• Juneteenth History

    Last year on June 17, 2021 the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act established Juneteenth as a national holiday.

  • Summer Weather Hazards

    Summer is a great time to be outside and enjoy the weather. But don’t let the sunny days and warm nights fool you. Summer also holds significant weather hazards. Thunderstorms produce dangerous lightning and heavy rain. Heat waves can be lengthy and deadly. Let’s take a look at some of the hazards

  • Strike Week at Barksdale

    The five-day seminar features courses designed to deliberately develop and provide front-line supervisors with realistic techniques to take care of Airmen.

  • 2nd Bomb Wing change of command

    The ceremony is a military tradition that represents a formal transfer of authority and responsibility for a unit from one commanding or flag officer to another.

  • New cooling system chills Barksdale

    The 2nd Civil Engineer Squadron heating, ventilation and air conditioning team activated a new chiller on March 10 at the Air Force Global Strike Command Headquarters.

  • Barksdale, Shreveport firefighters join forces

    Firefighters from the 2nd Civil Engineer Squadron and Shreveport Airport Firemen completed a joint training exercise to extinguish a simulated aircraft crash on Mar. 9 here. The firemen worked together using both military and civilian training to practice numerous techniques that would be used in

  • Barksdale fights fire with fire

    Since January, Barksdale has been conducting prescribed burns to control invasive vegetation and preserve natural wildlife.