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Admiral Richard visits Barksdale

Gen. Timothy M. Ray, Air Force Global Strike Command commander, showcases a B-52H Stratofortress to Adm. Charles A. Richard, U.S. Strategic Command commander, during Richard's visit to Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Sept. 21, 2020. Richard toured different units within the 2nd Bomb Wing, Air Force Global Strike Command and 8th Air Force to learn more about their specific mission sets and how they play a part in delivering a dominant strategic force and innovative team to maintain the nation’s enduring strength, prevent and prevail in great power conflict and grow the intellectual capital to forge 21st century strategic deterrence. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob B. Wrightsman)

Gen. Timothy M. Ray, Air Force Global Strike Command commander, showcases a B-52H Stratofortress to Adm. Charles A. Richard, U.S. Strategic Command commander, during Richard's visit to Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Sept. 21, 2020. Richard toured different units within the 2nd Bomb Wing, Air Force Global Strike Command and 8th Air Force to learn more about their specific mission sets and how they play a part in delivering a dominant strategic force and innovative team to maintain the nation’s enduring strength, prevent and prevail in great power conflict and grow the intellectual capital to forge 21st century strategic deterrence. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob B. Wrightsman)

Adm. Charles A. Richard, U.S. Strategic Command commander, looks at a Global Aircrew Strategic Network Terminal (Global ASNT) during his tour of Barksdale Air Force, La., Sept. 21, 2020. Richard visited various units around Barksdale to see how the 2nd Bomb Wing, Air Force Global Strike Command and 8th Air Force fit into the USSTRATCOM mission of deterring strategic attack and employing forces, as directed, to guarantee the security of the nation and its allies. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob B. Wrightsman)

Adm. Charles A. Richard, U.S. Strategic Command commander, looks at a Global Aircrew Strategic Network Terminal (Global ASNT) during his tour of Barksdale Air Force, La., Sept. 21, 2020. Richard visited various units around Barksdale to see how the 2nd Bomb Wing, Air Force Global Strike Command and 8th Air Force fit into the USSTRATCOM mission of deterring strategic attack and employing forces, as directed, to guarantee the security of the nation and its allies. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob B. Wrightsman)

Adm. Charles A. Richard, U.S. Strategic Command commander, second to right, visits with 2nd Communications Squadron Airmen during his visit to Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Sept. 21, 2020. Richard visited various units around Barksdale to see how the 2nd Bomb Wing, Air Force Global Strike Command and 8th Air Force fit into the USSTRATCOM mission of deterring strategic attack and employing forces, as directed, to guarantee the security of the nation and its allies. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob B. Wrightsman)

Adm. Charles A. Richard, U.S. Strategic Command commander, second to right, visits with 2nd Communications Squadron Airmen during his visit to Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Sept. 21, 2020. Richard visited various units around Barksdale to see how the 2nd Bomb Wing, Air Force Global Strike Command and 8th Air Force fit into the USSTRATCOM mission of deterring strategic attack and employing forces, as directed, to guarantee the security of the nation and its allies. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob B. Wrightsman)

Adm. Charles A. Richard, U.S. Strategic Command commander, center, tours Barksdale's alternate command post during his visit to Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Sept. 21, 2020. Touring the 2nd Bomb Wing, Air Force Global Strike Command and 8th Air Force allowed Richard to see how the wing, Major Command and Numbered Air Force support USSTRATCOM as a global warfighting combatant command. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob B. Wrightsman)

Adm. Charles A. Richard, U.S. Strategic Command commander, center, tours Barksdale's alternate command post during his visit to Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Sept. 21, 2020. Touring the 2nd Bomb Wing, Air Force Global Strike Command and 8th Air Force allowed Richard to see how the wing, Major Command and Numbered Air Force support USSTRATCOM as a global warfighting combatant command. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob B. Wrightsman)

Adm. Charles A. Richard, center, U.S. Strategic Command commander, talks with Gen. Timothy M. Ray, left, Air Force Global Strike Command commander, and Col. Mark C. Dmytryszyn, right, 2nd Bomb Wing commander, during Richard's visit to Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Sept. 21, 2020. Richard visited various units around Barksdale to see how the 2nd Bomb Wing, Air Force Global Strike Command and 8th Air Force fit into the USSTRATCOM mission of deterring strategic attack and employing forces, as directed, to guarantee the security of the nation and its allies. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob B. Wrightsman)

Adm. Charles A. Richard, center, U.S. Strategic Command commander, talks with Gen. Timothy M. Ray, left, Air Force Global Strike Command commander, and Col. Mark C. Dmytryszyn, right, 2nd Bomb Wing commander, during Richard's visit to Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Sept. 21, 2020. Richard visited various units around Barksdale to see how the 2nd Bomb Wing, Air Force Global Strike Command and 8th Air Force fit into the USSTRATCOM mission of deterring strategic attack and employing forces, as directed, to guarantee the security of the nation and its allies. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob B. Wrightsman)

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