The Nuclear Weapons Center activates at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., to oversee nuclear weapon sustainment. The Air Force Materiel Command direct reporting unit was later redesignated the Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center on Feb. 29, 2008.
A-10s Headed to CENTCOM to Bolster Air Force Presence
March 23, 2023
As the Air Force’s broader focus shifts to the Pacific and Europe, the U.S. military will rely on aging close air support aircraft to meet the needs of its forces in the Middle East. A-10 Thunderbolt IIs will deploy to the region in April, a U.S. official told Air &…