employment model, a U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer bomber flew from the continental United States and integrated with the Koku Jieitai (Japan Air Self Defense Force or JASDF) to conduct bilateral and theater familiarization training near Japan April 22.
  • 5th BW Airmen return home from nine-month deployment

    Airmen from the 5th Bomb Wing’s 69th Bomb Squadron, 5th Maintenance Group, and 5th Mission Support Group returned to Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, from their deployment to Andersen AFB, Guam, April 20, 2020, where they supported U.S. Indo-Pacific Command’s Continuous Bomber Presence mission in the Indo-Pacific region.
  • Dyess conducts series of BACE exercises

    Airmen from Dyess Air Force Base, Texas and Little Rock AFB, Arkansas participated in multiple Bomber Agile Combat Employment Exercises recently.The goal is to improve Dyess AFB's aptitude to deploy B-1B Lancer bomber aircraft personnel and equipment to unfamiliar locations worldwide and on short notice in support of combatant commander
  • Barksdale still operating under official business only

    As a reminder, base continues to be open for Official Business Only. However, when off-duty, Barksdale AFB personnel are instructed to adhere to Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards stay-at-home order directing residents to stay at home unless traveling for necessities and for the closure of all non-essential retail businesses to the public.
  • SecAF Visits Team Minot

    Secretary of the Air Force Barbara Barrett, accompanied by Air Force Global Strike leadership, connected with Airmen and families from the 5th Bomb Wing and 91st Missile Wing during her visit to Minot Air Force Base, March 5, 2020.
  • New construction begins at Offutt, SACCS to receive new home

    Construction for a new facility began at Offutt AFB that will house SACCS, which is maintained by the 595th Strategic Communications Squadron.