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U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel visited Airmen from the 90th Missile Wing at F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyo., Jan. 9, 2014 to learn about the ICBM mission and the people who operate, maintain, secure and support the Minuteman III weapon system. Hagel took time to speak to Airmen who were selected as top performers by their leadership during an Airmen’s event in the 90th Maintenance Group maintenance high bay, Bldg. 1235.  (U.S. Air Force photo by R.J. Oriez) SecDef visits Warren; stresses importance of mission, gratitude for Airmen's commitment to service
U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel visited Airmen from the 90th Missile Wing here Jan. 9 to learn about the ICBM mission and the people who operate, maintain, secure and support the Minuteman III weapon system. Hagel took time to speak to Airmen who were selected as top performers by their leadership during an Airmen's event in the 90th Maintenance
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2014
Default Air Force Logo Force management programs necessary despite budget deal
Despite a congressional budget deal that lessens the impact of sequestration on the Air Force, it doesn't go far enough to halt actions to shrink the service, senior service officials said. Under Secretary of the Air Force Eric Fanning and Gen. Mark A. Welsh III, the Air Force chief of staff, said that even with some relief from sequestration, the
0 12/26
2013
Lt. Gen. Stephen Wilson, commander, Air Force Global Strike Command, presents the 20th Air Force guidon to Maj. Gen. Jack Weinstein as Weinstein assumes command of the numbered Air Force, responsible for maintaining and operating the Air Force’s ICBM force, during an assumption of command ceremony at Fall Hall Community Center on F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Dec. 19, 2013. Weistein also assumed command, during the same ceremony, of U.S. Strategic Command’s Task Force 214 from Adm. Cecil Haney, commander, USSTRATCOM. Weinstein is responsible for providing on-alert, combat ready ICBMs to the President of the United States. (U.S. Air Force photo by R.J. Oriez) 20th Air Force and Task Force 214 welcome new commander
Maj. Gen. Jack Weinstein assumed command of the 20th Air Force, Dec. 19 at F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyo. Active-duty Airmen, Reserve, retired, family and friends attended the ceremony. Among the guests were commanders, command chiefs and civic leaders from 20th Air Force's three missile bases here, from Malmstrom AFB, Mont., and from Minot AFB,
0 12/20
2013
Admiral Cecil D. Haney, commander, U.S. Strategic Command, presents the Task Force 214 guidon to Maj. Gen. Jack Weinstein as Weinstein assumes command of the task force during an assumption of command ceremony at the Fall Hall Community Center on F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyo., Dec. 19, 2013. Weinstein also assumed command, during the same ceremony, of the 20th Air Force from Lt. Gen. Stephen Wilson, commander, Air Force Global Strike Command. Weinstein is responsible for providing on-alert, combat ready ICBMs to the President of the United States. (U.S. Air Force photo by R.J. Oriez) Maj. Gen. Weinstein assumes 20th AF, Task Force 214 command

0 12/19
2013
VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – An unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile was launched during an operational test at 4:36 a.m. here Tuesday from Launch Facility-04 on north Vandenberg. Col. Brent McArthur, 30th Space Wing vice commander, was the launch decision authority. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Yvonne Morales/Released) MINUTEMAN III TEST MISSILE LAUNCHES FROM VANDENBERG
A team of Air Force Global Strike Command Airmen successfully launched an unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile today at 4:36 a.m. PST from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. Every test launch verifies the accuracy and reliability of the ICBM weapon system, providing valuable data to ensure a safe, secure and effective nuclear
0 12/17
2013
Default Air Force Logo AF officials announce FY14 civilian workforce shaping
The Air Force will reduce the size of its civilian workforce by about 900 positions in addition to maintaining approximately 7,000 vacancies across the force to meet the demands of a constrained fiscal 2014 budget, officials announced. Specific reductions by location have not been determined.The Air Force will implement civilian workforce shaping
0 12/17
2013
Default Air Force Logo AF announces additional force management programs to reduce force size
Air Force leaders announced force management programs Dec. 11 designed to reduce the force by thousands of Airmen over the next five years as a result of sequestration.Fiscal 2014 force management initiatives are in addition to the announcement made in July, stating the Air Force will implement several force management programs to meet budget
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2013
131203-F-JW079-089 Adm. Cecil Haney, commander, U.S. Strategic Command, talks to 1st Lt. David Krigbaum, 90th Security Forces Group Tactical Response Force, during a Tactical Response Force demonstration at training launch facility Uniform-1, Dec. 3, 2013. During his visit, Haney thanked the Airmen for their service and stressed the vital nature of their contributions to our nation’s nuclear deterrence mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Rich Oriez) “Value the mission,” U.S. Strategic Commander speaks to Airmen Conducting Strategic Deterrence
Admiral Cecil D. Haney, commander, U.S. Strategic Command, and a career Navy submariner, visited F.E. Warren AFB, Wyo. following his trip to Minot Air Force Base, N.D., to see the deterrence mission close up, and share his thoughts and insight with base personnel at a commander's call, Dec. 3, at the base theater.Haney began by thanking the Airmen
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2013
Airmen 1st Class Jessica Brown (center), and Jessica Young, 341st Force Support Squadron force management apprentices, prepare turkey during Operation Thanksgiving at the Great Falls Community Food Bank on Nov. 27. The 341st FSS coordinated the annual event with the food bank to help deliver a record 450 Thanksgiving meals to elderly Great Falls community members. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Katrina Heikkinen) Airmen volunteer, set record at Operation Thanksgiving
Spending Thanksgiving away from friends, family and their hometown is a common sacrifice many military personnel must make during their time in the service. For more than 60 Malmstrom Air Force Base members, they spent their Thanksgiving away from home helping make others feel less alone this year. Every year, the 341st Force Support Squadron
0 12/06
2013
Default Air Force Logo Global Strike Command Enlisted aide of the year
Please help us in congratulating Master Sgt. Oziel Morales, 20th Air Force commander's aide, on his selection as the Global Strike Command Enlisted Aide of the Year in the NCO category.
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2013
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