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Default Air Force Logo Readiness sergeant puts SABC training to good use
A Barksdale staff sergeant was sent to an Army Base for Deployment Training and came back a Self-Aid and Buddy Care hero. Staff Sgt. Brenda Johnson, Eighth Air Force manpower and personnel readiness NCO in charge, was a first-responder to a two-vehicle accident with injuries while on temporarily duty for training to Fort Eustis, Va. She is credited
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Barksdale helps maintain healthy environment
The Barksdale community is prescribed to comply with all environmental statues, laws and regulations. According to Sue Landry, base asset management flight chief, Barksdale is handling this responsibility well. The 2d Civil Engineer Squadron has made many efforts to ensure that the on-base environment is well-maintained. Each item that contains
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Relief on the way for military members
On Oct. 1, a new Federal Law will take effect capping the interest rate military members can be charged, effectively making payday lending to military members unprofitable. Payday loan lenders are ubiquitous in the Shreveport/Bossier City area. Between the local payday lenders located just outside the gates who display patriotic signage to attract
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Airmen receive punishment
"Discipline is the soul of an army. It makes small numbers formidable; procures success to the weak, and esteem to all."-George Washington. The military justice system is a commander's tool to ensure good order and discipline and mission accomplishment. The ultimate forum for military justice is the court-martial. A court-martial can sentence
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2007
Default Air Force Logo AFNOC center of cyber progress
Barksdale hosted functional managers from major commands and field operating agencies during a communications training advisory group July 30 through Aug. 3 at Eighth Air Force Headquarters. The group met to determine changes to future communications training curriculums, according to Senior Master Sgt. Bob Howard, Air Force Network Operations
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2007
Default Air Force Logo 2d AMDS reactivated: 2d MDG welcomes new squadron
The 2d Medical Group welcomes back a former squadron to its ranks. The 2d Aerospace Medicine Squadron was deactivated on July 1, 2001, but will reactivate Monday. The reactivation will bring back a medical squadron with a decorated past. "The Air Force Medical Service with the approval of Air Force leadership made the decision to re-activate the 2d
0 7/27
2007
Default Air Force Logo Building bombs to stay ready
Airmen in the 2d Munitions Squadron production flight built inert GBU-31s, inert MK82 bombs and live M117 750-pound bombs earlier this week to measure their capabilities. The exercise gave squadron members the opportunity to produce a larger quantity and variety of munitions than they are normally tasked to build in support of day-to-day aircrew
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2007
Default Air Force Logo The eagle has landed: New commander focuses on warfighting
Col. Robert Wheeler assumed command of the 2d Bomb Wing from Col. Daniel Charchian Thursday. Colonel Charchian leaves Barksdale to assume duties as the chief of the Air Force Division of the United States Military Training Mission in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Colonel Wheeler arrives here from Whiteman AFB, Mo., where he served as the commander of the
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Barksdale Senior NCO receives Bronze Star
A Senior NCO in the 2d Civil Engineer Squadron has recently been awarded the Bronze Star for meritorious achievement as an explosive ordnance disposal team leader while deployed to Baghdad International Air-port, Iraq, July 25, 2006, to Jan. 25. Master Sgt. Joseph Jarboe III, EOD flight chief, distinguished himself by meritorious achievement as the
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2007
Default Air Force Logo PA sees changes ahead
Public affairs is streamlining its efforts to keep up with manpower reductions and increased deployments. The most notable changes are the cancellation of The Bombardier on Sept. 28 and the realignment of the Electronic Imaging Center under public affairs. "This is an Air Force-wide effort to help free up man-hours and resources for Public Affairs
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2007
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