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Nuclear Command and Control Support Staff visits Barksdale

Members of the Nuclear Command and Control Support Staff are briefed on the capabilities of the B-52 Stratofortress during a visit to Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Aug. 18, 2014. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Jeff Walston/Released)

Members of the Nuclear Command and Control Support Staff are briefed on the capabilities of the B-52 Stratofortress during a visit to Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Aug. 18, 2014. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Jeff Walston/Released)

U.S. Air Force Maj. Jason Dymond, instructor pilot, 11th Bomb Squadron, simulates how a co-pilot ensures a pilot has pushed throttles to “thrust gate” at initial take off during a static tour of a B-52 Stratofortress at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Aug. 18, 2014. Dymond was one of the briefers for a group of visitors from the Nuclear Command and Control Support Staff. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Jeff Walston/Released)

U.S. Air Force Maj. Jason Dymond, instructor pilot, 11th Bomb Squadron, simulates how a co-pilot ensures a pilot has pushed throttles to “thrust gate” at initial take off during a static tour of a B-52 Stratofortress at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Aug. 18, 2014. Dymond was one of the briefers for a group of visitors from the Nuclear Command and Control Support Staff. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Jeff Walston/Released)

U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Robert VanHoy, 93rd Bomb Squadron commander, speaks with a member of the Nuclear Command and Control Support Staff during a visit to Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Aug. 18, 2014. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Jeff Walston/Released)

U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Robert VanHoy, 93rd Bomb Squadron commander, speaks with a member of the Nuclear Command and Control Support Staff during a visit to Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Aug. 18, 2014. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Jeff Walston/Released)