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May 29, 2018

COMMENTARY: Spiritual resilience

Over the last several weeks I have been exploring the intersection between the mind, body, social and spiritual life. Last week we touched on how our social connections impact our mental health. This week I want to focus on how the spiritual is the glue that holds all of them together.

May 29, 2018

Competing for excellence: a marksman’s battle

May 24, 2018

Law revisions benefit dependent medical practitioners

Louisiana lawmakers approved two bills allowing out-of-state nursing and physical therapy medical practice licenses to be transferrable into Louisiana. These law revisions will allow licensed military dependents to more easily assimilate into the local workforce.

May 24, 2018

BX air conditioning to be fixed

The air conditioning at the Base Exchange at Barksdale is broken and is currently under construction.

May 23, 2018

Police Week Quadrathalon

May 23, 2018

COMMENTARY: Social, mental connection

“Health is more than the absence of disease. It is a state of complete physical, mental and social wellbeing.” Unknown

May 23, 2018

STARBASE students become the teachers

Through the sound of children’s chatter and laughter, a fifth-grade science lesson on Isaac Newton’s laws of motion is set to begin. But for this lesson, the students became the teachers sharing what they learned from STARBASE. STARBASE, a Department of Defense-wide youth program with an affiliate located on Barksdale Air Force Base, sponsored by the 307th Bomb Wing, focuses on engaging elementary students to explore and learn topics in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, known academically as STEM.

May 23, 2018

Air Force Medical Team Supports Humanitarian Exercise in Panama

Five members of the 2nd Medical Group, Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, joined other teams of airmen, Marines and soldiers in support of the New Horizons 2018 humanitarian exercise in Panama.

May 23, 2018

Reinvigorating innovation: funding ideas into reality

Base leadership gather around a table before an audience of onlookers, supporters and base personnel. Each Airman stands before the panel with sweaty palms, a knot in their throat and an innovative idea, all with hopes of receiving the jump start they will need to make their idea reality.

May 22, 2018

Living for the fallen: An Airman’s fight for her heritage

She remembered her trip to Poland as haunting and depressing. This is the country her grandparents were in when they survived the Holocaust. Walking through parts of Auschwitz, she felt connected to them and she hurt for them. She thought to herself, “This can never happen again.”