Tag: 34th Bomb Squadron Thunderbirds

This B-1 crew completed first all-female flight in 34th Bomb Squadron history
The all-female crew consisted of two B-1 pilots, two weapon systems officers and the 34th Aircraft Maintenance Unit officer in charge who supported the bomber’s preflight maintenance Mar. 21, 2018: a B-1 taxies on the flight line at Ellsworth Air Force Base (AFB), preparing to takeoff. What makes this flight remarkable is that the entire aircrew is comprised of female aviators...
The squadrons are two of the oldest in the U.S. Air Force (USAF), with the 34th BS formed on May 10, 1917, and the 37th formed on June 13, 1917 On Jun. 13, 2017, at Ellsworth Air Force Base (AFB) more than 100 Airmen, family members and distinguished guest attended the 100th anniversary celebration of the 34th and 37th Bomb...