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  • Global Strike Command wins CE Readiness Challenge X

    A team of AFGSC civil engineers hoisted the Readiness Challenge X winner’s trophy April 26 after a grueling six-day competition that tested 12 teams in more than 25 engineering skills ranging from firefighting to runway repair.

  • Team Whiteman demonstrates readiness during Spirit Vigilance

    The 509th and 131st Bomb Wings capped off the most recent iteration of exercise Spirit Vigilance by performing a mass fly-off of 12 B-2 Spirit stealth bombers, April 15 at Whiteman AFB. Spirit Vigilance is one of a series of routine exercises held by AFGSC bases across the enterprise that focus on

  • B-1B Lancers Perform Live Fire Weapons Training

    B-1B Lancers from the 28th Bomb Wing participated in a Weapons System Evaluation Program at the Utah Test and Training Range from October 31 to November 9, 2022. WSEP is a formal evaluation of a squadron’s ability to conduct air-to-surface live fire missions. It’s a critical program that analyzes

  • Myths and facts about the vax — debunking common COVID-19 vaccine myths

    The COVID-19 vaccine has been mandated across the Department of Defense and despite its demonstrated effectiveness and safety, a host of myths have left some Airmen and Guardians hesitant to receive it. While social media posts and some news outlets may make it harder to keep up with what is fact or

  • B-52 elephant walk

    B-52H Stratofortresses from the 2nd Bomb Wing line up on the runway as part of a readiness exercise before taking off. The 2nd Bomb Wing conducts exercises to ensure the ability to present uncompromising combat capacity.

  • B-1s deploy to Centcom

    The 28th Bomb Wing deployed B-1s, Airmen and support equipment to Al Udied Air Base, Qatar, to fly missions in U.S. Central Command.Aircrews, maintenance and support personnel from Ellsworth Air Force Base will execute sorties providing multi-role combat airpower in support of U.S. and coalition

  • EOD trains to maintain readiness

    Airmen with the 5th Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal completed a reconnaissance training mission at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., March 28, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photos/Airman 1st Class Alyssa M. Akers)