Programmatic Agreement Overview

In accordance with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 (54 U.S.C. § 300101 et seq.) and the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation implementing regulations (36 CFR Part 800), the U.S. Air Force (Air Force) will prepare a Programmatic Agreement for deploying the Sentinel, formerly the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD), intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) system, and decommissioning and disposing of the Minuteman III ICBM system. Deployment-related actions would occur both on-base and in the missile fields at Francis E. Warren Air Force Base (AFB), WY; Malmstrom AFB, MT; and Minot AFB, ND. Additional maintenance, training, storage, testing, support, decommissioning, and disposal actions would occur at Hill AFB, UT; the Utah Test and Training Range, UT; Camp Guernsey, WY; and Camp Navajo, AZ. The Programmatic Agreement is being prepared to resolve potential adverse effects from the proposed undertaking on significant historic properties and describe measures that would be conducted to avoid, minimize, or mitigate those adverse effects.

Sentinel Draft Programmatic Agreement

Sentinel Draft Programmatic Agreement Appendix C Tables

Submitting Comments

The Air Force invites members of the public to review the Draft Programmatic Agreement and submit comments orally at the virtual meetings or online below, by email to, or by U.S. mail to:

Sentinel (GBSD) Programmatic Agreement

10306 Eaton Place, Suite 340

Fairfax, VA 22030

Comments will be accepted at any time during the Programmatic Agreement development. Comments are requested by October 17, 2022, to ensure their consideration in the final Programmatic Agreement.

More information about the project is available on this website in Project Overview. Additional meeting materials specific to the Programmatic Agreement follow:

Programmatic Agreement Fact Sheet - Public Hearing Materials

Submit your comment on the Draft Programmatic Agreement