Strategic deterrence is a daily occurrence

A military working dog waits to go through the personnel deployment function (PDF) line with his handler during Exercise Global Thunder 17 (GT17) at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., Oct. 26, 2016. The PDF line consists of representatives from different base agencies who ensure deploying personnel are properly accounted for and prepared to deploy. 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 by Senior Airman Danielle Quilla)

PHOTO BY: Tech Sgt. Andy M. Kin
VIRIN: 161026-F-OL040-011.JPG
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