B-2 Spirit crews perform engine running crew change in Australia

A U.S. Air Force B-2 Spirit bomber takes off from Royal Australian Air Force Base Tindal, Australia, March 22, 2016, following an engine running crew change. The B-2 was one of three that were deployed to the Indo-Asia-Pacific region from March 8 through 29 to enhance bomber crew readiness and proficiency and to integrate capabilities with key regional partners. U.S. Strategic Command bombers regularly rotate through the Indo-Asia-Pacific region to conduct theater security cooperation engagements with U.S. allies and partners and demonstrate a shared commitment to promoting security and stability in the region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joel Pfiester/Released)

A U.S. Air Force B-2 Spirit bomber takes off from Royal Australian Air Force Base Tindal, Australia, March 22, 2016, following an engine running crew change. The B-2 was one of three that were deployed to the Indo-Asia-Pacific region from March 8 through 29 to enhance bomber crew readiness and proficiency and to integrate capabilities with key regional partners. U.S. Strategic Command bombers regularly rotate through the Indo-Asia-Pacific region to conduct theater security cooperation engagements with U.S. allies and partners and demonstrate a shared commitment to promoting security and stability in the region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joel Pfiester/Released)

U.S. Air Force Airmen from Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, and the Royal Australian Air Force perform a foreign object and debris walk at RAAF Base Tindal, Australia, March 22, 2016. The FOD walk was conducted during a training mission where a B-2 Spirit conducted an engine running crew change at the base. The B-2 was one of three that were deployed to the Indo-Asia-Pacific region from March 8 through 29 to enhance bomber crew readiness and proficiency and to integrate capabilities with key regional partners. U.S. Strategic Command bombers regularly rotate through the Indo-Asia-Pacific region to conduct theater security cooperation engagements with U.S. allies and partners and demonstrate a shared commitment to promoting security and stability in the region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joel Pfiester/Released)

U.S. Air Force Airmen from Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, and the Royal Australian Air Force perform a foreign object and debris walk at RAAF Base Tindal, Australia, March 22, 2016. The FOD walk was conducted during a training mission where a B-2 Spirit conducted an engine running crew change at the base. The B-2 was one of three that were deployed to the Indo-Asia-Pacific region from March 8 through 29 to enhance bomber crew readiness and proficiency and to integrate capabilities with key regional partners. U.S. Strategic Command bombers regularly rotate through the Indo-Asia-Pacific region to conduct theater security cooperation engagements with U.S. allies and partners and demonstrate a shared commitment to promoting security and stability in the region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joel Pfiester/Released)

Royal Australian Air Force pilots watch as U.S. Air Force B-2 Spirit bomber crews, deployed from Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., perform an engine running crew change at RAAF Base Tindal, Australia, March 22, 2016.  The B-2 was one of three that were deployed to the Indo-Asia-Pacific region from March 8 through 29 to enhance bomber crew readiness and proficiency and to integrate capabilities with key regional partners. U.S. Strategic Command bombers regularly rotate through the Indo-Asia-Pacific region to conduct theater security cooperation engagements with U.S. allies and partners and demonstrate a shared commitment to promoting security and stability in the region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joel Pfiester/Released)

Royal Australian Air Force pilots watch as U.S. Air Force B-2 Spirit bomber crews, deployed from Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., perform an engine running crew change at RAAF Base Tindal, Australia, March 22, 2016. The B-2 was one of three that were deployed to the Indo-Asia-Pacific region from March 8 through 29 to enhance bomber crew readiness and proficiency and to integrate capabilities with key regional partners. U.S. Strategic Command bombers regularly rotate through the Indo-Asia-Pacific region to conduct theater security cooperation engagements with U.S. allies and partners and demonstrate a shared commitment to promoting security and stability in the region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joel Pfiester/Released)

A U.S. Air Force B-2 Spirit bomber lands at Royal Australian Air Force Base Tindal, Australia, March 22, 2016, in order to perform an engine running crew change. The B-2 was one of three that were deployed to the Indo-Asia-Pacific region from March 8 through 29 to enhance bomber crew readiness and proficiency and to integrate capabilities with key regional partners. U.S. Strategic Command bombers regularly rotate through the Indo-Asia-Pacific region to conduct theater security cooperation engagements with U.S. allies and partners and demonstrate a shared commitment to promoting security and stability in the region (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joel Pfiester/Released)

