B-52 Stratofortresses arrive for Indo-Pacific Bomber Task Force Missions Published Oct. 20, 2023 By Master Sgt. Eric E. Flores Pacific Air Forces ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, Guam -- B-52 Stratofortresses assigned to the 2nd Bomb Wing from Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, landed at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, October 2023. Bomber Task Force missions demonstrate the credibility of U.S. forces to address a global security environment that is more diverse and uncertain than at any other time in recent history. Throughout this deployment, the B-52s will actively train during operations and exercises while integrating alongside Allies and partners throughout the region. BTF missions actively enable strategic bombers to operate with greater operational resilience from various overseas and continental U.S. locations, supporting the National Defense Strategy objectives of building enduring advantages and integrated deterrence.