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  • CSAF visits Minot Air Force Base

    Gen. David Goldfein, Chief of Staff of the U.S. Air Force, visited Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, Jan. 2-3, 2020.During his tour, Goldfein visited both 5th Bomb Wing and 91st Missile Wing Airmen to recognize career fields that cover shifts 24/7.

  • Air Force leadership conducts privatized housing tour at Barksdale

    The Honorable John W. Henderson, Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Installations, Environment and Energy, and Gen. Arnold W. Bunch Jr., Air Force Materiel Command commander, visited Barksdale Jan. 6, 2020 to conduct a privatized housing tour.The tour familiarized the leaders with the current

  • Dyess Airmen complete BACE exercise

    Airmen from Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, and Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, completed a Bomber Agile Combat Employment exercise at Naval Air Station Fort Worth Joint Reserve Base, Texas, December 10 – 12, 2019.The training is part of a Dyess AFB initiative to develop and improve the ability

  • Mighty Eighth honors 100-yr-old WWII vet

    Eighth Air Force historian, Lane Callaway, right, presents a letter of appreciation and commemorative coin on behalf of Maj. Gen. James Dawkins, Jr., 8th Air Force commander, to Army Air Corps First Lt. John Willis, Jr., at his home in Minden, La., Dec. 10. Willis is a World War II vet who was

  • Wesselhoeft survives WWII U.S. bombing, later joins unit

    U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. (ret) Adolf Wesselhoeft tells what is was like growing up during the World War II and later as a member of 8th Air Force during a presentation at the History Center in Bossier City, La., Dec. 8, 2019. As a child of German immigrants (but born an American citizen), he and his

  • Bombers to conduct Agile Combat Employment exercise

    From Dec. 10-12, 2019, Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, will conduct an off-base “Bomber Agile Combat Employment” (BACE) exercise (formerly Bomber Task Force Experiment #2) at Naval Air Station Fort Worth, Texas.  The exercise is designed to develop and test Dyess AFB’s ability to deploy aircraft to

  • 8th Air Force, J-GSOC holds first spouses' orientation

    Senior Airman Melissa Carlier, a member of the 608th Air Operations Center ISR division, describes her unit's mission and role within bomber operations during a spouses' orientation at headquarters 8th Air Force, Barksdale AFB, La., Nov. 18, 2019. More than 30 military spouses received an immersion

  • History in the making: final CALCM missile package retired

    The sun has set on an integral component of the United States long-range strategic bombing capabilities as the final Conventional Air-Launched Cruise Missile (CALCM) package was downloaded and disassembled at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, Nov. 20, 2019.Initially beginning design in 1974, the