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June 29, 2018

20th EBS Aid in Rescue off Coast of Guam

The B-52 is world-famous for its long-range capabilities, but during a routine flight near Guam June 25, 2018, crew members with the 20th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron (EBS), stationed at Barksdale Air Force Base (AFB), La., and deployed to Andersen AFB here were tasked with a unique situation: to use their aircraft’s versatility in the search and rescue of a lost local vessel with six passengers onboard.

June 13, 2018

U.S. and French aviators remember WWI

A 96th Bomb Squadron B-52 from Barksdale Air Force Base joined French Dassault Mirage 2000D fighters and a KC-135R refueling jet over Nancy-Ochey Air Base, France, June 12, to commemorate the entrance of U.S. aviators into WWI 100 years ago.

Feb. 21, 2018

2MXS washes the Stratofortress

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

Sept. 12, 2017

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.

June 8, 2017

B-52 Stratofortresses execute Saber Strike 17 missions

RAF FAIRFORD, U.K.— Three B-52H Stratofortresses and Airmen from U.S. Air Force Global Strike Command began conducting missions in support of Saber Strike 17 at Royal Air Force Fairford, United Kingdom, June 5, 2017.

June 7, 2017

BALTOPS 2017 Kicks Off

Exercise BALTIC OPERATIONS (BALTOPS) is underway in the Baltic Sea region until 16 June. Air, maritime, and ground assets from several NATO Allies and Partner Nations are involved in the live training event that started from Szczecin, Poland and finishes in Kiel, Germany.

Sept. 9, 2016

General Clark talks bomber leg of triad with CBS 60 Minutes

March 23, 2016

All-female air crews honor Women’s History month

For the first time in Air Force history, two all-female crews of B-52 Stratofortress aviators from the 2nd Bomb Wing flew training missions from Barksdale Air Force Base, La., March 22.

Jan. 20, 2016

High Octane: POL fuels the fight

In a world fueled by fossil fuels, Airmen from the 2nd Logistic Readiness Squadron petroleum, oils and lubricants distribution flight function as the heart of Barksdale AFB pumping the blood needed to accomplish the mission.