Texas-based B-1s assume PACOM’s continuous bomber presence mission


ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, Guam — B-1B Lancer bombers and airmen with the 7th Bomb Wing from Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, deployed to Guam Feb. 6 in support of U.S. Pacific Command’s continuous bomber presence mission, according to a Feb. 9 release. The 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron is taking over operations from the 34th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, based at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D.

This marks the second deployment of B-1s to Guam in more than a decade. The first deployment of B-1s arrived in August and took over continuous bomber presence operations . . .

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