than 200 airmen and six B-52 bombers assigned to the 5th Bomb Wing of Minot
AFB, N.D., deployed to Andersen AFB, Guam, for a six-month rotation as part of
the Air Force's continuous bomber presence at the Pacific air hub, announced Minot
officials, April 4, 2013. The Minot bomber crews and support personnel will constitute
the 23rd Expeditionary Bomb Squadron during their stay. They replaced a contingent
of airmen and B-52s from the 96th BS at Barksdale AFB, La., that began its rotation
at Andersen in October 2012. Here, one of the Minot
B-52s lands at Andersen, April 2, 2013.
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