Strategic deterrence is a daily occurrence

U.S. Air Force B-2 Spirit pilots assigned to the 509th Bomb Wing, perform pre-flight operations after a response to aircraft during Global Thunder 17, at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., Oct. 27, 2016. Global Thunder is an annual command and control exercise designed to train U.S. Strategic Command forces and assess joint operational readiness. U.S. Strategic Command forces are on watch 24/7, conducting operations to deter and detect strategic attack against the United States and our allies. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Andy Kin)

PHOTO BY: Tech Sgt. Andy M. Kin
VIRIN: 161027-F-KV470-054.JPG
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