Air Force Global Strike Command is expected to take responsibility by the end of 2011 for the munitions squadrons that support the service's nuclear mission, announced Air Force officials, Nov. 28, 2011. Chief of Staff Gen. Norton Schwartz signed the program action directive on Nov. 20, 2011, that codifies this realignment of the units from under Air Force Materiel Command to AFGSC. Here, airmen move a rotary launcher for nuclear-capable cruise missiles near a B-52 bomber.
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