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  • 93rd and 11th Bomb Squadrons take home GSC hardware

    The 93rd Bomb Squadron won the Linebacker Trophy for best B-52 Stratofortress Squadron and their active-duty counterparts at the 11th BS won the Bartsch Trophy for best electronic countermeasures at the Global Strike Challenge 21 award ceremony here last Wednesday.The two units work together in a

  • 307th Bomb Wing announces December enlisted promotions

    The 307th Bomb Wing is pleased to announce the following enlisted promotions to the rank indicated, effective Dec. 1, 2021.Senior Master Sgt. Billy SmithSenior Master Sgt. Robert LeggMaster Sgt. Russell StevensMaster Sgt. Justin WatermanMaster Sgt. John RutledgeMaster Sgt. Kevin MinnickMaster Sgt.

  • Long Ranger Roundup: November in photos

    The 307th Bomb participated in Global Thunder 2022 and a Bomber Task Force mission in Europe during November. Back at Barksdale, it kept up with training demands and COVID-19 mitigation efforts.

  • 489th Bomb Group gains new leadership

    The 489th Bomb Group handed over its guidon to a new commander during a ceremony held here November 6.Col. Christopher Hawn relinquished command of the unit to Col. David Martinez at a ceremony attended by many friends, family, civic leaders, and fellow airmen.Martinez, a native Texan, is a recent

  • 307th Bomb Wing announces enlisted promotions

    The 307th Bomb Wing is pleased to announce the following promotions to the rank indicated, effective Nov. 1, 2021. Senior Master Sgt. Akemi CochranSenior Master Sgt. Shawn ThomasonMaster Sgt. Bobby TrichelMaster Sgt. Demarquis SeetsMaster Sgt. William EdmistenTech. Sgt. Felicia GrahamTech. Sgt.

  • Guns and Gas: Reserve Citizen Airman comes full circle with B-52

    Master Sgt. Corey Palmer fought to clear his head as he watched the B-52 Stratofortress grow larger in the window of the KC-135 Stratotanker’s boom operator station.The 914th Air Refueling Wing aerial refueling specialist volunteered for the assignment to refuel the B-52 here last week. Still, he