'Beasts' walk the earth

'Beasts' walk the earth


3/6/2008 - WHITEMAN AIR FORCE BASE, Mo. - Two B-2 Bombers taxi down the runway March 4 marking the end of Whiteman's first Nuclear Operational Readiness Exercise of the year. The NORE is in preparation of the combined Nuclear Surety Inspection and Nuclear Operational Readiness Inspection scheduled for May 29 through June 11. The NORE exercises Team Whiteman's ability to perform their tasked nuclear mission, which includeds generating aircraft, preparing aircrews and controllers, and exercising the bomber strategic aircraft recovery team. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Stephen Linch)