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  • 412th TW integrates with 2nd BW

    United States Air Force Test Pilot School students from the 412th Test Wing at Edwards Air Force Base, California, visited Barksdale to study the B-52H Stratofortress.The USAF TPS is where the Air Force's top pilots, navigators and engineers learn how to conduct flight tests and generate the data

  • Wear the sweater: A PRIDE story

    Everyone has memories from their youth, while some may stick out more than others, it’s hard to know which ones will hold weight.

  • Sgt. Kidd’s legacy honored with renaming ceremony at Barksdale

    The life and legacy of a 2nd Maintenance Group Airman is forever memorialized following a renaming ceremony of the Weapons Load Training facility to the Kidd Weapons Load Training facility on base, August 16, 2019.Tech. Sgt. Joshua Kidd, 2nd MXG loading standardization crew chief, who lost his life

  • Breaking the cycle

    He could’ve followed the destructive path of a young man who was raised in an unstable environment like his and ended up in jail or possibly dead.During his childhood, Senior Master Sgt. Neco Johnson, 2nd Munitions Squadron first sergeant, was faced with many challenges, from family issues and a

  • Best with what they’ve got: A new life for old parts

    Just like every other aircraft, parts on a B-52H Stratofortress age, get damaged and become unserviceable.One detachment on base has developed a way to take those unusable parts and create hands-on training opportunities for maintainers.

  • 2nd MUNS Armament: improving lethality

    The 2nd Munitions Squadron armament flight not only maintains the equipment to drop conventional and nuclear bombs, but also continuously keeps Air Force Global Strike up to date on bomb-dropping mechanisms, a job that brings pride to these Airmen.

  • Strengthening community ties through innovation

    “Innovation is the hallmark of the United States Air Force,” said Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson, during a 2017 Air Force Association conference. “From time to time it is important to refresh our science and technology strategy, to step back from the programs and problems of today and