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Global Thunder 18

  • Published
  • By Senior Airman J.T. Armstrong
  • 5th Bomb Wing Public Affairs
Multiple B-52H Stratofortresses assigned to Air Force Global Strike Command (AFGSC) departed from Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Nov. 4, 2017, during exercise Global Thunder 18. Exercise Global Thunder is an annual command and control and field training exercise designed to train Department of Defense forces and assess joint operational readiness across all of USSTRATCOM’s mission areas, with a specific focus on nuclear readiness. (U.S. Air Force photos by Senior Airman J.T. Armstrong, Airman 1st Class Jessica Weissman, Airman 1st Class Jonathan McElderry, Airman 1st Class Alyssa Akers & Airman 1st Class Dillon Audit)