F.E. WARREN AIR FORCE BASE, Wyo. --
90th Missile Wing members competed against teams from across Air Force Global Strike Command, as well as teams from the Air National Guard, Air Force Reserve Command and Air Combat Command, in the 2019 Global Strike Challenge.
Global Strike Challenge is the world's premier bomber, ICBM, helicopter operations and security forces competition.
The challenge occurs every other year, with operations and maintenance competitions occurring throughout the summer months. This year, teams competed at their home bases from June to August in competitions including ICBM operations, helicopter operations, munitions, security forces operations, bomber maintenance, ICBM maintenance and bomber operations.
The competition is designed to enhance readiness, lethality, teamwork, mission pride, competitive spirit and recognize the “best of the best” in weapons systems and technical expertise.
“Global Strike Challenge allows the Mighty Ninety the opportunity to showcase the skills and professionalism we use every day to accomplish the mission,” said Col. Peter Bonetti, 90th Missile Wing commander. “Our teams were selected through rigorous competition among the Airmen of the wing, and our competitors did a phenomenal job of displaying the expertise and capabilities of the 90th Missile Wing.
Global Strike Challenge concludes Nov. 20 with score posting and trophy presentations at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana. The event will be livestreaming at the Trail’s End Ballroom from 6 to 9 p.m. Doors will open at 5 p.m.
Come out and celebrate the hard work of the 90th Missile Wing’s Global Strike Challenge teams.
“I’d like to encourage all of the Mighty Ninety to attend the score-posting and show their support for the hard work and dedication displayed by this year’s competitors,” said Bonetti. “Whether you competed in the Global Strike Challenge or not, everyone at the 90th contributes to the success of this team, so let’s get out there and show our support.”
For those that aren’t able to make it due to mission requirements, the livestream link is here.