BARKSDALE AFB

Homecoming: Barksdale Airmen return from Qatar, fight against ISIS

Story by SrA Curtis Beach on 03/23/2017 More than 400 Airmen returned to Barksdale Air Force Base, La., after a six-month deployment to Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, in support of Operation Inherent Resolve, March 20-21. While deployed, Barksdale Airmen joined U.S. Air Forces Central Command in the mission to
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A 10,000 Hour Love Affair

Story by TSgt Theodore Daigle on 03/07/2017 Love has a funny way of creeping up on a person. Just ask Lt. Col. Steven R. Smith, 93rd Bomb Squadron flight instructor. Yesterday, Smith exceeded the 10,000 hour mark in the B-52 Stratofortress, a jet he now loves.Smith's deep affection for the
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First leg of Lt. Dan Band tour: Barksdale

Story by A1C Stuart Bright on 03/06/2017 Gary Sinise and the Lt. Dan Band performed a concert at Barksdale Air Force Base on March 3, 2017. The Lt. Dan Band, named after Sinise's character in the movie "Forrest Gump," travels to military installations to raise morale for service members and
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Barksdale Airmen welcome 18th CMSAF

Story by A1C Stuart Bright on 03/01/2017 The 18th and newest Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force, Kaleth O. Wright, visited Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, Feb. 22 to discuss the future of the Air Force's enlisted force and receive feedback from the Airmen who serve at headquarters Air
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2LRS Key Spouses renovate program through innovation

Story by SrA Mozer Da Cunha on 03/01/2017 BARKSDALE AIR FORCE BASE, La. Key Spouses from the 2nd Logistics Readiness Squadron incorporate the squadron's slogan of "LRS: Nothing But The Best" by applying innovative ideas to better assist Airmen and their families. By customizing an Air Force-wide program to the
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All Systems Go: Barksdale maintainers hone aircraft quick regeneration skills

Story by SrA Mozer Da Cunha on 03/01/2017 BARKSDALE AIR FORCE BASE, La. The mid-afternoon Louisiana sun beams down, heating up the flight line. Cautiously, the Airmen observe the sky; as the giant approaches, the Airmen prepare their gear. Tires hit the runway, smoke billows and with the tug of
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