An official website of the United States government
Here's how you know
A .mil website belongs to an official U.S. Department of Defense organization in the United States.
A lock (lock ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .mil website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

Planes over water



Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James presents the very first Nuclear Deterrence Operations Service Medal to 1st Lt. Victoria Fort Nov. 5, 2014, during Air Force Global Strike Command’s 2014 Global Strike Challenge in Bossier City, La. This milestone recognizes the importance and unique demands of the nuclear deterrence mission and the dedication of the Airmen who perform it. Fort is a missile combat crew instructor from the 91st Missile Wing at Minot Air Force Base, N.D. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Benjamin Gonsier)

PHOTO BY: Senior Airman Benjamin Gonsier
VIRIN: 141105-F-VO743-465.JPG
Additional Details

No camera details available.


Read More

This photograph is considered public domain and has been cleared for release. If you would like to republish please give the photographer appropriate credit. Further, any commercial or non-commercial use of this photograph or any other DoD image must be made in compliance with guidance found at, which pertains to intellectual property restrictions (e.g., copyright and trademark, including the use of official emblems, insignia, names and slogans), warnings regarding use of images of identifiable personnel, appearance of endorsement, and related matters.