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  • Striking the enemy: WSO’s train to fight

    B-52’s and bombs, the two are synonymous when it comes to Barksdale’s global strike capabilities, but what often goes unrecognized, are the men and women inside the plane who actually employ those weapons. Without the skilled Airmen who earn the title of weapons system officer, the lethal B-52H Stratofortress ceases to have its deadly capabilities.