Headquartered at Barksdale Air Force Base in the communities of Bossier City and Shreveport, La., Eighth Air Force is one of two active-duty numbered air forces in Air Force Global Strike Command.
The Eighth Air Force and Joint-Global Strike Operation Center's mission is to conduct indefinite strategic deterrence operations; on order neutralize the enemy through global strike in order to protect the United States of America.
An agile, back-to-basics command; bridging to the future and ready to fight tonight!
Live our Air Force core values: Integrity, Service, Excellence
Ensure our "Big-3 Missions": Strategic Deterrence, Global Strike, Expeditionary Readiness
Enable Airmen and their families