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Aug. 2, 2016

Storytellers: Every Airman has a story

Three Airmen share their unique stories of struggle, resiliency and how Barksdale helped them overcome their personal challenges.

Aug. 2, 2016

360° Active Shooter Training

Join Barksdale's defenders for an immersive 360° training exercise. Active shooter simulations provide defenders with a safe environment to develop and hone vital skills necessary to eliminate real world threats.VR users, click the cardboard option for virtual reality mode. (Updated computer and mobile browsers are required for full 360° effect)

July 20, 2016

Airman’s Attic volunteers go above and beyond

The Airman’s Attic provides Airmen with everything from military clothing to everyday household items for free; without the help of volunteers, many Airmen and their families wouldn’t have this privilege.

July 18, 2016

Herschel Walker: No shame in asking for help

Famous for his exceptional career as a running back at the University of Georgia and in the NFL, Herschel Walker visited Barksdale, July 11-12.

July 13, 2016

Barksdale leaders share lessons learned

In this PCS season at Barksdale, 18 changes of command span the summer months, to include turn over in 12 squadrons and three groups, as well as the 608th Air Operations Center, the wing itself and even the 8th Air Force.

June 15, 2016

EMST decontamination training

The 2nd Civil Engineer Squadron emergency management support team performed decontamination training here June 9.

April 21, 2016

Basketball brawl in the bayou: Defenders clash with COM

Two basketball powerhouses met in a heavyweight battle to decide the base champions at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., April 14, 2016.

March 8, 2016

PME completion deadline crucial for career advancement

More than 600 of Barksdale’s NCOs and Senior NCOs must complete enlisted professional military education within upcoming closeout dates or face potential career-ending consequences.

March 8, 2016

Back up, don’t get swept up

BARKSDALE AIR FORCE BASE, La. – Heavy rain, severe weather and clogged drainage systems can increase flood risk and areas across the base may quickly become potential hazards.

Feb. 4, 2016

Strong’s selfless service awarded

Elizabeth Strong was recently honored as the 2016 Armed Forces Insurance Military Spouse of the Year as the Barksdale Air Force Base winner.