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  • 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

  • Love of flying: a rare reunion for pilot couple

    The Barksdale Defenders of Liberty Air and Space Show, brought together over 80,000 families and spectators from the Ark-La-Tex region May 18 and 19, 2019 to witness a full weekend of military and civilian aircraft performances and displays. For one Air Force family, a trip to the air show held more

  • Phase inspections keep the B-52 flying

    Just like a car, the B-52 Stratofortress needs its oil changed, tires rotated and its engine looked at to keep it running and prevent future damage.

  • Barksdale supports HUREVAC

    For the fourth consecutive year, Team Barksdale provided refuge to Airmen and aircraft seeking shelter from potential hurricane damage.More than 200 personnel and 60 aircraft, including KC-135 Stratotankers and F-15E Strike Eagles, from Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina, arrived here

  • Repair facility saves nuclear command $13 million

    The nuclear mission cannot be stopped by old or non-functioning aircraft components. The solution to this is a trip to a bomber hydraulic Centralized Repair Facility (CRF) which saves time and money. The bomber hydro CRF at Barksdale has repaired enough parts from the bomber fleet to save the Air

  • Just another Phase

    Airmen can be seen crawling like ants over, under and around a B-52 Stratofortress with “MT” on the tail tucked in a hangar on Barksdale Air Force Base, La. These busy workers are Reserve Citizen Airmen from the 307th Maintenance Squadron. They are lending a hand by performing the phase inspection

  • Civic leaders get up-close look at Strategic mission

    More than 20 civic leaders within San Antonio and its surrounding communities boarded a C-5M Super Galaxy Oct. 27 bound for Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, to get an up-close look at the U.S. Air Force Global Strike Command and the 307th Bomb Wing.

  • B-52s fly historic un-MANned mission

    In honor of Women’s History Month, Barksdale Air Force Base made history by launching two B-52 Stratofortress bombers with all-female crews on March 22, 2016. The training mission included in-air refueling and target practice.  "My first flight in a B-52, on May 12, 2003, was an eye-opening