• Bomber Task Force Deploys to Europe

    B-52 Stratofortresses from the 2nd Bomb Wing, here, departed tonight for a Bomber Task Force deployment to Royal Air Force (RAF) Fairford, England. While there, aircrews will conduct integration and interoperability training with European allies and partners in the region.

  • Global Thunder 18

    Exercise Global Thunder is based on a notional scenario developed to drive execution of USSTRATCOM and component forces’ ability to support the geographic combatant commands, deter adversaries and, if necessary, employ forces as directed by the President of the United States.

  • U.S. Strategic Command welcomes Hyten as new commander

    Gen. John E. Hyten assumed command of U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) from Adm. Cecil D. Haney during a change of command ceremony here, Nov. 3.Hyten previously served as commander of Air Force Space Command (AFSPC) at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., from Aug. 2014 to Oct. 2016. While there, he

  • Mighty Deuce named 2015 best strategic bomber wing

    The 2nd Bomb Wing here was presented the 2015 Omaha Trophy for U.S. Strategic Command’s (USSTRATCOM) best strategic bomb wing during a ceremony today. The award recognized Team Barksdale’s outstanding support of the command’s strategic deterrence mission and their dedication to providing a safe,