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Public Health: a deployers first stop Public Health: A Deployer's First Stop
The 2nd Medical Group plays a role in getting Barksdale personnel downrange for deployments. Every year, an average of 1,500 Airmen visit the public health clinic to ensure they have the proper vaccines and required lab tests completed before they head overseas.
0 10/17
2017
Sentinels of the Gulf Sentinels of the Gulf
The 26th Operational Weather Squadron (26 OWS) operates day and night to track the weather and watch for possible weather threats in their Area of Responsibility (AOR) at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana. They provide support for the Southeast region of the U.S., which includes 13 states and 151 military installations.
0 10/11
2017
National Night Out at Barksdale National Night Out at Barksdale
The 2nd Security Forces Squadron and Barksdale Family Housing hosted the 9th annual National Night Out at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, Oct. 3, 2017. The event provided free food, local Law Enforcement interaction from both on and off base, Mcgruff the crime dog, Sparky the fire dog, and other fun educational opportunities for Airmen and their families.
0 10/10
2017
A B-52 Stratofortress arrives at Fairford Royal Air Force Base, U.K., Sept. 14, 2017. B-52s assure allies in Europe
The B-52 conducted theater integration, flying training, and joint and allied training to improve bomber interoperability. Allied training will also include participation in exercise SERPENTEX, a French Air Command-led exercise that will focus on training aircrew and JTACs in their Air Land integration mission. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Benjamin Raughton)
0 10/06
2017
AF Marathon AF selects 2017 All-Air Force Marathon Team
The Air Force recently selected candidates to represent the Air Force in the Armed Forces Marathon Championship in Washington D.C. Oct. 19-23, 2017.
0 10/04
2017
Vvelma, a 2nd Security Forces Squadron military working dog, sprints in the Black Bayou Lake during a water aggression training session in Benton, La., Sept. 6, 2017. MWDs took turns conducting various types of training drills in the lake Nowhere to Run: MWDs get paws wet
Vvelma, a 2nd Security Forces Squadron military working dog, sprints in the Black Bayou Lake during a water aggression training session in Benton, La., Sept. 6, 2017. MWDs took turns conducting various types of training drills in the lake. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Mozer O. Da Cunha)
0 10/04
2017
CPTS: It takes teamwork to make the dream work CPTS: It takes teamwork to make the dream work
The 2nd Comptroller Squadron has put in extra time to spend as much of the rest of the budget as possible for the fiscal year-end of Year Closeout, Sept. 30, 2016.
0 10/04
2017
Honor Guard’s high tempo pride Honor Guard’s high tempo pride
Due to recent hurricanes, Barksdale's Honor Guard Airmen have been experiencing higher than normal operation levels in order to honor fallen veterans affected by the storms. As four Airmen prepare for a color guard detail, they check each other's uniforms to ensure perfection for the presentation of colors. To them, honor guard is a privilege, one worth honoring, even when the job is demanding.
0 10/04
2017
AF Men's Basketball AF selects 2017 All-Air Force Men’s Basketball Trial Camp Candidates
The Air Force recently selected attendees for the 2017 All-Air Force Men’s Basketball Trial Camp
0 10/03
2017
A B-52 Stratofortress from Barksdale Air Force Base, La., receives fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker from RAF Mildenhall, England, above the Mediterranean Sea, Sept. 27, 2017. The B-52 is a long-range, heavy bomber that can perform a variety of missions. During this flight, the KC-135 offloaded 55,000 pounds of fuel to the B-52. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Tenley Long) Team Mildenhall supports B-52 deployment
A formation of KC-135 Stratotankers, assigned to the 100th Air Refueling Wing, refueled a B-52 Stratofortress from Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Sept. 27, 2017, over the Mediterranean Sea.  
0 10/02
2017
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