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July 23, 2018

COMMENTARY: Go hard or go home

For any sports enthusiasts out there (don’t worry this isn’t going to be a sports column) you are aware of the storied debate about who is the greatest: Michael Jordan or Lebron James. For many it is a generational question.

July 19, 2018

Airmen return home

Airmen returned to Barksdale Air Force Base, La., in July, after a six-month deployment to the Indo-Pacific Command, in support of a Continuous Bomber Presence in that region.

July 19, 2018

Returning Home: the moment they met

July 18, 2018

Raidr 21: 10 years later

The Barksdale community will come together July 20, 2018, at the Global Power Museum to honor the Airmen of Raidr 21, a B-52 Stratofortress that crashed off the coast of Guam on July 21, 2008, leaving no survivors.

July 18, 2018

COMMENTARY: Serenity prayer

“Grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, change the things I can, and have the wisdom to know the difference” Serenity Prayer—Origin Unknown

July 18, 2018

2nd OSS Intel: An AFGSC Dynasty

The Airmen’s hard work has not gone unnoticed. For the past four years they have won the Air Force Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Awards Program Intel Team for all of Air Force Global Strike Command three times and currently hold two consecutive wins.

July 18, 2018

FSS fuel Airmen

It’s a place not often thought of as a cornerstone of a well-built, effective military. It’s a place where comradery is bolstered, bonds are formed and the weary are given respite. This place is the dining facility (DFAC). The Barksdale Air Force Base Red River Dining Facility is run by the 2nd Force Support Squadron, who are tasked with providing for several aspects of Airmen’s health and well-being, including food, fitness, lodging and mortuary services.

July 11, 2018

AFGSC starts ROTC immersion program

Leadership within the U.S. Air Force is largely placed on the shoulders of officers. According to demographics, 41 percent of officers serving went through ROTC. That has not gone unnoticed, and now, with direction from Gen. Robin Rand, Air Force Global Strike Command commander, the major command is reaching out to those future leaders through a new summer internship program for ROTC cadets.

July 3, 2018

COMMENTARY: Forgiveness

“Forgiveness does not change the past, but it does change the future” Unknown

July 3, 2018

Their airfield, their domain

A quiet morning in the office is something to be cherished. 2nd Operations Support Squadron airfield management Airmen are ready to answer any phone call in preparation for an extreme emergency or a daily operation. Could the call be an inflight emergency? An unknown aircraft attempting to land?