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  • 2nd Bomb Wing

    OrganizationThe 2d Bomb Wing conducts the primary mission of Barksdale Air Force Base, La., with three squadrons of B-52H Stratofortress bombers - the 11th Bomb Squadron, which is the training squadron, the 20th Bomb Squadron and the 96th Bomb Squadron.Together they ensure the 2d Bomb Wing provides

  • Air Force Global Strike Command

    AIR FORCE GLOBAL STRIKE COMMANDAir Force Global Strike Command, activated Aug. 7, 2009, is a major command with headquarters at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, in the Shreveport-Bossier City community. AFGSC is comprised of more than 33,700 Airmen and civilians responsible for the nation's

  • B-52 Stratofortress

    MissionThe B-52 is a long-range, heavy bomber that can perform a variety of missions. The bomber is capable of flying at high subsonic speeds at altitudes up to 50,000 feet (15,166.6 meters). It can carry nuclear or precision guided conventional ordnance with worldwide precision navigation

  • 8th Air Force/J-GSOC

    Eighth Air Force is one of two active-duty Numbered Air Forces in Air Force Global Strike Command with headquarters at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, in the Shreveport-Bossier City community.The mission of “The Mighty Eighth Air Force” and the Joint – Global Strike Operations Center (J-GSOC)

  • 2nd Bomb Wing History

    The history of the 2nd Bomb Wing is nearly as old as that of American air power itself. Organized as the 1st Day Bombardment Group on Sept. 10, 1918, in France, the unit represented the first Army Air Service unit dedicated to aerial bombardment. Demobilized after World War I, the group was

  • ADC - Base Driving Privlieges

    AREA DEFENSE COUNSEL BARKSDALE AIR FORCE BASE, LOUISIANA FACT SHEET REVOCATION AND RESTORATION OF BASE DRIVING PRIVILEGES 1. Your commander may revoke or suspend your on-base driving privileges under AFI 31-204 for moving traffic violations, assessment of points on-base, and driving while

  • ADC - Urinalysis testing

    AREA DEFENSE COUNSEL BARKSDALE AIR FORCE BASE, La.FACT SHEET ON URINALYSIS TESTING The following information is provided to our clients who have submitted a urine specimen for drug urinalysis testing. Read this information very carefully - it is intended to familiarize you with the circumstances

  • ADC - UIF and Control roster actions

    AREA DEFENSE COUNSEL BARKSDALE AIR FORCE BASE, La.FACT SHEET ON UIF, AND CONTROL ROSTER ACTIONS 1. You just received a Letter of Reprimand or Article 15 and your commander gave you notice that he intends to put it in an Unfavorable Information File (UIF), or he has given you notice that you will be

  • ADC - Report of survey

    AREA DEFENSE COUNSEL BARKSDALE AIR FORCE BASE, La.FACT SHEET ON REPORT OF SURVEY 1. You have just been notified that you are being held liable for damaging government property. You feel that you should not be held liable and you don't know what your next step should be. This fact sheet is designed

  • ADC - Revocation and reinstatement of driving privileges

    AREA DEFENSE COUNSEL BARKSDALE AIR FORCE BASE, La.FACT SHEET ON REVOCATION AND RESTORATION OF BASE DRIVING PRIVILEGES 1. Your commander may revoke or suspend your on-base driving privileges under AFI 31-204 for moving traffic violations, assessment of points on-base, and driving while intoxicated or