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 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  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 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


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


Munitions Airmen pay it forward

Story by A1C Tessa Corrick on 04/04/2019 A U.S. Strategic Command Bomber Task Force in Europe has been operating out of RAF Fairford for almost

U.S. Air Force B-52 conducts training in Romania

Story by Capt. Christopher Bowyer-Meeder on 04/04/2019 A U.S. Air Force B-52 Stratofortress flew from RAF Fairford, England, to Romania on April 3, 2019, to

U.S. Air Force B-52s conduct training missions

Story by TSgt Stephen Ocenosak on 04/04/2019 U.S. Air Force B-52 Stratofortress aircraft are conducting training flights in Europe today as a clear and visible

Infantry Soldiers earn top honors in New York National Guard 2019 Best Warrior Competition

Story by SGT Jonathan Pietrantoni on 04/03/2019 CAMP SMITH TRAINING SITE, N.Y. Two infantrymen with the 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team earned the top enlisted

Bennett Retires After 20 Years of Naval Service

Story by Robin Holland on 04/02/2019 Chief Electrician's Mate Les Bennett, Training Support Center Hampton Roads (TSCHR) Student Management Norfolk Site Leading Chief Petty Officer

From rejected to selected

Story by A1C Sydney Campbell on 03/12/2019 "I've had an innate desire to lead, progress in my profession, accept new challenges and contribute to my
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