Welcome to Francis E. Warren
Air Force Base and the 90th Missile Wing, home of the missileer
We're proud of our close relationship with the Cheyenne community and our contribution of 150 Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missiles to the strategic deterrence of our nation.
The base enjoys a rich, 140-year history of providing the front line of defense for America and her allies. Cheyenne and the base were both established in 1867. Originally named Fort D.A. Russell, the name of the base changed in 1930 to Fort Francis E. Warren to honor Wyoming’s territorial governor and first state senator.
In 1949, the fort became a base and was renamed Francis E. Warren Air Force Base. Warren has the distinction of being the Air Force’s oldest continuously active installation. The base and the community thrive in a spirit of friendship and cooperation built over many years.
Cheyenne and the surrounding communities offer something for everyone. Every July the city hosts Cheyenne Frontier Days, “the Daddy of ‘em All”, the country’s largest outdoor rodeo. CFD draws in fans and rodeo participants from all over the country.
Further information about F.E. Warren Air Force Base, its organizations and the surrounding community is available on the Internet at www.warren.af.mil. Once again, welcome to the Mighty Ninety and best wishes for a most enjoyable stay.