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  • Mighty Eighth refines focus with first all call under new commander

    The Mighty Eighth and the Joint Global Strike Operations Center held its first all call under its new commander at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, Sept. 18, 2018.
  • B-2s conduct hot-pit refueling at Wake Island

    Two U.S. Air Force B-2 Spirits took off from Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPH-H), Hawaii, to conduct routine training at Wake Island and in the vicinity of Hawaii, Sept. 14, 2018.
  • 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 from Sept. 11-12, 2018.
  • Dyess deploys B-1B Lancers, Airmen to AFCENT

    Airmen assigned to the 7th Bomb Wing deployed with B-1B Lancer aircraft to Southwest Asia in late August and early September. While there, the B-1s, aircrews and maintenance Airmen will perform a variety of tasks to ensure peace and stability remain in that region while working under U.S. Air Forces Central Command. For some of the Airmen, it will
  • Air Force releases operational safety review findings

    Air Force units across all levels of command are addressing the issues identified by an Air Force-wide operational safety review, initiated this spring by the Air Force Chief of Staff.
  • B-2s conduct training missions out of JBPH-H

    Two U.S. Air Force B-2 Spirits took off from Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPH-H), Hawaii, to conduct routine training in the vicinity of Guam and Hawaii, Sept. 6, 2018.
  • B-52s conduct operations in vicinity of South China Sea

    Two U.S. Air Force B-52H Stratofortress bombers, departed from Anderson Air Force Base, Guam and participated in routine training missions Aug. 27 and 30, 2018.
  • Sequenced bomber missions to Australia showcase alliance

    U.S. Air Force B-52H Stratofortress bombers, assigned to the 96th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron (EBS), Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, conducted two sequential bilateral training missions to Australia as part of exercise Pitch Black 18.
  • 8th Air Force and J-GSOC welcomes new commander

    Eighth Air Force received its 54th commander following a change of command ceremony at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Aug. 20, 2018.
  • Mighty Eighth bids Maj. Gen. Bussiere farewell

    For more than two years Maj. Gen. Thomas Bussiere, the 53rd commander of 8th Air Force, has used his knowledge and experience as a pilot and leader to serve “The Mighty Eighth”.