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December 2014 - United States Special Weapons News

  • AF realigns missions to enhance nuclear support AFNS 10 Dec 2014 -- In response to a directive from the secretary of the Air Force and chief of staff of the Air Force, the 377th Air Base Wing in Albuquerque, New Mexico, will realign under Air Force Global Strike Command (AFGSC), and the Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center (AFNWC) will reorganize, combining the AFNWC commander and Air Force program executive officer for strategic systems positions into a single two-star (O-8) position.
  • Merger Adds Efficiency to Nuke Mission, AF Secretary Says AFPS 10 Dec 2014 -- By realigning key elements of its nuclear mission under a dual-hatted, two-star commander, the Air Force hopes to create more efficient life-cycle management of its nuclear systems, Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James said here last night.
  • DoD Threat Reduction Agency Builds Anti-Ebola Capacity AFPS 08 Dec 2014 -- The Defense Department agency whose mission is to reduce biological, chemical and other threats to troops worldwide began ramping up its response early in the Ebola outbreak and now, with many partners, is steadily building capabilities in Liberia as it extends capacity into Sierra Leone and Mali.



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