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Barksdale B-52's take part in Astral Knight 19

Story by Amn Jacob Wrightsman on 06/14/2019 B-52 Stratofortresses from Barksdale in conjunction with forces from Croatia, Italy and Slovenia with more than 30 U.S. Air Force aircraft, executed exercise Astral Knight 2019, at Aviano Air Base, Italy, and various locations across Europe, June 2019. Over 900 Airmen engaged i
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New AFGSC command chief visits Whiteman AFB, takes full immersion tour

Story by A1C Parker McCauley on 06/14/2019 Chief Master Sgt. Charles R. Hoffman, the command chief of Air Force Global Strike Command from Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, visited Whiteman AFB, Missouri, June 10-12, 2019. Hoffman was given a full immersion tour of Whiteman AFB from the units around base
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Shreveport Bossier MAC celebrates scholarship winners

Story by SMSgt 307th Bomb Wing Public Affairs on 06/14/2019 Representatives from the Shreveport Bossier Military Affairs Council were on hand here May 10 to present 20 Barksdale Airmen with educational scholarships of $1000 each. In a letter announcing the recipients, Kathi Smith, Shreveport Bossier MAC executive director, referred to
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Best with what they've got: A new life for old parts

Story by SrA Tessa Corrick on 06/10/2019 Editor's note: This article is the third article of a three-part series centered around the theme of "doing the best with what you've got" and how it relates to innovation, lethality and mission success. Just like every other aircraft, parts on a B-52H
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Cardwell, Palarchie win Soldier, NCOof Year

Story by Patricia Dubiel on 06/07/2019 From a pool of 13 competitors, one NCO and one junior enlisted Soldier have emerged to become the installation champions. They are Sgt. Elvis Palarchie and Spc. Joshua Cardwell, both of Headquarters, Medical Company, Bayne-Jones Army Community Hospital. Second-place winners are Staff Sgt. Jame
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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 a month now, enabling a joint training opportunity for Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Airmen. However, one shop has been able to not only complete
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