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Lt. Gen. Frank Klotz provides an overview of the organization's mission, structure and timetable with regard to equipment and personnel in a speech during the Air Force Association Air and Space Conference and Technology Exposition in Washington, Sept. 16, 2009. General Klotz is commander of the new Global Strike Command and took command Aug. 7. Establishing the command was part of Reinvigorating the Nuclear Enterprise, a key priority of Secretary of the Air Force Michael Donley and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Norton Schwartz. (U.S. Air Force photo/Scott M. Ash)  Commander of Newest MAJCOM Defines Success, Introduces Command at AFA
The commander of Air Force Global Strike Command stressed the importance of skilled and dedicated Airmen to the nuclear enterprise during a question-and-answer session following his address at the Air Force Association's Air & Space Conference and Technology Exhibition Sept. 16. Praising Airmen who support and operate Minuteman III's and
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2009
Default Air Force Logo 341st Missile Wing Wins Back-to-Back Omaha Trophy Award
Safely and securely deactivating the Rapid Execution and Combat Targeting-B weapon system, flawlessly inactivating the 564th Missile Squadron, and successfully leading the command's first follow-on test and evaluation task force in years, were the key ingredients to Team Malmstrom winning the U.S. Strategic Command Consultation Committee's Omaha
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2009
Default Air Force Logo AFSPC Labor Day Safety Message
Labor day marks the end of summer and the last few days of the 2009 critical days of summer safety campaign. We lost a valuable member of our afspc family in june -- not on vacation; just driving home from work on a two-lane blacktop in the middle of the day. Based upon air force statistics, four airmen die each month while driving, riding or
0 9/02
2009
Default Air Force Logo Air Force stands up Global Strike Command
The Air Force stood-up a new major command to oversee all of its nuclear forces in an activation ceremony at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Aug. 7. Air Force Global Strike Command will provide combat ready forces to conduct strategic nuclear deterrence and global strike operations in support of combatant commanders. "This week we achieved a major
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2009
Default Air Force Logo Air Force Global Strike Command Activation Ceremony to be held August 7
The Secretary of the Air Force, the honorable Michael B. Donley, and the Chief of Staff of the Air Force, General Norton A. Schwartz, have officially announced the Air Force Global Strike Command Activation Ceremony will take place August 7, 2009, at Barksdale Air Force Base, La. The ceremony will begin at 10:30 a.m. in Barksdale's Hoban Hall, and
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Default Air Force Logo New command chief excited to lead Malmstrom's enlisted
The new 341st Missile Wing command chief master sergeant, Chief Master Sgt. Cari Kent, arrived on base in May from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., where she was the 30th Space Wing command chief. Chief Kent enlisted in 1982 as an inventory management specialist and after basic training and technical school she was assigned to Ellsworth AFB, S.
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2009
Default Air Force Logo Vandenberg successfully launches Minuteman III
An unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile configured with a National Nuclear Security Administration test assembly launched from North Vandenberg today at 3:01 a.m. The launch was an operational test to verify the weapon system's reliability and accuracy. The missile carried three unarmed re-entry vehicles approximately 4,190
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2009
Default Air Force Logo 91st MW passes NSI, ORI
The 5th Bomb Wing and the 91st Missile Wing are leading the way to restore the Air Force's credible, nuclear deterrent capabilities. The Headquarters, Air Force Space Command Inspector General team conducted a Nuclear Surety Inspection (NSI) of the 91st Missile Wing at Minot AFB from June 14-28, 2009, with oversight provided by representatives from
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2009
Default Air Force Logo MAFB to get new New Munitions Group
Secretary of the Air Force Michael Donley announced today that the 798th Munitions Maintenance Group will beddown at Minot Air Force Base, N.D. Additionally, Secretary Donley announced the transfer of the 498th Munitions Maintenance Group headquarters staff from Kirtland AFB, N.M., to Whiteman AFB, Mo. The 798th MUMG is an important step toward
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2009
Default Air Force Logo Warren Hosts National Level Exercise
A simulated terrorist attack on a 90th Missile Wing ICBM launch facility provided the exercise scenario for Nuclear Weapon Accident/Incident Exercise 2009. This national-level exercise involving 11 federal agencies and 1,300 personnel was the largest and most complex exercise ever conducted at a missile base. Accident response and associated
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2009
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