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  • Barksdale welcomes new 2nd Bomb Wing commander

    Team Barksdale welcomed the newest commander of the 2nd Bomb Wing, the host wing of Barksdale, during a change of command ceremony at Hoban Hall, July 23, 2020.
  • 8th Air Force and J-GSOC welcomes new commander

    Eighth Air Force received its 54th commander following a change of command ceremony at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Aug. 20, 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.
  • 2nd Bomb Wing welcomes new commander

    Team Barksdale welcomed new leadership during a change of command ceremony at the Weapons Load Training Facility here, June 18, 2018.
  • U.S. and French aviators remember WWI

    A 96th Bomb Squadron B-52 from Barksdale Air Force Base joined French Dassault Mirage 2000D fighters and a KC-135R refueling jet over Nancy-Ochey Air Base, France, June 12, to commemorate the entrance of U.S. aviators into WWI 100 years ago.
  • Inside Hoban Hall: A new look

    The foyer inside of Hoban Hall received a remodel that was completed in November, which highlights the remarkable history of Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana.
  • Newest bomber technology makes history

    History was made Nov. 6, 2017, when the first Conventional Rotary Launchers (CRL) were flown out of Barksdale Air Force Base, La. on a C-5M Super Galaxy to be used in their first ever combat area of responsibility. CRLs are improved munitions equipment that allows B-52 Stratofortresses to carry a selection of different conventional smart weapons or GPS guided weapons.
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