Strategic deterrence is a daily occurrence
U.S. Air Force Capt. James Powers, a B-2 Spirit pilot with the 13th Bomb Squadron, reviews a hand receipt before receiving equipment at the 509th Operations Support Squadron aircrew flight equipment (AFE) shop during Exercise Global Thunder 17 at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., Oct. 25, 2016. Before stepping to their aircraft, pilots have to receive their life support equipment from the AFE shop. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joel Pfiester)

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Photo by: Tech Sgt. Andy M. Kin |  VIRIN: 161025-F-PD075-064.JPG