America's Nuclear Strategic Deterrent has a three-pronged strategy: air, sea and land. Hill Air Force Base is an important component in this final strategy. Come learn about the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent from Col. Jason Bartolomei and Col. Luke Cropsey.
Colonel Jason Bartolomei is the Senior Materiel Leader Upper and System Program Manager for the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent program office, Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center, Hill AFB, UT. He is responsible for the development, deployment, and sustainment of the next-generation Intercontinental Ballistic Missile system.
Col Luke Cropsey is the Director of the Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) Systems Directorate, Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center, Hill Air Force Base, Utah. As Senior Materiel Leader, he leads a government program team of 631 personnel and more than 800 contractors responsible for inception-to-retirement integrated weapon systems management of the Minuteman ICBM weapon system.