A U.S. Air Force B-52H Stratofortress assigned to the 20th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron and the U.S. Navy carrier USS Abraham Lincoln conduct joint exercises in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility June 1, 2019. This demonstration of flexible and adaptable joint operations shows U.S. military forces are prepared to respond to contingencies and defend U.S. forces and interests in the region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Erin Piazza)