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The U.S. military rolled out its top brass, an Air Force band and Army artillery for a lump - in - the - throat ceremony Monday at Offutt Air Force Base that marked the end of the Strategic Air Command and the birth of the U.S. Strategic Command in 1992. JAMES R. BURNETT

The U.S. military rolled out its top brass, an Air Force band and Army artillery for a lump – in – the – throat ceremony Monday at Offutt Air Force Base that marked the end of the Strategic Air Command and the birth of the U.S. Strategic Command in 1992. JAMES R. BURNETT

SAC’s Era Ends With Honors
StratCom Takes Over At Offutt
The U.S. military rolled out its top brass, an Air Force band and Army artillery for a lump – in – the – throat ceremony Monday at Offutt Air Force Base that marked the end of the Strategic Air Command and the birth of the U.S. Strategic Command.
Gen. Colin Powell
June 1, 1992

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