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A B-52H Stratofortress arrives at Royal Air Force Fairford, United Kingdom, June 1, 2017. Three B-52s from the 2nd Bomb Wing, Barksdale Air Force Base, La., operated out of RAF Fairford in support of exercises Arctic Challenge, BALTOPS 17 and Saber Strike 17. The responsibility to deter a strategic attack against the U.S. and its allies is U.S. Strategic Command’s fundamental mission. These missions validate the readiness and capability of its bomber forces, which is a critical component of the safe, secure, effective and ready deterrent force that USSTRATCOM provides the nation and its allies. The B-52 is a long-range, heavy bomber that can perform strategic attack, close-air support, air interdiction, offensive counter-air and maritime operations. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Curt Beach) Historic bomber operations BALTOPS, Saber Strike conclude at RAF Fairford
Air Force Global Strike Command bomber operations in support of exercises Arctic Challenge, BALTOPS 17 and Saber Strike 17 out of RAF Fairford, U.K., concluded June 17.
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Staff Sgt. Travers, assigned to the 2nd Munitions Squadron Cruise Missile Maintenance Flight, rests after finishing the last challenge in the Air Force Global Strike Challenge on Barksdale Air Force Base, La., June 12, 2017. The four Airmen who represented the 2nd Munitions Squadron were selected and trained for about two weeks. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Airman 1st Class Sydney Bennett) Air Force Global Strike Challenge kicks off at Barksdale
Four Airmen assigned to the 2nd Munitions Cruise Missile Maintenance Flight took part in the first event of the Air Force Global Strike Challenge at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, June 12, 2017.
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U.S. Air Force firefighters, as well as medical personnel and Royal Air Force Fairford Firefighters, work together to lift a gurney during a medical exercise at RAF Fairford, U.K., June 13, 2017. Exercises like this increase interoperability between the two departments and prepare them to work together during real-life scenarios. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Randahl J. Jenson) Medical personnel support bomber mission
At a typical air force base, Airmen have a full medical staff to look after them if they become ill. This is not the case at many deployed locations, and for the roughly 800 Airmen deployed here, they have four medical personnel supporting their needs. Two flight surgeons and two medical technicians from the 110th Bomb Squadron and the 37th
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A U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker assigned to the 100th Air Refueling Wing, RAF Mildenhall, England, prepares to transfer fuel to a B-2 Spirit from Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., off the coast of Spain, June 13, 2017. Two B-2s deployed to the U.K. to participate in theater bomber assurance and deterrence operations. Bomber deployments enhance the readiness and training necessary to respond to any contingency or challenge across the globe. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Micaiah Anthony) Deter and Assure; 100th ARW increases bomber’s global reach
B-2s deployed to the U.K. to participate in theater bomber assurance and deterrence operations and were supported by the 100th Air Refueling Wing, RAF Mildenhall, England.
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Journalists from more than 15 media outlets took part in a media availability at Royal Air Force Fairford, United Kingdom, June 12, 2017, hosted by Lt. Gen. Richard Clark, 3rd Air Force and 17th Expeditionary Air Force commander and attended by Charge d’Affaires Lewis Lukens. This was the first time in history that the B-1 Lancer, B-2 Spirit and B-52 Stratofortress were together simultaneously in the U.S. European Command theater. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Curt Beach) Media, DV events showcase AFGSC historic strategic bomber operations in EUCOM
Local media outlets and military leaders from the U.S., the Royal Air Force and European allied nations came here June 12 to view history in the making. Lt. Gen. Richard Clark, 3rd Air Force and 17th Expeditionary Air Force commander, was on hand to host the visiting officials and to address gathered media at the distinguished visitor and media events.
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A B-1 bomber conducts a combat departure at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., June 12, 2017. A combat departure is a tactic designed to defeat possible threats in the vicinity of the air field during takeoff. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Denise Jenson) “T-birds” and “Tigers” celebrate 100 years
More than 100 Ellsworth Airmen, family members and distinguished guest attended the 100th anniversary celebration of the 34th and 37th Bomb Squadrons, June 12, 2017.
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Two USAF B-1B Lancers, 28th Bomb Wing, participates in BALTOPS over the Baltic Sea, June 9, 2017. The exercise is designed to enhance flexibility and interoperability, to strengthen combined response capabilities, as well as demonstrate resolve among Allied and Partner Nations' forces to ensure stability in, and if necessary defend, the Baltic Sea region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jonathan Snyder) Air Command and Control plays pivotal role in BALTOPS
High above the clouds crossing through international airspace, there are more than 50 military aircraft from the U.S. Air Force, Polish air force and German air force training together during the BALTIC OPERATIONS (BALTOPS) and Saber Strike Exercises.
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A B-1 bomber departs for Royal Air Force Fairford, United Kingdom from Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., June 6, 2017. Ellsworth Airmen and its bombers left to support an overseas training exercise that will host more than 2,500 service members. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman James L. Miller) Ellsworth Airmen support bomber mission in European theatre
Approximately 100 Airmen and two B-1 bombers from Ellsworth deployed to RAF Fairford, United Kingdom, in support of multiple joint and multinational exercises.
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Airman 1st Class Emmanuel Morgan, a response force member assigned to the 28th Security Forces Squadron, arrests Tech. Sgt. Ty Orr, a manpower craftsman assigned to the 28th Force Support Squadron, during an exercise at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., June 7, 2017. During the exercise, Morgan and Orr executed detainment measures in response to a simulated terrorist attack at one of the base’s entry control points. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Hailey Staker) Base conducts exercise, tests emergency response procedures
Ellsworth Air Force Base Airmen participated in an anti-terrorism exercise June 7, 2017. The exercise tested the emergency response procedures base-wide to ensure the installation can identify and respond appropriately to a threat. “The purpose of the exercise was to evaluate unit anti-terrorism programs and the implementation of the program
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U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Jacob Feeback, 28th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, marshals in a B-1B Lancer from Ellsworth Air Force Base at Royal Air Force Fairford, U.K., June 7, 2017. Airmen from the 28th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron are supporting bomber assurance and deterrence missions in the European theatre that combine training opportunities and greatly improve interoperability among participating NATO allies and regional partners. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Randahl J. Jenson) More than maintenance: 28th AMXS keep B-1s in the fight
A pair of lethal, supersonic birds of prey roar past the Air Traffic Control Tower as spectators turn their attention to the two-ship performing a flyby before making their descent to the dark pavement below.With their charcoal-gray, metallic skin and retractable wings, the B-1B Lancers from Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., take turns landing and
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