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B-2 Spirits destroy Daesh camps in Libya

On Wednesday, January 18, Whiteman's Total Force team executed precision strikes against two Daesh camps in Libya.  The strikes, which were completed by two B-2s over the course of a 30+ hour mission, were enabled by the dedication and professionalism of every Team Whiteman member.  The strikes were conducted in coordination with the Libyan Government of National Accord, authorized by the President of the United States, and validated our ability to strike targets across the globe anytime, anywhere.

On Wednesday, January 18, Whiteman's Total Force team executed precision strikes against two Daesh camps in Libya. The strikes, which were completed by two B-2s over the course of a 30+ hour mission, were enabled by the dedication and professionalism of every Team Whiteman member. The strikes were conducted in coordination with the Libyan Government of National Accord, authorized by the President of the United States, and validated our ability to strike targets across the globe anytime, anywhere.

On Wednesday, January 18, Whiteman's Total Force team executed precision strikes against two Daesh camps in Libya.  The strikes, which were completed by two B-2s over the course of a 30+ hour mission, were enabled by the dedication and professionalism of every Team Whiteman member.  The strikes were conducted in coordination with the Libyan Government of National Accord, authorized by the President of the United States, and validated our ability to strike targets across the globe anytime, anywhere.

On Wednesday, January 18, Whiteman's Total Force team executed precision strikes against two Daesh camps in Libya. The strikes, which were completed by two B-2s over the course of a 30+ hour mission, were enabled by the dedication and professionalism of every Team Whiteman member. The strikes were conducted in coordination with the Libyan Government of National Accord, authorized by the President of the United States, and validated our ability to strike targets across the globe anytime, anywhere.

On Wednesday, January 18, Whiteman's Total Force team executed precision strikes against two Daesh camps in Libya.  The strikes, which were completed by two B-2s over the course of a 30+ hour mission, were enabled by the dedication and professionalism of every Team Whiteman member.  The strikes were conducted in coordination with the Libyan Government of National Accord, authorized by the President of the United States, and validated our ability to strike targets across the globe anytime, anywhere.

On Wednesday, January 18, Whiteman's Total Force team executed precision strikes against two Daesh camps in Libya. The strikes, which were completed by two B-2s over the course of a 30+ hour mission, were enabled by the dedication and professionalism of every Team Whiteman member. The strikes were conducted in coordination with the Libyan Government of National Accord, authorized by the President of the United States, and validated our ability to strike targets across the globe anytime, anywhere.

A B-2 Spirit stealth bomber from the 590th Bomb Wing at Whiteman Air Force Base prepares to take off in support of operations near Sirte, Libya. In conjunction with the Libyan Government of National Accord, the U.S. military conducted precision airstrikes Jan. 18, 2017 destroying two Daesh camps 45 kilometers southwest of Sirte. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Joel Pfiester)

A B-2 Spirit stealth bomber from the 590th Bomb Wing at Whiteman Air Force Base prepares to take off in support of operations near Sirte, Libya. In conjunction with the Libyan Government of National Accord, the U.S. military conducted precision airstrikes Jan. 18, 2017 destroying two Daesh camps 45 kilometers southwest of Sirte. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Joel Pfiester)

Airmen from the 509th Bomb Wing at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri prepare B-2 Spirit stealth bombers for operations near Sirte, Libya. In conjunction with the Libyan Government of National Accord, the U.S. military conducted precision airstrikes Jan. 18, 2017 destroying two Daesh camps 45 kilometers southwest of Sirte. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joel Pfiester)

Airmen from the 509th Bomb Wing at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri prepare B-2 Spirit stealth bombers for operations near Sirte, Libya. In conjunction with the Libyan Government of National Accord, the U.S. military conducted precision airstrikes Jan. 18, 2017 destroying two Daesh camps 45 kilometers southwest of Sirte. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joel Pfiester)

B-2 spirit stealth bombers from the 509th Bomb Wing at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri prepares for operations, in conjunction with the Libyan Government of National Accord, the U.S. military conducted precision airstrikes Jan. 18, 2017 destroying two Daesh camps 45 kilometers southwest of Sirte. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joel Pfiester)

B-2 spirit stealth bombers from the 509th Bomb Wing at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri prepares for operations, in conjunction with the Libyan Government of National Accord, the U.S. military conducted precision airstrikes Jan. 18, 2017 destroying two Daesh camps 45 kilometers southwest of Sirte. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joel Pfiester)

