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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.

GSC 2019 News Coverage

Reigning 2017 Legacy and Rotational Trophy Winners

Missile

Bombardment

Blanchard Trophy
Recognizing the best missile wing:
341st Missile Wing, Malmstrom AFB
Fairchild Trophy
Recognizing the best bomb wing:
 2nd Bomb Wing, Barksdale AFB
Blackburn Trophy
Recognizing the best in missile maintenance:
 90th Missile Wing, F.E. Warren AFB
Ellis Giant Sword Trophy
Recognizing the best in bomber maintenance:
 509th Bomb Wing and 131st Bomb Wing, Whiteman AFB
Klotz Trophy
Recognizing the best in missile operations:
341st Missile Wing, Malmstrom AFB
LeMay Trophy
Recognizing the best in bomber operations:
69th Bomb Squadron, Minot AFB 
Linhard Trophy
Recognizing the best missile crew: 
12th Missile Squadron, Malmstrom AFB
Mitchell Trophy
Recognizing the best bomb:
 343rd Bomb Squadron, Barksdale AFB (307th and 2nd Bomb Wings)
Neary Trophy
Recognizing the best EWO score:
12th Missile Squadron, Malmstrom AFB
Eaker Trophy
Recognizing the best B-1B squadron:
7th Operational Support Squadron,Dyess AFB
McMahon Trophy
Recognizing the best weapon system score:
321st Missile Squadron,F.E. Warren AFB
Tibbets Trophy
Recognizing the best B-2 squadron:
394th Combat Training Squadron, Whiteman AFB
Bourland Trophy
Recognizing the best helicopter squadron: 
40th Helicopter Squadron, Malmstrom  AFB
Linebacker Trophy
Recognizing the best B-52 squadron: 
69th Bomb Squadron, Minot AFB

Special Awards

Bartsch Trophy
Recognizing best electronic countermeasures:
 20th Bomb Squadron, Barksdale AFB
Spirit Bell
Best epitomized professionalism, teamwork and
esprit de corps during the competition:
 341st Missile Wing, Malmstrom AFB

Security Forces

AFGSC Innovation Excellence Award
Recognizing the best innovation:
 509th Bomb Wing, Whiteman AFB
Charlie Fire Team Trophy
Recognizing the best security forces team:
 341st Security Forces Group, Malmstrom AFB

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