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Photo: U.S. Air Force/Senior Airman Joseph A. Pagan Jr.
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How Much Do You Know About Barksdale Air Force Base?

Did you know that when ground was broken on Barksdale Air Force Base, that airships/zeppelins were still in use? It's true. In fact, Hangars 1 and 2 on the base were constructed large enough to accommodate them.

Take our quiz and test your knowledge on the history of Barksdale Air Force Base.

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Barksdale Air Force Base Defenders of Liberty Air Show Returns

After being scrapped last year due to federal sequester cuts, the Barksdale Air Force Base Defenders of Liberty Air Show is back on for 2014. Air Show Director Warren Carroll tells KEEL News the favorites we saw in 2012 will be making appearances.

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Photo by: Dennis Foley
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Shreveport-Bossier Businesses Offer Military Discounts

Local businesses are offering military personnel at least a 10% discount this holiday season.

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National Commission to Visit Barksdale

Members of the National Commission on the Structure of the Air Force will be visiting the base next Tuesday, October first, and holding a public hearing.

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Photo by Amanda Currier
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Barksdale B-52s and Crews Headed for Guam

Flight and ground crews and their B-52 bombers leave Barksdale Air Force Base tomorrow for Andersen Air Force Base, Guam.

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PHS Helping Hearts
Lt. Col. Dave Hadden, Parkway’s ROTC Instructor, outlines the school’s plans to honor Barksdale Air Force Base.
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Bossier Parish Schools ‘Pay It Forward’ With New Community Service Initiative

New community service initiative kicks off at Parkway High School.

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Bryan Bell Memorial (USAF photo/Airman 1st Class Micaiah Anthony)
Bryan Bell Memorial (USAF photo/Airman 1st Class Micaiah Anthony)
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Barksdale Fitness Center To Be Renamed In Honor Of Fallen Senior Airman Bryan Bell

The 2nd Bomb Wing at Barksdale Air Force Base is hosting a dedication ceremony in memory of Senior Airman Bryan Bell.

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Fleming & Vitter: Sequestration Likely; Unlikely to Affect Barksdale

March 1st is a big day in Washington: it is Sequestration Day.  It is part two of the fiscal cliff debate.  Part one involved the nation's taxes and now part two involves the nation's spending.  If Congress does not come up with a spending cut plan by that date, automatic spending cuts would take effect, but the Louisiana representation in Washington says Barksdale may not be hurt

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Combat Skyspot Memorial at Barksdale Rededicated

The Combat Skyspot Memorial on Barksdale Air Force Base has been redicated -- nearly four years after it was first unveiled. The memorial recognizes nineteen members of the First Combat Evaluation Group who lost their lives in the war in Vietnam.

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Joint Chiefs of Staff Senior Advisor to Visit Barksdale

U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Bryan Battaglia, Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (SEAC), will visit Barksdale AFB, La. May 20 - 23.

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