2016: Year in Review

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  • By Staff Sgt. Christopher Ruano
  • 90th Missile Wing Public Affairs

2016 proved to be a year of great change and new improvements for the 90th Missile Wing and F. E. Warren Air Force Base.


The accomplishments of the Mighty Ninety ranged from establishing the Green Dot initiative to having the Air Force chief of staff stay at one of the 90th MW’s missile alert facilities. Here is a list of a fraction of our achievements, improvements and changes over the year.


2016 By the Numbers

  • 26% decrease in safety mishaps

  • 151,505 meals served at the DFAC

  • 275 babies born           

  • 183 DV Visits

  • 1,327 vehicle requests processed

First Quarter

- Green Dot training is instituted on base and Air Force-wide to decrease interpersonal violence.

- The first all-female alert was conducted across 20th Air Force as part of a larger Air Force Global Strike Command initiative.


Second Quarter

- The 90th Civil Engineer Squadron’s Fire Department received the Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Ralph E. Sanborn Fire Department of the Year award for the best small base in the Air Force.

- The Trail’s End Event Center held a grand reopening after months of renovations, renewing the club’s presence on base. 

- The 90th Missile Wing, along with the 153rd Airlift Wing and the Wyoming Army National Guard, celebrated a Joint Services Multicultural Event.


Third Quarter

- Warren continued a tradition of community involvement with the city of Cheyenne during Cheyenne Frontier Days by volunteering in numerous events, including marching during the grand parade in a formation with more than 200 Airmen.

- The 90th Security Forces Group held their annual Crow Creek Challenge. The 790th Missile Security Forces Squadron won the team pain event and the overall CCC winner was the 90th SFS.



Fourth Quarter

- AFGSC held their Senior Leader Conference for the first time at an ICBM wing, highlighting the ground-based portion of the nuclear triad.  

- Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James and Deputy Chief of Staff for Strategic Deterrence and Nuclear Integration Lt. Gen. Jack Weinstein visited F.E. Warren Air Force Base to speak directly with Airmen about ongoing improvement efforts throughout the nuclear enterprise.

             - Gen. David L. Goldfein becomes the first Air Force Chief of Staff to stay overnight at a 90th MW missile alert facility.