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Andersen receives B-52 Stratofortress

Members of the 36th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron conduct a post-flight inspection on a B-52 Stratofortress after its arrival June 2, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. The aircraft is deployed in support of U.S. Pacific Command’s Continuous Bomber Presence operations. These aircraft and the men and women who fly and support them provide a significant capability that enables U.S. readiness and commitment to deterrence, provides assurances to allies, and strengthens regional security and stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alexa Ann Henderson/Released)

Members of the 36th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron conduct a post-flight inspection on a B-52 Stratofortress after its arrival June 2, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. The aircraft is deployed in support of U.S. Pacific Command’s Continuous Bomber Presence operations. These aircraft and the men and women who fly and support them provide a significant capability that enables U.S. readiness and commitment to deterrence, provides assurances to allies, and strengthens regional security and stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alexa Ann Henderson/Released)

A B-52 Stratofortress and crew arrives June 2, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. The aircraft is deployed in support of U.S. Pacific Command’s Continuous Bomber Presence operations. Deployments such as this provide opportunities to advance and strengthen alliances as well as strengthen long-standing military-to-military partnerships. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alexa Ann Henderson/Released)

A B-52 Stratofortress and crew arrives June 2, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. The aircraft is deployed in support of U.S. Pacific Command’s Continuous Bomber Presence operations. Deployments such as this provide opportunities to advance and strengthen alliances as well as strengthen long-standing military-to-military partnerships. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alexa Ann Henderson/Released)

Members of the 36th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron conduct a post-flight inspection on a B-52 Stratofortress after its arrival June 2, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. The U.S. Pacific Command has maintained a rotational strategic bomber presence in the region for more than a decade. These aircraft and the men and women who fly and support them provide a significant capability that enables U.S. readiness and commitment to deterrence, provides assurances to allies, and strengthens regional security and stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alexa Ann Henderson/Released)

Members of the 36th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron conduct a post-flight inspection on a B-52 Stratofortress after its arrival June 2, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. The U.S. Pacific Command has maintained a rotational strategic bomber presence in the region for more than a decade. These aircraft and the men and women who fly and support them provide a significant capability that enables U.S. readiness and commitment to deterrence, provides assurances to allies, and strengthens regional security and stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alexa Ann Henderson/Released)

Members from the 36th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron conduct a post-flight inspection on a B-52 Stratofortress after its arrival June 2, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam.  The aircraft is deployed in support of U.S. Pacific Command’s Continuous Bomber Presence operations. The U.S. military has maintained a deployed strategic bomber presence in the Pacific since March 2004, which has contributed significantly to regional security and stability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alexa Ann Henderson/Released)

Members from the 36th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron conduct a post-flight inspection on a B-52 Stratofortress after its arrival June 2, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. The aircraft is deployed in support of U.S. Pacific Command’s Continuous Bomber Presence operations. The U.S. military has maintained a deployed strategic bomber presence in the Pacific since March 2004, which has contributed significantly to regional security and stability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alexa Ann Henderson/Released)

A B-52 Stratofortress from Minot Air Force Base, ND, is marshalled in June 2, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. The aircraft and crew are deployed in support of the Continuous Bomber Presence, which is designed to demonstrate U.S. commitment to the Indo-Asia-Pacific region and enhance regional security. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alexa Ann Henderson/Released)

A B-52 Stratofortress from Minot Air Force Base, ND, is marshalled in June 2, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. The aircraft and crew are deployed in support of the Continuous Bomber Presence, which is designed to demonstrate U.S. commitment to the Indo-Asia-Pacific region and enhance regional security. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alexa Ann Henderson/Released)

A B-52 Stratofortress from Minot Air Force Base, ND, prepares to touchdown June 2, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. The aircraft is deployed in support of U.S. Pacific Command’s Continuous Bomber Presence operations. These deployments provide opportunities to advance and strengthen alliances as well as strengthen long-standing military-to-military partnerships. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alexa Ann Henderson/Released)

A B-52 Stratofortress from Minot Air Force Base, ND, prepares to touchdown June 2, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. The aircraft is deployed in support of U.S. Pacific Command’s Continuous Bomber Presence operations. These deployments provide opportunities to advance and strengthen alliances as well as strengthen long-standing military-to-military partnerships. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alexa Ann Henderson/Released)

A B-52 Stratofortress from Minot Air Force Base, ND, prepares to touchdown June 2, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. The aircraft is deployed in support of U.S. Pacific Command’s Continuous Bomber Presence operations. This forward deployed presence demonstrates continuing U.S. commitment to stability and security in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alexa Ann Henderson/Released)

A B-52 Stratofortress from Minot Air Force Base, ND, prepares to touchdown June 2, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. The aircraft is deployed in support of U.S. Pacific Command’s Continuous Bomber Presence operations. This forward deployed presence demonstrates continuing U.S. commitment to stability and security in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alexa Ann Henderson/Released)

A B-52 Stratofortress from Minot Air Force Base, ND, prepares to touchdown June 2, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. The aircraft is deployed in support of U.S. Pacific Command’s Continuous Bomber Presence operations. This forward deployed presence demonstrates continuing U.S. commitment to stability and security in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. These aircraft and the men and women who fly and support them provide a significant capability that enables U.S. readiness and commitment to deterrence, provides assurances to allies, and strengthens regional security and stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alexa Ann Henderson/Released)

A B-52 Stratofortress from Minot Air Force Base, ND, prepares to touchdown June 2, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. The aircraft is deployed in support of U.S. Pacific Command’s Continuous Bomber Presence operations. This forward deployed presence demonstrates continuing U.S. commitment to stability and security in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. These aircraft and the men and women who fly and support them provide a significant capability that enables U.S. readiness and commitment to deterrence, provides assurances to allies, and strengthens regional security and stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alexa Ann Henderson/Released)

A B-52 Stratofortress from Minot Air Force Base, ND, arrives June 2, 2016, at Andersen AFB, Guam. The aircraft is deployed in support of U.S. Pacific Command’s Continuous Bomber Presence operations. This forward deployed presence demonstrates continuing U.S. commitment to stability and security in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. The U.S. military has maintained a deployed strategic bomber presence in the Pacific since March 2004, which has contributed significantly to regional security and stability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alexa Ann Henderson/Released)

A B-52 Stratofortress from Minot Air Force Base, ND, arrives June 2, 2016, at Andersen AFB, Guam. The aircraft is deployed in support of U.S. Pacific Command’s Continuous Bomber Presence operations. This forward deployed presence demonstrates continuing U.S. commitment to stability and security in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. The U.S. military has maintained a deployed strategic bomber presence in the Pacific since March 2004, which has contributed significantly to regional security and stability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alexa Ann Henderson/Released)

ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, Guam -- A B-52 Stratofortress from Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, arrived June 2, at Andersen AFB, Guam. The aircraft is deployed in support of U.S. Pacific Command’s Continuous Bomber Presence operations. This forward deployed presence demonstrates continuing U.S. commitment to stability and security in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. The U.S. military has maintained a deployed strategic bomber presence in the Pacific since March 2004, which has contributed significantly to regional security and stability.