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  • Good Order & Discipline: February 2021

    #goodorderanddisciplineFebruary 2021 The following incidents are ALL of the nonjudicial punishment, discipline related administrative discharges, and court-martial convictions that closed out during the month of February. ***WARNING:  The incidents portrayed below are REAL and reflect actual events.  The names have been redacted to comply with the
  • Diverse team supports MMIII operational test launch

    A diverse team of Airmen supported the recent operational test launch of an unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile.
  • 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 safe, secure, reliable and effective to deter
  • 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 see couples working together at the same base as
  • 7-9-0 wins Cheyenne Trophy for patriotism, saving lives, helping others

    The Greater Cheyenne Chamber of Commerce recently presented the Military Affairs Committee’s Cheyenne Trophy to the 790th Missile Security Force Squadron for mission accomplishments, patriotism, off-duty volunteerism and community involvement resulting in a positive impact on the city of Cheyenne and its residents.Also known as the 7-9-0 with a
  • Department of the Air Force awards contract for new ICBM system that enhances, strengthens US triad

    The contract award of $13.3 billion is an investment in enhancing the United States’ nuclear deterrence, as it is the cornerstone of national security policy and fundamental in continued protection for the U.S. and its allies.
  • 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 safe, secure, reliable and effective to deter
  • Air Force Global Strike Command’s innovation hub ‘STRIKEWERX’ now open for business

    Air Force Global Strike Command launched STRIKEWERX May 28, a new national innovation hub serving as the command’s store front for connecting with industry and academia, finding solutions to the command’s challenges and coming up with innovative ideas to shape the future.Originally planned to be an in-person grand opening earlier in the year, the
  • Minuteman III test launch on schedule, mission ready amid pandemic

    There is no question about it - the intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) mission is a unique portion of the Air Force Global Strike Command (AFGSC) nuclear enterprise. Even as the nation is battling the COVID-19 pandemic, the nuclear mission requires a 24/7/365 work force that is always ready and reliable.Operational tests of unarmed Minuteman
  • Virtual care: Trusted care anytime, anywhere

    In the middle of Nebraska at a missile alert facility, an Airman gets a fever and needs to see a doctor but the Airman’s options are limited until now. Maj. Michael Vernale, 90th Operational Medical Readiness Squadron, mental health flight commander, in partnership with the 90th Missile Wing LaunchWERX took this challenge head-on. They created a virtual care system to provide medical care to Airmen in the field. The idea sets up a video conference systems for doctors to interact with their patients. The wing is setting up rooms at each MAF with soundproofing materials, using a noise cancellation device and headsets to ensure the virtual appointment is private. This helps the 90th Medical Group achieve their priority, to provide trusted care anytime, anywhere.
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