Two B-2 Spirit stealth bombers from the 509th Bomb Wing at Whiteman Air Force Base support operations near Sirte, Libya. In conjunction with the Libyan Government of National Accord, the U.S. military conducted precision airstrikes Jan. 19, 2017 destroying two Daesh camps 45 kilometers southwest of Sirte. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joel Pfiester)

Two B-2 Spirit stealth bombers from the 509th Bomb Wing at Whiteman Air Force Base support operations near Sirte, Libya. In conjunction with the Libyan Government of National Accord, the U.S. military conducted precision airstrikes Jan. 19, 2017 destroying two Daesh camps 45 kilometers southwest of Sirte. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joel Pfiester)

A B-2 Spirit stealth bomber from the 509th Bomb Wing at Whiteman Air Force Base takes off in support of operations near Sirte, Libya. In conjunction with the Libyan Government of National Accord, the U.S. military conducted precision airstrikes Jan. 19, 2017 destroying two Daesh camps 45 kilometers southwest of Sirte. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Jovan Banks)

A B-2 Spirit stealth bomber from the 509th Bomb Wing at Whiteman Air Force Base takes off in support of operations near Sirte, Libya. In conjunction with the Libyan Government of National Accord, the U.S. military conducted precision airstrikes Jan. 19, 2017 destroying two Daesh camps 45 kilometers southwest of Sirte. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Jovan Banks)

A crew chief from Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., marshals in a B-2 Spirit stealth bomber at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., Jan. 19, 2017. Two B-2 Spirit stealth bombers returned after flying an approximate 30-hour sortie in support of operations near Sirte, Libya. In conjunction with the Libyan Government of National Accord, the U.S. military conducted precision airstrikes Jan. 18, 2017, destroying two Daesh camps 45 kilometers southwest of Sirte. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joel Pfiester)

A crew chief from Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., marshals in a B-2 Spirit stealth bomber at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., Jan. 19, 2017. Two B-2 Spirit stealth bombers returned after flying an approximate 30-hour sortie in support of operations near Sirte, Libya. In conjunction with the Libyan Government of National Accord, the U.S. military conducted precision airstrikes Jan. 18, 2017, destroying two Daesh camps 45 kilometers southwest of Sirte. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joel Pfiester)

A crew chief from Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., marshals in a B-2 Spirit stealth bomber at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., Jan 19, 2017. Two B-2 Spirit stealth bombers returned after flying an approximate 30-hour sortie in support of operations near Sirte, Libya. In conjunction with the Libyan Government of National Accord, the U.S. military conducted precision airstrikes Jan. 18, 2017, destroying two Daesh camps 45 kilometers southwest of Sirte. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joel Pfiester)
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A crew chief from Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., marshals in a B-2 Spirit stealth bomber at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., Jan 19, 2017. Two B-2 Spirit stealth bombers returned after flying an approximate 30-hour sortie in support of operations near Sirte, Libya. In conjunction with the Libyan Government of National Accord, the U.S. military conducted precision airstrikes Jan. 18, 2017, destroying two Daesh camps 45 kilometers southwest of Sirte. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joel Pfiester)

Brig. Gen. Paul W. Tibbets IV, the 509th Bomb Wing commander, welcomes home two B-2 Spirit stealth bomber pilots at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., Jan. 19, 2017. Two B-2 Spirit stealth bombers returned after flying an approximate 30-hour sortie in support of operations near Sirte, Libya. In conjunction with the Libyan Government of National Accord, the U.S. military conducted precision airstrikes Jan. 18, 2017, destroying two Daesh camps 45 kilometers southwest of Sirte. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joel Pfiester)
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Brig. Gen. Paul W. Tibbets IV, the 509th Bomb Wing commander, welcomes home two B-2 Spirit stealth bomber pilots at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., Jan. 19, 2017. Two B-2 Spirit stealth bombers returned after flying an approximate 30-hour sortie in support of operations near Sirte, Libya. In conjunction with the Libyan Government of National Accord, the U.S. military conducted precision airstrikes Jan. 18, 2017, destroying two Daesh camps 45 kilometers southwest of Sirte. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joel Pfiester)

WHITEMAN AIR FORCE BASE, Mo. -- On Wednesday, January, 18 2017, Whiteman's Total Force team executed precision strikes against two Daesh camps in Libya. The strikes, which were completed by two B-2s over the course of a 30+ hour mission, were enabled by the dedication and professionalism of every Team Whiteman member. The strikes were conducted in coordination with the Libyan Government of National Accord, authorized by the President of the United States, and validated our ability to strike targets across the globe anytime, anywhere.