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  • The wild side of Barksdale

    Driving through the luscious tree tunnel entrance of the main gate, one might think this is the best part of Barksdale, but there is a whole world hidden in the background.

  • February is Children’s Dental Health Month

    “Why should I take my child to the dentist if they are going to eventually lose their baby teeth?” This is a common question that many parents have. If a child is not in pain and does not have their permanent teeth, there are still many reasons for children to see the dentist by the recommended age

  • NBA HOF’er Karl Malone visits Barksdale

    NBA Hall of Famer and Louisiana native, Karl Malone, toured Barksdale during a visit to the base Feb. 5-6, 2020.A two time NBA MVP, 14-time NBA all-star and second ranked all time point scorer, Malone spent time with Airmen, toured facilities and even took a ride in a B-52H Stratofortress.

  • Bomber Task Force 20-1 Completes Mission in Europe

    On the evening of the October 10, 2019, four B-52 Stratofortress strategic bombers from the 2nd Bomb Wing departed Barksdale Air Force Base in Louisiana, enroute to a month-long deployment at RAF Fairford, England. While based at RAF Fairford, the bombers, air crew, maintainers and support personnel

  • BTF 20-1 concludes at Fairford

    After four weeks of continuous bomber presence in England, Bomber Task Force Europe 20-1 has finally concluded. Over 300 Airmen and four B-52H Stratofortress aircraft have completed their mission and are returning home to Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana.

  • Airmen find resiliency through fitness

    Every uniformed member of our nation’s military understands the importance of physical training and how it correlates to accomplishing the mission of national defense, but for one squadron, PT is being used to achieve more than just a good PT test score.