Category Archives: Command

New in 2021: Space Command gets a new home

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The new home for U.S. Space Command’s headquarters is expected to be named in early 2021. The Department of the Air Force in November unveiled the slate of six locations that made the first cut for Space Command headquarters. Those locations include four Air Force bases — Kirtland in New Mexico, Offutt in Nebraska, Patrick […]

Command master chief arrested and relieved

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A Florida-based U.S. Navy command master chief was relieved from his leadership position at Naval Ordnance Test Unit last month, according to officials. Master Chief Tracy F. Kuchta was relieved Sept. 19 “due to a loss of confidence in Kuchta’s ability to perform the duties of a command senior enlisted advisor,” the Cape Canaveral-based unit’s […]

US Northern Command apologizes for retweeting Trump campaign

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The U.S. Northern Command based in Colorado Springs has apologized for retweeting a post by President Donald Trump that announced his campaign stop earlier this week in a western Pennsylvania city. Before addressing supporters, Trump tweeted, “I’m going to Latrobe, Pennsylvania, the home of the late, great Arnold Palmer — There […]

US Northern Command apologizes for retweeting Trump campaign

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The U.S. Northern Command based in Colorado Springs has apologized for retweeting a post by President Donald Trump that announced his campaign stop earlier this week in a western Pennsylvania city. Before addressing supporters, Trump tweeted, “I’m going to Latrobe, Pennsylvania, the home of the late, great Arnold Palmer — There […]

US Northern Command apologizes for retweeting Trump campaign

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The U.S. Northern Command based in Colorado Springs has apologized for retweeting a post by President Donald Trump that announced his campaign stop earlier this week in a western Pennsylvania city. Before addressing supporters, Trump tweeted, “I’m going to Latrobe, Pennsylvania, the home of the late, great Arnold Palmer — There […]

US Strategic Command now analyzes daily deterrence risks for all combatant commands

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WASHINGTON — In the last six months, U.S. Strategic Command has begun performing daily analysis on the state of nuclear deterrence in each of the regional combatant commands, STRATCOM commander Adm. Charles Richard said Thursday. Richard described the “risk of strategic deterrence failure” effort as a “new type of analysis” that allows STRATCOM to present, […]

US Africa Command: Russian mercenaries planted land mines in Libya

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CAIRO — The U.S. military on Wednesday accused Russian mercenaries fighting on the side of eastern Libya forces of planting land mines and improvised explosive devices in and around the Libyan capital, Tripoli. The U.S. Africa Command, or AFRICOM, said verified photographic evidence shows “indiscriminately placed booby traps and minefields” around the outskirts of Tripoli […]

Fort Hood’s command climate is under review amid investigation into killing of Spc. Vanessa Guillen

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As FBI and Army Criminal Investigation Command authorities continue to investigate the circumstances concerning the April 22 disappearance and subsequent killing of a young, female soldier, big Army is taking a broader look at the community where it happened. Fort Hood, Texas, will be the subject of an independent command climate review, Army Secretary Ryan […]

Navy fires EOD command master chief

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The command master chief of the Guam-based Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit 5 was fired in May, Navy officials confirmed this week. The relief of Master Chief Explosive Ordnance Disposalman Michael Knudsen on May 21 was not announced by Big Navy. Before last year, the Navy would regularly announce firings of command triad members, but […]

UN Command holds repatriation ceremony for 6 U.S. service members killed during Korean War

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United Nations Command at Osan Air Base in South Korea hosted a repatriation ceremony Friday to honor six U.S. service members who died during the Korean War — a day after the 70th anniversary of the start of the Korean War on June 25. The identities of the six service members are not known, but […]