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Global Strike Challenge Going On

Air Force Global Strike Command’s second annual Global Strike Challenge missile, bomb and security forces competition will culminate with  the score posting finale here, Nov. 8-9.

Team and individual awards will be presented to those teams with the highest performance scores among Intercontinental Ballistic Missile, B-2 Spirit, B-52 Stratofortress, B-1 Lancer, UH-1N Huey and security forces units

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Local Veteran Gets Help from Fuller Center Volunteers

A local Army veteran gets a little help this weekend. 90-year-old Frank Vaccaro fought in, and nearly died at, the Battle of the Bulge in World War II. And tomorrow, he'll have his house painted by volunteers from the Fuller Center for Housing of Northwest Louisiana

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Credit Union Armed Robbery Suspects In Custody

Bossier City Police have arrested three men and one woman in connection with this morning’s armed robbery of the Barksdale Federal Credit Union drive thru building in the 2700 block of Douglas Drive.

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Senator To Visit Barksdale Today

Senator Mary Landrieu is headed to town today. She will visit Barksdale Air Force Base. The visit has a two-fold purpose.

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Shuttle Columbia at Barksdale 29 Years Ago

With the shuttle Endeavor now in the midst of the final mission of the space shuttle program, I thought it might be interesting to take a trip down memory lane to April 8, 1982.

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Eighth Air Force Commander


A General now at the Pentagon will be the next commander of the mighty 8th Air Force.

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Photo courtesy of BAFB website (from 2010 Air Show)
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Air Show Traffic

With the Air Show going on at Barksdale Air Force Base this weekend, there will also be some traffic rerouting. When the gates to Barksdale open at 9 a.m. Saturday and Sunday, traffic entering the base will run its normal route

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Major Barksdale Weekend Event Re-Scheduled for Late May

The  TOPS in BLUE “Rhytm  Nation” tour scheduled for Saturday, April 30th at Barksdale AFB has been canceled.  It's been rescheduled for May 25th.  Doors will open at Hoban Hall at 6 pm and the show will start at 7 pm that night.

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Global Strike Expanding Again

The United States Air Force has announced plans to transfer the munitions squadrons responsible for nuclear mission support from Air Force Materiel Command to Air Force Global Strike Command over the next twelve months.

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Major Drug Sweep By Narcotics Officers and FBI Nets Four Arrests In Bossier City
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Major Drug Bust In Bossier City, Four Jailed

An 8-month long investigation by the Bossier City Police Department’s Division of Special Investigations, the FBI Violent Crime Task Force and the Louisiana State Police into the illegal sales of cocaine and marijuana in the Barksdale Annex neighborhood has resulted in the arrest of four people

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