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  • Long Ranger Roundup: July in photos

    Summer temperatures in Barksdale regular hit the upper 90's this month, but the Reserve Citizen Airmen of the 307th donned their masks and got to work. They engaged in total force integration efforts, like the active-shooter exercise held here. They also took part in the launching test munitions and in-air refueling with the new KC-46 46 Pegasus.
  • Revolutionizing Aircrew training through virtual reality

    A new virtual reality trainer is one step closer to potentially transforming the way B-52 Stratofortress student pilots train for combat. The Virtual Reality Procedures Trainer, released during a milestone demonstration of its capabilities July 7 at StrikeWerx in Bossier City, Louisiana, may even change the entire Air Force bomber community’s approach to training.
  • Long Ranger Roundup: June in photos

    The 307th Bomb Wing got off to a busy start, welcoming back most of its Reserve Citizen Airmen through two unit training assemblies. The Airmen worked to complete the mission while observing social distancing guidelines, adjusting to the conditions created by the COVID-19 pandemic. From Barksdale Air Force Base to across the Pacific Ocean, they donned masks and kept their distance while managing to keep 18 B-52's mission ready and flying.
  • B-52s demonstrate bilateral, joint force integration in Indo-Pacific

    Two U.S. Air Force B-52H Stratofortress bombers integrated with the Koku-Jieitai, or Japanese Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF) fighters and U.S. Navy E/A-18G Growlers over the Sea of Japan, June, 17.
  • Final 307th Medical Squadron deployers return

    The last remaining 307th Medical Squadron deployers returned from New York to Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, June 5, 2020. The Reserve Citizen Airmen helped local hospital workers there battle the COVID-19 pandemic that ravaged the area.
  • Long Ranger Roundup: May in photos

    The 307th Bomb Wing adapted to advance the mission throughout May.  Members of the 307th Medical Squadron continued to serve in New York, helping to battle the on-going COVID-19 pandemic.  Other
  • Making history, reserve pilot flies the U-2 for the first time

    For the first time in Air Force history and the 9th Reconnaissance Wing, reservist Maj. Jeffrey Anderson, 99th Reconnaissance Squadron pilot, qualified to fly the U-2 Dragon Lady.
  • Col. Kirkpatrick issues Update #8

    U.S. Air Force Col. Steven Kirkpatrick, 307th Bomb Wing commander, issued updated COVID-19 guidance for all unit members in an email from Barksdale Air Force Base, La.,  May, 7, 2020.  Below is the
  • Long Ranger Roundup: April in photos

    The 307th Bomb Wing responded to the COVID-19 pandemic by deploying Reserve Citizen Airmen to New York to aid local medical personnel there. Two deployments were sent in April from the 307th Medical
  • Barksdale Reserve Citizen Airmen double down on COVID-19 response

    A second wave of Reserve Citizen Airmen from the 307th Medical Squadron here mobilized April 21 to Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J. to help with the fight against COVID-19 in New York City. The