• MacDill integrates training with Barksdale AFB B-52s

    Airmen from the 6th Air Refueling Wing traveled to Barksdale Air Force Base, La. Dec. 15-18, 2020, to conduct integrated training with Air Force Global Strike Command’s B-52H Stratofortress bombers assigned to the 2nd Bomb Wing.

  • Light aircraft crashes on the east side of Barksdale

    Airmen from the 2nd Security Forces Squadron, 2nd Civil Engineer Squadron, 2nd Medical Group, 2nd Logistics Readiness Squadron and local authorities worked in conjunction to locate and effectively respond to a civilian light aircraft crash on the east side of Barksdale, Dec. 16, 2020.

  • Santas in Blue back at Barksdale

    Santas in Blue (SIB) will return to Barksdale Dec. 19, 2020, at the Bossier Civic Center, Bossier City, La., with a COVID-19-safe twist.

  • U.S. Bombers Operate In CENTCOM

    (Dec. 10, 2020) – A pair of U.S. Air Force B-52H "Stratofortresses" assigned to the Barksdale Air Force Base-headquartered 2nd Bomb Wing operated in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility with other U.S. Air Force and regional partner aircraft in the second mission in as many months.

  • B-52 Schoolhouse pushes through pandemic

    B-52 Stratofortress Formal Training Unit Class 20-02 graduated during a ceremony here Dec. 4, the final class to graduate this year.The 93rd Bomb Squadron and 11th BS administer the formal training program and continue to supply the Air Force with a timely and steady stream of new B-52 aircrew,

  • SAPR hosts open house

    Barksdale’s Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) team hosted an open house Dec. 4, 2020, to introduce some new arrivals to the team including deputy sexual assault response coordinator Maj. Minde Geiger and sexual assault response coordinator Misty Talley.

  • EOD MasterBlaster 2020

    Master Sgt. Ian Garcia, left, 2nd Civil Engineer Squadron section chief explosive ordnance disposal logistics, poses for a photo with Col. Randy Whitecotton, right, 2nd Mission Support Group commander, at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Dec. 1, 2020. Garcia was awarded the 2020 EOD MasterBlaster

  • Federal funding for eagles protects Barksdale resources

    The B-52H Stratofortress isn’t the only majestic beast flying around Barksdale; along the wooded banks of Flag Lake lives a family of bald eagles that benefit the upkeep of Barksdale’s vast natural resources.By housing and protecting the nesting and feeding grounds of the eagles, Barksdale receives