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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 18, 2018

2nd Bomb Wing welcomes new commander

Team Barksdale welcomed new leadership during a change of command ceremony at the Weapons Load Training Facility here, June 18, 2018.

June 13, 2018

Team Barksdale overthROWs Whiteman

The screen was covered with a towel so he wouldn’t see any reasons to stop. His feet were secured to the machine as he pushed off again and again. He grits his teeth as he kept pushing past his limits. Suddenly, his legs finally gave out and he could continue no longer. With another day of rowing complete, he was on his way to bringing yet another trophy home.

May 23, 2018

Reinvigorating innovation: funding ideas into reality

Base leadership gather around a table before an audience of onlookers, supporters and base personnel. Each Airman stands before the panel with sweaty palms, a knot in their throat and an innovative idea, all with hopes of receiving the jump start they will need to make their idea reality. The 2nd Bomb Wing hosted a Squadron Innovation Fund board May 7 and 9, 2018, as a part of an Air Force wide initiative to fast track Airmen innovation.

May 9, 2018

American Airmen: Strength through diversity

Although it is known as the United States Air Force, many Airmen come from all over the world. Some moved to America when they were young, others never stepped foot in the country until Basic Military Training, but they all have one thing in common: proud service as American Airmen.

May 3, 2018

2nd Bomb Wing wins Castle Award

The 2nd Bomb Wing was awarded the Brig. Gen. Frederick W. Castle Memorial Award March 30, 2018, at Barksdale Air Force Base, La. The Castle Award is an annual trophy created in honor of Castle and the heroic acts he portrayed Dec. 24, 1944. Castle was the air commander and leader for more than 2,000 heavy bombers during a campaign against German airfields.

March 1, 2018

Inbound, outbound: 2nd LRS moving cargo

March 1, 2018

Storytellers offer Airmen hope

Storytellers is a base event that provides Airmen the opportunity to share their story, give hope to others and be an example of resiliency. Many stories told by Airmen showcase how humans can persevere through difficult situations.

Feb. 21, 2018

Fueling the flight line

The 2nd Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels all B-52 Stratofortress' on Barksdale Air Force Base, La.

Feb. 14, 2018

Barksdale's Mental Health Clinic offers sleep class

The 2nd Medical Group offers a one hour sleep class that is the first step to addressing many different sleep issues patrons may suffer from.