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  • AFE face-off with COVID by making masks

    As Barksdale’s health protection measures increased in response to COVID-19, face masks are now required to be worn inside the base exchange, commissary and other base facilities. With Airmen being restricted to shop only on base, the need for face masks has increased.Stepping in to fulfill that

  • Hope and perseverance: Airman overcomes obstacles on his way to service

    Editor’s note: This article is a part of the “Whiteman Warrior” series. These stories focus on a single Airman, highlighting their Air Force story and contribution to the Air Force Global Strike “Striker” community.It hadn’t been an easy journey for one 509th Civil Engineer Squadron service member

  • 2nd BW Airmen step up to help commissary workers

    It’s an Air Force core value to place service before self and at Barksdale you don’t have to look very far to see that value in action.In the wake of Barksdale’s public health emergency, Airmen from the 2nd Bomb Wing have stepped up to assist commissary workers in efforts to keep the store stocked

  • Fairchild refuels Whiteman B-2 aircraft

    Team Fairchild refueled two B-2 Spirit Stealth Bombers from the 509th Bomb Wing, Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, as part of air refueling qualification training, Feb. 24-28 at Whiteman AFB. Air refueling qualification training ensures that both KC-135 Stratotanker and B-2 aircrews remain prepared

  • The wild side of Barksdale

    Driving through the luscious tree tunnel entrance of the main gate, one might think this is the best part of Barksdale, but there is a whole world hidden in the background.

  • Malmstrom’s new command chief

    The 341st Missile Wing welcomed a new command chief in November 2019.Chief Master Sgt. Ronald Harper, 341st MW command chief, joined Malmstrom after having served across several different bases and major commands in his 26 years of military service.

  • Striking the enemy: WSO’s train to fight

    B-52’s and bombs, the two are synonymous when it comes to Barksdale’s global strike capabilities, but what often goes unrecognized, are the men and women inside the plane who actually employ those weapons.Without the skilled Airmen who earn the title of weapons system officer, the lethal B-52H