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U.S. Air Force Aircrew Flight Equipment technicians assigned to the 509th Operation Support Squadron from Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., conduct pre-checks on flight equipment at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Aug. 9, 2016. The work of the AFE shop ensures the safety of the B-2 pilots and allows the bomber crews to maintain a high state of readiness and proficiency in demonstrating their ability to provide an always-ready global strike capability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Miguel Lara III)

U.S. Air Force Aircrew Flight Equipment technicians assigned to the 509th Operation Support Squadron from Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., conduct pre-checks on flight equipment at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Aug. 9, 2016. The work of the AFE shop ensures the safety of the B-2 pilots and allows the bomber crews to maintain a high state of readiness and proficiency in demonstrating their ability to provide an always-ready global strike capability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Miguel Lara III)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Brandon Perry, an Aircrew Flight Equipment technician, assigned to the 509th Operation Support Squadron, loosens microphone screws from a mask, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Aug. 9, 2016. AFE technicians, deployed from Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., disassemble, inspect, clean and reassemble aircrew flight equipment as part of a 75 item checklist. The work of the AFE shop ensures the safety of the B-2 pilots and allows the bomber crews to maintain a high state of readiness and proficiency in demonstrating their ability to provide an always-ready global strike capability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Miguel Lara III)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Brandon Perry, an Aircrew Flight Equipment technician, assigned to the 509th Operation Support Squadron, loosens microphone screws from a mask, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Aug. 9, 2016. AFE technicians, deployed from Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., disassemble, inspect, clean and reassemble aircrew flight equipment as part of a 75 item checklist. The work of the AFE shop ensures the safety of the B-2 pilots and allows the bomber crews to maintain a high state of readiness and proficiency in demonstrating their ability to provide an always-ready global strike capability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Miguel Lara III)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Brandon Perry, an Aircrew Flight Equipment technician, assigned with the 509th Operation Support Squadron, performs preventative maintenance on an oxygen supply tube, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Aug. 9, 2016. Approximately 200 Airmen and three B-2s from Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., deployed here in support of U.S. Strategic Command’s Bomber Assurance and Deterrence mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Miguel Lara III)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Brandon Perry, an Aircrew Flight Equipment technician, assigned with the 509th Operation Support Squadron, performs preventative maintenance on an oxygen supply tube, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Aug. 9, 2016. Approximately 200 Airmen and three B-2s from Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., deployed here in support of U.S. Strategic Command’s Bomber Assurance and Deterrence mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Miguel Lara III)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Adam Clapp, an Aircrew Flight Equipment technician, assigned to the 509th Operation Support Squadron, tailors a life preserver on an air ace vest, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Aug. 9, 2016. Approximately 200 Airmen and three B-2s from Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., deployed here in support of U.S. Strategic Command’s Bomber Assurance and Deterrence mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Miguel Lara III)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Adam Clapp, an Aircrew Flight Equipment technician, assigned to the 509th Operation Support Squadron, tailors a life preserver on an air ace vest, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Aug. 9, 2016. Approximately 200 Airmen and three B-2s from Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., deployed here in support of U.S. Strategic Command’s Bomber Assurance and Deterrence mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Miguel Lara III)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Brandon Perry, an Aircrew Flight Equipment technician, assigned to the 509th Operation Support Squadron, reviews technical orders at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Aug. 9, 2016. Each AFE member conducts the 134 item inspection ensuring there are no discrepancies before pilots don their gear. Members from Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., along with three B-2s, deployed here in the Indo-Asia-Pacific to conduct U.S. Strategic Command-led air operations, providing leaders with deterrent options to maintain regional stability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Miguel Lara III)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Brandon Perry, an Aircrew Flight Equipment technician, assigned to the 509th Operation Support Squadron, reviews technical orders at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Aug. 9, 2016. Each AFE member conducts the 134 item inspection ensuring there are no discrepancies before pilots don their gear. Members from Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., along with three B-2s, deployed here in the Indo-Asia-Pacific to conduct U.S. Strategic Command-led air operations, providing leaders with deterrent options to maintain regional stability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Miguel Lara III)

ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, Guam -- U.S. Air Force Aircrew Flight Equipment technicians assigned to the 509th Operation Support Squadron from Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., conduct pre-checks on flight equipment at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Aug. 9, 2016. The work of the AFE shop ensures the safety of the B-2 pilots and allows the bomber crews to maintain a high state of readiness and proficiency in demonstrating their ability to provide an always-ready global strike capability.

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