Global Strike Expanding Again
The United States Air Force has announced plans to transfer the munitions squadrons responsible for nuclear mission support from Air Force Materiel Command to Air Force Global Strike Command over the next twelve months.In announcement on the official Air Force website, Air Force Chief of Staff, General Norton Schwartz, says with Global Strike Command now fully mission-capable, the time is right for a final realignment under the command that also has responsibility for daily nuclear deterrence operations. Now, the consolidation won't mean that any of the units or their personnel will be coming to Barksdale. They'll stay right where they are. But now they'll full under the Global Strike Command umbrella.