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GSC History

Global Strike Challenge is the world's premier Bomber, Intercontinental Ballistic Missile, Helicopter Operations and Security Forces competition with units from Air Force Global Strike Command, Air Combat Command, Air Force Reserve Command and the Air National Guard.

Reigning 2015 Legacy

and Rotational Trophy Winners

Missile

Blanchard Trophy
Recognizing the best missile wing:
341st Missile Wing, Malmstrom AFB

Blackburn Trophy
Recognizing the best in missile maintenance:
341st Missile Wing, Malmstrom AFB

Klotz Trophy
Recognizing the best in missile operations:
341st Missile Wing, Malmstrom AFB

Linhard Trophy
Recognizing the best missile crew:
321st Missile Squadron, 90th MW, F.E. Warren AFB

Neary Trophy
Recognizing the best EWO score:
10th Missile Squadron, 341st MW, Malmstrom AFB

McMahon Trophy
Recognizing the best weapon system score:
321st Missile Squadron, 90th MW, F.E. Warren AFB

Bourland Trophy
Recognizing the best helicopter squadron:
37th Helicopter Squadron, F.E. Warren AFB

 Special Awards

Spirit Bell
Best epitomized professionalism, teamwork and esprit de corps during the competition:

7th Bomb Wing, Dyess AFB

AFGSC Innovation Excellence Award
Recognizing the best innovation:
341st Missile Wing, Malmstrom AFB

Bombardment

Fairchild Trophy
Recognizing the best bomb wing: 
509th Bomb Wing, Whiteman AFB

Ellis Giant Sword Trophy
Recognizing the best in bomber maintenance:
7th Bomb Wing, Dyess AFB

LeMay Trophy
Recognizing the best in bomber operations:
394th Combat Training Squadron, 509th BW, Whiteman AFB

Mitchell Trophy
Recognizing the best bomb:
13th Bomb Squadron, 509th BW, Whiteman AFB

Eaker Trophy
Recognizing the best B-1B squadron:
7th Operational Support Squadron, 7th BW, Dyess AFB

 Tibbets Trophy
Recognizing the best B-2 squadron:
394th Combat Training Squadron, 509th BW, Whiteman AFB

Linebacker Trophy
Recognizing the best B-52 squadron:
20th Bomb Squadron, 2nd BW, Barksdale AFB

Bartsch Trophy
Recognizing the best in electronic countermeasures:
69th Bomb Squadron, 5th BW, Minot AFB

Security Forces

Charlie Fire Team Trophy
Recognizing the best security forces team:

90th Missile Wing, F.E. Warren AFB