U.S. B-1B bomber flights demonstrate ironclad commitment to South Korea, Japan
A B-1B Lancer assigned to the 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, deployed from Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, prepares for takeoff from Andersen AFB, Guam, to conduct a sequenced bilateral mission with South Korean F-15 and Koku Jieitai (Japan Air Self-Defense Force) F-2 fighter jets, July 7, 2017. The mission is in response to a series of increasingly escalatory action by North Korea, including a launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile July 3. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jacob Skovo)