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  • Love of flying: a rare reunion for pilot couple

    The Barksdale Defenders of Liberty Air and Space Show, brought together over 80,000 families and spectators from the Ark-La-Tex region May 18 and 19, 2019 to witness a full weekend of military and civilian aircraft performances and displays. For one Air Force family, a trip to the air show held more

  • B-52 upgrade arrives in the Middle East

    The B-52 Stratofortress’ assigned to the 69th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron operating out of Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar became the first B-52’s in the U.S. Air Force to employ the conventional rotary launcher upgrade in combat operations on Nov. 18.

  • Bossier City remembers with first responders, military

    First responders, military members and community members gathered at Liberty Garden, located at the Bossier City Municipal Complex, to honor heroes who paid the ultimate sacrifice 16 years ago during the events of Sept. 11, and to continue thanking those first responders who bravely serve their

  • Glory Trip 220: an aircrew’s perspective

    A joint team comprised of U.S. Air Force missileers and U.S. Navy E-6B Mercury aircrew successfully launched an unarmed Minuteman III Intercontinental Ballistic Missile above the Pacific Ocean April 26, 2017.

  • Veterans, Airmen celebrate 75 years of 8 AF heritage

    On the morning of April 26, some of the very souls who survived numerous life-threatening operations to tell their stories, and made Eighth Air Force what it is today, met current Eighth Air Force Airmen at the Barksdale Global Power Museum Airpark.

  • 8 AF commander addresses HQ Airmen

    Commander’s calls not only serve as an outlet of communication between leadership and Airmen, but foster the recognition of hard-working individuals.

  • 28th MXS back shop saves AF time, money

    Back shops provide a technical service that Airmen working the flight line depend on in order to keep aircraft running safely, efficiently and smoothly. They spend countless hours troubleshooting components, ordering equipment and fixing parts.  One such back shop at Ellsworth found a way to cut the

  • Rapid City leader garners AF Distinguished Public Service Award

    A longtime friend of Ellsworth and champion for our nation’s military has received the highest award given to non-Department of Defense civilians.Alton “Al” Cornella, a civic leader and retired local business owner, received the Air Force Distinguished Public Service Award for advocating for the Air