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The 2nd Civil Engineer Squadron Dirt Boyz fill concrete into an emptied slab at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., July 18, 2017. The Airmen fixed five slabs of concrete, a project totaling $170,000 and two months of work. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Airman 1st Class Sydney Bennett) Civil Engineer Squadron Fixes Flightline
Barksdale Air Force Base has had the same airfield concrete for over 35 years, but concrete does not last forever. It starts to deteriorate with water flow and heavy weight, two things Barksdale has in abundance. Louisiana faces heavy seasonal rains and one B-52 Stratofortress can weighs anywhere between 185,000 and 488,000 pounds as it taxis down the flightline.
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Staff Sgt. Beatriz Zapien, a personnelist assigned to the 386th Expeditionary Force Support Squadron Personnel Support for Contingency Operations sustainment team assists a newcomer with paperwork during an in-processing briefing at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, July 16, 2017. PERSCO conducts in-processing briefings with all inbound personnel to ensure 100% accountability as well as to provide a one stop shop for briefings and paperwork processing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Jonathan Hehnly) 386 PERSCO team sustains deployed force across AFCENT AOR
SOUTHWEST ASIA -- Providing 100% accountability of personnel spread across more than 70 geographical locations throughout the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility at any given time is no small feat. The complexity of that task only increases when there is an influx of personnel coming into theater to replace the individuals getting ready to
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Airman 1st Class Jovany Rodriguez, 96th Aircraft Maintenance Unit weapons load crew member, inspects a MAU-12 for serviceability during a weapons load competition at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., July 7, 2017. The 96th AMU won the competition against the 20th with an upload time of 23 minutes, 30 seconds. (U.S Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Benjamin Raughton) Weapons load competition builds crew’s efficiency, confidence
Team Barksdale’s 2nd Maintenance Group hosted a quarterly weapons load competition between the 20th and 96th Aircraft Maintenance Units July 7, 2017. The friendly competition, which began early in the morning to avoid the punishing Louisiana sun, is designed to bring the weapons community together, boost morale and increase training.
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A member of Team Barksdale participates in the Alpha Warrior course at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., July 11, 2017. Alpha Warrior provides both training and application of obstacle fitness for civilians and military around the world. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Stuart Bright) Team Barksdale Becomes Alpha Warriors
A member of Team Barksdale participates in the Alpha Warrior course at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., July 11, 2017. Alpha Warrior provides both training and application of obstacle fitness for civilians and military around the world. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Stuart Bright)
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Air traffic controllers with the 2nd Operations Squadron monitor aircraft at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., July 11, 2017. Monitoring the airspace is a vital component of mission effectiveness for both aircrew and Airmen on the ground. (U.S. Air Force Photo/ Nevardo Cayemitte) Controllers maintain safety in the sky
Every day, hundreds of military airplanes take off and land all over the world. Air traffic control specialists closely control their movement to prevent accidents and ensure the safety and efficiency of air traffic on the ground and in the air.
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New annual Mental Health Assessment requirement begins July 31
New annual Mental Health Assessment requirement begins July 31
Starting July 31, 2017, Airmen undergoing their annual Periodic Health Assessment may notice something new. A Mental Health Assessment will now be part of every annual PHA, to help ensure that Airmen suffering from undiagnosed mental health issues are referred to the necessary care. Mental health issues are a serious problem for U.S. Armed Forces
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Default Air Force Logo Bossier Schools to Offer Barskdale Families School of choice
Barksdale Air Force Base is pleased to announce that school of choice for Barksdale resident students of all grade levels will become a reality in the 2017-18 academic year. School of choice empowers Barksdale residents to have more options when deciding which type of education best fits the needs of their children by enabling them to make the best possible choice.
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Mark Gates Barksdale Air Force Base wildlife biologist holds a piece of Giant Salvinia at Flag Lake, June 27,2017. Giant Salvinia is an invasive plant species currently affecting the ecosystem in lakes on base. (U.S. Photo/Airman 1st Class Cassandra Johnson) Natural Resources Office Fights War on Giant Salvinia
Barksdale Air Force Base, La. - The Natural Resources Office has waged a war for over three years with an invasive aquatic species on Flag Lake known as Giant Salvinia. Recently, the Natural Resources Office received funding to start the eradication process of this aquatic plant, due to the harm it could have on the Lake’s ecosystem.
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Hunt Housing renovates parts of the Barksdale Air Force Base, La., housing section to improve living conditions on base July 11, 2017. The project began with the houses along Barksdale Boulevard, repainting the exterior and restoring the asphalt roofs (U.S. Air Force Photo/Senior Airman Jayson
Burns) Hunt Housing Improves Quality of Life with Renovations
Barksdale AFB Family Housing began a $2.2 million dollar project to renovate the homes and neighborhood amenities for base residents earlier this year to improve the services provided, as well as the quality of life for the base community.
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Default Air Force Logo Barksdale 2016 Water Report
BARKSDALE AFB WATER SYSTEMPublic Water Supply ID: LA1015022 Consumer Confidence ReportThe Water We Drink BARKSDALE AFB WATER SYSTEMPublic Water Supply ID: LA1015022 We are pleased to present to you the Annual Water Quality Report for the year 2016. This report is designed to inform you about the quality of your water and services we deliver to you
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