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Jan. 24, 2018

Memorial wall honors fallen defenders

The 2nd Security Forces Squadron at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, unveiled their first ever Security Forces Memorial Wall, Jan. 22, 2018. The wall is designed to stand in remembrance of defenders who gave the ultimate sacrifice while deployed.

Jan. 24, 2018

Airmen learn Barksdale basics at FTAC

Every chapter has a beginning. For Barksdale’s new Airmen, their beginning is the First Term Airmen Center. FTAC is designed to give Airmen a chance to learn everything they need to know about their new base, available programs.

Jan. 24, 2018

Airman building Airmen

Physical training can be a rewarding hobby or job, for one Airman it’s both. Senior Airman Alberto Mosqueda, 2nd Force Support Squadron guest services representative, uses the skills he learned as a former fitness center trainer to help others pass their fitness exam.

Jan. 24, 2018

Navigation repairs keep buff lethal

Senior Airman Eric Rolfe, 2nd Maintenance Squadron communication and navigation systems craftsman, collects equipment needed to repair a GPS antenna on a B-52 Stratofortress at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Jan. 22, 2018. Communication and navigation systems Airmen make repairs to a variety of equipment essential to the B-52 Stratofortress radar,

Jan. 23, 2018

Last to let you down

Senior Airmen Cory Neal and Jack McDonald, 2nd Operations Support Squadron aircrew flight equipment journeymen, straighten out a drag chute at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Jan. 18, 2018. Drag chutes are deployed when the B-52 Stratofortress lands to slow it down. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Tessa B. Corrick)

Jan. 18, 2018

2 DS: giving Barksdale a bright smile

Staff Sgt. Antione McInnis, 2nd Dental Squadron dental technician, rinses a patients teeth at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Jan. 18, 2018. Dental technicians help provide quality dental care to a multitude of patients on base each year. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Luke Hill)

Jan. 18, 2018

Team Barksdale celebrates Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy

Pastor Calvin Austin III addresses the room during annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. luncheon at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Jan. 11, 2018. Austin spoke on many topics, including his time spent working alongside Dr. King during the civil-rights movement. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Cassandra Johnson)

Jan. 18, 2018

Barksdale gets a heavy visitor

A crew member on a C-5M Super Galaxy from Dover Air Force Base, Del., looks out of a hatch on the flightline at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Jan. 12, 2018. The C-5M and its crew were stopped at Barksdale due to a maintenance delay. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Tessa B. Corrick)

Jan. 17, 2018

Chaplain Lee boosts spiritual fitness

Chaplains support one of the core pillars of resiliency by ensuring Airmen are spiritually fit. They can provide an ear to listen, a shoulder to cry on and guidance to those who need it. Barksdale’s newest 2nd Mission Support Group chaplain is 1st Lt. John Lee.