Navy and Air Force joint training in South China Sea

ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, Guam — The Air Force and the Navy conducted joint training exercises on June 8, organized by the Pacific Command’s continuous bomber presence program, to integrate joint tactics and procedures. 

Deployed from Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, two U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancers assigned to the 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron took part in a 10-hour mission through the South China Sea, working in unison with the U.S. Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, the USS Sterett. 

The training aimed to cohesively strengthen their abilities to integrate operations between . . .

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