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The C-17 aircrew returned 20th Fighter Wing Airmen home after a short-notice hurricane evacuation of Shaw’s F-16CM Fighting Falcons. ( Weasel maintainers return from evacuation
Airmen assigned to the 20th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron returned home from Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, Sept. 13, after nearly 50 20th Fighter Wing pilots returned Sept. 12.
0 9/15
2017
Default Air Force Logo Air Force B-52 Stratofortress aircraft arrives in the U.K.
RAF FAIRFORD, United Kingdom (Sept. 14, 2017) – B-52 Stratofortress aircraft, Airmen and support equipment from the 2nd Bomb Wing, have arrived today at RAF Fairford, U.K.
0 9/14
2017
Barksdale Provides Shelter for Evacuated Airmen, Aircraft Barksdale Provides Shelter for Evacuated Airmen, Aircraft
The hurricane season is in full swing yet again. For the third consecutive year, Team Barksdale provided refuge to Airmen and aircraft seeking shelter from Hurricane Irma. More than 100 personnel accompanied over 70 aircraft, such as the F-16 Fighting Falcon from Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., the C-17 Globemaster III from Joint-Base Charleston, S.C., and the T-1 Jayhawk from Naval Air Station Pensacola, Fla., arrived here between Sept. 8-10, 2017 during a hurricane evacuation.
0 9/13
2017
Barksdale’s Mobile App: Information at Your Fingertips Barksdale’s Mobile App: Information at Your Fingertips
Team Barksdale’s new mobile application brings a wealth of information available at the touch of a screen. The app is now available for Apple and Android devices and it provides a one-stop shop for all things Barksdale. This includes base-related news, a phone directory and upcoming local events.
0 9/13
2017
Marco’s new home Marco’s new home
The old veteran lays down on the couch, taking in the comforts in his new home. He yawns. For him it’s a much different setting from what he has grown accustomed to over his service. Retiring his badge, he also retires his patrolling days. Now he favors a life of comfort and relaxation and leisurely walks twice a day. After six years of service in the U.S. Air Force, military working dog Marco officially retired as of September 8, 2017, moving out of the kennels.
0 9/12
2017
Bossier City 9-11 Remembrance Ceremony Bossier City remembers with first responders, military
First responders, military members and community members gathered at Liberty Garden, located at the Bossier City Municipal Complex, to honor heroes who paid the ultimate sacrifice 16 years ago during the events of Sept. 11, and to continue thanking those first responders who bravely serve their communities today.
0 9/12
2017
Air Traffic Controllers Put to the Test for Hurricane Evacuation Air Traffic Controllers Put to the Test for Hurricane Evacuation
Team Barksdale welcomed over 70 aircraft, and more than 180 personnel, during the 2017 hurricane evacuation Sept. 8-10, 2017. Bases along the East Coast in Hurricane Irma's projected path, took proactive measures evacuating their aircraft to Barksdale staying ahead of the storm.
0 9/12
2017
Books are displayed during a safety day briefing at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Aug. 31, 2017. The event was held to remind Airmen of daily risks faced both at work and at home and provided Airmen tools to evaluate those risks. Manage Your Risks: Stay In the Fight!
The 2nd Bomb Wing Safety office hosted its annual fall Safety Day brief at Hoban Hall, Aug. 31, 2017. With summer coming to an end and fall bringing in the start of the hunting season, Wing Leadership and guest speaker Tony Crow spoke to Team Barksdale about risk management and applying safety both on and off-duty.
0 9/06
2017
Airmen to represent AFGSC at Air Force Marathon Airmen to represent AFGSC at Air Force Marathon
According to some runners, a runner’s high is the greatest feeling in the world because you feel like you can run forever. Capt. Amy Natalini, 608th Air Operations Center chief of analysis, fusion and correlation, is one of those people. Three Airmen at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, have been rewarded with the opportunity to represent Air Force Global Strike Command at this year’s Air Force Half Marathon at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.
0 9/06
2017
Team Barksdale monitors Tropical Storm Harvey Team Barksdale monitors Tropical Storm Harvey
Barksdale Air Force Base is expected to receive the back side effects of Tropical Storm Harvey between Aug. 30 through Sept. 1. The level 4 hurricane has been downgraded to a tropic storm after hitting Houston this past week, leaving the city flooded. Tropical Storm Harvey is expected to drop between 1 and 4inches of rain on the local Shreveport and Bossier City Area. The 26th Operational Support Squadron weather flight said a forecast of wind speeds up to 39 mph is expected.
0 8/30
2017
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