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Oct. 11, 2019

Gen. Ray tours 2nd BW, fosters competition culture in Airmen

Gen. Tim Ray, Air Force Global Strike Command commander, toured the 2nd Bomb Wing during an official visit Oct. 8. Although AFGSC is headquartered at Barksdale, this was Ray’s first official visit since taking command in August 2018. Ray’s wife, Rhonda, also took time to tour the base and interact with Airmen and employees at various locations across base.

Oct. 10, 2019

Bomber Task Force Deploys to Europe

B-52 Stratofortresses from the 2nd Bomb Wing, here, departed tonight for a Bomber Task Force deployment to Royal Air Force (RAF) Fairford, England. While there, aircrews will conduct integration and interoperability training with European allies and partners in the region.

Oct. 3, 2019

PDEP: The drive for data-driven decisions

Air Force Global Strike Command partners at the Institute of Defense Analysis gave command leadership a demonstration of a Portfolio-level Digital Engineering Platform at the Bossier City Cyber Innovation Center, Sept. 27.

Oct. 2, 2019

Air Force Wounded Warrior Program ambassador visits Barksdale

Retired Chief Master Sgt. Neil C. Jones, Air Force Wounded Warrior (AFW2) Program ambassador, visited Barksdale to share his story of struggle and resilience Sept. 27, 2019. As a former explosive ordnance disposal technician who has endured divorce, serving his country as a single father, and the loss of friends, Jones shared his story of how the AFW2 Program has helped him through the struggles.

Sept. 25, 2019

AFGSC holds Integrated Resilience Training Symposium at Barksdale

Air Force Global Strike Command held the first Integrated Resilience Training Symposium at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, Sept. 18-19 2019.

Sept. 24, 2019

Air power from the tower

A proficient and highly functional air traffic control tower is a cornerstone to the ever ready fleet of B-52H Stratofortresses here at Barksdale, but the cornerstone of the air traffic control tower is the cohesion of the Airmen who work atop the tower.

Sept. 24, 2019

Air Force Chaplain Corps new vision to help more Airmen

Airmen may be engaging with their chaplains more often in the upcoming months, as the Air Force Chaplain Corps institutes a new vision for base chaplains.

Sept. 24, 2019

Honor the fallen: A run to remember

Sept. 19, 2019

2nd MDG deactivate and re-designate squadrons

The 2nd Medical Group held a deactivation ceremony and re-designation ceremonies on September 18, 2019. Under the direction of the United States Secretary of the Air Force, in an effort to improve squadron readiness; a new organizational model for the Military Treatment Facilities will be implemented amongst 43 clinics within the United States.

Sept. 17, 2019

Barksdale hosts AFGSC Striker Stripe

Air Force Global Strike Command hosted the annual Striker Stripe leadership development conference at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, Sept. 9-13, 2019.