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  • U.S. Air Force B-1B bombers conclude BTF 24-2

    U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancers assigned to the 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, returned to Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, as they concluded Bomber Task Force 24-2 at Morón Air Force Base, Spain, April 23. During their mission home, the bombers integrated with Typhoons from the United Kingdom. They

  • Morón AB hosts BTF from Dyess

    Members of the 496th Air Base Squadron are hosting Bomber Task Force 24-2 at Morón Air Base, Spain, beginning March 20, 2024, to help integrated training efforts between Spanish and American militaries.

  • B-1B Lancer “Lancelot” Set to Rejoin Fleet

    A decommissioned B-1B Lancer aircraft was pulled from the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Arizona to rejoin the Air Force's Strategic Bomber Fleet and recently arrived at Tinker AFB to begin the regeneration process. The decision of the Strategic

  • Retired B-1 maintainers tour Dyess

    Retired U.S. Air Force maintainers and their families tour a B-1B Lancer during a maintainer reunion at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, Feb. 24, 2024. The maintenance reunion is an event intended to reunite all current and past maintenance personnel and to honor fallen members. (U.S. Air Force photo by

  • BTF 24-2 bombers return home after Global Guardian

    U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancers assigned to the 28th Bomb Wing, Ellsworth AFB, S.D., conducted a cross-combatant command mission from their deployed location at Luleå-Kallax Air Base, Sweden, in support of Global Guardian, Feb. 29, 2024.

  • New cargo loading system sees first operational use

    A new Vertical Pallet Stacker loading system, designed to maximize and streamline cargo loading, was employed for the first time by the 28th Logistics Readiness Squadron in the execution of Bomber Task Force 24-2 to Luleå-Kallax Air Base, Sweden, Feb. 19.

  • Bones and Bombs, 25 years since the B-1’s combat debut

    The B-1B Lancer made its historic combat debut 25 years ago, on Dec. 18, 1998, in support of Operation Desert Fox on Sheikh Isa Air Base in Bahrain. The four-day operation was conducted in response to Iraqi President Saddam Hussein’s failure to comply with United Nations resolutions and their