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  • Traumatic Stress Response

    The Traumatic Stress Response Team works to foster resilience in those who are, or may be exposed to, potentially traumatic events. This goal is accomplished through preparatory education for those likely to experience traumatic events and through education, intervention, screening, psychological first aid, and referral for those exposed to
  • Supervisor Tools

    Tools for suicide prevention: AF Suicide Prevention Program Leader resources for suicide prevention Leader's Post-Suicide Checklist CC Suicide Prevention Leader's Post-Suicide Checklist Guide for Managing Airmen in DistressOther resources: Command Notification to Dispel Stigma Commander-Directed Mental Health Evaluations
  • Sexual Assault Resources

    Sexual Assault Resources Project Celebration (Sexual Assault Services for Shreveport-Bossier) Louisiana Foundation Against Sexual Assault National Sexual Violence Resource Center National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence State Sexual Assault Coalitions MyDuty.mil CDC Information on Abuse and Sexual Violence DoD Sexual
  • ADAPT Program

    Treatment for Active Duty include: Evaluations Education and prevention briefing Treatment for alcohol/drugs and gambling Support Air Force responsible drinking programs Outreach activities (screenings, interactive activitiesGovernment Service Employees can only be seen for evaluation and recommendations for referrals for treatment
  • Lodging Information

    Barksdale has several types of temporary lodging available for members and their families.Temporary lodging is available off base in commercial hotels, however, it's quite expensive. Rooms are in the range of $45 to $80 per night. If you are on orders you will only be allowed to lodge commercially if sufficient quarters are not available, and a
  • Mail Info

    Barksdale General Delivery Address The Barksdale Postal Service Center can accept mail before your arrival at the base. The best practice is to append the unit and office symbol of your gaining unit so delivery can be ensured, otherwise all mail will be held at the Postal Service Center. Barksdale's General Delivery Address is as follows:
  • Area Information

    Barksdale is home to the HQ Air Force Global Strike Command, HQ 8AF, HQ 2nd Bomb Wing, HQ 307 Wing (Reserves and Air National Guard). The 2 BW provides global combat capability, as well as training for B-52 crews. For a thorough history of the installation, visit Barksdale's homepage. Serving almost 58,000 active duty, reservist, civilian
  • Barksdale Information

    "From Cotton Fields to Airfield" Starting From Scratch Emerging from the cotton fields of Northwestern Louisiana in the early 1930s, Barksdale Air Force Base has grown into a major source of revenue and employment for the region. Barksdale has proudly served the Ark-La-Tex ( Arkansas , Louisiana and Texas ) for more than 68 years. As a key Air
  • Eighth Air Force

    Eighth Air Force is one of two active duty numbered air forces in Air Force Global Strike Command. Eighth Air Force, with headquarters at Barksdale AFB, in the Bossier City - Shreveport, La. metro area, supports U.S. Joint Forces Command, and is designated as U.S. Strategic Command's Task Force 204, providing on-alert, combat-ready forces to the
  • Education Info

    Adult Education The Shreveport-Bossier area is the heart of the educational community in the Ark-La-Tex, offering a wide range of professional, academic and vocational opportunities for Air Force Members and their families. There are many institutions of higher learning within the local area with courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels.