The Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center and Air Force Global Strike Command launched a joint “Airmen Powered by Innovation” campaign in March 2021 to solicit innovative ideas from Minuteman III operators, maintainers and defenders to accelerate the...
Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center celebrated its 15th anniversary on March 31, 2021.
Ground Based Strategic Deterrent, or GBSD, is the next generation ICBM under development. A megaproject, equivalent to 15 Defense Department programs in scope, design, development, certification and deployment…it will recapitalize or modernize 400...
Acting Secretary of the Air Force John Roth is greeted by Col. Jason Bartolomei, Ground-Based Strategic Deterrent Systems Directorate director.
AFNWC commander nominated for promotion to major general.
AFNWC held a groundbreaking ceremony Feb. 19 to mark the construction here of a new facility at Hill AFB, Utah, for its Ground-Based Strategic Deterrent program.
An Air Force Global Strike Command unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile launches during an operation test at 11:49 p.m. PT Feb. 23, 2021, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.

Latest AFNWC News

  • AFMC designates $5 million for AFMC We Need efforts

    The Air Force Materiel Command released $5 million in funding for projects across the mission as it continues to drive towards the goals of the AFMC We Need.
  • A Day in the Life of a Bugler

    Whether inspiring audiences across the land during community relations tours, adding decorum at high-level protocol events or positively connecting with the global community through the education outreach program, the members of The U.S. Air Force Band wear many different hats. The one mission that is regarded as especially meaningful is paying tribute to our nation’s fallen heroes.
  • AFMC enhances leadership support for suicide prevention

    A new initiative aims to better prepare Air Force Materiel Command leaders to develop more resilient Airmen and support suicide prevention activities across the mission.
  • Air Force releases updated fitness test score breakdown

    Without the waist measurement as a scored component, push-ups and sit-ups will increase from 10 to 20 points each, while the 1.5-mile run will remain at 60 points. Scoring will fall into five-year age groups, as opposed to the previous 10.
  • Airmen at Hill among Utah’s servicemember of the year recipients

    Military and civilian Airmen from Hill Air Force Base were among the award recipients named during the State of Utah Service Members of the Year Awards Ceremony.

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AFAFRICA Airmen solidify bond with Senegalese air force
A team of seven Airmen, led by Brig. Gen. Christopher Ireland, U.S. Air Forces Europe-Air Forces Africa chief of staff, c...
AFRL opens research altitude chambers, becomes force in aerospace physiology
At the Air Force Research Laboratory, ensuring pilots, air crews and all flight equipment can withstand various pressures...
Hanscom team awards contract for up to six aircraft
A Hanscom Air Force Base team awarded a $464.8 million contract to Learjet, Inc., a U.S. subsidiary of the Specialized Ai...


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