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Happy holidays Mighty Ninety

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  • By Chief Master Sgt. Marty Anderson
  • 90th Missile Wing command chief
I wanted to wish everyone happy and safe holidays. Our Airman's Creed states: "I will never leave an Airman behind." Ensure every Airman has a place to go for the holidays and no one is left alone. This is a time to be thankful; take the opportunity to enjoy it with family and friends.

I recognize the fact that some of our Mighty Ninety Airmen are deployed as well as working during this holiday season. It is because of their service and sacrifice we are all able to enjoy the freedoms we cherish. Do not forget the spouses of our deployed members as they also are making a great sacrifice. It is always difficult to be separated from loved ones, but is even more difficult during the holidays.

I am very proud of the hard work, teamwork and camaraderie within the Mighty Ninety. As a result we have received numerous awards this past year, but none is more noteworthy than winning Air Force Global Strike Command's Blanchard Trophy for the second time in a row. Col. Christopher Coffelt, 90th Missile Wing commander, has stated on numerous occasions that everyone is critical to accomplishing our nuclear deterrence mission, and is a valuable member of team Mighty Ninety.

The pride and professionalism is evident in our daily mission success: I see the enthusiasm in our defenders who secure our base and missile field, the dedication in our medical community in taking care of our Airmen, the pride in our support personnel who focus on the needs of our Airmen, the technical expertise of our maintainers who ensure our missiles are constantly on alert, the complex system knowledge of our operators who are prepared to execute the nuclear mission when called upon by our commander in chief; together we are a formidable team, providing preeminent combat capability across the spectrum of conflict!

I would like to also express my appreciation to the Air Force Association, Air Force Sergeants Association, Noncommissioned Officers Association, Cheyenne Military Affairs Committee and all the organizations for their great support to all of our Airmen. The relationship between F. E. Warren and Cheyenne is truly phenomenal.

The Mighty Ninety has a great history steeped in tradition and honor. We have much to be thankful for and we are truly blessed!

Please be safe, enjoy the holidays and watch out for one another.

Happy Holidays!