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  • Barksdale works with Louisiana Department of Wildlife to control alligator population

    Alligators are common in the marshes of Barksdale’s eastern reservation and biannual controlled hunts ensure that their population does not get out of control.
  • 2 MUNS equips Barksdale for the mission

    Airmen in the munitions specialist career field are tasked with protecting, handling, storing, transporting, arming, disarming, and assembling both non-nuclear and nuclear munitions.
  • 96th Bomb Squadron accomplishes readiness exercise

    Airmen of the 96th Bomb Squadron prepare for a readiness exercise at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, Aug. 18, 2021.
  • Lt. Gen. Cotton gives thanks to Dyess airmen for aid in B-1B decommission

    Lt. Gen. Anthony Cotton, Air Force Global Strike Command deputy commander visits airmen from Dyess Air Force Base, Texas to thank them for their help in decommissioning a B-1B Lancer at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, July 16, 2021.
  • B-1B Lancer begins decommission process at Barksdale

    A B-1B Lancer was flown to Barksdale begins the decommission process to be displayed at Barksdale Air Power museum as a static display.
  • Barksdale and local Civil Air Patrol join forces for MACA training

    Mid-Air Collision Avoidance is an important topic within flight safety across Barksdale. Committed to the safety of the local aviation community, Barksdale joined forces with the Shreveport Civil Air Patrol for an official Air Force assigned mission focused on keeping local aviators safe. MACA is a program where members of the 2nd Bomb Wing flight safety office travel to various airports spreading general awareness of hazards in the area, helping local aviators avoid mid-air collisions through preparedness.
  • 2nd CES accelerates change in operational training

    In the wooded swamp of Barksdale’s east side, Airmen from the 2nd Civil Engineer Squadron executed a field training exercise designed to simulate contingency operations in a deployed environment, May 20, 2021. Training operational skills such as land navigation, weapons assembly and individual movement techniques, the 2nd CES intensified the readiness of its engineers, allowing the unit to better adapt to changes in the national security environment and compete in the dynamic future of warfighting.
  • 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 needed to carry out test missions.
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