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June 19, 2019

Airman designs his career

Men and women have many reasons for enlisting in the United States Air Force, from school to patriotism.

June 6, 2019

Love of flying: a rare reunion for pilot couple

The Barksdale Defenders of Liberty Air and Space Show, brought together over 80,000 families and spectators from the Ark-La-Tex region May 18 and 19, 2019 to witness a full weekend of military and civilian aircraft performances and displays. For one Air Force family, a trip to the air show held more significance than just a weekend of entertainment.

May 20, 2019

Barksdale hosts highly anticipated 2019 air show

The 2019 Defenders of Liberty Air and Space Show officially kicked-off May 18, 2019 following a two-year hiatus since it was transitioned to a biennial event.

May 20, 2019

Barksdale AFB hosts Defenders of Liberty Air and Space Show

The 2019 Defenders of Liberty Air and Space Show was held at Barksdale May 18 and 19, 2019. The airshow was first held in 1933 and is a full weekend of military civilian aircraft and performances and displays.

April 23, 2019

Dumping has consequences: Spring recycling guidance

Every year as the weather warms up, people get in the cleaning mode. Garages and attics are emptied to make room for new items and since the base containers are in the way to work, some people use them to dump their unwanted items.

April 19, 2019

Public Health Wants to Arm You with Facts during Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Awareness Month

April is sexually transmitted disease awareness month. According to the annual 2017 statistics reported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis are the most common diseases in the United States.

April 4, 2019

Munitions Airmen pay it forward

A U.S. Strategic Command Bomber Task Force in Europe has been operating out of RAF Fairford for almost a month now, enabling a joint training opportunity for Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Airmen.

March 29, 2019

Housing Management Office advocates for Airmen

Relocating is part of being in the military, the Housing Management Office is designed to help Airmen and their families transition to their new homes with ease. Whether it’s moving on base, moving to another installation, or signing a lease to a new house, HMO can help every step of the way.

March 26, 2019

2nd Civil Engineer Squadron conducts joint fire training with Shreveport Fire Department

When a B-52 Stratofortress soars overhead, visions of American air power and global strike lethality scurry into the mind, but rarely is there any thought of what happens if disaster struck and a B-52 suddenly became engulfed in flames. Fortunately, the 2nd Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Department in conjunction with the Shreveport Fire Department practice joint live fire training to prepare for these kinds of emergencies.

Feb. 14, 2019

Prescription Drop Boxes

The 2nd Medical Group Satellite Pharmacy is expanding the use of prescription drop boxes for its customers.