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B-52 DIVISION (AFLCMC/WBD)

Vision: 
Bomber's elite division for agile lifecycle management. 

Mission: World class lifecycle management of the B-52 fleet to ensure global power for our nation… Capable, Available, Affordable!

Description: Directs the total life cycle management of the B-52H bomber fleet. Responsible for the modernization and sustainment, including acquisition of new capabilities, upgrades to existing systems, programmed depot and software maintenance, and fleet support logistics.












 

B-1 DIVISION (AFLCMC/WBN)

Vision: Be the nation’s trusted agent and driving force to ensure the B-1B Lancer is at the center of Global Power as the Safe, Capable, Available, Affordable BackBONE of America’s bomber force!

Mission: Provide total life cycle management to support, sustain and modernize the B-1 bomber fleet in a timely and affordable manner to optimize Air Force Global Strike Command mission readiness.

Description: Directs the total life cycle management of the B-1 Bomber fleet.  Responsible for the modernization and sustainment, including acquisition of new capabilities, upgrades to existing systems, programmed depot and software maintenance, and fleet support logistics.







 

B-21 DIVISION (AFLCMC/WBS)

Vision: The B-21 Raider is the future backbone of the nation’s bomber force, holding any target at risk and providing lethal penetrating deep-strike capability.  We are the benchmark acquisition program in the DoD; bold, innovative, and courageous professionals effectively and efficiently driving mission outcomes.

Mission: Deliver operationally effective and suitable B-21 combat capability to the nation within the cost, schedule and performance parameters codified in the Acquisition Program Baseline.

Description: The B-21 program office is comprised of professionals from the Department of the Air Force Rapid Capabilities Office and Air Force Life Cycle Management Center Bombers Directorate.  Additionally, Air Force Global Strike Command’s B-21 Integration and System Management Office is integrated into program office operations.  The program office is co-located at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, D.C., Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, and Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, with the Program Executive Officer at the Air Force Rapid Capabilities Office.
 

B-2 DIVISION (AFLCMC/WBZ)

Vision: Ready, Effective, and survivable every time the nation calls.

Mission: Deliver capability every day as the flagship of the nation’s long-range strike arsenal to Deter, Assure, and Strike!

Description: The B-2 Division is responsible for planning, modernizing, and sustaining the most capable bomber aircraft in U.S. history, the B-2 “Spirit.”  The B-2 program supports a high demand, low density fleet of 20 aircraft.  B-2 programs deliver critical defensive management, low observable, avionics, armament, and supportability capabilities aimed at meeting mission requirements for Air Force Global Strike Com.








 

BRIG. GEN. JOHN P. NEWBERRY - PEO, BOMBERS DIRECTORATE

Brig. Gen. John P. Newberry is the Air Force Program Executive Officer for Bombers, Bombers Directorate, Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Air Force Materiel Command, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. He is responsible for the sustainment and modernization of the bombers portfolio, which includes the B-1, B-2, and B-52. He is also responsible for organizing, training, and equipping the Center’s B-21 System Program Office.

Brig. Gen. Newberry entered active duty in 1994 after graduating from United States Air Force Academy with a degree in Aeronautical Engineering. During his career he served in a variety of acquisition fields including space test, flight test, systems engineering, program manager of several aircraft acquisition programs, to include foreign military sales programs, Deputy Program Executive Office (DPEO) for Air Force Mobility, and KC-46 System Program Manager. Prior to his current assignment, he was the Air Force PEO for Tankers, responsible for the planning and execution of all life cycle activities for the Air Force’s tanker fleet. His previous staff assignments included Program Element Monitor for air refueling tankers, and Joint Staff J8, where he oversaw strategic and tactical major defense acquisition programs for the Department of Defense. Brig. Gen. Newberry commanded the 546th Aircraft Sustainment Squadron, Oklahoma City Air Logistics Center, Oklahoma where he provided contractor logistics support to a total of 69 aircraft across eight different fleets, comprised mainly of the E-4B, RC-26, C-12, and Iraq foreign military sales. He deployed to Afghanistan in 2007 as a procurement officer, equipping the Afghan National Army.

ABOUT US

Bombers Directorate is part of the Air Force Lifecycle Management Center, Air Force Materiel Command, and has units at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio and Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma.  The Directorate directs the modernization and sustainment of the Air Force’s 150+ aircraft bomber fleet (B-1, B-2, B-52) and organizes, trains and equips the B-21 program in support of Air Force Global Strike Command and the United States Air Force.  This 1,000 member Directorate executes $16 Billion and delivers combat capability to primarily three United States Air Force service core functions:  Air Superiority, Global Precision Attack, and Nuclear Deterrence Operations.
 
The Bombers Directorate advances the Air Force’s Lifecycle Management mission to “acquire and support war-winning capabilities” for Air Force’s bomber force. 


 
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CONTACT INFORMATION

Bombers Directorate 
Commercial Phone: 937-713-2500
Email: AFLCMC.WB.Workflow@us.af.mil