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The All-Air Force Basketball Team poses at the Fitness Center at Dover Air Force Base. (Back, left to right) Paul Mayberry, assistant coach, David Pena, trainer, Eddie Goad, project officer, Marico Gray, Nick Welch, Bernard James, Jacob Butschi, Wayne Wooley, Ted Albers, assistant coach, John Bailey, head coach and C-17 produc directorate program manager at Robins AFB, Ga. (Front, left to right) Jammar Major, Ricardo Bachelor, Kurtis Darden, Drew Colen, James Lewis, Dan Nwaelele. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Shen-Chia Chu)
All-AF Basketball Team revealed
Twelve Airmen were recently chosen for the All-Air Force Basketball team during tryouts held at the Fitness Center at Dover Air Force Base. The team will now go on to try for a gold medal three-peat against the Army, Navy and Marines in a tournament from March 19 - 27 held at Fort Indiantown Gap, Pa. John Bailey, the head coach of the All-Air Force
0 4/08
2008
Andersen Air Force Base, Guam -- Airman First Class Casey Carrano loads several M117 bombs on a truck for transportation. The 36th Munitions Squadron is building 270 free-fall, unguided, general purpose 750-pound M117 bombs that will eventually be loaded on a B-52 Stratofortress jet. In a conventional conflict, the B-52 can carry nuclear or precision guided conventional ordnance with worldwide precision navigation capability. A1C Carrano is with the 36th Munitions Squadron.
(U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Vanessa Valentine)
Ammo makes explosive impact on B-52 mission
The 96th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron here, with their B-52 Stratofortress long-range bombers, have the capability of launching missions from Andersen to any location at any time and to anywhere. The B-52 can carry 70,000 pounds of the widest array of weapons in the U.S inventory. This devastating flying arsenal would be nothing without the Airmen
0 4/08
2008
Andersen Air Force Base, Guam - Mr. Greg Girard, a photographer with Time Magazine
takes pictures of a 393rd Expeditionary Bomb Squadron aircrew member performing a pre-flight inspection on a B-52 Stratofortress March 26th on Andersen AFB, Guam. The photographer is shooting photos for an article about life on U.S. bases in Asia. Mr. Gerard has traveled all over Asia and hopes to create a series of photographs that will serve as a record of these uniquely American places and of the people who live and work around them. The 393rd EBS is deployed from Barksdale AFB, La. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Vanessa Valentine)

Time Magazine photographer documents life on Andersen

0 4/08
2008
Default Air Force Logo NSI: Stay focused—it’s game time
Every day we perform critical tasks to ensure we're prepared to provide responsive, flexible and accurate bomber combat power. In two short weeks the Nuclear Surety Inspection will test a potion of our mettle. With several nuclear surety exercises--and a few more to come--the wing plans and programs office has challenged us. We've focused on
0 4/07
2008
Default Air Force Logo New Force Support Squadron streamlines Barksdale base functions
When it comes to people programs, community support and quality of life, there will soon be one organization on base that will handle it all-the 2d Force Support Squadron. This new organization is the result of an ongoing Air Force-wide merger of Mission Support and Services Squadrons and is expected to be completed by early 2010. "The 2 FSS will
0 4/01
2008
BARKSDALE AIR FORCE BASE, La. – A B-52 prepares for departure as another B-52 arrives. The B-52 is capable of flying 8,800 miles without refueling and can carry a weapons load of up to 70,000 pounds. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Robert Horstman.
Upgraded B-52 still on cutting edge
The B-52 Stratofortress is continually modified with new technology making the 50-year-old airframe one of the Air Force's most effective long-range heavy bombers. According to ACC officials, B-52 aircraft modified with modern technology are capable of delivering a full range of joint-developed weapons and will continue to be an important element
0 4/01
2008
BELLEVUE, Iowa – Members of the Barksdale Cycling Team pose for a photo at the start of the last day of the Register’s Annual Great Bike Ride Across Iowa better known as the RAGBRAI on Jul 28, 2007. 2007 was the 13th year the Air Force Cycling Team have participated in this event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joanna M. Kresge) Courtesy key to motorist, cyclist safety
Spring-the season of sun, showers, flowers, and those strangely dressed cyclists slowing traffic as you try to make your way across base at lunch. What's up with those guys anyway? I mean come on-spandex shorts and that obnoxious shirt. Why aren't they riding on that bike trail right next to the road? At least they could ride without weaving all
0 3/25
2008
BOSSIER CITY, La. - Airmen of Barksdale Air Force Base participate in the Parade of Guidons at the Holiday in Dixie Military Ball held at the Horseshoe Casino here on Mar.16. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Brittany Yevette Bateman) 2008 Holiday in Dixie Military Ball a success
The 2008 Holiday in Dixie Military Ball was held at the Horseshoe Casino Riverdome March 15 and had record attendance. More than 500 community members and guests came together as a prelude to this year's Holiday in Dixie, a ten-day festival in Shreveport starting April 18. Highlights of the ball included performances by the 531st Air Force Band,
0 3/25
2008
BARKSDALE AIR FORCE BASE, La. -- The 2d Logistics Readiness Squadron's 1st Lt. Daniel Gregorich and 2nd Lt. Lia Amilia-Weston enjoy a steak dinner at Barksdale's Fox Run Golf Course "cook your own steak" night. Each plate comes with meat, a salad, a roll, a baked potato and a soft drink. Hot dog plates are available for children. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Mike Andriacco) Golf course offers Monday steak night
Every Monday evening from 5 to 7 p.m., Barksdale's Fox Run Golf Course offers an opportunity to socialize and relax after a hard day's work with "cook your own steak" night. The program, started last year, has been continued this year due to its popularity, said Larry Busch, golf course general manager. Customers can get either steak or chicken
0 3/25
2008
Default Air Force Logo New programs cut shoplifting on base
Upgraded camera systems complete with DVR capability, an aggressive educational campaign on the consequences of shoplifting and a 2002 amendment allowing federal retailers to pursue losses and administrative costs related to loss prevention, produced a decrease in theft at the Barksdale BX of 15 percent last year, from 120 incidents in 2006 to 102
0 3/24
2008
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