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

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,

Two Barksdale bomb wing support Exercise Cobra Warrior

Story by MSgt Theodore Daigle on 09/17/2019 Reserve Citizen Airmen from the 307th Bomb Wing and their active-duty counterparts from the 2nd BW supported Exercise

Barksdale bomb wings support Cobra Warrior

Story by MSgt Theodore Daigle on 09/17/2019 Reserve Citizen Airmen from the 307th Bomb Wing and their active-duty counterparts from the 2nd BW supported Exercise

Whiteman AFB lieutenant leads BTF Europe SF element, leaves lasting legacy

Story by SSgt Kayla White on 09/12/2019 Many books are written which detail the trials and victories that forge a military leader's career path. Biographie

Return of the jets

Shaw Air Force Base welcomed home over 50 F-16's from Barksdale AFB, Louisiana, Sept. 6, 2019, after being evacuated for Hurricane Dorian. While the base

US B-52 Stratofortress bomber arrives at RAF Fairford to participate in Ample Strike 19

Story by MSgt Renae Pittman on 09/05/2019 B-52 Stratofortress aircraft, Reserve Citizen Airmen and support equipment assigned to the 307th Bomb Wing, Barksdale Air Force
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