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Feb. 10, 2018

B-52 performs flyover during Singapore International Air Show

A U.S. Air Force B-52 Stratofortress bomber conducted a flyover during the 2018 Singapore International Air Show at Changi Exhibition Centre here Feb. 10. The flyover was part of the U.S. presence at the air show, the largest defense exhibition and international tradeshow in the Pacific, Feb. 6-11. This year’s exhibition marks the 6th iteration

Feb. 7, 2018

Airfield management keeps flight line mission ready

Senior Airman Kimberly Pearcy, 2nd Operations Support Squadron airfield management shift lead, documents a spall, or chipped area, on the flight line at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Feb. 1, 2018. Airmen perform multiple checks of the flight line each day to ensure the safety and functionality of the airfield. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st

Feb. 7, 2018

Defenders deliver hope for Andrew

One evening, shortly after midnight, members of the 2nd Security Forces Squadron were performing routine checks at the munitions yard when a call came over the radio. A pregnant woman on the east side of base housing was severely bleeding.

Feb. 7, 2018

Family Advocacy: Stopping the Violence

2nd Medical Group Family Advocacy is sharing early warning signs that can help you detect, intervene and speak with a teen about dating violence before it gets out of hand.

Feb. 6, 2018

Fire and Smoke: Natural Resources controlling the burn

Fire destroys underbrush at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Jan. 31, 2018. If allowed to overgrow, underbrush can cause forest fires to spread and become harder to control. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Luke Hill)

Feb. 1, 2018

Barksdale Tax Center now open

The annual free tax center is now open at Barksdale and is available to all base residents including active duty, reservists and retirees.

Jan. 31, 2018

Mission ready munitions

Airman 1st Class Brandon Kiernan, 2nd Munitions Squadron conventional munitions crew member, sets up wood before a bomb build at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Jan. 30, 2017. When trailers are not available to build on, 2nd MUNS Airmen use wood, also referred to as dunnage, to build on instead. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Tessa B.

Jan. 31, 2018

Advanced notifications modify assignment management system

A modification implemented Jan. 18, 2018, to the Assignment Management System will impact enlisted members E-8 and below and officer’s O-5 and below. The modification allows commanders and their delegates to receive early notifications of new assignments for their Airmen.

Jan. 30, 2018

2nd MDSS ensure Airmen are fit to fight

Before a pilot enters the cock pit, before a maintainer turns a wrench and before Airmen load munitions on a plane, all Airmen must be medically capable of performing the job assigned to them.

Jan. 26, 2018

**UPDATE** TRICARE Prime enrollees no longer require authorization for network urgent care visits

 It is now official! Non-active duty TRICARE Prime enrollees no longer require an authorization for network urgent care visits.