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Closures and Advisories

*             2nd Civil Engineer Squadron Monthly Training Day


                *             Date/Time: Thursday, 9 March/All Day

                *             Info: The 2nd Civil Engineer Squadron will conduct pre-deployment training on 9 March to increase readiness when someone “Calls Us”. With a significant amount of the unit devoted to increasing readiness, CES will respond only to emergencies and work tasks accomplished by Civilian Airmen. CES will return with full support on 10 March.

                *             POC: Contact CE Requirements at 318-456-3071 with any questions.




*             Personal Payment Not Required at Urgent Care Centers


                *             Info: TRICARE Prime members are not required to leave a deposit or a credit card on file, nor will the patient receive a follow-up bill requiring payment for receiving care from local urgent care centers. Below is a list of some Urgent Care Centers in the local area that can provide the care you need:


- Ochsner LSU Health Urgent Care                                 - Willis Knighton Urgent Care


- Velocity Care Urgent Treatment Center                        - Coastal Urgent Care


- First Care Bossier                                                          - Healthcare Express 


                *             POC: If you are asked to provide a deposit or credit card for payment, please contact 2d Medical Group Tricare Office, 456-4120.



Base Information

*             Voice Auditions for Air Show National Anthem


                *             Date/Time: Monday, 13 March/1300-1500

                *             Location: Hoban Hall

                *             Info: The 2nd Bomb Wing Protocol Team invites you to audition to sing the national anthem for the Defenders of Liberty Air Show. Register a time slot with 2nd Bomb Wing Protocol. Please have “The Star-Spangled Banner” memorized.

                *             POC: 2nd Bomb Wing Protocol, 456-4228, <> 


2nd Bomb Wing Events

Nothing to report.


Team Barksdale Events


*             The Deuce/Barksdale Men’s Varsity Softball Tryouts


*             Date/Time: Friday, 10 March/1700

*             Location: Softball Field 1


*             Info: The 2023 Military Softball season is approaching.  The Deuce-Barksdale AFB Men’s Varsity Softball Team is seeking talented players who are committed to competing against other military teams from across the US. This is open to Active Duty, dependents 18 years old and older, Reservists, National Guard, retirees, DoD civilians, and contractors with a “green bar” CAC.

*             POC: TSgt Carl Ferrell, <> 


*             Storytellers


                *             Date/Time: Wednesday, 15 March/1300

                *             Location: Barksdale Club Ballroom (not the BUFF)

                *             Info: The intent of Storytellers is to encourage Airmen to share their stories of overcoming obstacles in hopes that doing so will help other Airmen. Please note some may be graphic and elicit strong reactions due to the nature of the story. 

                *             POC: Jeffrey Maiette, 456-8006


*             Defenders of Liberty Air Show


                *             Day/Time: Saturday-Sunday, March 25-26/0900

                *             Info: There will be a special edition of the Barksdale Bulletin distributed on 20 March containing air show information specific to Team Barksdale employees and residents.

                *             POC: 2BW Public Affairs, <> 





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