BARKSDALE AFB

All hands on deck: Airmen respond to unexpected B-52 landing

Story by A1C Brandon Esau on 07/11/2019 A B-52H Stratofortress from Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, made an unexpected appearance on the RAF Mildenhall flightline June 17, 2019, after experiencing an in-flight emergency, but landed safely and no one was injured. The aircraft had been operating in the Europea
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Best of the pest: Barksdale pest management gears up for summer

Story by Amn Jacob Wrightsman on 07/03/2019 As another blistering Louisiana summer comes into full effect, the 2nd Civil Engineer Squadron pest management shop gears up to handle the unique pest issues that accompany the heat and humidity of Northwestern Louisiana. Dealing with a variety of nuisances ranging from mosquitoe
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Getting down and dirty

Story by SrA Stuart Bright on 06/27/2019 It's after four in the afternoon and Airmen from the 2nd Civil Engineer Squadron Pavements and Heavy Equipment Flight are returning to their building after a long day working around the base. Their shirts are stained with sweat and their boots are covered
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Global Strike Challenge 2019 kicks off

Story by 2nd Lt. Victoria Wright on 06/27/2019 The 2019 Global Strike Challenge kicked off this week with a bomber maintenance competition at Minot AFB, N.D., and an intercontinental ballistic missile operations competition at Malmstrom AFB, Mont. Global Strike Challenge is the world's premier bomber, ICBM, helicopter operations and security
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Outdoor Rec: activities for summer

Story by A1C Lillian Miller on 06/27/2019 Barksdale's outdoor recreation staff holds many options for Airmen and families seeking adventure on and off base, just in time for the summer. The facilities and programs are open to active duty, Department of Defense civilians, reservists, retirees and their immediate family member
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Aircrew Flight Equipment: The right equipment for a global mission

Story by SSgt Mozer Da Cunha on 06/26/2019 Airmen with the 2nd Operations Support Squadron aircrew flight equipment flight line section work around the clock to revise, equip and maintain modules designed to bring aircrew back home in case of survival situation. Survival modules are a self-sustaining lifeline designed provide
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