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The former 8th Air Force Museum officially changed its name to the Barksdale Global Power Museum in October 2012, allowing the museum to focus more on the broader global strike mission. The museum recently completed a nearly three-year renovation project, giving the galleries an updated look and new displays. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Mozer O. Da Cunha) Barksdale Global Power Museum: more than just history
Step back in time, experience an exciting journey through the past and discover the dynamic history of strategic bombardment at the home of the 2nd Bomb Wing, 8th Air Force and Air Force Global Strike Command.
0 6/06
2017
(From left to right) Master Sgt. Aaron Lesher, 455th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron, Master Sgt. Troy Dubois, 455th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron, Master Sgt. James Pruitt, 455th Expeditionary Medical Group, Lisa Hietpas, 455th Expeditionary Operations Group, and Senior Master Sgt. Michael Martin, 455th Expeditionary Maintenance Squadron, are all first sergeants from Barksdale Air Force Base, La., who deployed to Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, at the same time. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Benjamin Gonsier) From the Swamp to the Mountains: Barksdale first sergeants deploy in force in support of Bagram Airmen
Five first sergeants from Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, deployed to Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, to support the Airmen of the 455th Air Expeditionary Wing.
0 6/05
2017
(From left to right) Master Sgt. Aaron Lesher, 455th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron, Master Sgt. Troy Dubois, 455th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron, Master Sgt. James Pruitt, 455th Expeditionary Medical Group, Lisa Hietpas, 455th Expeditionary Operations Group, and Senior Master Sgt. Michael Martin, 455th Expeditionary Maintenance Squadron, are all first sergeants from Barksdale Air Force Base, La., who deployed to Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, at the same time. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Benjamin Gonsier) From the Swamp to the Mountains: Barksdale first sergeants deploy in force in support of Bagram Airmen
Five first sergeants from Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, deployed to Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, to support the Airmen of the 455th Air Expeditionary Wing.
0 6/05
2017
A static SR-71 Blackbird is being lifted at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., May 23, 2017. The purpose of the lift was to install supports underneath the landing gears to relieve pressure from the tires. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Stuart Bright) SR-71 gets a lift
A static SR-71 Blackbird is being lifted at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., May 23, 2017. The purpose of the lift was to install supports underneath the landing gears to relieve pressure from the tires. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Stuart Bright)
0 5/24
2017
Retired Maj. Joe Campbell is awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross by Col. Ty Neuman, 2nd Bomb Wing commander, during an award ceremony at his residence in Shreveport, La., May 18, 2017. Campbell, a veteran of World War II, the Korean War, and Vietnam, received the award for heroism and extraordinary achievement during aerial operations in the Korean War. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Mozer O. Da Cunha) Honoring a Hero: Aviator Receives Medal Six Decades Overdue
An elderly man entertains guests from his chair, which is surrounded by medical equipment. Moments later, a familiar shade of blue walks through his front door, causing him to rise and greet the newcomer. The newcomer picks up the elderly man’s military service coat, the same as his own and places it on its owner, who will now receive the honor he earned over 60 years ago.
0 5/24
2017
Default Air Force Logo Falling head over heels for safety
Airman Stephanie Snuffy, a new electrical technician fresh from technical training school, is impatiently waiting for her supervisor to finish using a ladder so she can borrow it and replace one last burned-out fluorescent bulb in the office across the hall. After waiting several minutes, she runs out of patience and walks back into the other room.
0 5/18
2017
2d Bomb Wing shield (Courtesy graphic) DOD Announces 2017 Commander in Chief's Annual Award for Installation Excellence Winners
Team Barksdale officially won the 2017 Commander in Chief's Annual Award for Installation Excellence for the Air Force May 8, 2017.
0 5/10
2017
(U.S. Air Force Illustration/Senior Airman Damon Kasberg) 2017 Defenders of Liberty Air Show Photo Album
The U.S. Navy Blue Angels take off into the wild, blue yonder and headline the 2017 Defenders of Liberty Air Show
0 5/06
2017
(U.S. Air Force Illustration/Senior Airman Damon Kasberg) Barksdale AFB Air Show Frequently Asked Questions
The 2017 Barksdale Air Force Base Air Show, May 6-7, features the U.S. Navy Blue Angels, a host of aerial demonstrations, static displays of combat aircraft and more. Safety is the primary concern for Team Barksdale, and our security teams work closely with local and federal authorities to ensure a safe experience for all visitors, volunteers and performers.
0 5/04
2017
Barksdale’s senior leadership greet Gen. Paul J. Selva, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, upon arrival at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., May 1, 2017. Selva’s visit to Barksdale was part of a nuclear enterprise immersion tour where he spent the afternoon with Airmen from Air Force Global Strike Command, 8th Air Force and 2nd Bomb Wing. Barksdale’s senior leaders discussed with Selva the role Barksdale plays in the U.S. deterrence mission and recent accomplishments of units at Barksdale and within Global Strike. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Mozer O. Da Cunha) VCJCS Barksdale Tour: Gen. Selva meets Airmen behind U.S. Nuclear Enterprise
Barksdale’s senior leadership greet Gen. Paul J. Selva, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, upon arrival at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., May 1, 2017. Selva’s visit to Barksdale was part of a nuclear enterprise immersion tour where he spent the afternoon with Airmen from Air Force Global Strike Command, 8th Air Force and 2nd Bomb Wing.
0 5/03
2017
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