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  • 20 AF Women’s Leadership Symposium: Shaping the future force

    The opportunity to engage in candid conversations with senior military leaders can be a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Both male and female Airmen who attended the second 20th Air Force Women’s Leadership Symposium, Sept. 26 to 28 at Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico, interacted with military pioneers who paved the way for the current generation.
  • 576th FLTS realigns administratively under 20th Air Force

    The Air Force Global Strike Command Directorate of Operations will transfer administrative control of the 576th Flight Test Squadron to the 20th Air Force Commander effective Oct. 1.According to Col Craig Ramsey, 576th FLTS commander, the purpose of this realignment is two-fold: provide clear administrative chain of command in a more typical
  • SECDEF visits Minot AFB, emphasizes nuclear mission

    U.S. Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter visited Minot Air Force Base Sept. 26, 2016, giving Airmen who support the Nation’s ICBM and strategic bomber forces a chance to engage with the secretary.During the visit to the 5th Bomb Wing and 91st Missile Wing, Carter emphasized the importance of the Department of Defense’s only dual-wing, nuclear
  • Looking Glass: USSTRATCOM's Airborne Command Post

    A U.S. Navy E6-B Mercury visited Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, Sept. 19-21, 2016. The visit allowed members of Team Minot to tour the inside of the Airborne Command Post (ABNCP) and learn about how it supports U.S. Strategic Command’s mission.In addition to the tour, the aircraft and its mission, historically codenamed Looking Glass, came to
  • 20th Air Force Senior Leaders meet to discuss Airmen, ICBM mission

    Maj. Gen. Anthony Cotton, 20th Air Force and Task Force 214 commander, held his fall Senior Leadership Conference here, Sept. 18-21.Twentieth AF wing commanders, group commanders and wing command chiefs gathered to discuss the ICBM mission. They shared knowledge to improve their execution of the mission and discussed ways to help their Airmen
  • 20th Air Force to host second Women’s Leadership Symposium

    Nuclear Airmen must be fit to fight and continually develop as leaders to conduct the 24/7 operations of providing the nation with a credible nuclear deterrent. It is a 20th Air Force goal to coach, train and mentor nuclear professionals and leaders, while developing a nuclear command environment that fosters understanding, respect and the support
  • Many came home...some did not

    There are hundreds of thousands of people who have been affected by the tragedy of service members becoming prisoners of war or missing in action.  To pay respect for these individuals, military bases across the U.S. have been hosting commemorations annually on the third Friday of September known as National Prisoner of War/Missing in Action
  • Prairie Vigilance 16: Anytime, Anywhere

    The 5th Bomb Wing at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, participated in Prairie Vigilance 16-1 Sept. 11-16, an annual exercise designed to test the wing’s ability to conduct conventional and nuclear-capable bomber operations.“Prairie Vigilance 16-1 is an operational readiness exercise that validates the 5th Bomb Wing's capability to execute our
  • 20th Air Force Marathon a huge success

    After a 30-minute weather delay, over 15,000 runners, walkers and spectators from all 50 states and many foreign countries gathered Sept. 17 to take part in the 20th annual U.S. Air Force Marathon at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohioj.
  • ICE offers 20th AF defenders Krav Maga certification

    Security forces Airmen from the 20th Air Force joined together for a Krav Maga military instructor certification course, organized by the 20th AF ICBM Center of Excellence here, Sept. 10-16.   This was the first time the week-long course was offered to defenders in 20th AF. The certification allows these Airmen to share the self-defense training