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Guam-Members of the 69th Expeditionary Bomber Squadron, deployed in from Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, perform pre-flight checks on a B-52 Stratofortress aircraft to participate in Exercise Pitch Black here August 2. PB 12 is a multilateral exercise conducted between the U.S. Marine Corps and Australian Defense Force, Royal Thai Armed Forces, Singapore Armed Forces, New Zealand Defense Force, Malaysian Armed Forces, French Armed Forces, British Armed Forces, Indonesian National Armed Forces and a component operating under the North Atlantic Treaty Organization in order to develop greater interoperability and a seamless response to regional crises. Greater collaboration between partner militaries strengthens regional peace, stability and prosperity. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Alexandre Montes)

PHOTO BY: Staff Sgt. Alexandre Montes
VIRIN: 120802-F-BN304-323.JPG
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