AAFB: 20th Expeditionary Bomb Squad Rotates In After the 96th Rotates Out


Guam – More than 300 airmen from Louisiana’s Barksedale Air Force Base arrived for a tour of last month at Guam’s Andersen Air Force Base.

They are assigned to the 20th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron and they replaced their sister unit, the 96th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron.

READ the article on the AAFB website

Andersen Airman 1st Class Whitney Tucker reports that the rotation is part of  the U.S. Pacific Command’s continuous bomber presence on island which has been ongoing since 2003 when the Air Force began to routinely deploy B-1 Lancers, B-2 Spirits and B-52 Stratofortresses to Guam on a rotational basis.

The 20th’s commander,  Lt. Col. Michael Miller is quoted in the articel as saying that since their arrival 2 weeks ago they have “participated in one training exercise”  and they  “will also have the unique opportunity to participate in exercises with our allies from Korea, Japan and Australia — an experience not available to us during our time in the United States.”