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  • Air Force focuses on nuclear security, operations

    The Air Force's nuclear mission continues to have the attention of leaders across the discipline, the Air Force chief of staff said here yesterday.Gen. Mark A. Welsh III categorically stated that he is not worried about the surety and security or the operational capability of the Air Force's nuclear force."It's fine," Welsh said during an
  • 3rd Quarter Professional award winners

    Please join us in congratulating the Airmen from the 20th Air Force who have recieved 3rd Quarter Professional Awards. NCO of the Quarter Tech. Sgt. Victor Jeancola, 20th Air Force A4MMSNCO of the Quarter SMSgt Thomas Bjorkquist, 20th Air Force A4ICGO of the Quarter Capt. Thomas McKnight, 20th Air Force A3NKCivilian (Non-Supervisory) of the Quarter
  • Air Force releases sexual assault convictions

    The Air Force has made available online a listing of the service's sexual assault convictions with offenders' names, to further emphasize that this criminal conduct is not tolerated.Anyone can view the site, which contains more than 100 sexual assault convictions from across the Air Force listed by base. This is a significant deterrent to potential
  • 341st MW demonstrates excellence during NORI

    The 341st Missile Wing demonstrated excellence during a weeklong Nuclear Operational Readiness Inspection conducted by the Air Force Global Strike Command Inspector General team Nov. 12 to 18.The NORI is an exhaustive evaluation of the wing's ability to conduct combat operations across a spectrum of threats ranging from defense against terrorist
  • Malmstrom earns highest possible grade on Limited Nuclear Surety Inspection

    The Air Force Global Strike Command Inspector General and Defense Threat Reduction Agency teams visited Malmstrom Oct. 21-24 to evaluate the 341st Missile Wing's ability to manage nuclear deterrence and global strike operations while complying with strict nuclear surety standards. During the Limited Nuclear Surety Inspection, inspectors found zero
  • 20 AF commander: 'Standardization, mentorship critical to ICBM mission'

    Maj. Gen. Jack Weinstein, 20th Air Force commander, addressed Mighty Ninety Airmen and civilians during a commander's call in the Building 1501 Peacekeeper High Bay here, Oct. 22, 2013, sharing his vision for the future of the ICBM mission here and across the wings of his command.Weinstein opened by stating how proud he was to be back at F.E.
  • 20th Air Force commander relieved of command

    Lt. Gen. James Kowalski, commander of Air Force Global Strike Command, relieved Maj. Gen. Michael Carey from command of 20th Air Force today due to a loss of trust and confidence in his leadership and judgment. Kowalski made his decision based on information from an Inspector General investigation into Carey's behavior during a temporary duty
  • 20 AF delegation visits Pentagon, commander briefs AF leadership

    Airmen from 20th Air Force briefed Air Force leadership Sept. 4 in Washington, D.C., on the mission, the people, the history and the way-ahead of the Department of Defense's only immediate response nuclear alert force.Maj. Gen. Michael Carey, 20th AF commander, brought a small team of experts from the 341st Missile Wing, Malmstrom Air Force Base,