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8th Air Force Bomb Comp

BARKSDALE AIR FORCE BASE, La. - Bomb Comp was renewed in 1974 with several firsts – first time held at Barksdale AFB, first time Tactical Air Command participated and first time to include a munitions loading competition to recognize those who make flight operations possible with sub-categories as Best Munitions Load Crew and Best Bomber Crew Chief. The Bomb Comp featured 20 B-52 wings; two FB-111 wings; 27 tanker squadrons from SAC; two F-111 aircraft and crews from TAC; and four RAF Vulcan bombers and crews.

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