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  • Airman wins on and off the court

    The Airman’s Creed is a promise to the United States and a rallying cry for Airmen to remain the world’s greatest Air Force. The words, “My mission is to fly, fight and win,” hold true for 20th Air Force’s Tech. Sgt. Corey Rucker, a world champion who embodies the creed both professionally and personally.   Rucker recently returned to Cheyenne from
  • BLUE: Testing the Minuteman

    FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. (AFNS) – Air Force TV has released the latest episode of the Air Force's flagship television program, BLUE.Nuclear deterrence has been a mainstay in keeping America safe from nuclear threats for decades. One group of Airmen carry the awesome responsibility of ensuring the country's Intercontinental Ballistic Missile fleet
  • Striker Trident program enhances the future force

    Twentieth Air Force is made up of operators, maintainers, defenders and support personnel who are tasked with providing the nation and its allies with the most responsive leg of the nuclear triad. Walking the hallways of the Numbered Air Force’s headquarters, sporting an obviously different blue uniform, is Lt. Aaron Stockard who brings another
  • Missile Security Forces modify field deployment, increasing lethality and readiness

    Twentieth Air Force’s three missile wings restructured their security forces groups on Oct. 6, and implemented the Missile Security Operating Concept, significantly changing missile field security operations and addressing areas for improvement in defender culture.  "We're delivering a combat deployment mindset by applying 15 years' worth of best
  • Air Force awards contracts for next-generation ICBM airborne launch control system

    The Air Force awarded two contracts today for upgrading the system that enables an aircraft to control an intercontinental ballistic missile’s launch from a silo in the ground.
  • An integrated force

    The man stopped in the narrow hallway, his eyes turning to rows of glossy portraits hanging symmetrically on the wall. “He was my first wing commander,” the man said.  It was 1986 when a young, U.S. Air Force 2nd Lt. Anthony Cotton first laid eyes on the main gate at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota; with the words, “only the best come north,”
  • Boosting the brain

    As part of move to further modernize the nuclear enterprise, Airmen from the 91st Missile Wing, at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, recently implemented a $68 million upgrade to the LGM-30G Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile.First used on June 23, this new device – known as the Data Transfer Unit, was designed to replace the legacy
  • F.E. Warren AFB tests Minuteman III missile with launch from Vandenberg

    A team of Air Force Global Strike Command Airmen from the 90th Missile Wing at F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyoming, launched an unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile equipped with a single test reentry vehicle Aug. 2, 2017 at 2:10 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time from Vandenberg AFB, California.
  • Vice chief addresses need to modernize nuclear triad

    Vice Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. Stephen Wilson discussed the state of the nuclear triad during a Mitchell Institute breakfast at the Capitol Hill Club in Washington, D.C., May 25, 2017.
  • TRF, CRF conduct joint fires observer training

    Airmen from Malmstrom’s tactical response force conducted their first joint fires observer helicopter training with convoy response force Airmen from the 741st Missile Security Forces Squadron May 8, 2017.JFO training consists of Airmen traveling to Fort Sill, Oklahoma, for two weeks to learn to communicate over radios, assess ranges of targets,
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