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625th Strategic Operations Squadron Activated at Offutt AFB625th Strategic Operations Squadron Activated at Offutt AFB
June 14, 2007 By 55th Wing Public Affairs
In a ceremony held today in the shadow of the Minuteman I Intercontinental Ballistic Missile outside USSTRATCOM Headquarters, Major General Thomas Deppe, commander Twentieth Air Force and STRATCOM Task Force 214 activated the 625th Strategic Operations Squadron. The 625th is a tenant unit on Offutt AFB and reports directly to 20 AF, located at Frances E. Warren AFB in Wyoming.



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US Responds to Putin's Call for Meeting on Forces in EuropeUS Responds to Putin's Call for Meeting on Forces in Europe
May 29, 2007 By Al Pessin, VOA Washington
A Pentagon spokesman says the United States would be "disappointed" if Russia stopped meeting its obligations under the Conventional Forces in Europe Treaty. The comment came the day after Russia called for a meeting of the treaty's signatory nations next month. VOA's Al Pessin reports from the Pentagon.

Navy launches Trident II D5 missiles on Eastern Range, sets record for successNavy launches Trident II D5 missiles on Eastern Range, sets record for success
May 26, 2007 By Eric Brian, 45th SW Public Affairs
U.S. Navy successfully launched two Trident II missiles configured with a new test missile kit design from a submarine May 15 on the Eastern Range.

Warren, Colorado roads crew join forces to rescue stranded motoristWarren, Colorado roads crew join forces to rescue stranded motorist
Dec. 22, 2006
It was the Warren M-01 facility manager and security forces team, along with a Colorado state roads and grounds crew who came to the unidentified man's aid...

20th AF commander’s goal is maintaining excellence20th AF commander’s goal is maintaining excellence
Dec. 18, 2006 By Maj. Dani Johnson, Minot Air Force Base Public Affairs
The 20th Air Force’s newest commander has a number-one priority: keep the long history of excellence...

20th Air Force MSET team assesses 91st Space Wing20th Air Force MSET team assesses 91st Space Wing
Nov. 20, 2006 By Airman Wesley Wright, Minot Air Force Base Public Affairs
The missile standardization, evaluation and training assessment team from the 20th Air Force headquarters completed its annual assessment of the 91st Space Wing Nov. 8...

US, South Korean Defense Chiefs to Meet FridayUS, South Korean Defense Chiefs to Meet Friday
Oct. 19, 2006 By Al Pessin, VOA Washington
Amid intense diplomacy in Asia over North Korea's nuclear test, the senior U.S. and South Korean defense officials will hold annual security talks in Washington on Friday...


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Guardian Challenge 2006 is GO!

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