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Military families speak to local schools in person at the Back to School Night hosted by the 2nd Force Support Squadron at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., July 24, 2017. More than 300 military members and over 110 school administrators attended the event. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Airman 1st Class Sydney Bennett) Back to School with School of Choice
The 2nd Force Support Squadron hosted a Back to School Night at the BUFF Event Center at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, July 24, 2017. Military families can now choose which school to send their children to with the School of Choice initiative, giving Barksdale residents more options when deciding which type of education best fits the needs of their children.
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The 2nd Civil Engineer Squadron Dirt Boyz fill concrete into an emptied slab at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., July 18, 2017. The Airmen fixed five slabs of concrete, a project totaling $170,000 and two months of work. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Airman 1st Class Sydney Bennett) Civil Engineer Squadron Fixes Flightline
Barksdale Air Force Base has had the same airfield concrete for over 35 years, but concrete does not last forever. It starts to deteriorate with water flow and heavy weight, two things Barksdale has in abundance. Louisiana faces heavy seasonal rains and one B-52 Stratofortress can weighs anywhere between 185,000 and 488,000 pounds as it taxis down the flightline.
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