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Lancer Crew's Quick Response

On April 7, 2003, a B-1B Lancer crew from the 28th Bomb Wing quickly found and destroyed a newly-identified high-value target. Pictured are the crew (left to right): Capt. Chris Wachter, Capt. Sloan Hollis, Lt. Col. Fred Swan and 1st Lt. Joe Runci. (U.S. Air Force photo)

On April 7, 2003, a B-1B Lancer crew from the 28th Bomb Wing quickly found and destroyed a newly-identified high-value target. Pictured are the crew (left to right): Capt. Chris Wachter, Capt. Sloan Hollis, Lt. Col. Fred Swan and 1st Lt. Joe Runci. (U.S. Air Force photo)

DAYTON, Ohio - A portion of the Warrior Airmen exhibit on display in the Cold War Gallery at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo)

DAYTON, Ohio - A portion of the Warrior Airmen exhibit on display in the Cold War Gallery at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo)

On April 7, 2003, a B-1B Lancer crew from the 28th Bomb Wing diverted to hit a newly-identified high-value target. They quickly found and destroyed the target in twelve minutes using four precision-guided bombs. They also struck an additional fifteen other targets on the mission, including surface-to-air missiles, radars and antiaircraft support vehicles.

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