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Mighty Ninety Welcomes the AFGSC/IG and DTRA Nuclear Surety Inspection Teams

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  • By Col. Christopher Coffelt
  • 90th Missile Wing commander
On behalf of the men and women of the 90th Missile Wing, a big Mighty Ninety welcome to Colonel Hesterman, AFGSC Inspector General, Captain Kline (USN), Chief Inspector for the Defense Nuclear Surety Inspection Team, and all nuclear surety inspectors.

Our goal is to help you work through all your inspection requirements as quickly and efficiently as possible, so please do not hesitate to let any one of our team members know how we can help you. The members of this elite combat unit are very proud of the on-alert, nuclear strike capability we provide the President through the Commander, United States Strategic Command, 24 hours a day, 365 days a we have done for the past 50 years. We excel at presenting maximum combat capability and readiness always commensurate with the highest standards of nuclear surety. We are eager to show you how we accomplish this critical mission and to demonstrate our culture of strict compliance, precision, and excellence in everything we do. It takes the entire team of professionals across this base and missile complex to maintain, secure, operate, and provide all the combat support to ensure our weapons and warriors are ready every minute of every day to execute, should the President call upon us. Our daily combat readiness is the cornerstone of our nation's nuclear strategic deterrence and assurance to allies and friends. I am certain that we can facilitate and meet all your inspection needs, but we all must remember that exercise and inspection requirements must always be prioritized against our on-going, real-world mission requirements.

Please know that we understand how important your duties are here and that we are committed to helping you accomplish them in any way we can and also let us know if there is anything we can do to make your stay more comfortable. Once again, welcome to Francis E. Warren Air Force Base, home of the Mighty Ninety--back-to-back winners of United States Strategic Command's Omaha Trophy for "Best Missile Wing" (2011 and 2012)!