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Sept. 18, 2018

Managing a Hurricane Evacuation

Bombers, fighters and refuelers filled the flight line as they seek refuge from force of nature named Hurricane Florence. After the all-clear from their home bases, they departed just as organized as they arrived.

July 2, 2018

Buffing the Buff

A B-52 Stratofortress is perched on the flight line in the dead of the night. There is a stack of tools and a small crowd of Airmen waiting nearby. Beams of light are broadcasting from floodlights, signaling the start of the wash. Stars settle above the pavement of the flight line as Airmen with the 2nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron prepare to clean a B-52.

June 29, 2018

20th EBS Aid in Rescue off Coast of Guam

The B-52 is world-famous for its long-range capabilities, but during a routine flight near Guam June 25, 2018, crew members with the 20th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron (EBS), stationed at Barksdale Air Force Base (AFB), La., and deployed to Andersen AFB here were tasked with a unique situation: to use their aircraft’s versatility in the search and rescue of a lost local vessel with six passengers onboard.

June 14, 2018

96th Bomb Squadron Historic Flight

June 13, 2018

U.S. and French aviators remember WWI

A 96th Bomb Squadron B-52 from Barksdale Air Force Base joined French Dassault Mirage 2000D fighters and a KC-135R refueling jet over Nancy-Ochey Air Base, France, June 12, to commemorate the entrance of U.S. aviators into WWI 100 years ago.

Feb. 21, 2018

2MXS washes the Stratofortress

Feb. 10, 2018

B-52 performs flyover during Singapore International Air Show

A U.S. Air Force B-52 Stratofortress bomber conducted a flyover during the 2018 Singapore International Air Show at Changi Exhibition Centre here Feb. 10. The flyover was part of the U.S. presence at the air show, the largest defense exhibition and international tradeshow in the Pacific, Feb. 6-11. This year’s exhibition marks the 6th iteration

Sept. 12, 2017

Bossier City remembers with first responders, military

First responders, military members and community members gathered at Liberty Garden, located at the Bossier City Municipal Complex, to honor heroes who paid the ultimate sacrifice 16 years ago during the events of Sept. 11, and to continue thanking those first responders who bravely serve their communities today.

June 8, 2017

B-52 Stratofortresses execute Saber Strike 17 missions

RAF FAIRFORD, U.K.— Three B-52H Stratofortresses and Airmen from U.S. Air Force Global Strike Command began conducting missions in support of Saber Strike 17 at Royal Air Force Fairford, United Kingdom, June 5, 2017.

June 7, 2017

BALTOPS 2017 Kicks Off

Exercise BALTIC OPERATIONS (BALTOPS) is underway in the Baltic Sea region until 16 June. Air, maritime, and ground assets from several NATO Allies and Partner Nations are involved in the live training event that started from Szczecin, Poland and finishes in Kiel, Germany.