B-1B makes closest flight ever to North Korea
Lt. Gen. Thomas W. Bergeson, 7th Air Force commander, and Republic of Korea air force Maj. Gen. Hong, Jae Ki, Republic of Korea Air Forces Operations Center vice commander, greet F-15K Slam Eagle pilots after a mission escorting a U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer to Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Sept. 21, 2016. The B-1, which is the operational backbone of the U.S. long-range bomber mission, had just conducted its closest flight to the North Korean border ever. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Victor J. Caputo)