Barksdale’s Air Force Base 2nd Bomb Wing bombers arrive at Minot Air Force Base

B-52H Stratofortresses from Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, sit at the airfield, Aug. 27, 2020, at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota. The 2nd Bomb Wing bombers relocated to Minot AFB, N.D. to ensure the United States' ability to conduct long range precision strike is not impacted. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman First Class Caleb Kimmell)
B-52H Stratofortresses from Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, sit at the airfield, Aug. 27, 2020, at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota. The 2nd Bomb Wing bombers relocated to Minot AFB, N.D. to ensure the United States' ability to conduct long range precision strike is not impacted. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman First Class Caleb Kimmell)

B-52H Stratofortresses from Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, sit at the airfield, Aug. 27, 2020, at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota. The 2nd Bomb Wing bombers relocated to Minot AFB, N.D. to ensure the United States’ ability to conduct long range precision strike is not impacted. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman First Class Caleb Kimmell)

B-52H Stratofortresses from Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, sit at the airfield, Aug. 27, 2020, at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota. The 2nd Bomb Wing bombers relocated to Minot AFB, N.D. to ensure the United States' ability to conduct long range precision strike is not impacted. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman First Class Caleb Kimmell)
B-52H Stratofortresses from Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, sit at the airfield, Aug. 27, 2020, at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota. The 2nd Bomb Wing bombers relocated to Minot AFB, N.D. to ensure the United States’ ability to conduct long range precision strike is not impacted. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman First Class Caleb Kimmell)

B-52H Stratofortresses from Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, sit at the airfield, Aug. 27, 2020, at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota. As the only other B-52 base, Minot has considerable infrastructure and support to ensure the Air Force Global Strike Command mission is not impacted. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman First Class Caleb Kimmell)

B-52H Stratofortresses from Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, sit at the airfield, Aug. 27, 2020, at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota. The 2nd Bomb Wing bombers relocated to Minot AFB, N.D. to ensure the United States’ ability to conduct long range precision strike is not impacted. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman First Class Caleb Kimmell)

B-52H Stratofortresses from Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, sit at the airfield, Aug. 27, 2020, at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota. The 2nd Bomb Wing bombers relocated to Minot AFB, N.D. to ensure the United States’ ability to conduct long range precision strike is not impacted. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman First Class Caleb Kimmell)

B-52H Stratofortresses from Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, sit at the airfield, Aug. 27, 2020, at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota. As the only other B-52 base, Minot has considerable infrastructure and support to ensure the Air Force Global Strike Command mission is not impacted. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman First Class Caleb Kimmell)

B-52H Stratofortresses from Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, sit at the airfield, Aug. 27, 2020, at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota. The 2nd Bomb Wing bombers relocated to Minot AFB, N.D. to ensure the United States’ ability to conduct long range precision strike is not impacted. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman First Class Caleb Kimmell)

A wide angle shot of the Minot AFB runway is taken, Aug. 27, 2020, at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota. The Minot AFB runway has been repainted to ensure mission essential capabilities.. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman First Class Caleb Kimmell)