A U.S. Air Force B-2 Spirit bomber lands at Royal Australian Air Force Base Tindal, Australia, March 22, 2016, in order to perform an engine running crew change. The B-2 was one of three that were deployed to the Indo-Asia-Pacific region from March 8 through 29 to enhance bomber crew readiness and proficiency and to integrate capabilities with key regional partners. U.S. Strategic Command bombers regularly rotate through the Indo-Asia-Pacific region to conduct theater security cooperation engagements with U.S. allies and partners and demonstrate a shared commitment to promoting security and stability in the region (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joel Pfiester/Released)

U.S. Air Force Airmen from Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, and the Royal Australian Air Force perform a foreign object debris walk at RAAF Base Tindal, Australia, March 22, 2016. The FOD walk was conducted during a training mission where a B-2 Spirit conducted an engine running crew change at the base. The B-2 was one of three that were deployed to the Indo-Asia-Pacific region from March 8 through 29 to enhance bomber crew readiness and proficiency and to integrate capabilities with key regional partners. U.S. Strategic Command bombers regularly rotate through the Indo-Asia-Pacific region to conduct theater security cooperation engagements with U.S. allies and partners and demonstrate a shared commitment to promoting security and stability in the region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joel Pfiester/ Released)

U.S. Air Force Airmen from Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, and the Royal Australian Air Force perform a foreign object debris walk at RAAF Base Tindal, Australia, March 22, 2016. The FOD walk was conducted during a training mission where a B-2 Spirit conducted an engine running crew change at the base. The B-2 was one of three that were deployed to the Indo-Asia-Pacific region from March 8 through 29 to enhance bomber crew readiness and proficiency and to integrate capabilities with key regional partners. U.S. Strategic Command bombers regularly rotate through the Indo-Asia-Pacific region to conduct theater security cooperation engagements with U.S. allies and partners and demonstrate a shared commitment to promoting security and stability in the region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joel Pfiester/ Released)

A U.S. Air Force B-2 Spirit bomber lands at Royal Australian Air Force Base Tindal, Australia, March 22, 2016, in order to perform an engine running crew change. The B-2 was one of three that were deployed to the Indo-Asia-Pacific region from March 8 through 29 to enhance bomber crew readiness and proficiency and to integrate capabilities with key regional partners. U.S. Strategic Command bombers regularly rotate through the Indo-Asia-Pacific region to conduct theater security cooperation engagements with U.S. allies and partners and demonstrate a shared commitment to promoting security and stability in the region (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joel Pfiester/Released)

A U.S. Air Force B-2 Spirit bomber lands at Royal Australian Air Force Base Tindal, Australia, March 22, 2016, in order to perform an engine running crew change. The B-2 was one of three that were deployed to the Indo-Asia-Pacific region from March 8 through 29 to enhance bomber crew readiness and proficiency and to integrate capabilities with key regional partners. U.S. Strategic Command bombers regularly rotate through the Indo-Asia-Pacific region to conduct theater security cooperation engagements with U.S. allies and partners and demonstrate a shared commitment to promoting security and stability in the region (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joel Pfiester/Released)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Tyler Dudley, a security forces response member with the 509th Security Forces Squadron, guards a U.S. Air Force B-2 Spirit bomber at Royal Australian Air Force Base Tindal, Australia, March 22, 2016, while aircrews conduct an engine running crew change. The B-2 was one of three that were deployed to the Indo-Asia-Pacific region from March 8 through 29 to enhance bomber crew readiness and proficiency and to integrate capabilities with key regional partners. U.S. Strategic Command bombers regularly rotate through the Indo-Asia-Pacific region to conduct theater security cooperation engagements with U.S. allies and partners and demonstrate a shared commitment to promoting security and stability in the region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joel Pfiester/ Released)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Tyler Dudley, a security forces response member with the 509th Security Forces Squadron, guards a U.S. Air Force B-2 Spirit bomber at Royal Australian Air Force Base Tindal, Australia, March 22, 2016, while aircrews conduct an engine running crew change. The B-2 was one of three that were deployed to the Indo-Asia-Pacific region from March 8 through 29 to enhance bomber crew readiness and proficiency and to integrate capabilities with key regional partners. U.S. Strategic Command bombers regularly rotate through the Indo-Asia-Pacific region to conduct theater security cooperation engagements with U.S. allies and partners and demonstrate a shared commitment to promoting security and stability in the region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joel Pfiester/ Released)

ROYAL AUSTRALIAN AIR FORCE BASE TINDAL, Australia -- Airmen from Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, recently conducted engine running crew changes with B-2 Spirit bombers at Royal Australian Air Force Base Tindal, Australia, March 22. The B-2s were deployed to the Indo-Asia-Pacific region from March 8 through 29 to enhance bomber crew readiness and proficiency, as well as to integrate capabilities with key regional partners in support of theater security cooperation engagements.