News Search

News Comments Updated
BARKSDALE AIR FORCE BASE, La. - Xavier, 13, son of Staff Sgt Donovan Pemberton reflects on his numerous works of art while holding his Art Break trophy in his family's game room. Xavier earned top middle school award at Art Break where he competed against all middle schools in Bossier and Caddo Parishes. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joanna M. Kresge) Thirteen year old recognized as break-out artist
He asked his father, "Can you draw me a helicopter?" When Staff Sgt. Donovan Pemberton, 2d Munitions Squadron, was asked this question by his then five-year-old son, Xavier, he didn't realize it was the beginning of the young boy's passion for art. "He drew a lot of cars and planes, but he always had trouble with helicopters," Sergeant Pemberton
0 6/20
Maintainers from the 2nd Bomb Wing at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., work on a B-52 Stratofortress bomber on the flightline at Andersen AFB, Guam. The bomber's presence there enhances regional security, demonstrates U.S. commitment to the Pacific region and provides integrated training opportunities for deployed Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Vanessa Valentine) B-52 presence demonstrates global strike capabilities
Personnel and B-52 Stratofortress bombers from Barksdale Air Force Base, La., continue to provide a bomber presence here, helping maintain stability and provide security in the Asia-Pacific region. Fellow Barksdale AFB Airmen from the 20th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron will now replace the aircraft, aircrew, support and maintenance members of the
0 6/18
Fathers Day A father's day story
"Mommy's away at work, she'll be home soon," he reassuringly tells his daughter, hoping to alleviate her pain. For now, Senior Airman Michael Parrott focuses all of his efforts on playing the role of mother and father. Airman Parrott is raising his two children while his wife, Taquoya, is deployed. "Being a single parent is hard work, it's a full
0 6/13
BARKSDALE AIR FORCE BASE, La. - Airman Jesse Conley of 2d Operational Support Squadron repacks a parachute, June 11.
Members of Life Support and Survival Equipment recently merged to form one unit called Aircrew Flight Equipment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joanna M. Kresge) Newly formed unit stays mission focused

0 6/12
PANJSHIR PROVINCE, Afghanistan - Master Sgt. Timothy Godwin, Panjshir Provincial Reconstruction Team maintenance NCO-in-charge, loads rice onto a truck as Sergeant 1st Class Michael Granville spots him. The rice was delivered to 320 local Afghan families who live in the remote village of Dara. The PRT's primary mission is to rebuild Afghanistan and promote U.S. and Afghan relationships. Sergeant Godwin is deployed from the 2nd Logistic Readiness Squadron, Barksdale Air Force Base, La., and Sergeant Granville is deployed from the 451st Civil Affairs Battalion, Pasadena Texas. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Demetrius Lester) Barksdale NCO Aids Afghanistan Mission

0 6/11
BARKSDALE AIR FORCE BASE, La. - Colonel Robert Wheeler, 2d Bomb Wing commander, runs a 5K through historical housing during a wing sports day held here May 22. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Trina Jeanjacques) Wing Promotes Fit to Fight with Sports Day
Members of the 2d Bomb Wing took a break from their normal duties May 22 to participate in a base wide sports day. The activity was designed to improve team work and promote the Air Force's Fight to Fight mission. The sports day consisted of a variety of team sports that took place at many of Barksdale's Services facilities. More than 450 Airmen
0 5/30
Air Show 2008 Defenders of Liberty Air Show

0 5/11
BARKSDALE AIR FORCE BASE, La. - A contractor operates a bulldozer to tear down one of three dormitories scheduled for demolition April 25. Once the area is clear of the 23 year old dorms, the space will be expanded parking for current dorm residents. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joanna M. Kresge) (Released) Dorm Demolition

0 5/08
BARKSDALE AIR FORCE BASE, La. (AFPN) -- Munitions on display show the full capabilities of the B-52 Stratofortress. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Robert J. Horstman) Display of might

0 5/06
Default Air Force Logo Ensure safety during summer season
The 101 Critical Days of Summer are rapidly approaching. Traditionally one of the most dangerous times of year for Air Force personnel, the 101 Critical Days begins Memorial Day weekend and concludes at the end of the Labor Day weekend. Every year, during this time frame, our Air Force loses valuable people to various types of off-duty mishaps and
0 5/06