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U.S. Air Force Maj. Bernard Conrad, commander of the 307th Maintenance Squadron, meets with leaders from around the 307th Bomb Wing after the maintenance squadron's assumption of command ceremony at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, July 14, 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by MSgt. Gregory Steele/Released) Change in the air at 307th Bomb Wing

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Default Air Force Logo Safely weathering the summer heat
During the summer months, the days seem long and hot because the Earth’s axis actually leans towards the sun throughout the months of June, July, August and September. Many people think summer begins
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Eligible beneficiaries will have the opportunity to enroll in the Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program (FEDVIP) during Federal Benefit Open Season for coverage beginning in 2019. (Graphic by TRICARE Communications) FEDVIP is coming: Get to know dental and vision plans today
The TRICARE Retiree Dental Program (TRDP) ends on Dec. 31, 2018. Beginning in 2019, dental and vision plans will be available through the Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program (FEDVIP). Now is a good time to become familiar with FEDVIP options.
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Senior Airman Austin Stimmel, 379th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron cable and antenna systems technician, shovels dirt from a cable storage area at Cargo City, located at Abdullah Al Mubarak Air Base, Kuwait, June 25, 2018. Stimmel and his fellow Airmen are installing communications lines for the new operating location, slated to open later this year. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Stoltz) From nothing to something – Cargo City takes shape
Construction is nearly complete on ‘Cargo City,’ a new operating location for U.S. and coalition forces to conduct aerial port operations in Kuwait. This aerial port will continue to serve as a
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Six passengers aboard a canoe were located in a joint search and rescue mission June 25, 2018, in the Pacific Ocean Southwest of Guam. Crew members flying a B-52H Stratofortress assigned to the 20th Expeditionary Bomber Squadron (EBS), stationed at Barksdale Air Force Base (AFB), La., and deployed to Andersen AFB, Guam, successfully located six passengers who had been missing for six days and relayed their location to the U.S. Coast Guard. (courtesy photo) 20th EBS Aid in Rescue off Coast of Guam
The B-52 is world-famous for its long-range capabilities, but during a routine flight near Guam June 25, 2018, crew members with the 20th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron (EBS), stationed at Barksdale Air Force Base (AFB), La., and deployed to Andersen AFB here were tasked with a unique situation: to use their aircraft’s versatility in the search and rescue of a lost local vessel with six passengers onboard.
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Traute Grier attends the ceremony for the 70th anniversary of the Berlin Airlift, June 26, 2018, in Frankfurt, Germany. Grier was 14 years old during the beginning of the operation. The Berlin Airlift memorial ceremony honored the 70th Anniversary of the beginning of the Berlin Airlift. The event also honored the 101 lives lost from the participating countries. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Nick Emerick) A symphony of freedom: 70th anniversary of The Berlin Airlift
In June of 1948, the United States Air Force, along with the air forces of Britain, France, Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa would undertake a humanitarian mission of a massive scale to bring aid to the city of Berlin.
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Air Force Gen. Paul J. Selva, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, speaks while sitting on stage beside a moderator. U.S. Must Act Now to Maintain Military Technological Advantage, Vice Chairman Says
The U.S. must work to maintain its technological superiority over China and Russia as those countries do their best to offset American capabilities in the Western Pacific and Europe, Air Force Gen. Paul J. Selva said at a security conference in Washington.
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Protect your career, know your vape juice Protect your career, know your vape juice
A rising concern with cannabidiol hemp oil, also known as CBD, has been brought to the attention of leadership at Barksdale. CBD is a substance that is being found in juice for vapes and electronic cigarettes.
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Hal Moore and his wife, Christy, accept a shadow box from U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. George Cole, 307th Maintenance Squadron commander and Master Sgt. Gene Watkins, 307th MXS metals technology supervisor, during Employer Appreciation Day at Barksdale Air Force Base, June 2, 2018.   The 307th MXS expressed their appreciation to Moore, owner of Moore Metal Plating Corporation, for his unwavering commitment to the Air Force mission for the past several decades. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Callie Ware/released) Moore gives more
On a blistering hot day, Hal Moore stands under the wing of B-52 Stratofortress trying to avoid the scorching rays of the Louisiana sun bouncing off the flight line at Barksdale Air Force Base. As he
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U.S. Air Force aircrew members assigned to the 307th Bomb Wing bring bomber presence to the 2018 Thunder of Niagara International Air Show, June 8-10, 2018, at Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station, N.Y.  The 307th BW Airmen were able to highlight the capabilities of the B-52 Stratofortress. The air show drew crowds totaling approximately 93,000 visitors over the three-day event. (U.S. Air Force illustration by Staff Sgt. Callie Ware) Falling for Niagara
Reserve Citizen Airmen of the 307th Bomb Wing traveled to Niagara Air Reserve Station to support the Thunder of Niagara Air Show in Niagara Falls, NY. Although an annual event, this year's show was special in that in helped to commemorate the 70th Anniversary of the Air Force Reserve.
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