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May 3, 2018

Fly, Fight, Win: On ice

He can see his own breath as condensation thickens on his visor. He leans forward, ready to pounce. Tension mounts as everyone watches him to see what will happen next. He waits. Suddenly, a whistle blows, the puck drops and the two centers clash sticks fighting for control at the start of the game.

May 2, 2018

Mosquito trapping and disease prevention

The 2nd Bomb Wing’s gates and streets are secured by 2nd Security Forces Squadron. To guard against cyber-attacks, the network systems are protected by 2nd Communications Squadron. Barksdale Air Force Base has a list of protectors that safeguard not only our military, dependents, and beneficiaries, but also the local community. This includes the 2nd Medical Group’s Public Health technicians who work hard to protect and prevent the spread of disease to the base populous.

May 2, 2018

Being content

“I have learned to be content in all circumstances… in times of need, and times of plenty…whether well fed or hungry, whether living in plenty or in want… I have learned the secret of being content in any and every situation.” said Paul of Tarsus.

May 2, 2018

Off-duty 2nd SFS defender rescues teenager

One moment he’s looking over a design for a tattoo, the next he’s saving someone’s life. Second Lt. Adam Sacchetti, 2nd Security Forces Supply and Logistics officer in charge, removed a 17-year-old from a smoking car following an accident in San Antonio on April 6, 2018.

April 25, 2018

Bronze Stars for golden maintainers

Two Barksdale Airmen received the Bronze Star Medal during the Maintenance Professional of the Year Awards Ceremony April 7, 2018.

April 25, 2018


“Mindfulness means paying attention in a particular way, on purpose, in the present moment non-judgmentally” Jon Kabat-Zinn

April 25, 2018

EFMP Families visit Papa Simpson’s Farm

The Barksdale Exceptional Family Member Program family support team sponsored a trip to a local farm located in Claiborne Parish, on land that has deep roots of family farming history dating back to the late 1800s.

April 17, 2018

Direct access to physical therapy

Direct access appointments for physical therapy and the chiropractic office are now available for active duty Airmen through the 2nd Medical Group at Barksdale. This process will allow first time patients with new injuries to see providers sooner.

April 17, 2018


“A long, deep breath is the equivalent of a full stop and the key to centering” Eric Maisel

April 17, 2018

“Treat Me Right” STD Awareness Month

The theme for this year’s Sexually Transmitted Diseases Awareness Month is “Treat Me Right.” The focus of the theme is the relationship between healthcare providers and patients. “Treat Me Right” ensures healthcare providers are prepared with the necessary tools that involve detection and treatment of STDs.