True Pundit

Security World

Retired B-1 bomber pilot: A US presence in Asia is ‘absolutely required’

FOLLOW US!
Follow on FacebookFollow on Twitter

NATIONAL HARBOR, Maryland — In the wake of North Korea’s nuclear testing, the US dispatched a set of bombers to fly over South Korea (again).

On Wednesday, the pair of long-range B-1B Lancer strategic bombers flew from Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, but this time, one of the bombers landed at Osan Air Base, approximately 75 miles from the North’s border.

When the US Air Force bombers flew last week, Pyongyang mocked the show of force saying, “they are bluffing that B-1Bs are enough for fighting an all-out nuclear war.”

But US Air Force Maj. Gen. Steven Basham stressed the importance of US Pacific Command’s continuous bomber presence in the region. – READ MORE

FOLLOW US!
Follow on FacebookFollow on Twitter