U.S. Air Force to Become First Official U.S. Armed Forces Partner of ESL Pro Tour CS:GO in North America

Partnership will feature Aim High broadcast integration and the introduction of Wingman Wednesday tournaments on ESEA

Cologne, Dec 7th, 2020: The U.S. Air Force announced today that it has become the first official U.S. Armed Forces partner of ESL CS:GO Pro Tour in North America. This continues the U.S. Air Force’s relationship with ESL by building on their previous partnership with ESL Pro League Season 11 and Intel® Extreme Masters New York in 2020.

The U.S. Air Force’s partnership will now cover DreamHack Masters, DreamHack Showdown, ESL Pro League Season 13, DreamHack Open Online, ESL Pro League Season 14, Intel® Extreme Masters North America, ESEA and CSGO HUB in the United States.

The partnership is highlighted by the Aim High broadcast integration and the introduction of ‘Wingman Wednesday’ tournaments on ESEA, while the U.S. Air Force will also be the Report Card partner on the new CSGO HUB.

“The Air Force is excited to continue our partnership with ESL, which serves as the perfect platform to reach a key demographic for us” said Barry Dickey, Director of Strategic Marketing for Air Force Recruiting Service. “We feel this collaboration is a great fit because we are able to showcase the shared interests of teamwork, problem solving skills, and intellectual challenges with both the audience ESL has grown and the Air Force.”

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The mission of Air Force Recruiting Service is to inspire, engage and recruit the next generation of Airmen and Space professionals. We are looking for America’s best and brightest to fill approximately 30,000 opportunities in more than 200 Air Force specialties, as well as more than 300 space professionals in approximately 27 specific career fields in fiscal 2021. Additionally, our total force partners, the Air Force Reserve and Air National Guard are collectively hiring more than 19,000 part-time Airmen. Our military recruits to retain, providing tough, highly technical training that gives our future service members the right skills to sustain the combat capability of America’s Air Force and protect our nation’s interests in space. For more information about Air Force and U.S. Space Force benefits and opportunities, go to www.airforce.com.

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