October Monthly Meeting on US Air Force’s (USAF)
Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) - Cheyenne, WY
October 29, 2020 at 11:30AM MST
11:30 – 12:30: Presentation and Meeting w/Board Meeting to Follow
Event Description: Mr. Dale Steenbergen, President, and CEO of the Greater Cheyenne Chamber of Commerce Mr. Steenbergen has been tirelessly working with government contractors over the past few years to prepare Cheyenne, Wyoming for the US Air Force’s (USAF) Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD). This contract, recently awarded to Northrop Grumman, will require thousands of personnel and contractors to construct the weapon system replacement for the aging LGM-30 Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile system (ICBM). While this replacement is going to occur at three separate bases, F.E. Warren was the first selected with construction beginning in 2023. Mr. Steenbergen will provide an update on the contract status, what steps the Chamber and the City of Cheyenne are taking to prepare for the influx of personnel and contractors, and how his team is preparing local contractors and small businesses to work with Northrop Grumman and the USAF. Don’t miss this presentation!
11:30-12:30 - Meeting and Presentation (Board meeting to follow, all are welcome to stay and attend). This event will use Microsoft Teams. The link will be available through the EVITE during the day of the event.
$5 per person, free for active military personnel
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