Strategic deterrence is a daily occurrence
U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Adam Clapp, right, an aircrew flight equipment technician from the 509th Operations Support Squadron, adjusts the straps on an aircrew survival vest for Capt. Daniel Welch, a B-2 Spirit pilot from the 13th Bomb Squadron during Exercise Global Thunder 17 (GT17) at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., Oct. 25, 2016. GT17 is an annual command and control exercise designed to train U.S. Strategic Command forces and assess joint operational readiness. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joel Pfiester)

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Photo by: Tech Sgt. Andy M. Kin |  VIRIN: 161025-F-PD075-034.JPG