Bomber crews maintain readiness during BAAD missions
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Matthew Helms, a dedicated crew chief assigned to the 509th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, marshals a B-2 Spirit to the flightline at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Aug. 11, 2016. Airmen from the 509th AMXS and 131st Maintenance Group from Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., deployed to the Indo-Asia-Pacific to maintain a high state of readiness and proficiency and demonstrate their ability to provide an always-ready global strike capability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Miguel Lara III)