Airman from Topeka named part of Global Strike Challenge

Courtesy: Department of Defense

Bossier City, LA (KSNT) – Topeka native Capt. Matthew “Reggie” Roudebush has been announced as a member of the 2015 Global Strike Challenger Bomber Operations Team. Roudebush who has served in the U.S. Air Force for 6 years, is stationed at Barksdale Air Force Base in Louisiana.

According to a news release from the Department of Defense, 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.

““We are the premiere bomb squadron in Global Strike,” Roudebush said.

The goals of the competition are to:

– Showcase the world’s premier bomber and ICBM force
– Foster esprit de corps through competition and teamwork
– Recognize outstanding AFGSC personnel and teams
– Improve our combat capabilities through competition and community

About 450 competitors take part in GSC competitions at various locations. Competition includes security forces along with missile, bomber and helicopter operational and maintenance forces. Teams will have the opportunity to participate in innovative thinking, teamwork and esprit de corps that are central to the AFGSC mission.

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