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Two B-52s conduct Bomber Task Force mission in Indo-Pacific

A U.S. Air Force B-52H Stratofortress aircrew member, assigned to the 20th Bomb Squadron, Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, conducts checks during a Bomber Task Force mission, Sept. 9, 2021, over the Indo-Pacific region. The bombers are operating out of Andersen Air Force Base, Guam during their deployment. Andersen acts as a staging point for the B-52, allowing commanders to address a variety of global challenges through the engagement of the bomber. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin M. Rumbaugh)

A U.S. Air Force B-52H Stratofortress aircrew member, assigned to the 20th Bomb Squadron, Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, conducts checks during a Bomber Task Force mission, Sept. 9, 2021, over the Indo-Pacific region. The bombers are operating out of Andersen Air Force Base, Guam during their deployment. Andersen acts as a staging point for the B-52, allowing commanders to address a variety of global challenges through the engagement of the bomber. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin M. Rumbaugh)

A U.S. Air Force B-52H Stratofortress, assigned to the 2nd Bomb Wing, Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, returns to base after a Bomber Task Force Mission over the Indo-Pacific region, Sept. 9, 2021. This deployment allows aircrew and support personnel to conduct theater integration and to improve bomber interoperability with allies and partners. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin M. Rumbaugh)

A U.S. Air Force B-52H Stratofortress, assigned to the 2nd Bomb Wing, Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, returns to base after a Bomber Task Force Mission over the Indo-Pacific region, Sept. 9, 2021. This deployment allows aircrew and support personnel to conduct theater integration and to improve bomber interoperability with allies and partners. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin M. Rumbaugh)

U.S. Air Force B-52H Stratofortress aircrew members assigned to the 20th Bomb Squadron, Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, conducts in-air refueling for a Bomber Task Force mission, Sep. 8, 2021, over the Indo-Pacific region. The U.S. Air Force is engaged, postured, and ready with credible force to assure, deter, and defend in an increasingly complex security environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin M. Rumbaugh)

U.S. Air Force B-52H Stratofortress aircrew members assigned to the 20th Bomb Squadron, Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, conducts in-air refueling for a Bomber Task Force mission, Sep. 8, 2021, over the Indo-Pacific region. The U.S. Air Force is engaged, postured, and ready with credible force to assure, deter, and defend in an increasingly complex security environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin M. Rumbaugh)

ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, Guam --