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Mighty DeuceMighty Deuce
Mighty Deuce

The model B-52H Stratofortress is a 20-ft long, one-eighth scale replica of the Lucky Lady IV located at Barksdale Air Force Base, La. The model's real-world counterpart with whom it shares its namesake, holds a record-setting flight around the world in 47.2 hours. The model was donated to Barksdale on Aug. 18, 2004, by The Boeing Company and bears the name of Maj. Gen. William E. Eubank Jr., the first man to command a B-52 unit. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Andrew Moua)(RELEASED)
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Posted: 2/3/2012

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TRF tryouts

MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. – Security forces members simulate clearing a room here, Jan 18. Five individuals participated in the 91st Missile Security Squadron Tactical Response Force tryouts. The tryouts consisted of running, push-ups, sit-ups, and tactical maneuvers. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Ashley N. Avecilla)
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Posted: 1/31/2012

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F-15s Participate in Exercies Green Flag East

An Airman assigned to the 391st Fighter Squadron from Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, closes the canopy of an F-15E Strike Eagle on Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Jan. 25. More than 200 Personnel traveled here to participate in Green Flag East. The two-week training exercise helps Airmen from different career fields to prepare for deployments in combat environments. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Andrew Moua)(RELEASED)
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Posted: 1/31/2012

Vicksburg tourVicksburg tour
Vicksburg tour

VICKSBURG, Miss. - Bruce Stewart, Barksdale Air Force Base historian, speaks to a group of chief master sergeants and chief selects about the cannon soldiers used during the Civil War in Vicksburg, Miss., Jan 26. The Air Force Global Strike Command welcomed its new chiefs by sending them on a tour of Vicksburg. During the tour, Stewart explained to the chiefs and chief selects how senior NCOs motivated their men back in the Civil War era. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Benjamin Gonsier)(RELEASED)
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Posted: 1/30/2012

Keeping stray animals to a minimumKeeping stray animals to a minimum
Keeping stray animals to a minimum

WARRENSBURG, Mo. -- Bear, a golden retriever and Whiteman AFB pet, relaxes at his home. Whiteman pet owners should follow the rules and regulations and reference the Whiteman AFB Instruction 48-131/Domestic Animal Control Manuel. Base residents must register and have a microchip inserted into their animals at the veterinary treatment facility within five duty days of their arrival to the base. The best way to get a pet back home is to keep an identification tag on them. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alexandra M. Boutte) (RELEASED)
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Posted: 1/26/2012

Security Forces and EOD participates in CORESecurity Forces and EOD participates in CORE
Security Forces and EOD participates in CORE

Airman 1st Class Kyle Miller, 2nd Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal apprentice ties a rope around a simulated unexploded ordnance to remotely pull the device during a Conventional Operational Readiness Exercise at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Feb. 24. The unit's main mission is to detect, identify, recover and dispose of conventional, incendiary, chemical, biological and nuclear ordnance. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Brittany Y. Bateman)(RELEASED)
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Posted: 3/3/2011

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BARKSDALE AIR FORCE BASE, La. -- The 13th Bomb Squadron from the 509th Bomb Wing, Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo. was awarded the Tibbets Trophy for best B-2 squadron during Global Strike Challenge at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Nov. 17. On behalf of the unit, Capt. Daniel Knerl accepted the trophy named after the 509th Composite Group’s first commander, Col. Paul W. Tibbets, and presented by Maj. Gen. Floyd Carpenter, 8th Air Force Commander. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Alexandra Boutte)
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Posted: 11/22/2010

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BARKSDALE AIR FORCE BASE, La. -- Capt. Kevin Hullihan (right) and 2nd Lieutenant Brian Marlow (far right), from the 490th Missile Squadron, 341st Missile Wing at Malmstrom Air Force Base, Mont., were awarded the Neary Trophy for best EWO (Emergency War Orders) crew during Global Strike Challenge at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Nov. 17. The crew was congratulated by the trophy’s namesake himself, Maj. Gen Thomas A. Neary, Maj. Gen Donald Alston, 20th Air Force Commander and Chief Master Sergeant Tammy Elliot, 20th AF Command Chief Master Sergeant. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Alexandra Boutte)
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Posted: 11/24/2010

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BARKSDALE AIR FORCE BASE, La. -- Capt. Joseph Hannigan (far right) and 1st Lieutenant Chad Porter, from the 741st Missile Squadron, 91st Missile Wing at Minot Air Force Base, N. D., were awarded the McMahon Trophy for best weapon system crew during Global Strike Challenge at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Nov. 17. The crew was congratulated by the trophy’s namesake himself, Maj. Gen Timothy J. McMahon, Maj. Gen Donald Alston, 20th Air Force Commander and Chief Master Sergeant Tammy Elliot, 20th AF Command Chief Master Sergeant. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Alexandra Boutte)
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Posted: 11/24/2010

