Shreveport Bar Association (SBA) will have Major General Jason R. Armagost speak at their annual Veterans Appreciation Luncheon being held at 12:00 Noon on Wednesday, November 10, 2021, at the Petroleum Club of Shreveport (15th floor) located at 416 Travis Street, in downtown Shreveport.
Maj. Gen. Jason R. Armagost serves as the Director of Strategic Plans, Programs, and
Requirements, Headquarters Air Force Global Strike Command, Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana.
He is responsible for strategic planning, establishing requirements and programming advocacy for the
nation’s Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile force; B-1, B-2, and B-52 bombers; MH-139
and UH-1N helicopters; the E-4B National Airborne Operations Center Aircraft; and Nuclear
Command, Control and Communications systems. He is also responsible for funding and requirements
for the modernization and recapitalization of strategic nuclear forces to include the Ground Based
Strategic Deterrent and the B-21 Raider, with a total budget exceeding $13.5 billion. Encompassing
more than 33,700 personnel, AFGSC provides combatant commanders with combat-ready forces to
conduct strategic nuclear and global strike operations.
Maj. Gen. Armagost graduated from the United States Air Force Academy and was
commissioned in 1992. He has served in multiple operational and training assignments and logged
more than 2,900 hours in the B-2A, F-16CJ, F-16CG, B-1B, B-52H and T-38A. His notable educational
and staff assignments include a fellowship at the Center for International Security and Cooperation at
Stanford University, California, and duties as the Chief of Nuclear Operations on the Joint Staff at the
Pentagon.Maj. Gen. Armagost commanded the 13th Bomb Squadron at Whiteman AFB, Missouri, the
5 th Bomb Wing at Minot AFB, North Dakota, and the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing at Al Udeid Air Base,
Qatar. His operational assignments supported contingency operations during operations Desert
Strike, Southern Watch, Iraqi Freedom, Enduring Freedom, Inherent Resolve, Freedom’s Sentinel and
Please join us on November 10, as we honor our SBA Veterans and all those who served our great