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  • The Big Impact of Small Business Innovation on AFGSC’s Mission Capability

    As the DOD aims to maintain its global technological edge, small business contractors have been recognized as key to maintaining national and economic defense. AFGSC created A5N, known as CCIT, to identify and harness small businesses’ commercial technologies to solve problems within the command and

  • AgilePod Demo Expands B-52 Communications

    The backbone of the U.S.’s strategic bomber force, the B-52 Stratofortress, will soon demonstrate advanced communications capabilities through the new AgilePod, enabling a modernized, further-reaching, more secure communication on the historic aircraft.B-52 aircrew depend on rapid incoming and

  • 2AMXS maintains mission excellence during Global Thunder 22

    Senior Airman Joe Dorsey and Airman 1st Class Noah Maurer, both 2nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chiefs, perform pre-flight checks on a B-52H Stratofortress during Global Thunder 22 at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, Nov. 2, 2021.

  • Dyess B-1 lands at Barksdale to be decommissioned

    A B-1B Lancer from Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, parks on the flight line at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, June 22, 2021. The aircraft was flown to Barksdale to become decommissioned and displayed as a part of Barksdale's Global Power Museum airpark of static displays. (U.S. Air Force photo by

  • Air Force CIO visits Barksdale

    Lauren Barrett Knausenberger, sitting left, Air Force chief information officer, receives a brief by Dr. Donna Cowell Senft, right, Air Force Global Strike Command chief scientist, at the Cyber Innovation Center in Bossier City, Louisiana, June 15, 2021. The Cyber Innovation Center is the anchor of

  • Barksdale Airman saves man from smoking car

    It’s incumbent upon members of the Armed Forces to uphold the value of service before self at all times, in and out of uniform.Master Sgt. Kira Cox, 2nd Operational Medical Readiness Squadron human performance flight chief, embodied this core value, one late February night, when she pulled a man

  • Gen. Rand presented the Order of the Sword

    Chief Master Sgt. Robert Tibi, right, Air Force Global Strike Command command first sergeant, presents the Order of the Sword to retired Gen. Robin Rand, left, former AFGSC commander, at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, April 23, 2021. The Order of the Sword is an Air Force tradition in which