B-52 Bomber Assists in Search of Missing Canoe off Guam
A U.S. Air Force B-52 Stratofortress bomber turned from a strategic bomber into a search and rescue aircraft on June 25 off the coast of Guam.
Capt. Sean Simpson, 20th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron aircraft commander, was with his crew when they received the call from the Coast Guard asking for assistance, the Department of Defense reports. The crew, stationed in Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, crew was operating out of Andersen Air Force Base, Guam.