INFORMATION

Our Military

Proudly serving the Ark-La-Tex region for more than 80 years, Barksdale Air Force Base is in the northwest corner of Louisiana in Bossier City.

Welcome

Welcome to Shreveport-Bossier City   This northwest part of Louisiana likes to bill itself as “Louisiana’s Other Side,” meaning that the flavor of life i

Getting To and Around

In 2007, Money Magazine rated Shreveport as one of America’s best places to live, based in part on its efficient highway system. Add to

Housing and Real Estate

The Dense Pine Woodlands and lazy rivers and bayous of the Shreveport-Bossier City region offer newcomers an ideal place to call home. Residents of northwest

Employment & Economy

Barksdale Air Force Base Civilian Opportunities   Federal Jobs Visit www.usajobs.gov  to search for Department of Defense jobs at Barksdale Air Force Base. You ca

Health Care

There are many health care services in Shreveport-Bossier City for military, civilians and veterans, though implementation of the Affordable Care Act has changed established

Family Resources

State of Louisiana Department of Public Safety & Corrections Nonemergency 225-925-6006 www.dps.state.la.us The Department of Public Safety’s mission is to protect human life and

Education and Academics

For those moving to a new location, it’s important to know what educational options are available. This chapter outlines the public schools system i

Living

Locals say they have the best of both worlds in Shreveport-Bossier City, enjoying big-city services without giving up that small-town feel. Take a dip i

NEWS

Air Force Chaplain Corps new vision to help more Airmen

Story by Amn Jacob Wrightsman on 09/24/2019 Airmen may be engaging with their chaplains more often in the upcoming months, as the Air Force Chaplai

Air power from the tower

Story by Amn Jacob Wrightsman on 09/24/2019 A proficient and highly functional air traffic control tower is a cornerstone to the ever ready fleet of

2019 NATO Days strengthen alliances, partnerships

Story by SrA Alexandria Lee on 09/24/2019 The United States along with 18 NATO allied and partner nations participated in the NATO Days 2019, September

AFGSC Integrated Resilience Training Symposium at Barksdale

Story by A1C Lillian Miller on 09/23/2019 Air Force Global Strike Command held the first Integrated Resilience Training Symposium at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana,

2nd MDG deactivate and re-designate squadrons

Story by SrA Stuart Bright on 09/19/2019 The 2nd Medical Group held a deactivation ceremony and re-designation ceremonies on September 18, 2019. Under the directio

Barksdale hosts AFGSC Striker Stripe

Story by A1C Lillian Miller on 09/17/2019 Air Force Global Strike Command hosted the annual Striker Stripe leadership development conference at Barksdale Air Force Base,
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