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Two Polish Air Force F-16C Fighting Falcons engage in a planned intercept of a U.S. Air Force B-52H Stratofortress over Poland during Global Thunder 20, as part of a Bomber Task Force mission, Oct. 28, 2019. Global Thunder is an exercise that focuses on U.S. Strategic Command and component forces' ability to support the geographic combatant commands, deter adversaries and improve interoperability with joint partners and allied nations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Duncan C. Bevan)
A B-52H Stratofortress from the 2nd Bomb Wing at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., integrates with Royal Air Force Typhoon fighters during Global Thunder as part of a Bomber Task Force mission Oct. 28, 2019. The mission tested areas of mutual concern and fortified military collaboration. (Royal Air Force Photo)
Airmen assigned to the 2nd Security Forces Squadron stand guard in front of B-52H Stratofortress aircraft in support of Global Thunder 20 at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Oct. 22, 2019. Global Thunder is an exercise that focuses on U.S. Strategic Command and component forces' ability to support the geographic combatant commands, deter adversaries and, if necessary, employ forces as directed by the President of the United States. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Tessa B. Corrick)
Airmen from the 28th Munitions Squadron separate a Joint Direct Attack Munition (JDAM) from its tail kit during a U.S. Strategic Command exercise on Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., Oct. 21, 2019. Global Thunder is an annual command and control exercise that provides training opportunities for all of U.S. Strategic Command’s mission areas, tests joint and field training operations, and has a specific focus on nuclear readiness. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christina Bennett)
A U.S. Air Force B-2 Spirit assigned to the 509th Bomb Wing from Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, receives fuel from a 100th Air Refueling Wing KC-135 Stratotanker during Global Thunder 20, Oct. 28, 2019. Global Thunder is an annual command and control exercise that assesses and validates all of U.S. Strategic Command’s mission areas, tests joint and field training operations, and has a specific focus on nuclear readiness. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Trevor T. McBride)
A B-52H Stratofortress aircraft takes off October. 27, 2019, for a Bomber Task Force mission in support of Global Thunder 20. Global Thunder is U.S. Strategic Command's annual nuclear command and control and field training exercise.
A B-52H Stratofortress aircraft takes off October. 27, 2019, for a Bomber Task Force mission in support of Global Thunder 20. Global Thunder is U.S. Strategic Command's annual nuclear command and control and field training exercise.
B-2 Spirit Bombers depart for a Bomber Task Force (BTF)mission, October 27, 2019. This BTF mission is part of Global Thunder 20, U.S.Strategic Command's annual nuclear command and control and field training exercise that enhances readiness.
B-2 Spirit Bombers depart for a Bomber Task Force (BTF)mission, October 27, 2019. This BTF mission is part of Global Thunder 20, U.S.Strategic Command's annual nuclear command and control and field training exercise that enhances readiness.
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Col. Robert "Scott" Grant, commander, 117 Air Refueling Wing, Sen. Doug Jones and Brig. Gen. James R. Stevenson Jr., Mobilization Assistant to the Director of Operations United States Strategic Command, pose with the Omaha Trophy at Sumpter Smith Air National Guard Base, AL., Oct. 19, 2019.  Jones attended the ceremony and Stevenson presented the trophy celebrating the 117 ARW winning the award having won it in the startegic aircraft category.  The unit was the first Air National Guard tanker unit to win the award(U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Jeremy Farson)
Col. Robert "Scott" Grant, commander, 117 Air Refueling Wing, hoists the Omaha Trophy in front of the 117 ARW at Sumpter Smith Air National Guard Base, AL., Oct. 19, 2019.  The 117 ARW was the first Air National Guard tanker unit to receive the award having won it in the startegic aircraft category.  (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Jeremy Farson)
Brig. Gen. James R. Stevenson, Jr., Mobilization Assistant to the Director of Operations United States Strategic Command, presents Col. Robert "Scott" Grant, commander, 117 Air Refueling Wing, with the Omaha Trophy at Sumpter Smith Air National Guard Base, AL., Oct. 19, 2019.  The 117 ARW was the first Air National Guard tanker unit to receive the award having won it in the strategic aircraft category.  (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Jeremy Farson)
The 117 Air Refueling Wing is awarded the Omaha Trophy at Sumpter Smith Air National Guard Base, AL., Oct. 19, 2019.  The 117 ARW won in the strategic aircraft category.  The unit was the first Air National Guard unit to receive the award.  (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Jeremy Farson)
The Omaha Trophy was awarded to the 117 Air Refueling Wing at Sumpter Smith Air National Guard Base, AL., Oct. 19, 2019.  The unit won the award in the strategic aircraft category and was the first Air National Guard tanker unit to win the award.  (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Jeremy Farson)