Air International 2013-09
J.Haseltine - Continuous Bomber Presence /Military/
Captain Jake Whitlock an electronic warfare officer from the 96th EBS performs a pre-flight inspection on an antenna.
(Left to right) SSgt Alexander Wheeler, SrA Anthony Rodriguez, SrA Daniel Babis, A1C Zachary Christy prepare an AGM-158 JASSM missile for loading onto B-52H 61-0012.
The Stratofortress provides the USAF with essential global strike capabilities with its long-range, endurance and ability to carry large payloads.
A B-52 flies through clouds on descent into Andersen AFB, Guam.
(Left to right) SSgt Justin Phillips, SrA Casey Darnell, A1C Derek Cabrera and SrA Luis Sanchez prepare to install a laser seeker on an inert 500lb BDU-50 bomb unit to make a GBU-12 laser-guided training round.
Crew chiefs monitor engine start­up on a B-52H.
Major Michael Hansen a 96th EBS radar navigator conducts a pre-flight check on a AAQ-28 Litening II targeting pod.
A maintenance crew prepare to push a 96th EBS aircraft back to its parking spot at Andersen AFB, Guam.
B-52H 61-0021 sits at the ready as the crew prepares to launch on a training mission from Andersen AFB, Guam.
B-52H 61-0019 departs Andersen AFB on a training sortie.
A maintenance crew works on the flare canister in the B-52's tail section.
Major Michael Hansen a 96th EBS radar navigator looks into the AVQ-22 low-light television camera turret during pre-flight checks of the B-52's electro-optical viewing system.
Lt Kyle Fluker a 96th EBS pilot performs pre-flight checks on an engine nacelle.
A crew chief enters maintenance details into the aircraft’s logbook after the post-flight inspection.
(Left to right) A1C Robert Knife, A1C Charles Ezeike and SSgt Billy Campbell load a parachute onto a B-52 during post sortie maintenance work at Andersen AFB, Guam.
A view down the Andersen AFB ramp shows several B-52Hs; closest is the 96th EBS flagship, aircraft 60-0059.
High over the Pacific Ocean during a training mission out of Andersen AFB, Guam.
Captain Jake Whitlock an electronic warfare officer from the 96th EBS runs tests on some of the B-52's on board computers as part of standard pre-flight preparations.
Lt Kyle Fluker a 96th EBS pilot manoeuvres his B-52 during a training mission.
On short final to Andersen AFB, Guam.
Captain Robert Jeffrey a pilot with the 96th EBS works through the pre-flight checklist.