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  • Global Strike workshop delivers key planning strategies

    Airmen from Air Force Global Strike Command, along with representatives from the Air Staff, Pacific Air Forces and the Navy, participated in the Global Strike Workshop Oct. 6-10, here, to develop plans via a joint planning group to deal with contingencies in the context of unified engagement.
  • FIP provides new career path for missileers

    Steps to implement the "3+3" operations tour construct for the missile combat crew officers at Malmstrom Air Force Base, Montana have begun to meet the Nov. 1, 2014, implementation date.
  • Modernizing ICBM sustainment

    In an ongoing effort to better manage the sustainment of intercontinental ballistic missiles, Air Force Global Strike Command has implemented an ICBM Parts Centralized Funding program designed to help alleviate budgetary pressure on missile wing leadership.
  • Global Strike provides deterrence for the modern era

    The Air Force recently demonstrated its nuclear deterrence and power projection capabilities through a coordinated display of strategic combat power. Air Force Global Strike Command Airmen -- responsible for two legs of the nation's nuclear triad -- conducted the demonstrations, which included participation in a large combined forces exercise in the Pacific...
  • Modernization of US nuclear forces not optional

    The need for modernization of the U.S. nuclear forces was made clear by speakers at a strategic nuclear enterprise symposium here, Sept. 18.
  • The sun shines on Ironman

    Staff Sgt. Joshua Hull, the NCO in charge of the Minot Air Force Base Honor Guard here recently accepted the challenge to compete at the IRONMAN Sept. 21, in Lake Tahoe, California.
  • FIP update: Maintainers, defenders, helos and more to get funding

    As a direct result of Air Force Global Strike Command's Force Improvement Program, or FIP, funding for new equipment purchases and other initiatives for the F.E. Warren Air Force Base mission have been given the green light.
  • AF Global Strike, Air Reserve Component leaders discuss ‘way ahead’

    Air Force Global Strike Command hosted its first Air Reserve Component focus day here, Aug. 26 and 27.
  • Nuclear deterrence: The silent sentinel

    Global conflict and instability have always been a part of human history, and America’s nuclear forces serve as the nation’s ultimate form of deterrence in a world where global engagements are becoming increasingly complex.
  • Trading places: Minot chosen as test base for crew swaps

    In order to implement new initiatives stemming from the Force Improvement Program, Minot Air Force Base was chosen as the test bed for two modifications currently underway within the missile community.
  • B-2 Spirits depart Andersen following routine deployment

    Three B-2 Spirits redeployed to the continental U.S. following a deployment here as part of U.S. Pacific Command's continuous bomber presence in the Indo-Asia-Pacific Region.
  • Improvement program keeps officer engaged in missile mission

    Capt. Billy Terry, a 341st Operational Support Squadron intercontinental ballistic missile senior combat crew instructor, was given the opportunity to chase a dream he had for most of his life - to change career fields and work as a space systems operator.
  • AFGSC to kick off Striker Trident professional development program

    Striker Trident is an Air Force - Navy exchange program that supports professional development of company grade officers trained and qualified in similar nuclear deterrence missions.
  • Force Improvement Program changing future of Global Strike

    Lt. Gen. Stephen Wilson, the commander of Air Force Global Strike Command, addressed members of the Air Force Association on how the Force Improvement Program, or FIP, is fostering a culture of empowerment among nuclear enterprise Airmen and helping restore nation’s trust in the Air Force’s management of the nuclear enterprise.
  • Force Improvement Program to rejuvenate ICBM mission, improve work environment

    This past February, Force Improvement Program, or FIP, teams visited each missile wing across Air Force Global Strike Command conducting peer-to-peer interviews. The aggressive grass-roots feedback program was designed to provide senior Air Force leaders with actionable recommendations for improvement by conducting one-on-one interviews with Airmen. Recommendations were made, voices were heard and changes can already be seen at Malmstrom Air Force Base.
  • Force Improvement Program team moving forward

    Air Force Global Strike Command's Force Improvement Program team wrapped up their visits to the command's missile wings last month, where they were tasked with identifying challenges associated with performing missile duties and working with Airmen to propose solutions.
  • AF news team completes 28-day journey through AFGSC

    An Air Force documentation team completed its 28-day journey through Air Force Global Strike Command Feb. 28 after flying more than 7,500 miles and visiting six Air Force installations.
  • Force Improvement Program team makes final stop at Warren AFB

    The Force Improvement Program team made their last stop in a tour of Air Force Global Strike Command missile wings Feb. 23 as they arrived here to conduct their final interviews and compile their data.
  • Security forces members receive nuclear-focused breacher training

    About 100 miles northeast of the base here, the Nuclear Security Combat Training Center at Camp Guernsey, Wyo., provides advanced tactics and marksmanship training for security forces members who guard and secure the Air Force’s Intercontinental Ballistic Missile force.
  • Behind the scenes look shows AFGSC Airmen at work

    In the nearly six decades since the Minuteman Intercontinental Ballistic Missile system was first conceived in the late 1950s, the weapon system has evolved to meet new challenges and assume new missions. Staff Sgt. David Clark takes us to Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., and introduces us to the group of Airmen from the 576th Flight Test Squadron whose sole mission is testing and evaluating the Air Force's ICBMs.
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