U.S. Strategic Command

July 18, 2017
A Canadian Forces CF-18 fighter intercepts a U.S. Strategic Command B-52 bomber over Canada as part of a coordinated exercise. Northrop Grumman is being awarded a $98 million contract to operate and maintain Strategic Command’s command and control capabilities.

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Herndon, Virginia; and Bellevue, Nebraska, has been awarded a $98,000,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus incentive-fee contract action for the overall operations and maintenance of command and control capabilities for U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM).

July 18, 2017

Brig. Gen. Christopher A. Coffelt, USAF, has been assigned as deputy director, nuclear operations, Global Operations Directorate, Headquarters U.S. Strategic Command, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska.

July 13, 2017

Maj. Gen. Nina M. Armagno, USAF, has been assigned as director, plans and policy, J-5, Headquarters U.S. Strategic Command, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska. 

March 15, 2017

Rear Adm. Linnea J. Sommer-Weddington, USN, will be assigned as deputy director, Command, Control, Communications and Computer Systems (C4) and Information Technology, U.S. Strategic Command, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska.

February 9, 2017
Representatives from U.S. Strategic Command and the Belgium Federal Science Policy Office have signed a memorandum of understanding to share space situational awareness services and information.

U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) entered into an agreement with the Belgium Federal Science Policy Office (BELSPO) to share space situational awareness (SSA) services and information. The arrangement is expected to enhance awareness within the space domain and increase the safety of spaceflight operations.

Maj. Gen. Clinton E. Crosier, USAF, USSTRATCOM director of plans and policy, signed a memorandum of understanding formalizing the arrangement on February 7 at Offutt Air Force Base in Nebraska. Elke Sleurs, Belgium’s secretary of state for science policy, signed on January 31 in Brussels.

January 23, 2017

Maj. Gen. Daniel L. Karbler, USA, has been assigned as chief of staff, U.S. Strategic Command, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska.

January 13, 2017

Rear Adm. Daniel H. Fillion, USN, will be assigned as director, Global Operations, J-3, U.S. Strategic Command, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska.

November 3, 2016

Gen. John E. Hyten, USAF, has been assigned as commander, U.S. Strategic Command, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska.

October 20, 2016

Rear Adm. Brett C. Heimbigner, USN, will be assigned as deputy commander, Joint Functional Component Command, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance, U.S. Strategic Command, Washington, D.C.


October 11, 2016

Capt. Jeffrey T. Jablon, USN, has been nominated for promotion to rear admiral and assignment as deputy director, plans, J-5, U.S. Strategic Command, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska.

October 6, 2016

Rear Adm. Charles A. Richard, USN, has been nominated for appointment to the rank of vice admiral and assignment as deputy commander, U.S. Strategic Command, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska.

September 20, 2016

Maj. Gen. Thomas A. Bussiere, USAF, has been assigned as commander, 8th Air Force (Air Forces Strategic), Air Force Global Strike Command; and joint functional component commander for Global Strike, U.S. Strategic Command, Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana.

August 3, 2016

Maj. Gen. James H. Dickinson, USA, has been assigned as chief of staff, U.S. Strategic Command, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska.

July 28, 2016

Rear Adm. Ronald C. Copley, USN, will be assigned as director of intelligence, J-2, U.S. Strategic Command, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska.

May 31, 2016

Chief Master Sgt. Patrick F. McMahon, USAF, has been selected as the command senior enlisted adviser for U.S. Strategic Command, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska.

April 22, 2016

HP Enterprise Services, Herndon, Virginia, has been awarded a $443,220,679 firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-incentive-fee, cost-reimbursement contract for U.S. Strategic Command Information Technology Capabilities Contract II. Contractor will provide performance-based information technology services, capabilities and functions to include IT infrastructure, mission critical systems and applications. Work will be performed at Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska, and is expected to be complete by June 30, 2026. This award is the result of a competitive acquisition with five offers received.

April 18, 2016

Maj. Gen. Veralinn Jamieson, USAF, has been assigned as deputy commander, Joint Functional Component Command for Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance, U.S. Strategic Command, Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, District of Columbia.

 

September 10, 2015

Capt. Thomas E. Ishee, USN, has been selected for promotion to rear admiral and will be assigned as deputy commander, Joint Functional Component Command, Global Strike, U.S. Strategic Command, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska. 

June 17, 2015

Brig. Gen. Anthony J. Cotton, USAF, has been selected for the grade of major general and assigned as commander, 20th Air Force, Air Force Global Strike Command, and commander, Task Force 214, U.S. Strategic Command, F. E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyoming.

June 2, 2015

Lt. Gen. Stephen W. Wilson, USAF, has been nominated for assignment as deputy commander, U.S. Strategic Command, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska. 

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