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Repair facility saves nuclear command $13 million Repair facility saves nuclear command $13 million
The nuclear mission cannot be stopped by old or non-functioning aircraft components. The solution to this is a trip to a bomber hydraulic Centralized Repair Facility (CRF) which saves time and money. The bomber hydro CRF at Barksdale has repaired enough parts from the bomber fleet to save the Air Force over $13 million this year.
0 11/07
2017
An inside look at the medical group An inside look at the medical group
Why does it take so long to receive a doctor’s appointment? Why can’t I receive my prescriptions faster? Why can’t I receive my lab results sooner? All of these questions and more were answered Oct. 27, 2017, when Barksdale’s 2nd Medical Group conducted a Day in the Life of an Appointment tour for a group of nominees from squadron commanders, first sergeants, squadron superintendents, and patients a part of the Patient and Family Partnership Council.
0 10/31
2017
USSTRATCOM SEAL U.S. Strategic Command to Conduct Exercise Global Thunder
U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) will commence Global Thunder, an annual command and control and field training exercise, Oct. 30, 2017.
0 10/27
2017
Did you know? TRICARE is changing! Take Command: Changes to TRICARE disenrollment coming in 2018
As part of the changes coming to TRICARE on Jan. 1, 2018, there will be new rules affecting disenrollment.
0 10/27
2017
New Barksdale Veterinarian takes on patients New Veterinarian takes on patients
The Barksdale Veterinarian Clinic recently expanded its services with the arrival of their newest vet. Dr. Aundrea Hara saves Barksdale pet owners and MWD handlers’ time and money by providing routine checkups at the clinic.
0 10/25
2017
Theater group shares prevention, response message across Air Force Theater group shares prevention, response message across Air Force
The only sound that can be heard are the cries of a woman as she lies on the floor in pain after an attack by her husband. She feels the arms of a friend wrap around her as she hears them whisper, “I’m getting you out of here.” This is a scene from Barksdale’s Sexual Assault Theater Group. They have cultivated a way to take awareness training from power point presentations to interactive theater.
0 10/25
2017
Fighting the war on MISIS right meow Fighting the war on MISIS right meow
Captain the Cat is a feline friend and the first mascot for Barksdale’s Honor Guard. “Captain has two purposes, she is a morale booster and she fights what we call the War on MISIS,” said Tech. Sgt. Brandon Henry, Barksdale Honor Guards NCO-in-charge. “It’s a play on words for the war on ISIS and her efforts in mice deterrence. MISIS actually stands for Mouse Independent Society of Interior Structures.”
0 10/18
2017
CSAF highlights Airmen's role in nuclear mission CSAF highlights Airmen's role in nuclear mission
U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein discussed the important role Barksdale Airmen perform in executing the nuclear deterrence and assurance mission during an all-call at the Weapons Load Training Hangar, Oct. 17, 2017.
0 10/18
2017
Take command with TRICARE changes TRICARE payment types for calendar year 2018
With the Jan. 1, 2018 changes to new stateside regions and contractors, you may need to update your payment option to guarantee continued payment of your TRICARE enrollment fees and monthly premiums.
0 10/18
2017
Barksdale’s Airmen show strengths at 2017 Fire Muster Barksdale’s Airmen show strengths at 2017 Fire Muster
Firefighters from the 2nd Civil Engineer Squadron hold a fire muster to celebrate the 2017 Fire Prevention Week at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Oct. 12, 2017.
0 10/17
2017
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