93rd Bomb Squadron rises to the Global Strike Challenge
By Master Sgt. Ted Daigle, 307th Bomb Wing
/ Published July 12, 2019
BARKSDALE AIR FORCE BASE, La. --
The 93rd Bomb Squadron participated in the 2019 Global Strike Challenge bomber operations competition at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, July 8, 2019. Global Strike Challenge is a competition hosted by Air Force Global Strike Command which allows AFGSC units to showcase their skill sets in a variety of challenges in the bomber, Intercontinental Ballistic Missile, helicopter operations and security forces fields. The 93rd BS, part of Air Force Reserve Command, participates in the AFGSC mission by training and re-certifying B-52 aircrew members for the Air Force. The 93rd was the first unit to participate in the munitions placement portion of this years competition. They were required to place both guided and un-guided, inert munitions as close to a designated target as possible. Results of the competition will be announced later this year.