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Default Air Force Logo New Directive Contains Political Activity Rules for Servicemembers
A revised Defense Department directive provides sharper definition of what servicemembers may and may not do within the political realm, particularly running for political office, a senior U.S. military officer said here yesterday. The new version of Directive 1344.10, titled, "Political Activities by Members of the Armed Forces," became effective
0 3/05
2008
BARKSDALE AIR FORCE BASE, La.- Senior Airman Chonte Walker, 2d Civil Engineer Squadron, sings during a Tops in Blue show held at Hoban Hall here on Feb 7. This was Airman Walker's homecoming performance; she is stationed at Barksdale and will return at the end of the tour. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joanna M. Kresge) Barksdale's Tops in Blue Airman performs to home crowd
More than 750 people attended the Tops in Blue concert here Feb. 7 in Hoban Hall. Tops in Blue, the Air Force's premiere show choir, was founded in 1953 and its mission is to perform for military personnel and their families across the world. This year's show was show was special, as one of Barksdale's own, Senior Airman Chonte Walker, 2d Civil
0 2/22
2008
Default Air Force Logo Free dental assistant training program offered
The 2d Dental Squadron is accepting applications for the Red Cross Dental Assistant Program. Family members of active-duty and retired military members may apply. Applications are available at the Barksdale Dental Clinic and will be accepted until March 5. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age, have a high school diploma or G.E.D, and commit
0 2/22
2008
BARKSDALE AIR FORCE BASE, La. - Senior Airman Sarah Lyons carries boxes of Valentine’s Day cards out of a classroom at Waller Elementary School on February 8, 2008. The valentines and candy bags were made by 3rd grade students for Airmen at Barksdale Air Force Base who live in the dorms that will be away from their families on Valentine’s Day. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joanna M. Kresge) The gift of love

0 2/14
2008
Default Air Force Logo ALS sees new curriculum
Barksdale's most recent Airman Leadership School graduates were among the first to witness the schools' most current curriculum. ALS institutions Air Force-wide are required to have a "historic, total rewrite" of the training system in place and ready for instruction as of Jan. 1, said Senior Master Sgt. Joey Parks, the 28th Mission Support
0 2/14
2008
Default Air Force Logo Commissary continues construction, update of facilities
Even though the new, state-of-the-art commissary has been open for business since September 2007, the facility is still undergoing construction. "Our produce department has really been challenged since our grand opening in September," said Mr. Robert Buras, commissary store director. "The distance from the old storage coolers to the new display
0 2/14
2008
BARKSDALE AIR FORCE BASE, La. - Staff Sgt. Benjamin Norton, 2d Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, leaves his mark on a B-52H pre-flight checklist signifying a perfectly maintained plane. Sergeant Norton is the crew chief responsible for the plane's perfect checklist, an event which only happens around once every ten years. USAF Photo By Staff Sgt. Stephen J. Otero (RELEASED) 48 years old...and perfect
A pair of Barksdale maintainers earned a rare honor on Tuesday. Staff Sgt. Benjamin Norton and Airman 1st Class Jason Edwards, dedicated crew chief and assistant crew chief respectively, of B-52 tail # 60-0021, signed off on a "black letter initial" jet. "Sergeant Norton placed his initial over the 'status of today' symbol block," explained Capt.
0 2/14
2008
Default Air Force Logo BX Delivers Valuable Learning Experience to Students Who “Make the Grade”
The Barksdale BX is extending a host of straight "A" savings to military students who are demonstrating above-average academic achievement. As part of Army & Air Force Exchange Service's "You Made the Grade" effort, students who maintain a "B" average are eligible to receive a variety of complimentary exchange offers for every qualifying report
0 2/13
2008
Default Air Force Logo ACC announces 2007 Media Contest winners
Air Combat Command announced on Thursday the winners of the 2007 ACC Public Affairs Achievement Awards and Media Contest. Following the merger of multimedia communication and public affairs career fields in 2007, this year's awards program included the full communications capability of public affairs advice and counsel; strategic communications
0 2/12
2008
FORWARD OPERATING LOCATION MANTA, Ecuador - A Coast Guard HC-130 landed at Forward Operating Location Manta, Ecuador Thursday, carrying more than one million vitamins and a generator for donation by a non-profit organization to local schools and orphanages in Ecuador.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Capt. Ashley Norris) Coast Guard and Air Force team together to transport vitamins
A U.S. Coast Guard HC-130 Hercules landed here Thursday evening with a generator and 1,053,800 vitamins for local schools and an orphanage, donated by Vitamins for the World and Extreme Response International. Bob Eredics, director of Vitamins for the World, based in Bradenton, Fla., was part of an eight-member team that spent one week in Ecuador
0 2/11
2008
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