B-52H bombers flew non-stop 23-hour missions from Andersen AFB, Guam, and 18-hour sorties from Barksdale AFB, La., to Alaska to attack mock targets at the Pacific Alaskan Range Complex during the Red Flag training held exercise there in early-to-mid October 2008. Here, a Barksdale B-52 from the 96th Bomb Squadron prepares to be refueled from a KC-135 tanker over Eielson AFB, Alaska, Oct. 16, 2008.
Air Force photo by SrA. Jonathan Snyder
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