• Barksdale recognizes Lance P. Sijan award nominees

    Nov. 19, 1967, 25-year-old Lance P. Sijan on a mission over Laos, ejected from his aircraft to the jungle below. Suffering a skull fracture, a mangled right hand, a double compound fracture to his left leg, and no food or water, he managed to evade capture for the next 45 days. Captured on Christmas

  • B-52 does flyover at LSU game

    A B-52 from the 343rd Bomb Squadron assigned to Barksdale AFB and two F-15s from the 122nd Fighter Squadron assigned to Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base New Orleans perform a flyover at LSU's Tiger Stadium. The aircraft flew over the stadium in conjunction with the singing of to the colors as a

  • Forging the Air Force of tommorow

    The Square One Systems Design team presented their prototype to the 2nd maintenance group to get feedback on it’s performance. While revisions are expected, the team made it clear that the MHU-TSX is a step towards an automated machine that could revolutionize aircraft maintenance Air Force wide.

  • Air Force CIO visits Barksdale

    Lauren Barrett Knausenberger, sitting left, Air Force chief information officer, receives a brief by Dr. Donna Cowell Senft, right, Air Force Global Strike Command chief scientist, at the Cyber Innovation Center in Bossier City, Louisiana, June 15, 2021. The Cyber Innovation Center is the anchor of

  • Current PCS, household goods affected by supply shortages

    According to a newly released communiqué from the Air Force’s Personal Property Activity Headquarters, “Department of Defense demand this peak (PCS) season has greatly exceeded commercial industry capabilities, largely due to resource constraints associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. Per industry,

  • COVID-19 Installation Policy Guidance – Change 14

    Public safety remains of the utmost importance at Barksdale Air Force Base (BAFB). This memorandum supplements reference (a), which renewed BAFB’s Public Health Emergency (PHE) declaration until 5 July 2021 or until I determine public health data indicates the risk for sustained community