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Jan. 22, 2019

Bucks, boom, award: Financial management analysis wins AF award

The 2nd Bomb Wing financial management analysis team was recognized as the financial management team of the year for the 2018 fiscal year by the American Society of Military Comptrollers.

Jan. 3, 2019

Increasing Barksdale’s lethality affects gate hours

Barksdale gate hours will change to support security forces increasing its lethality by focusing on training and readiness.

Dec. 21, 2018

Excellence in all he does

One Airman from southern California has a passion for helping others and improving the environment. Since before he joined, Senior Airman Francis Dennis Fernandez, 2nd Munitions Squadron cruise missile flight technician, has given his free time to keep the planet clean and continues to work hard even now that he is miles away from home.

Dec. 20, 2018

Trouble tickets, service requests: What’s the deal?

When a computer crashes or a phone won’t connect, the 2nd Communications Squadron gets contacted. When a light won’t turn on or there’s a hole in the ceiling, the 2nd Civil Engineer Squadron gets the call. A commonality between these two scenarios is a work order process - to the 2nd CS they are known as trouble tickets and to the 2nd CES they are called service requests.

Dec. 19, 2018

COMMENTARY: When the holidays are hard

“When life is hard, the holidays can be harder” Unknown It is a known fact that holidays are hard for some people. Perhaps this year brought some hard experiences into your sphere. Perhaps you have lost loved ones, friendships or perhaps this is simply your first holiday away from home. There are some that have experienced loss, grief or broken relationships specifically during this time of year that make the holidays difficult. For anyone that finds this time to be hard I offer three points of counsel.

Dec. 17, 2018

AFE sleigh the mission

It’s that time of year when Santa needs to don his notorious red hat as he prepares to fly world wide. Just as Santa needs his hat, the pilots need their helmets.

Dec. 13, 2018

Barksdale Bombers represent command in Vegas

The Barksdale Bombers participated at the Armed Services Hockey Association (ASAH) tournament in Las Vegas over Veteran’s Day weekend. The hockey team, consisting of 10 players from across other bases, came together under the Barksdale banner to place 2nd in their division in a 41 team tournament.

Dec. 12, 2018

COMMENTARY: Giving

It is the season of giving and receiving, although I suspect most people around the country are focused on receiving.

Dec. 11, 2018

A&FRC shows appreciation to local allies

Barksdale’s Airman and Family Readiness Center hosted its Annual Holiday Open House on Dec. 7, 2018. The event was designed to show gratitude toward A&FRC community partners for their support throughout the year.

Dec. 10, 2018

Kindness creates Diamond Sharp Airman

Leaders from the community, squadron and bomb wing congratulated the Airman who had just won the Diamond Sharp Award for the month of November thanks to a small act of kindness.