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  • 2 MUNs Airmen keep safety on target

    When a bomb hits a target, it must first go through a long process of safe transportation and close observation. Airmen from the 2nd Munitions Squadron system flight munitions control are there for the entirety of a munitions life cycle.

  • COMMENTARY: Looking back, moving forward

    At times, being the youngest branch in America’s military can make our history seem less significant when compared to the Army, Navy and Marines. Older branches have a heritage different from ours. They might be strong and deep-rooted, but we are young and ground-breaking.

  • 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

  • Not in my Air Force

    There is no doubt, question, uncertainty or room for sexual assault in the Air Force, only zero tolerance.Barksdale Air Force Base and the 2nd Bomb Wing Sexual Assault Prevention and Response team are committed to taking strides every day to educate and promote SAPR throughout the installation.

  • Contracting Airman develops program, joins Kessel Run

    In today’s war fighting efforts, innovation is a key component when it boils down to who comes out on top. That is why ground-breaking and out-of-the-box thinking is promoted and needed from all levels of personnel.Airman 1st Class Maxwell Lehmann, 2nd Contracting Squadron specialist, has been a

  • Historic bomb goes out with a bang

    Airmen from the 2nd Munitions Squadron production flight assembled the last 31 M-117 General Purpose Bomb in the Air Force’s inventory at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, Nov. 8, 2017.The M-117 has been around since the 1950s and is going out with a bang.

  • Suicide Prevention Month: New Mental Health Yearly Assessment

    Starting July 31, 2017 yearly physicals and checkups will now include a mental health assessment across the Air Force.The new initiative will give Airmen an opportunity to identify underlying mental health issues that otherwise wouldn’t be noticed or addressed. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD),

  • Airman Goes Above and Beyond

    An Airman assigned to the 2nd Operational Support Squadron helped rescue victims during Hurricane Harvey.Senior Airman Bradley Matheney, 2nd OSS air field systems craftsman, is certified in search and rescue and is a part of the Louisiana State Search and Rescue team.Matheney took eight days

  • Barksdale Provides Shelter for Evacuated Airmen, Aircraft

    The hurricane season is in full swing yet again. For the third consecutive year, Team Barksdale provided refuge to Airmen and aircraft seeking shelter from Hurricane Irma. More than 100 personnel accompanied over 70 aircraft, such as the F-16 Fighting Falcon from Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., the C-17

  • Air Traffic Controllers Put to the Test for Hurricane Evacuation

    Team Barksdale welcomed over 70 aircraft, and more than 180 personnel, during the 2017 hurricane evacuation Sept. 8-10, 2017.Bases along the East Coast in Hurricane Irma's projected path, took proactive measures evacuating their aircraft to Barksdale staying ahead of the storm.