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      The B-1 Lancer is a swing-wing bomber intended for high-speed, low-altitude penetration missions.  Initial delivery to the Strategic Air Command took place in June 1985, at Dyess AFB, Texas. On Oct. 1, 1986, the B-1B achieved Initial Operational Capability and by November 1986, B-1Bs were coming off the production line at a rate of four per month. B-1Bs were based at Dyess AFB, Texas; Ellsworth AFB, South Dakota; McConnell AFB, Kansas; Robins AFB, Georgia; and Mountain Home AFB, Idaho.
      In 2001, the U.S. Air Force decided to retire 33 B-1Bs and remove the aircraft from Mountain Home and the Georgia and Kansas Air National Guard bases. This has now been accomplished and the remaining aircraft were consolidated at Dyess AFB and Ellsworth AFB.   The B-1B holds 61 world records for speed, payload and distance. The National Aeronautic Association recognized the B-1B for completing one of the 10 most memorable record flights for 1994.

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John Cook says, I have a plenty of info on the B-1B, since I worked the program for Boeing for 13 years.  Basically there are the following wings     96 & 7th at Dyess, 28th at Ellsworth, and the 319th at Grand Forks.  How about the 366th at Mt Home, they did have a B-1B squadron (34th) assigned for a while?  Also, there are the two Air Guard units the 184th & 116th