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  • 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 at the stratofortess, the only source of light for the maintainer as he prepared to work.
  • 49th TES demonstrates capabilities from the fulcrum of the Pacific

    Hickam Sky Warriors took notice of a visiting aircraft this week as a B-52 Stratofortress and aircrew, assigned to the 49th Test and Evaluation Squadron from Barksdale Air Force Base, performed operations here, May 22 – 31.
  • 23rd EBS trains during Exercise Diamond Storm

    A contingent from the 23rd Expeditionary Bomb Squadron (EBS) deployed from Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, with a U.S. Air Force B-52 Stratofortress in support of the Australian Air Warfare Center-led exercise Diamond Storm May 6-26, 2019.
  • U.S. Air Force bombers fly coordinated missions from Indo-Pacific, Europe

    U.S. Air Force B-52H Stratofortress bombers launched from Andersen Air Force Base, Guam and Royal Air Force Fairford, England, March 18 to conduct simultaneous theater familiarization training in the Indo-Pacific and Europe.
  • COPE North 19 Alliance demonstrates combat airpower

    Aircraft from the U.S., Australia and Japan participate in a COPE North 2019 airpower demonstration near Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, March 6, 2019. CN19 is a long-standing, multilateral exercise designed to enhance air operations amongst partner nations and includes humanitarian assistance and disaster relief airlift operations, as well as large-force employment. Approximately 2,000 U.S. Airmen, Marines and Sailors participated alongside approximately 800 Royal Australian air force and Koku-Jieitai (Japan Air Self Defense Force) members during the exercise.
  • 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 returned home to Barksdale AFB. While in Guam,
  • 20th EBS Aid in Rescue off Coast of Guam

    The B-52 is world-famous for its long-range capabilities, but during a routine flight near Guam June 25, 2018, crew members with the 20th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron (EBS), stationed at Barksdale Air Force Base (AFB), La., and deployed to Andersen AFB here were tasked with a unique situation: to use their aircraft’s versatility in the search and rescue of a lost local vessel with six passengers onboard.
  • 'Red Flag' exercises continue providing realistic combat training

    It’s that time again when aircraft from U.S. and partner nations soar through the Alaskan sky as RED FLAG-Alaska has officially kicked-off for the final time this season. RF-A 17-3 is scheduled to run from July 27 to August 11.
  • WWII bomber pilot visits Guam seven decades later

    The year was 1945; during the tail end of World War II. The sound of roaring aircraft engines and boots on the ground filled the air, raising decibel levels to resounding heights.
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