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U.S. Strategic Command STRATCOM

May 2013

Commander
U.S. Navy Adm. Cecil D. Haney

U.S. Navy Adm. Cecil D, HaneyNavy Adm. Cecil D, Haney is commander of U.S. Strategic Command, which is responsible for detecting, deterring and preventing attacks against the United States and its allies and for joining with the other combatant commands to defend the nation should deterrence fail.

Haney Charts Way Forward for U.S. Strategic Command

A month after taking the helm of U.S. Strategic Command, Navy Adm. Cecil D. Haney is moving full steam ahead to continue bolstering the deterrence that protects Americans from what Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel describes as “the world’s most complex and dangerous threats.” Story

Stratcom Priorities

Deter Nuclear Attack

Nuclear Deterrence Remains Key Mission

A B-2 Spirit bomber is towed to a parking spot at Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii.U.S. Strategic Command's nuclear deterrence mission remains as critical as at any time in U.S. history, said Air Force Gen. C. Robert Kehler, Stratcom's commander. Story

Partner to Win Today

Stratcom Provides Vital Warfighter, Operational Support

Army 1st Lt. Michael Kim, platoon leader of 2nd Platoon, Apache Company, 1st Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, checks his location with a handheld GPS -- a capability provided through StratcomWhile providing the deterrence to protect the United States from attack, U.S. Strategic Command is playing a very real, yet often unrecognized, role in operations in Afghanistan and around the globe, said Air Force Gen. C. Robert Kehler, Stratcom's commander. Story

Respond to New Challenges in Space

Stratcom Shares Data to Promote Safety

Tech. Sgt. Gavin Iteen, left, and Tech. Sgt. Jennifer Hangle, right, review data recieved from the Delta II site at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., March 4, 2013.Committed to promoting safety and transparency in the space domain, U.S. Strategic Command maintains a registry of tens of thousands of man-made objects in space and shares the information freely with anyone who seeks it through a command-run website. Story

Build Cyberspace Capability, Capacity

New Cybersecurity Policy Will
Strengthen Defenses

U.S. sailors assigned to Navy Cyber Defense Operations Command man their stations at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story, Va., Aug. 4, 2010.The cybersecurity policy President Barack Obama announced during his annual State of the Union address is a step toward protecting the nation’s critical infrastructure, the commander of U.S. Cyber Command said. Story

Prepare for Uncertainty

Haney: Security Challenges Demand Vigilance, Agility

Air Force Gen. C. Robert Kehler, commander of U.S. Strategic Command, speaks with participants at the command’s 2012 Deterrence Symposium to explore a broad range of deterrence issues, Aug. 8, 2012.The challenging and ever-changing strategic environment requires a “vigilant, flexible and innovative” force able to prepare for and respond to threats to U.S. national security, the commander of U.S. Strategic Command said. Story