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  • Eighth Air Force bomber presence felt in Indo-Asia Pacific

    The Indo-Asia-Pacific region is no stranger to U.S. bombers. For more than a decade, the U.S. military has maintained a deployed strategic bomber presence in the Pacific, focused on enabling regional security and stability. To sustain that presence, Eighth Air Force, historically known as “the Mighty Eighth,” provides combatant commanders with the
  • B-52, B-1, B-2s maintain regional stability in PACOM theater

    A B-52 Stratofortress, B-1 Lancer and B-2 Spirit sit next to each other on the flightline at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Aug.10, 2016. All three of Air Force Global Strike Command's strategic bomber aircraft are simultaneously conducting operations in the U.S. Pacific Command area of operations.
  • Tankers enable long-range bomber capability during Polar Roar

    Mobility Airmen play a vital role in deterrence and stand ready to operate in support of global operations at a moment’s notice.Air Mobility Command Airmen, 15 KC-135 Stratotankers and 10 KC-10 Extenders enabled Air Force Global Strike Command B-52s and B-2s to sustain air operations for more than 20 hours during ‪Polar Roar July 31, 2016.Through
  • EA-18G Growlers soar in PRTC while training at Ellsworth

    This summer, U.S. Navy EA-18G Growlers joined B-1 bombers in the skies around Ellsworth Air Force Base for electronic attack training in June, and now again July 11 through 22, 2016. This marked the first time the Navy’s Electronic Attack Squadron 129, stationed at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, Washington, traveled to Ellsworth to conduct training in its local airspace.
  • GE 16 keeps AFGSC on the edge of deterrence

    Representatives from across the Department of Defense met here June 13 - 17 to brainstorm how Air Force Global Strike Command’s forces will perform in tomorrow’s contested environment by participating in Global Engagement 2016, Global Strike Workshop. This war gaming session served as a venue for experts to formulate a way ahead for Global Strike task forces and how they will meet future challenges.
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