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100th ARW fuels B-2 during Bomber Task Force mission

U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Dustin Clark, Headquarters U.S. Air Forces in Europe standards and evaluations command air refueling evaluator, refuels a B-2 Spirit aircraft assigned to the 509th Bomb Wing, Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, over Europe during a bomber task force mission Sept. 8, 2021. U.S. bomber aircraft contribute to European regional security with the support of U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa’s only permanent air refueling wing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joseph Barron)

U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Dustin Clark, Headquarters U.S. Air Forces in Europe standards and evaluations command air refueling evaluator, refuels a B-2 Spirit aircraft assigned to the 509th Bomb Wing, Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, over Europe during a bomber task force mission Sept. 8, 2021. U.S. bomber aircraft contribute to European regional security with the support of U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa’s only permanent air refueling wing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joseph Barron)

A U.S. Air Force B-2 Spirit aircraft assigned to the 509th Bomb Wing, Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, receives fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft assigned to the 100th Air Refueling Wing, Royal Air Force Mildenhall, England, over Europe during a bomber task force mission Sept. 8, 2021. Strategic bomber missions familiarize aircrew with air bases and operations in different geographic combatant commands’ areas of operation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joseph Barron)

A U.S. Air Force B-2 Spirit aircraft assigned to the 509th Bomb Wing, Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, receives fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft assigned to the 100th Air Refueling Wing, Royal Air Force Mildenhall, England, over Europe during a bomber task force mission Sept. 8, 2021. Strategic bomber missions familiarize aircrew with air bases and operations in different geographic combatant commands’ areas of operation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joseph Barron)

U.S. Air Force Capt. James Winegardner, 351st Air Refueling Squadron pilot, flies a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft during a bomber task force mission over Europe, Sept. 8, 2021. The U.S. Air Force is engaged, postured, and ready with credible force to assure, deter, and defend in an increasingly complex security environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joseph Barron)

U.S. Air Force Capt. James Winegardner, 351st Air Refueling Squadron pilot, flies a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft during a bomber task force mission over Europe, Sept. 8, 2021. The U.S. Air Force is engaged, postured, and ready with credible force to assure, deter, and defend in an increasingly complex security environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joseph Barron)

U.S. Air Force Capt. James Winegardner, 351st Air Refueling Squadron pilot, checks his flight instruments on board a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft during a bomber task force mission over Europe, Sept. 8, 2021. The U.S. routinely and visibly demonstrates commitment to allies and partners through the global employment of its military force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joseph Barron)

U.S. Air Force Capt. James Winegardner, 351st Air Refueling Squadron pilot, checks his flight instruments on board a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft during a bomber task force mission over Europe, Sept. 8, 2021. The U.S. routinely and visibly demonstrates commitment to allies and partners through the global employment of its military force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joseph Barron)

ROYAL AIR FORCE MILDENHALL, England --

The 100th Air Refueling Wing refueled a B-2 Spirit aircraft over Europe as part of a Bomber Task Force mission Sept. 8. 

The U.S. routinely and visibly demonstrates commitment to allies and partners through the global employment of its military force, which is supported by the wing's ability to provide rapid air refueling support throughout Europe and Africa. The U.S. Air Force is engaged, postured, and ready with credible force to assure, deter, and defend.