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March 15, 2019

B-52 supports global operations

A B-52 Stratofortress from the 2nd Bomb Wing, Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, flew to the U.S. European Command area of operations for a deployment to conduct theater integration and flying training. This aircraft will operate out of Royal Air Force Fairford, England. The deployment of strategic bombers to the U.K. helps exercise RAF Fairford as United States Air Forces in Europe’s forward operating location for bombers.

March 11, 2019

Phase inspections keep the B-52 flying

Just like a car, the B-52 Stratofortress needs its oil changed, tires rotated and its engine looked at to keep it running and prevent future damage.

March 8, 2019

Civilians learn career development strategies

Dr. Thomas Langdon, Force Support civilian career field manager, spoke to Department of Defense civilians about ways to improve their careers and promote.

March 5, 2019

2 Comm Airman fixes F-35 software

Not knowing what to expect, Senior Airman Troy Burns, 2nd Communication Squadron client systems technician, quit his job as a county jail corrections officer and left his hometown of Abilene, Texas to enlist in the Air Force and eventually be stationed at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, 374 miles away from home.

March 1, 2019

Spouses: a BW priority

Recent statistics from a National Public Radio article suggest that military spouses suffer across the board when it comes to unemployment rates, stress levels and even staying married. The article explains that military spouses experience higher levels of stress, anxiety and depression. Around 85 percent of reserve spouses report feeling anxious or depressed, while an even higher percentage of these spouses experience loneliness. Roughly 25 percent of active-duty spouses reported that they were unemployed which is extremely high compared to the 3.7 percent national average.

Feb. 14, 2019

Prescription Drop Boxes

The 2nd Medical Group Satellite Pharmacy is expanding the use of prescription drop boxes for its customers.

Feb. 5, 2019

Innovative Airmen, bright ideas

The 2nd Bomb Wing hosted Spark Tank 2019 to provide Airmen a platform to share innovative ideas that could help improve base’s quality of life and its mission readiness.

Jan. 25, 2019

The information hub

The 2nd Bomb Wing Command Post gathers, sorts and reports information to ensure operations are running efficiently and that leadership is well informed when making decisions.

Jan. 23, 2019

Honoring Martin Luther King Jr.

Rev. Dr. Harry Blake, local civil rights pioneer, discusses his experiences with Martin Luther King Jr., at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Jan. 18, 2019.

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.