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BARKSDALE AIR FOR BASE, La. -- Team Minot, represented by the 91st Missile Wing and the 5th Bomb Wing from Minot Air Force Base, N. D., walk away with the Spirit Bell award for epitomizing professionalism, teamwork and esprit de corps during the competition. During score posting events, teams mascots, spirit uniforms and chants showed esprit de corps. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sergeant Corey A. Clements)
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Posted: 11/22/2010

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BARKSDALE AIR FOR BASE, La. -- The 90th Missile Wing from F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyo., was awarded the Blanchard Trophy for best missile wing during the Global Strike Challenge score posting events at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Nov. 17. The trophy is named after Gen. William H. Blanchard, Strategic Air command’s Director of Operation in the early 1960s, and is one of the top two awards for the competition. During score posting events, the “Warren Wranglers” and other teams showed esprit de corps with team spirit uniforms, mascots and chants . (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sergeant Corey A. Clements)
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Posted: 11/22/2010

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BARKSDALE AIR FOR BASE, La. -- The Security Forces Team from the 509th Bomb Wing at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., was awarded the first-ever Charlie Fire Team Trophy for best security forces firing team during the Global Strike Challenge score posting events at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Nov. 17. The trophy is dedicated to all security police and security forces members who have given their lives in support of the U.S. Air Forces’ nuclear mission. During the score posting events teams had mascots and team-spirit uniforms to show esprit de corps as displayed here by Whiteman AFB’s mascot, “Spirit” (far right). (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sergeant Corey A. Clements)
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Posted: 11/22/2010

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BARKSDALE AIR FOR BASE, La. -- The operations team from the 7th Bomb Wing at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, was awarded the Lemay Trophy for best bomber operations during the Global Strike Challenge score posting events at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Nov. 17. The trophy is named after former Commander in Chief, Strategic Air Forces, Gen. Curtis E. Lemay. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sergeant Corey A. Clements)
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Posted: 11/22/2010

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BARKSDALE AIR FOR BASE, La. -- Missile operators from the 90th Missile Wing at F.E. Warren Air Force Base were awarded the Best Missile Operation Trophy during the Global Strike Challenge score posting events at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Nov. 17. During score posting events, the “Warren Wranglers” and other competitors showed esprit de corps using team mascots, spirit uniforms and chants. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sergeant Corey A. Clements)
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Posted: 11/22/2010

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BARKSDALE AIR FOR BASE, La. -- Maintainers from the 90th Missile Wing of F.E. Warren Air Force Base were awarded the Blackburn Trophy for the best missile maintenance team during the Global Strike Challenge score posting events at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Nov. 17. Members are dressed in their “Warrior Wrangler” spirit uniforms to show esprit de corps. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sergeant Corey A. Clements)
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Posted: 11/22/2010

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BARKSDALE AIR FOR BASE, La. -- Maintainers from the 7th Bomb Wing at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, are awarded the Ellis Giant Sword for the best bomber maintenance team, presented by Gen. Lance Lord, former Air Force Space Command commander, during Global Strike Challenge’s score posting event Nov. 17, at Barksdale AFB, La. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sergeant Corey A. Clements)
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Posted: 11/22/2010

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BARKSDALE AIR FOR BASE, La. -- First Lieutenants Arun Chittur and Daniel Bensen from the 740th Missile Squadron, 91st Missile Wing, Minot Air Force Base, N. D., were awarded the Linhard Trophy for best missile crew during Global Strike Challenge at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Nov. 17. The crew was congratulated by Maj. Gen Donald Alston, 20th Air Force Commander, Chief Master Sergeant Tammy Elliot, 20th AF Command Chief Master Sergeant, and Joanne Linhard, the wife of Gen. Robert E. Linhard for whom the trophy is named. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sergeant Corey A. Clements)
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Posted: 11/22/2010

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BARKSDALE AIR FOR BASE, La. -- The 5th Bomb Wing’s Security Forces team was awarded Best Security Forces Tactics trophies during the Global Strike Challenge score posting events at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Nov. 17. Ten elite Security Forces teams representing Global Strike Command, Air Combat Command, the Air Force Reserves and Air National Guard competed in the Mental and Physical Challenge Nov. 15. During score posting events, team mascots and spirit uniforms showed esprit de corps. The 5th Bomb Wing’s dress reflects their lineage to when the unit was based in Hawaii during the World War II era. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sergeant Corey Clements)
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Posted: 11/22/2010

