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Great Britain Royal Marine joint terminal attack controllers call in military aircraft during exercise Saber Strike 17 at Adazi Military Base, Latvia, June 5, 2017. During the exercise, U.S. and NATO JTACs controlled air strike operations with U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcons, a B-52 Stratofortress, and a B-1B Lancer. Saber Strike 17 highlights the inherent flexibility of ground and air forces to rapidly respond to crises allowing for the right presence where it is needed, when it is needed. (U.S Air Force photo by Senior Airman Tryphena Mayhugh)
US, NATO JTACs work together during Saber Strike 17

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A B-2 Spirit deployed from Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., taxis the runway at RAF Fairford, U.K., June 9, 2017. Strategic bomber missions enhance the readiness and training necessary to respond to any potential crisis or challenge across the globe. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Miguel Lara III) Air Force B-2 "Spirit" Stealth Bombers arrive in UK
Two B-2 Spirit stealth bombers joined B-1B Lancers and B-52H Stratofortresses June 9 to participate in theater bomber assurance and deterrence operations.
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A U.S. Air Force KC-135R Stratotanker, 756th Air Refueling Squadron, leads the formation of Two USAF B-1B Lancers, 28th Bomb Wing, one USAF B-52H, 2nd Bomb Wing, two German air force Eurofighter Typhoons, Two Polish air force F-16 Fighting Falcons, U.S. Navy Boeing P-8 Poseidon and two USAF F-16 Fighting Falcons, 510th Fighter Squadron, while participating 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) Ensuring Global Reach through Interoperable Partnerships
More than 50 aircraft from across Europe, including Germany, Poland, and the United States, are participating in this year’s BALTOPS exercise in the Baltic Region. Of the 50, there are three B-52H Stratofortresses from Barksdale Air Force Base, La., and three B-1B Lancers from Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D. From inert-mine laying and recovery to rapid response simulations, the strategic use of bombers, along with tankers and fighter aircraft, in annual exercises such as BALTOPs and Saber Strike enable the U.S. to demonstrate our collective ability to deter aggression anywhere, any time.
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U.S. Air National Guard Senior Airman Jordan Kaminski, 171st Air Refueling Squadron boom operator, refuels a U.S. Air Force Global Strike Command B-1B Lancer during exercise Saber Strike 17 above Riga, Latvia, June 8, 2017. Kaminski off-loaded almost 50,000 pounds of fuel into the B-1 in approximately eight minutes. Saber Strike 17 promotes regional stability and security, while strengthening partner capabilities and fostering trust. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Tryphena Mayhugh) KC-135 Stratotanker refuel

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U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Jacob Feeback, 28th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, marshals a B-1B Lancer assigned to Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D. at RAF Fairford, U.K., June 7, 2017. Bomber missions in the European theatre enable crews to maintain a high state of readiness and proficiency, and validate the Air Force’s always-ready global strike capability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Miguel Lara III) B-1B Lancers support BALTOPS and Saber Strike exercises
B-1B Lancers assigned to Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., joined B-52H Stratofortresses and approximately 800 U.S. Air Force Global Strike Airmen at RAF Fairford, June 8 to participate in U.S. European Command’s exercises.
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Members of the Air Force Cycling Team stand in front of the gate at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., May 17, 2017. There are six Minot Air Force Base Airmen on the Air Force Cycling Team, which has more than 150 cyclists Air Force-wide. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jonathan McElderry) Minot cyclists display physical, social fitness
His face is covered in sweat and his legs shake from pedaling against the raging winds. Finally, he notices his surroundings and realizes he’s still 20 miles from home. Before doubt can begin to creep into his mind, he pedals harder, telling himself, “I have to make it home so there’s nothing left, but to grind and push through!” This is a frequent
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A load crew team from the 2nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron removes BDU-50s, (inert munitions) general purpose unguided conventional weapons, from a B-52H Stratofortress at RAF Fairford, U.K., June 5, 2017. B-52s and Airmen from Barksdale Air Force Base, La., are working side-by-side NATO allies and partners during BALTOPS, Saber Strike and Arctic Challenge missions. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Curt Beach) B-52 Stratofortresses execute Saber Strike 17 missions
RAF FAIRFORD, U.K.— Three B-52H Stratofortresses and Airmen from U.S. Air Force Global Strike Command began conducting missions in support of Saber Strike 17 at Royal Air Force Fairford, United Kingdom, June 5, 2017.
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Two U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancers assigned to the 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, deployed from Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, fly a 10-hour mission from Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, through the South China Sea, operating with the U.S. Navy's Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Sterett (DDG 104), June 8, 2017. The joint training, organized under Pacific Command's continuous bomber presence program (CBP), allows the Air Force and Navy to increase interoperability by refining joint tactics, techniques and procedures while simultaneously strengthening their ability to seamlessly integrate their operations. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Richard P. Ebensberger) Air Force, Navy train in South China Sea
Two U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancers assigned to the 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, deployed from Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, fly a 10-hour mission from Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, through the South China Sea, operating with the U.S. Navy's Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Sterett (DDG 104), June 8, 2017.
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Capt. Chris Carr, center, 351st Air Refueling Squadron pilot, conducts a crew brief with Capt. Jack Ryan, right, 351st ARS co-pilot and Senior Airman Steven Rappuhn, left, 351st ARS boom operator, prior to boarding a KC-135R Stratotanker during BALTOPS exercise at Powidz Air Base, Poland, June 6, 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) BALTOPS 2017 Kicks Off
Exercise BALTIC OPERATIONS (BALTOPS) is underway in the Baltic Sea region until 16 June. Air, maritime, and ground assets from several NATO Allies and Partner Nations are involved in the live training event that started from Szczecin, Poland and finishes in Kiel, Germany.
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The Omaha Trophy stands in front of a B-52H Stratofortress at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., June 6, 2017. Gen. John E. Hyten, U.S. Strategic Command commander, presented the 5th Bomb Wing with the 2017 Omaha Trophy in the Strategic Bomber. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman J.T. Armstrong)
5th Bomb Wing awarded 2016 Omaha Trophy
The 5th BW was named the 2016 Omaha Trophy recipient in February 2017, making it the fifth time the unit has been recognized, as the command’s premier strategic bomber wing, in the Strategic Bomber category.
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