Going Dark; 9the EBS conducts BTF night training ops

A 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron pilot waits to board a B-1B Lancer at Ørland Air Force Station, Norway, March 16, 2021. The 9th EBS deployed to Ørland AFS to conduct a variety of Bomber Task Force missions throughout Europe and the high north. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Colin Hollowell)

A 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron pilot waits to board a B-1B Lancer at Ørland Air Force Station, Norway, March 16, 2021. The 9th EBS deployed to Ørland AFS to conduct a variety of Bomber Task Force missions throughout Europe and the high north. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Colin Hollowell)

A pilot assigned to the 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron enters a B-1B Lancer at Ørland Air Force Station, Norway, March 16, 2021. Conducting bomber missions allows aircrew to receive region-specific training and experience. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Colin Hollowell)

A pilot assigned to the 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron enters a B-1B Lancer at Ørland Air Force Station, Norway, March 16, 2021. Conducting bomber missions allows aircrew to receive region-specific training and experience. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Colin Hollowell)

A 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron crew chief prepares to marshal a B-1B Lancer at Ørland Air Force Station, Norway, March 16, 2021. During the Bomber Task Force Europe deployment, the 9th EBS integrated and trained with six ally and partner nations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Colin Hollowell)

A 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron crew chief prepares to marshal a B-1B Lancer at Ørland Air Force Station, Norway, March 16, 2021. During the Bomber Task Force Europe deployment, the 9th EBS integrated and trained with six ally and partner nations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Colin Hollowell)

A B-1B Lancer assigned to the 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron takes off at Ørland Air Force Station, Norway, March 16, 2021. The B-1 is a supersonic, sweep-wing bomber capable of carrying the largest payload of guided and unguided conventional weapons in the U.S. Air Force’s inventory. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Colin Hollowell)

A B-1B Lancer assigned to the 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron takes off at Ørland Air Force Station, Norway, March 16, 2021. The B-1 is a supersonic, sweep-wing bomber capable of carrying the largest payload of guided and unguided conventional weapons in the U.S. Air Force’s inventory. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Colin Hollowell)

A B-1B Lancer assigned to the 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron prepares to land at Ørland Air Force Station, Norway, March 16, 2021. The multi-mission B-1 can rapidly deliver a wide variety of precision and non-precision munitions against all adversaries, any time and any place. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Colin Hollowell)

A B-1B Lancer assigned to the 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron prepares to land at Ørland Air Force Station, Norway, March 16, 2021. The multi-mission B-1 can rapidly deliver a wide variety of precision and non-precision munitions against all adversaries, any time and any place. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Colin Hollowell)

A 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron crew chief awaits to marshal a B-1B Lancer at Ørland Air Force Station, Norway, March 16, 2021. Crew chiefs are responsible for conducting the necessary aircraft maintenance to ensure planes are mission capable. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Colin Hollowell)

A 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron crew chief awaits to marshal a B-1B Lancer at Ørland Air Force Station, Norway, March 16, 2021. Crew chiefs are responsible for conducting the necessary aircraft maintenance to ensure planes are mission capable. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Colin Hollowell)

A 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron crew chief prepares to replace a “remove before flight”’ safety tag on a B-1B Lancer at Ørland Air Force Station, Norway, March 16, 2021. These tags are used to identify parts and covers on an aircraft that must be removed before flying. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Colin Hollowell)

A 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron crew chief prepares to replace a “remove before flight”’ safety tag on a B-1B Lancer at Ørland Air Force Station, Norway, March 16, 2021. These tags are used to identify parts and covers on an aircraft that must be removed before flying. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Colin Hollowell)

Lt. Col. Ryan Stallsworth, 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron commander, exits a B-1B Lancer at Ørland Air Force Station, Norway, March 16, 2021. Supporting Bomber Task Force Europe missions showcases the Department of Defense’s commitment to delivering dynamic force employment in support of the National Defense Strategy. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Colin Hollowell)

Lt. Col. Ryan Stallsworth, 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron commander, exits a B-1B Lancer at Ørland Air Force Station, Norway, March 16, 2021. Supporting Bomber Task Force Europe missions showcases the Department of Defense’s commitment to delivering dynamic force employment in support of the National Defense Strategy. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Colin Hollowell)

ØRLAND AIR FORCE STATION, Norway --