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BARKSDALE AIR FOR BASE, La. -- The 341st Missile Wing’s Security Forces team was awarded Best Security Forces Endurance trophies during the Global Strike Challenge score posting events at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Nov. 17. Ten elite Security Forces teams representing Global Strike Command, Air Combat Command, the Air Force Reserves and Air National Guard competed in the Mental and Physical Challenge here, Nov. 15. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sergeant Corey A. Clements)
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Posted: 11/22/2010

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BARKSDALE AIR FOR BASE, La. -- The munitions maintenance team from the 7th Bomb Wing at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, was awarded Best Munitions Maintenance team trophies during the Global Strike Challenge score posting events at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Nov. 17. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sergeant Corey A. Clements)
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Posted: 11/22/2010

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BARKSDALE AIR FOR BASE, La. -- Global Strike Challenge competitors from the 2nd Bomb Wing at Barksdale AFB, La. hold their Linebacker and Bartsch trophies high Nov. 17. The Linebacker trophy is awarded to the best B-52 bomber squadron and the Bartsch trophy is awarded to the best team in the electronic countermeasures category. These awards were presented Nov. 16. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sergeant Corey A. Clements)
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Posted: 11/22/2010

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Fairchild Trophy presentation

The 509th Bomb Wing from Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., was awarded the Fairchild Trophy for best bombardment wing during the Global Strike Challenge score posting events at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Nov. 17. The trophy is named after Gen. Muir S. Fairchild, former U.S. Air Force Vice Chief of Staff, and is one of the competition's top two awards. For Global Strike Challenge, teams had mascots and spirit uniforms to show esprit de corps. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sergeant Corey A. Clements)
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Posted: 11/22/2010

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Best of the best

Maj. Gen. Floyd Carpenter, Eighth Air Force commander, presents the Linebacker Trophy for Best B-52 Operations Squadron to the 2nd Operations Support Squadron from Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Nov. 16 at the first night of the score posting of the Global Strike Challenge. Continuing the tradition established in 1974, the Linebacker Trophy is named in honor of those crews who participated in the Linebacker missions over North Vietnam between May and December 1972. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Alexandra M. Boutte)
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Posted: 11/19/2010

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Best of the best

Senior Master Sgt. Patrick Acheson, Air Force Global Strike Command, enlisted force development program manager, places numbers on the scoreboard while Senior Master Sgt. Robert Hoyt, AFSGC superintendent of total force integration, stands below during the first score postings at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Nov. 16. The GSC is AFGSC's first, command-wide competition involving approximately 400 participants. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Alexandra M. Boutte)
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Posted: 11/19/2010

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Best of the best

Master Sgt. David Bedner, Air Force Global Strike Command, commander's knowledge operations, places the name of the best M240 machine gun marksman on the scoreboard during the first day of the score postings at Hoban Hall at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Nov. 16. The GSC is AFGSC's first, command-wide competition involving approximately 400 participants. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Alexandra M. Boutte)
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Posted: 11/19/2010

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Best of the best

Lt. Gen. Frank Klotz, commander of Air Force Global Strike Command, and Mrs. Angelle Tibbets, granddaughter-in-law of then-Col. Paul W. Tibbets Jr., first commander of the 509th Composite Group, unveil the Tibbets Trophy for Best B-2 Operations Squadron at the score posting Nov. 16 at Barksdale Air Force Base, La. The 13th Bomb Squadron from Whiteman Air Force Base, M.O. was awarded this trophy. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Alexandra M. Boutte)
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Posted: 11/19/2010

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Best of the best

Lt. Gen. Frank Klotz, commander of Air Force Global Strike Command, speaks during the score event held at Hoban Hall at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Nov. 16. The Global Strike Challenge is AFGSC's first, command-wide competition involving approximately 400 participants. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Alexandra M. Boutte)
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Posted: 11/19/2010

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Best of the best

Members from the 91st Missile Wing, Minot Air Force Base, N.D., shout their team chant during the score postings at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Nov. 16. During score posting events, teams displayed team spirit and mission heritage by donning competitive gear that represents their unit traditions as well as incorporating team mascots into activities. The 91 MW and the 5th Bomb Wing won the Spirit Award for teamwork and esprit de corps, as well as taking home the trophy for best Intercontinental Ballistic Missile force satelite communication. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Alexandra M. Boutte)
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Posted: 11/19/2010

    

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