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A U.S. Air Force B -2 Spirit aircraft deployed from Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., undergoes flight preparations as a KC-135 Stratotanker takes flight at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Aug. 15, 2016. The U.S. routinely and visibly demonstrates its commitment to its allies and partners through the global operations of our military forces. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jovan Banks)

A U.S. Air Force B -2 Spirit aircraft deployed from Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., undergoes flight preparations as a KC-135 Stratotanker takes flight at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Aug. 15, 2016. The U.S. routinely and visibly demonstrates its commitment to its allies and partners through the global operations of our military forces. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jovan Banks)

A U.S. Air Force B-1 Lancer deployed from Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., taxis in front of a B-2 Spirit, deployed from Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Aug. 15, 2016. The Continuous Bomber Presence is vital to our combat capability because it mitigates the geographical challenges of distance that are unique to the Pacific. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jovan Banks)

A U.S. Air Force B-1 Lancer deployed from Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., taxis in front of a B-2 Spirit, deployed from Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Aug. 15, 2016. The Continuous Bomber Presence is vital to our combat capability because it mitigates the geographical challenges of distance that are unique to the Pacific. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jovan Banks)

A U.S. Air Force B-1 Lancer deployed from Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., lands onto the runway at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Aug. 15, 2016. The rotation of aircraft in support of U.S. Pacific Command’s Continuous Bomber Presence is specifically designed to demonstrate U.S. commitment to the Indo-Asia-Pacific region and enhance regional security.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jovan Banks)

A U.S. Air Force B-1 Lancer deployed from Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., lands onto the runway at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Aug. 15, 2016. The rotation of aircraft in support of U.S. Pacific Command’s Continuous Bomber Presence is specifically designed to demonstrate U.S. commitment to the Indo-Asia-Pacific region and enhance regional security. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jovan Banks)

A U.S. Air Force B -2 Spirit aircraft deployed from Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., takes flight at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Aug. 15, 2016. More than 200 Airmen and three B-2s deployed from Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., in support of U.S. Pacific Command’s Bomber Assurance and Deterrence (BAAD) missions. The BAAD deployments are part of a long-standing history of maintaining a consistent bomber presence in the Indo-Asia-Pacific in order to maintain regional stability, and provide assurance to our allies and partners in the region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jovan Banks)

A U.S. Air Force B -2 Spirit aircraft deployed from Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., takes flight at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Aug. 15, 2016. More than 200 Airmen and three B-2s deployed from Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., in support of U.S. Pacific Command’s Bomber Assurance and Deterrence (BAAD) missions. The BAAD deployments are part of a long-standing history of maintaining a consistent bomber presence in the Indo-Asia-Pacific in order to maintain regional stability, and provide assurance to our allies and partners in the region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jovan Banks)

ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, Guam -- A U.S. Air Force B-1 Lancer aircraft deployed from Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., along with more than 200 Airmen and three B-2s deployed from Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., support U.S. Pacific Command's Bomber Assurance and Deterrence missions and U.S. Strategic Command's Continuous Bomber Presence at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Aug. 15, 2016. The U.S. routinely and visibly demonstrates its commitment to its allies and partners through the global operations of our military forces.