NEWS | May 18, 2021

Guam Bomber Task Force visits U.S. Army THAAD

36th Wing Public Affairs

ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, Guam -- U.S. Airmen assigned to the Bomber Task Force (BTF), deployed to Andersen Air Force Base, Guam from Barksdale Air Force Base, conducted an immersion with U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to E-3 ADA Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) on Andersen AFB, May 12, 2021. This visit focused on building interoperability and joint force lethality. They discussed strategy of defending the region from the forward edge forward edge of the Indo-Pacific.

The THAAD mission is to protect the homeland, deployed military forces, friends, and allies from short, medium, and intermediate range ballistic missiles. The BTF deployed to the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command area of responsibility to meet Pacific Air Forces training objectives. PACAF protects the homeland, deters aggression, and ensures the command’s ability to fight and win.