U.S. Strategic Command

October 21, 2021
 

Sgt. Maj. Howard L. Kreamer, USMC, has been selected as command senior enlisted leader for U.S. Strategic Command, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska.

June 25, 2021
 
Crews from the USS Nebraska and the USS Omaha visit the U.S. Strategic Command headquarters at Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska, on June 22. To add information technology needed in part to support its strategic deterrence missions, the command has selected HP Enterprise Services to provide IT services over the next five years. Credit: STRATCOM

HP Enterprise Services, Herndon, Virginia, has been awarded a $443,779,321 firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-incentive-fee, cost-plus-fixed-fee, cost-reimbursement contract for the U.S. Strategic Command Information Technology Capabilities.  The contract will provide services, capabilities and functions to include information technology infrastructure, mission critical systems and applications. Work will be performed at Offutt Air Force Base (AFB), Nebraska, and is expected to be completed June 30, 2026. No funds are being obligated at the time of award. The 55th Contracting Squadron, Offutt AFB, Nebraska, is the contracting activity. (FA4600-21-D-0001).

September 17, 2020
 

Rear Adm. Thomas E. Ishee, USN, has been assigned as director, global operations, U.S. Strategic Command, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska.

March 5, 2020
 

Lt. Gen. Thomas A. Bussiere, USAF, has been assigned as deputy commander, U.S. Strategic Command.

September 1, 2018
By Lt. Col. Christopher Treff, USAF
Select personnel from 15 Air National Guard Engineering and Installation organizations are installing more than 600 miles of cabling in support of the U.S. Strategic Command (STRATCOM), Command and Control facility (C2F) construction project. U.S. Air Force photo by Steve Cunningham

U.S. Strategic Command headquarters, the lynchpin for U.S. nuclear deterrence, is undergoing the technical renovations it requires to fulfill its current mission and facilitate growth for future operations. The new command and control facility under construction integrates the latest technologies and meets the growing demand to continue to evolve as needs emerge.

August 28, 2018
 

Rear Adm. Richard A. Correll, USN, will be assigned as director, plans and policy, J-5, U.S. Strategic Command, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska. 

July 26, 2018
 

Capt. Ryan B. Scholl, USN, has been selected for promotion to rear admiral and will be assigned as deputy director, plans, J-5, U.S. Strategic Command, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska.

July 23, 2018
 

Rear Adm. David M. Kriete, 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.

May 30, 2018
 

Brig. Gen. Stephen L. Davis, USAF, has been selected for the grade of major general and assigned as the chief of staff, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, District of Columbia, to director, global operations, J-3, Headquarters U.S. Strategic Command, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska.

May 17, 2018
 

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

April 9, 2018
 

National Strategic Research Institute, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska, has been awarded a $92,000,000 ceiling indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for research and development services. The contract provides for obtaining Department of Defense essential engineering, research, and development capabilities and mission-related research including test, evaluation, and systems analysis of related topics for the U. S. Strategic Command. Work will be performed primary at University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska; and University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska, and is expected to be complete by October 24, 2025. This award is the result of a sole- source acquisition.

September 19, 2017
 

Capt. William J. Houston, 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.

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. 

May 21, 2015
 

Maj. Gen. Allen W. Batschelet, USA, has been assigned as chief of staff, U.S. Strategic Command, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska.

August 28, 2014
 

Rear Adm. Daryl L. Caudle, USN, will be assigned as deputy commander, Joint Functional Component Command, Global Strike, U.S. Strategic Command, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska.

August 19, 2014
 

Capt. Steven L. Parode, USN, has been selected for the rank of rear admiral and will be assigned as director of intelligence, J-2, U.S. Strategic Command, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska. 

 

Col. Paul W. Tibbets IV, USAF, has been selected for the grade of brigadier general and assigned as deputy director, nuclear operations (J-3N), Headquarters U.S. Strategic Command, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska.

 

Maj. Gen. John W. Raymond, USAF, has been nominated for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general and for assignment as commander, Fourteenth Air Force (Air Forces Strategic), Air Force Space Command, and commander, Joint Functional Component Command for Space, U.S. Strategic Command, Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. 

 

Brig. Gen. Clinton E. Crosier, USAF, has been assigned as deputy director, global operations, Headquarters U.S. Strategic Command, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska.

 

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

 

Adm. Cecil E. D. Haney, USN, has been nominated for assignment as commander, U.S. Strategic Command, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska.

 

Lt. Gen. John E. Hyten, USAF, has been nominated for assignment as commander, Fourteenth Air Force (Air Forces Strategic), Air Force Space Command, and commander, Joint Functional Component Command for Space, U.S. Strategic Command, Vandenberg Air Force Base, California.

 

Rear Adm. John R. Haley, USN, has been assigned director, global operations, J-3, U.S. Strategic Command, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska

June 15, 2012
By Beverly Schaeffer

Maj. Gen. Jennifer L. Napper, USA, has been assigned director of Plans and Policy/J-5, U.S. Cyber Command, Fort Meade, Maryland.

October 12, 2011
By Beverly Schaeffer

Brig. Gen. Linda R. Medler, USAF, has been assigned director of command, control, communications and computer systems (J-6), U.S. Cyber Command, Fort Meade, Maryland.  

September 30, 2011
By Henry Kenyon

Rear Adm. Timothy M. Giardina, 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.

July 8, 2011
By Beverly Schaeffer

Rear Adm. Sean R. Filipowski, USN, has been assigned deputy director of operations, J-3, U.S. Cyber Command, Fort Meade, Maryland.

October 14, 2010
By Beverly Schaeffer

Maj. Gen. Rhett A. Hernandez, USA, has been assigned as commander, U.S. Army Cyber Command, Washington, D.C.

June 14, 2010
By Beverly Schaeffer

Lt. Gen. Keith B. Alexander, USA, director, National Security Agency and chief, Central Security Service, has been promoted to the rank of general and given additional assignment as commander of the new U.S. Cyber Command.

May 28, 2010
By Henry Kenyon

To stay several lengths ahead in the assessment and analysis arena, information sharing between the military, government, academia and industry is a must. The simple but smart solution: the stand up of a joint center where these organizations can gather to share their data and capability resources.