Catching a jet; 9th EBS aircraft maintainers retrieve B-1 after mission

A crew chief assigned to the 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron guides an aircraft tow truck at Ørland Air Force Station, Norway, March 19, 2021. Following a flight, aircraft are often towed to their final parking location due to the more precise maneuverability and visibility possessed by a ground operator. (U.S. Air Force photos by Airman 1st Class Colin Hollowell)

A crew chief assigned to the 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron guides an aircraft tow truck at Ørland Air Force Station, Norway, March 19, 2021. Following a flight, aircraft are often towed to their final parking location due to the more precise maneuverability and visibility possessed by a ground operator. (U.S. Air Force photos by Airman 1st Class Colin Hollowell)

A crew chief assigned to the 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron conducts a foreign object debris check on the tire of a B-1B Lancer at Ørland Air Force Station, Norway, March 19, 2021. FOD is any abnormal object that has the potential to cause or is causing damage to an aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Colin Hollowell)

A crew chief assigned to the 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron conducts a foreign object debris check on the tire of a B-1B Lancer at Ørland Air Force Station, Norway, March 19, 2021. FOD is any abnormal object that has the potential to cause or is causing damage to an aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Colin Hollowell)

A crew chief assigned to the 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron drags aircraft tire chocks toward the rear landing gear of a B-1B Lancer at Ørland Air Force Station, Norway, March 19, 2021. Upon landing, aircraft maintainers are responsible for catching the jet and performing necessary immediate actions, such as chocking the tires and replacing “Remove Before Flight'' safety tags. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Colin Hollowell)

A crew chief assigned to the 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron drags aircraft tire chocks toward the rear landing gear of a B-1B Lancer at Ørland Air Force Station, Norway, March 19, 2021. Upon landing, aircraft maintainers are responsible for catching the jet and performing necessary immediate actions, such as chocking the tires and replacing “Remove Before Flight'' safety tags. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Colin Hollowell)

Aircrew assigned to the 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron unload the cockpit of a B-1B Lancer at Ørland Air Force Station, Norway, March 19, 2021. Bomber Task Force Europe missions help maintain global stability and security while enabling units to become familiar with operations in different regions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Colin Hollowell)

Aircrew assigned to the 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron unload the cockpit of a B-1B Lancer at Ørland Air Force Station, Norway, March 19, 2021. Bomber Task Force Europe missions help maintain global stability and security while enabling units to become familiar with operations in different regions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Colin Hollowell)

A crew chief assigned to the 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron carries two landing gear clamps at Ørland Air Force Station, Norway, March 19, 2021. The B-1 carries the largest payload of both guided and unguided conventional weapons in the U.S. Air Force inventory. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Colin Hollowell)

A crew chief assigned to the 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron carries two landing gear clamps at Ørland Air Force Station, Norway, March 19, 2021. The B-1 carries the largest payload of both guided and unguided conventional weapons in the U.S. Air Force inventory. (U.S. AIr Force photo by Airman 1st Class Colin Hollowell)

A pilot assigned to the 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron conducts a structure check on a B-1B Lancer upon landing at Ørland Air Force Station, Norway, March 19, 2021. Aircraft routinely undergo general structural inspections to ensure the plane hasn’t sustained any exterior impairments. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Colin Hollowell)

A pilot assigned to the 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron conducts a structure check on a B-1B Lancer upon landing at Ørland Air Force Station, Norway, March 19, 2021. Aircraft routinely undergo general structural inspections to ensure the plane hasn’t sustained any exterior impairments. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Colin Hollowell)

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