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Mission ready munitions 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.
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Memorial wall honors fallen defenders Memorial wall honors fallen defenders
The 2nd Security Forces Squadron at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, unveiled their first ever Security Forces Memorial Wall, Jan. 22, 2018. The wall is designed to stand in remembrance of defenders who gave the ultimate sacrifice while deployed.
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FTAC making Airmen ready to go Airmen learn Barksdale basics at FTAC
Every chapter has a beginning. For Barksdale’s new Airmen, their beginning is the First Term Airmen Center. FTAC is designed to give Airmen a chance to learn everything they need to know about their new base, available programs.
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Last to let you down Last to let you down
Senior Airmen Cory Neal and Jack McDonald, 2nd Operations Support Squadron aircrew flight equipment journeymen, straighten out a drag chute at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Jan. 18, 2018. Drag chutes are deployed when the B-52 Stratofortress lands to slow it down. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Tessa B. Corrick)
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Team Barksdale celebrates Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy Team Barksdale celebrates Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy
Pastor Calvin Austin III addresses the room during annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. luncheon at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Jan. 11, 2018. Austin spoke on many topics, including his time spent working alongside Dr. King during the civil-rights movement. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Cassandra Johnson)
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Repurposing chemicals, reducing waste Repurposing chemicals, reducing waste
The terms reduce, reuse and repurpose are now being used for more than just paper, glass and plastic. The 2nd Civil Engineering Squadron Environmental Management System team developed an innovative way to give hazardous materials an extended life through a Reuse Program to reduce the base’s environmental impact.
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Fighting for the funds Fighting for the funds
Mission, Airmen and pride, these three words are the 2nd Bomb Wing Commander’s priorities. What does this mean in regards to funding? How does the base receive money and where does it go? The 2nd Comptroller Squadron builds a new budget every year in order to allocate incoming funds to align with the wing commander’s priorities.
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2017
Newest bomber technology makes history Newest bomber technology makes history
History was made Nov. 6, 2017, when the first Conventional Rotary Launchers (CRL) were flown out of Barksdale Air Force Base, La. on a C-5M Super Galaxy to be used in their first ever combat area of responsibility. CRLs are improved munitions equipment that allows B-52 Stratofortresses to carry a selection of different conventional smart weapons or GPS guided weapons.
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Historic bomb goes out with a bang Historic bomb goes out with a bang
Airmen from the 2nd Munitions Squadron production flight assembled the last 31 M-117 General Purpose Bomb in the Air Force’s inventory at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, Nov. 8, 2017. The M-117 has been around since the 1950s and is going out with a bang.
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Security forces Airmen protect base through inspection Security forces Airmen protect base through inspection
Airman 1st Class Derek Wollmershauser, 2nd Security Forces Squadron installation inspector, poses at the search pit at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Nov. 6, 2017. 2nd SFS Airmen man the entry gates to the base, monitor the flightline, inspect vehicles at the search pit and go on patrol to keep base operations and residences safe. (U.S. Air Force
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