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March 20, 2018

Stratcom Chief Testifies on Command’s Readiness to Deter, Respond

U.S. Strategic Command is prepared to deter strategic attack and employ forces to guarantee the security of the nation and its allies, Air Force Gen. John E. Hyten, commander of Stratcom, told the Senate Armed Services Committee.

Feb. 28, 2018

Stratcom Commander Discusses Strategic Deterrence Mission

Adversaries are evolving, and the United States needs to stay ahead of these threats to ensure it never enters a “fair fight,” Air Force Gen. John E. Hyten, the commander of U.S. Strategic Command, said.

Feb. 16, 2018

Nuclear Review Ushers in Strategic Environment Change, Stratcom Chief Says

From a warfighter’s stance, the 2018 Nuclear Posture Review changes the strategic environment as a threat-based approach, the commander of U.S. Strategic Command said during a keynote speech at the National Defense University.

Oct. 2, 2017

Hyten: U.S. Strategic Command is Reorganizing for 21st Century Warfighting

The commander of U.S. Strategic Command told attendees at the recent Air Force Association's Air, Space and Cyber Conference that he is reorganizing to improve Stratcom's warfighting structure.

Sept. 20, 2017

Hyten Discusses 21st Century Strategic Deterrence

The top priorities for U.S. Strategic Command are providing a strategic deterrent, providing a decisive response if deterrence fails, and carrying out missions with a combat-ready force, the Stratcom commander said.

Aug. 24, 2017

U.S., South Korean Military Leaders Reinforce Alliance

Top U.S. and South Korean military leaders spoke to reporters at Osan Air Base near the South Korean capital of Seoul to reinforce the alliance between the two countries and their combined resolve to deter North Korean threats.

Aug. 17, 2017

Stratcom Commander Describes Challenges of 21st-Century Deterrence

The top priorities for U.S. Strategic Command are to provide a strategic deterrent, if deterrence fails provide a decisive response and respond with a combat-ready force, the commander of Stratcom said.

Aug. 11, 2017

Stratcom Commander: Staying Ahead of Multidomain Threat Requires Speed

The United States has to be concerned with multiple actors that have an expanding range of capabilities, the commander of U.S. Strategic Command said during a symposium on space and missile defense with government, military and industrial leaders.

June 20, 2017

Stratcom Chief: Deterrence Keeps Major-Power Conflicts Off World Stage

The U.S. Strategic Command commander told a Capitol Hill Club audience that his priorities for Stratcom are straightforward: provide strategic deterrence; if deterrence fails provide a decisive response; and do it with a resilient, trained and equipped force.

May 22, 2017

Defense Officials Describe Priorities for Operating in Contested Space Domain

Space enables everything the joint force does and the national security space architecture must protect and defend that capability in a contested environment, said officials from the Air Force, intelligence community and Defense Department.

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