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Strategic deterrence is a daily occurrence

A crew chief assigned to the 509th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron marshalls a B-2 Spirit out of its dock during Exercise Global Thunder 17 at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., Oct 30, 2016, during exercise Global Thunder 17. AFGSC supports U.S. Strategic Command's (USSTRATCOM) global strike and nuclear deterrence missions by providing strategic assets, including bombers like the B-52 and B-2, to ensure a safe, secure, effective and ready deterrent force. Global Thunder is an annual training event that assesses command and control functionality in all USSTRATCOM mission areas and affords component commands a venue to evaluate their joint operational readiness.(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Michaela Slanchik)

PHOTO BY: Amn Michaela Slanchik
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