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  • Tough as Lightning

    Capt. Jacob Stawski, now 69th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron electronic warfare officer, said he would never forget his first flight.

  • Andersen continues B-52 support

    With a 185 foot-wide-B-52 Stratofortress in front of him and a star-filled sky above, Senior Airman Dillain Lapolice, 36th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron aerospace propulsion journeyman, was beginning his shift at the start of dusk. Moths were fluttering around the floodlights directed

  • U.S. Air Force B-52s train with U.S. Navy P-8s in East China Sea

    Two U.S. Air Force B-52H Stratofortress bombers, assigned to the 96th Expeditionary Bomber Squadron (EBS), participated in a joint training mission with two U.S. Navy P-8 Poseidon aircraft, assigned to Patrol Squadron (VP) 45 and VP-4, in the vicinity of Japan over the East China Sea Aug. 1, 2018.

  • Andersen bids farewell to 20th EBS, 96th assumes CBP mission

    The 96th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron (EBS) from Barksdale Air Force Base (AFB), La., assumed responsibility of U.S. Indo-Pacific Command's (INDOPACOM) Continuous Bomber Presence (CBP) missions from the 20th EBS, July 19, here.After a six-month deployment in the Indo-Pacific theater, the 20th EBS has

  • New control tower moves Andersen closer to 'airspace'

    A B-1B Lancer roars above the MSN-7 Mobile Tower System situated in the middle of the Andersen Air Force Base flightline. With lightning thundering in the distance, the controller radios in a warning to the pilots as they depart Andersen’s airspace. The rain crashes down on the mobile tower and

  • B-52's demonstrate power projection in the Pacific

    The U.S. Air Force B-52 Stratofortress bomber and crews just returned from Clark Air Base, Philippines, where they supported Exercise Balikatan 16. Exercises like BK 16 help maintain a high level of readiness, enhance military-to-military relations, and combined combat capabilities. The U.S. Pacific

  • 69th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron arrives at Andersen

    U.S. Pacific Command's continuous bomber presence mission continues with the arrival of the 69th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron from Minot Air Force Base, N.D., to replace their sister home unit, the 23rd EBS.Since March 2004, Andersen has hosted the CBP mission, which is designed to enhance regional