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  • Planes don’t fly without fuel

    Barksdale houses the largest fuel storage capacity in all of Air Force Global Strike Command, which not only keeps the B-52H Stratofortress in the air, but also keeps the rest of the 2nd Bomb Wing moving.“The fuels management flight is responsible for the storage, issue, quality control and

  • Where every sortie begins and ends

    Barksdale is home to the more than 65-year-old backbone of the United States’ strategic bomber force, the B-52H Stratofortress. There are numerous components that all work together to ensure this aircraft can take flight at any given time, but one office in particular is charged with the

  • 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

  • 2019 BTF comes to an end

    More than 450 personnel and six B-52 Stratofortresses from Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, returned home following a short-term deployment to RAF Fairford, England, in support of U.S. Strategic Command’s Bomber Task Force in Europe, April 11, 2019. The BTF deployment enabled theater integration

  • 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

  • Air Force family: Taking care of Tyndall, displaced Airmen

    On Oct. 10, 2018 , Hurricane Michael ripped through the Florida Panhandle with racing winds and powerful rain causing damage to homes, businesses and other structures. During its duration, this category four storm directly impacted Tyndall Air Force Base, destroying parts of the base, displacing

  • 2nd FSS Airmen train with local professionals

    Four Airmen from the 2nd Force Support Squadron dining facility recently trained with professional chefs at Boomtown Casino and Hotel, in Bossier City, La. The four-week partnership program, focused specifically on furthering skills learned during Air Force technical school.

  • 2nd SFS Airman to coach AFGSC DC18 team

    The Air Force Defender Challenge is making a comeback after a 14-year hiatus. The return is scheduled to run Sept. 10 - 14, 2018. This year, Air Force Global Strike Command’s team will be coached by Barksdale’s own Tech. Sgt. Krystoffer Miller, 2nd Security Forces Squadron future operations NCO

  • 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.