BARKSDALE AFB

Rainy days don't stop Team BLAZE

Story by A1C Beaux Hebert on 05/12/2017 Weather can be tricky to predict and it takes highly trained professionals to read the signs and make the call to fly or not to fly. The 14th Operations Support Squadron's Weather Flight is charged with communicating the weather so Team BLAZE can
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HQ 8 AF dedicated to WWII leader

Story by SrA Erin Trower on 05/11/2017 Upon the mention of his name, this former Eighth Air Force commander is best remembered for his heroic actions while leading an air combat mission on Tokyo, April 18, 1942, historically known as the Doolittle Raid. Gen. James H. "Jimmy" Doolittle, born a
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Veterans, Airmen celebrate 75 years of 8 AF heritage

Story by SrA Erin Trower on 04/27/2017 On the morning of April 26, some of the very souls who survived numerous life-threatening operations to tell their stories, and make Eighth Air Force what it is today, met current Eighth Air Force Airmen at the Barksdale Global Power Museum Airpark. Starting
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705 MUNS, 49 TES team up during WSEP

Story by A1C Jonathan McElderry on 04/24/2017 Members with the 705th Munitions Squadron from Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota and 49th Test and Evaluation Squadron from Barksdale AFB, Louisiana, worked together on the nuclear weapon system evaluation program at the Dugway Proving Ground in Utah March 18-31, 2017. The
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Team Minot attends AFGSC symposium

Story by A1C Jessica Weissman on 04/20/2017 Forty 5th Bomb Wing and 91st Missile Wing members attended the first ever Women's Leadership Symposium at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, March 13-15, 2017. "The primary focus of the summit was diversity, recruitment and retention," said Chief Master Sgt. Liz Cloyd, 5th
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307th Bomb Wing hosts reunion

Story by MSgt Dachelle Melville on 04/18/2017 More than 80 alumni and family attended the three-day reunion, including eight of the 42 remaining 307th World War II veterans, Veterans from the Korean Conflict, Vietnam Conflict and Cold War were also present. The alumni and their families had the opportunity to
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