509th Bomb Wing receives Omaha Trophy

Lt. Gen. James Kowalski, U.S. Strategic Command deputy commander, presents the Omaha Trophy to Brig. Gen. Glen VanHerck, 509th Bomb Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Lee Barr, 509th Bomb Wing command chief, during a ceremony at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., April 28, 2014. The trophy is awarded annually to four outstanding units that represent USSTRATCOM’s mission areas. Winners are selected based on formal evaluations, meritorious achievement, safety and other factors such as community involvement and humanitarian actions. USSTRATCOM relies on various task forces for the execution of its global missions, including space operations, information operations, missile defense, global command and control, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR), global strike and strategic deterrence, and combatting weapons of mass destruction. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Bryan Crane/Released)

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