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  • Teammates in deterrence: Small business support to the nuclear mission

    While the mission of 20th Air Force is to "defend the United States with combat ready nuclear forces; on order, conduct global strike," 20 AF bases partner with small businesses to support our nuclear missions.20 AF commands three intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) wings and one nuclear

  • Exploring opportunities in the Air Force Reserve

    For Airmen who are considering leaving active duty but want to continue serving, Master Sgt. Kent Kagarise is the person to see. Kagarise, the 90th Missile Wing Air Force Reserve in-service recruiter, works with Airmen who are currently on active duty, but have plans to separate or pursue Palace

  • 20 AF staff augment missile alert force at all three missile wings

    20th Air Force headquarters staff, in an effort to support 20 AF missile wings with combat mission ready (CMR) missile operators, are beginning to pull regular alerts at all three missile wings. This effort is not only helping relieve some of the scheduling pressures at the wings but also serves as

  • Minuteman III test launch demonstrates safe, reliable deterrent

    A team of Air Force Global Strike Command Airmen launched an unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile equipped with a test reentry vehicle at 11:47 p.m. Pacific Time Feb. 23 from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California.The test demonstrates that the United States’ nuclear deterrent is

  • A family business - 20 AF directors share their mil-to-mil journey

    Something on the chart didn’t look right.  Two directors coming to Twentieth Air Force Headquarters with the same last name?  Was this a typo?  No, they each have a different first initial.  They are the same rank and are married to each other?  This is different.  But it is becoming more common to

  • Test launch demonstrates safe, ready Minuteman III deterrent

    A team of Air Force Global Strike Command Airmen launched an unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile equipped with a test reentry vehicle at 12:03 a.m. Pacific Time Sept. 2 from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California.The test demonstrates that the United States’ nuclear deterrent is

  • Leading 20th Air Force – command team way forward

    The Sentinel Warriors of 20th Air Force are now led by Maj. Gen. Mike Lutton, commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Charles Orf, command chief. Lutton has been in the commander’s seat for almost a week, but he already has a clear mission, vision and priorities for the Sentinel Warriors.The 20th Air Force