• 412th TW integrates with 2nd BW

    United States Air Force Test Pilot School students from the 412th Test Wing at Edwards Air Force Base, California, visited Barksdale to study the B-52H Stratofortress.The USAF TPS is where the Air Force's top pilots, navigators and engineers learn how to conduct flight tests and generate the data

  • Our Responsibilities

    How well are you living up to your responsibility? Regardless of your rank or position, you have immense responsibilities resting on your shoulders. We have hundreds of them spelled out in Air Force instructions and handbooks that we’re expected to carry out every day.

  • Wear the sweater: A PRIDE story

    Everyone has memories from their youth, while some may stick out more than others, it’s hard to know which ones will hold weight.

  • Rangers of the flightline

    During the Vietnam War, aerospace ground equipment personnel donned the nickname of Ranger and the acronym DINSTAAR (Danger is no stranger to the AGE ranger) was born.Rangers of the 2nd Maintenance Squadron AGE flight maintain 640 pieces of machinery that are essential to the mission of the B-52H

  • Bombs and BMX: Finding a balance between work & life

    For some, the key to a good work-life balance includes the addition of hobbies to their day-to-day life. Whether it is reading, video games, golf or paintball, the list can go on and on. For Senior Airman Marshall Sutton, 2nd Maintenance Group weapons lead crew member, his hobbies come with two

  • Breaking the cycle

    He could’ve followed the destructive path of a young man who was raised in an unstable environment like his and ended up in jail or possibly dead.Growing up in St. Petersburg, Florida was a real test for Senior Master Sgt. Neco Johnson, 2nd Munitions Squadron first sergeant. From family issues and

  • Best with what they’ve got: A new life for old parts

    Just like every other aircraft, parts on a B-52H Stratofortress age, get damaged and become unserviceable.One detachment on base has developed a way to take those unusable parts and create hands-on training opportunities for maintainers.

  • Munitions Airmen pay it forward

    A U.S. Strategic Command Bomber Task Force in Europe has been operating out of RAF Fairford for almost a month now, enabling a joint training opportunity for Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Airmen.