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Security Forces compete for top honors at Camp Minden

BARKSDALE AIR FORCE BASE, La. -- As part of Air Force Global Strike Command's second annual Global Strike Challenge competition, nine elite security forces teams will compete in the Mental and Physical Challenge at Camp Minden, La., Nov. 7.

Competitors will demonstrate a range of combat, survival and reconnaissance skills as they are evaluated for endurance, agility and accuracy in a timed event. The winners will take home the Charlie Fire Team Trophy, which will be presented during Global Strike Challenge's score posting event at Barksdale's Hoban Hall, Nov. 8-9.

Participating teams are from Malmstrom AFB, Mont; Minot AFB, N.D.; F.E. Warren AFB, Wyo.; Whiteman AFB, Mo.; Dyess AFB, Texas; Ellsworth AFB, S.D. and Barksdale AFB, representing Air Force Global Strike Command, Air Combat Command and Air Force Reserve Command. For more information on Global Strike Challenge visit: http://www.afgsc.af.mil/library/globalstrikechallenge/index.asp.

Media interested in covering this competition should meet at Camp Minden's Bldg. A100, just inside the main entrance at the intersection of McArthur Rd and 79E Mon., Nov. 7, at 9:30 a.m.

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Note: Interested media should RSVP with AFGSC/PA at 318-456-4968 or 456-1305. For additional directions to Camp Minden, please contact the Camp Minden PAO at 318-347-8613.