489th Bomb Group takes its first flight

U.S. Air Force Reserve Col. Denis Heinz, commander of the 489th Bomb Group (right), salutes the maintenance team of the 489th flag ship, a B-1 Lancer. The first flight for the 489th was on Oct. 18, 2015 from Dyess Air Force Base, Texas. After 70 years of inactivation, the 489th BG reactivated as a Reserve unit the day before the flight. The 489th BG is assigned to the 307th Bomb Wing who is an associate unit to the active duty 7th Bomb Wing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Laura Siebert/Released)

PHOTO BY: MSgt Laura Siebert
VIRIN: 151018-F-AN422-064.JPG
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