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9th EBS executes Agile Combat Employment during BTF Europe mission

Two crew chiefs assigned to the 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron prepare a B-1B Lancer for take-off at Raf Fairford, United Kingdom, Oct. 11, 2021. Two B-1’s participated in a Bomber Task Force Europe training mission where the aircrews integrated with allied Joint Terminal Attack Controllers over Lithuania before conducting a hot pit refueling at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Colin Hollowell)

Two crew chiefs assigned to the 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron prepare a B-1B Lancer for take-off at Raf Fairford, United Kingdom, Oct. 11, 2021. Two B-1’s participated in a Bomber Task Force Europe training mission where the aircrews integrated with allied Joint Terminal Attack Controllers over Lithuania before conducting a hot pit refueling at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Colin Hollowell)

A B-1B Lancer assigned to the 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron takes off at RAF Fairford, United Kingdom, to conduct a Bomber Task Force Europe mission over the Baltic Sea region, Oct. 11, 2021. The mission focused on enhancing readiness and interoperability with Allied Joint Terminal Attack Controllers from Lithuania. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Colin Hollowell)

A B-1B Lancer assigned to the 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron takes off at RAF Fairford, United Kingdom, to conduct a Bomber Task Force Europe mission over the Baltic Sea region, Oct. 11, 2021. The mission focused on enhancing readiness and interoperability with Allied Joint Terminal Attack Controllers from Lithuania. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Colin Hollowell)

A B-1B Lancer assigned to the 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron takes off at RAF Fairford, United Kingdom, to conduct a Bomber Task Force Europe mission, Oct. 11, 2021. BTF Europe missions allow aircrew to routinely integrate and train with ally and partner forces, enhancing operational coordination and interoperability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Colin Hollowell)

A B-1B Lancer assigned to the 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron takes off at RAF Fairford, United Kingdom, to conduct a Bomber Task Force Europe mission, Oct. 11, 2021. BTF Europe missions allow aircrew to routinely integrate and train with ally and partner forces, enhancing operational coordination and interoperability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Colin Hollowell)

Two B-B Lancers assigned to the 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, fly over RAF Fairford, United Kingdom, Oct. 11, 2021. Both aircraft supported a Bomber Task Force Europe training mission where they conducted a hot pit refueling at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany. Hot pit refueling showcases the 9th EBS ability to implement Agile Combat Employment while operating in unfamiliar locations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Colin Hollowell)

Two B-B Lancers assigned to the 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, fly over RAF Fairford, United Kingdom, Oct. 11, 2021. Both aircraft supported a Bomber Task Force Europe training mission where they conducted a hot pit refueling at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany. Hot pit refueling showcases the 9th EBS ability to implement Agile Combat Employment while operating in unfamiliar locations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Colin Hollowell)

A B-1B Lancer assigned to the 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron prepares to land at RAF Fairford, United Kingdom after conducting a Bomber Task Force Europe mission, Oct. 11, 2021. BTF Europe missions allow bomber aircrew to train and execute a variety of mission sets while integrating with ally and partner nations to improve interoperability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Colin Hollowell)

A B-1B Lancer assigned to the 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron prepares to land at RAF Fairford, United Kingdom after conducting a Bomber Task Force Europe mission, Oct. 11, 2021. BTF Europe missions allow bomber aircrew to train and execute a variety of mission sets while integrating with ally and partner nations to improve interoperability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Colin Hollowell)

A crew chief assigned to the 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron waits while a B-1B Lancer is refueled at RAF Fairford, United Kingdom, Oct. 11, 2021. Petroleum, oil and lubrication Airmen conducted a hot pit refueling at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, following its return from a Bomber Task Force Europe mission over the Baltic Sea region to allow aircrew to support a local training mission with Lithuanian forces. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Josiah Brown)

A crew chief assigned to the 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron waits while a B-1B Lancer is refueled at RAF Fairford, United Kingdom, Oct. 11, 2021. Petroleum, oil and lubrication Airmen conducted a hot pit refueling at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, following its return from a Bomber Task Force Europe mission over the Baltic Sea region to allow aircrew to support a local training mission with Lithuanian forces. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Josiah Brown)

A fuels specialist assigned to the 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, stands by while a B-1B Lancer is being refueled at RAF Fairford, United Kingdom, Oct 11, 2021. Hot pit refueling is the refueling of an aircraft without turning off the engines. These refueling operations give aircrew the ability to conduct multiple mission sets before needing to turn the aircraft over to undergo routine maintenance. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Colin Hollowell)

A fuels specialist assigned to the 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, stands by while a B-1B Lancer is being refueled at RAF Fairford, United Kingdom, Oct 11, 2021. Hot pit refueling is the refueling of an aircraft without turning off the engines. These refueling operations give aircrew the ability to conduct multiple mission sets before needing to turn the aircraft over to undergo routine maintenance. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Colin Hollowell)

A fuels specialist assigned to the 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, stands by while a B-1B Lancer is being refueled at RAF Fairford, United Kingdom, Oct 11, 2021. Fuels specialists support Bomber Task Force Europe missions by managing refueling operations necessary to support a variety of training exercises. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Josiah Brown)

A fuels specialist assigned to the 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, stands by while a B-1B Lancer is being refueled at RAF Fairford, United Kingdom, Oct 11, 2021. Fuels specialists support Bomber Task Force Europe missions by managing refueling operations necessary to support a variety of training exercises. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Josiah Brown)

A B-1B Lancer assigned to the 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron takes off at RAF Fairford, United Kingdom, Oct. 11, 2021. The 9th EBS conducted a Bomber Task Force training mission where they utilized Agile Combat Employment through the execution of a hot pit refueling at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany after integrating with allied Joint Terminal Attack Controllers during a routine weapons training in the Baltic Sea region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Colin Hollowell)

A B-1B Lancer assigned to the 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron takes off at RAF Fairford, United Kingdom, Oct. 11, 2021. The 9th EBS conducted a Bomber Task Force training mission where they utilized Agile Combat Employment through the execution of a hot pit refueling at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany after integrating with allied Joint Terminal Attack Controllers during a routine weapons training in the Baltic Sea region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Colin Hollowell)

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