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July 18, 2018

FSS fuel Airmen

It’s a place not often thought of as a cornerstone of a well-built, effective military. It’s a place where comradery is bolstered, bonds are formed and the weary are given respite. This place is the dining facility (DFAC). The Barksdale Air Force Base Red River Dining Facility is run by the 2nd Force Support Squadron, who are tasked with providing for several aspects of Airmen’s health and well-being, including food, fitness, lodging and mortuary services.

July 3, 2018

Their airfield, their domain

A quiet morning in the office is something to be cherished. 2nd Operations Support Squadron airfield management Airmen are ready to answer any phone call in preparation for an extreme emergency or a daily operation. Could the call be an inflight emergency? An unknown aircraft attempting to land?

June 28, 2018

Contracting Airman develops program, joins Kessel Run

In today’s war fighting efforts, innovation is a key component when it boils down to who comes out on top. That is why ground-breaking and out-of-the-box thinking is promoted and needed from all levels of personnel. Airman 1st Class Maxwell Lehmann, 2nd Contracting Squadron specialist, has been a proven example of utilizing his personal innovative mindset to help improve processes, and programs. He recently developed a multifaceted accountability program, AmnManager, which is currently being beta-tested at the 344th Training Squadron, Lackland Air Force Base, Texas.

May 16, 2018

COMMENTARY: Feeling at home at my first base

When I arrived at Barksdale in March 2017, I was thousands of miles away from my home and family. I’m familiar with the military lifestyle because my mother is an active duty Airman, but nothing could have prepared me for the depression and loneliness I often found myself feeling.

May 3, 2018

2nd Bomb Wing wins Castle Award

The 2nd Bomb Wing was awarded the Brig. Gen. Frederick W. Castle Memorial Award March 30, 2018, at Barksdale Air Force Base, La. The Castle Award is an annual trophy created in honor of Castle and the heroic acts he portrayed Dec. 24, 1944. Castle was the air commander and leader for more than 2,000 heavy bombers during a campaign against German airfields.

March 1, 2018

Inbound, outbound: 2nd LRS moving cargo

March 1, 2018

Storytellers offer Airmen hope

Storytellers is a base event that provides Airmen the opportunity to share their story, give hope to others and be an example of resiliency. Many stories told by Airmen showcase how humans can persevere through difficult situations.

Feb. 21, 2018

Fueling the flight line

The 2nd Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels all B-52 Stratofortress' on Barksdale Air Force Base, La.

Feb. 14, 2018

Barksdale's Mental Health Clinic offers sleep class

The 2nd Medical Group offers a one hour sleep class that is the first step to addressing many different sleep issues patrons may suffer from.

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