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Team Whiteman executes nighttime training operations during Red Flag 21-1

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Philip Keating, 393rd Expeditionary Bomb Squadron crew chief, marshals a B-2 Spirit Stealth Bomber for a takeoff during Red Flag 21-1, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, Feb. 1, 2021. Along with aircrew, approximately 100 Team Whiteman Airmen participated in the large-force exercise as the lead wing. As the lead Wing, RF 21-1 enabled Team Whiteman Airmen to maintain a high state of readiness and proficiency, while validating their always-ready global strike capability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Sadie Colbert)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Philip Keating, 393rd Expeditionary Bomb Squadron crew chief, marshals a B-2 Spirit Stealth Bomber for a takeoff during Red Flag 21-1, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, Feb. 1, 2021. Along with aircrew, approximately 100 Team Whiteman Airmen participated in the large-force exercise as the lead wing. As the lead Wing, RF 21-1 enabled Team Whiteman Airmen to maintain a high state of readiness and proficiency, while validating their always-ready global strike capability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Sadie Colbert)

A B-2 Spirit Stealth Bomber sits on a flightline during Red Flag 21-1, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, Feb. 1, 2021. During Red Flag 21-1, the 393rd Expeditionary Bomb Squadron flew B-2 Spirit Stealth Bomber training missions with multiple aircraft in order to further enhance their experience for future sorties. Aircrews rotated their mission duties throughout the large-force exercise, expanding their ability to plan and execute operations best fit for various contingency scenarios. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Sadie Colbert)

A B-2 Spirit Stealth Bomber sits on a flightline during Red Flag 21-1, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, Feb. 1, 2021. During Red Flag 21-1, the 393rd Expeditionary Bomb Squadron flew B-2 Spirit Stealth Bomber training missions with multiple aircraft in order to further enhance their experience for future sorties. Aircrews rotated their mission duties throughout the large-force exercise, expanding their ability to plan and execute operations best fit for various contingency scenarios. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Sadie Colbert)

U.S. Air Force Airmen with Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, walk back to their unit’s maintenance shop during Red Flag 21-1, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, Feb. 1, 2021. Aircrews rotated their mission duties throughout the large-force exercise, expanding their ability to plan and execute operations best fit for various scenarios. The large-force exercise enables Team Whiteman to maintain a high state of readiness and proficiency, while validating their always-ready global strike capability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Sadie Colbert)

U.S. Air Force Airmen with Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, walk back to their unit’s maintenance shop during Red Flag 21-1, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, Feb. 1, 2021. Aircrews rotated their mission duties throughout the large-force exercise, expanding their ability to plan and execute operations best fit for various scenarios. The large-force exercise enables Team Whiteman to maintain a high state of readiness and proficiency, while validating their always-ready global strike capability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Sadie Colbert)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Matthew Anderson, left, and Staff Sgt. Sean Cadigan, both 509th Maintenance Squadron signature diagnostics technicians, setup an aircraft standing during Red Flag 21-1, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, Feb. 1, 2021. Along with aircrew, approximately 100 Team Whiteman Airmen participated in the large-force exercise as the lead wing. As the lead Wing, RF 21-1 enabled Team Whiteman to maintain a high state of readiness and proficiency, while validating their always-ready global strike capability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Sadie Colbert)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Matthew Anderson, left, and Staff Sgt. Sean Cadigan, both 509th Maintenance Squadron signature diagnostics technicians, setup an aircraft standing during Red Flag 21-1, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, Feb. 1, 2021. Along with aircrew, approximately 100 Team Whiteman Airmen participated in the large-force exercise as the lead wing. As the lead Wing, RF 21-1 enabled Team Whiteman to maintain a high state of readiness and proficiency, while validating their always-ready global strike capability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Sadie Colbert)

U.S. Air National Guard Staff Sgt. James Whitney, 131st Maintenance Squadron crew chief, waits to start a B-2 Spirit Stealth Bomber post-flight check during Red Flag 21-1, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, Feb. 1, 2021. In order to ensure Team Whiteman always upholds its global deterrence responsibility, Red Flag challenged Airmen to operate in a limited environment to better enhance their readiness and ensure mission success. Aircrews rotated their mission duties throughout the large-force exercise, expanding their ability to plan and execute operations best fit for various contingency scenarios. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Sadie Colbert)

U.S. Air National Guard Staff Sgt. James Whitney, 131st Maintenance Squadron crew chief, waits to start a B-2 Spirit Stealth Bomber post-flight check during Red Flag 21-1, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, Feb. 1, 2021. In order to ensure Team Whiteman always upholds its global deterrence responsibility, Red Flag challenged Airmen to operate in a limited environment to better enhance their readiness and ensure mission success. Aircrews rotated their mission duties throughout the large-force exercise, expanding their ability to plan and execute operations best fit for various contingency scenarios. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Sadie Colbert)

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