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  1. 2 flown to hospital after ATV wreck at Muddy BottomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... this time. Tragedy first struck on Labor Day weekend 2015. Two separate wrecks claimed the lives of Barksdale Air Force Base Airman Dustin Rienhart, of Illinois, and Sonya Turner, the latter of whom was visiting from DeQueen, Ark. A month later, a ...

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  2. Trunk with WWII memorabilia seeks ownerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Daily World

    ... newspaper clippings detailing the deaths or promotions of several airmen who had been stationed at Barksdale Air Force Base. Those clippings included the death of 335th Bomb Group pilot Orville Roane, who was killed in an airplane crash in Latin ...

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  3. Vet's World War II dog tag returned after 70 yearsRead the original story

    Friday Feb 10 | Washington Times

    ... Wing, to officially hand over the tag to the U.S. Air Force. From there, it was shipped to Barksdale Air Force Base because of its proximity to Odom . It is also the home of the 8th Air Force under which the 388th bomb group served. Ball said ...

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  4. Louisiana Receives National Recognition for its Port Construction and Development Priority ProgramRead the original story

    Friday Feb 10 | PressReleasePoint

    ... at the Washington Street exit in Baton Rouge, advance plans for the I-20/I-220 interchange into Barksdale Air Force Base in Bossier City and improve railroad crossings on the freight-rail corridor between New Orleans and Baton Rouge. "A robust ...

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  5. Living History: Dog tags make final journey home to Wwii veteran....Read the original story

    Friday Feb 10 | Instapundit

    ... once designated property of RAF Knettishall. The tags made their journey across the pond over to Barksdale Air Force Base in Louisiana to be presented properly to the WWII and former "Mighty Eighth" veteran. Maj. Gen. Thomas Bussiere, 8th Air Force ...

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  6. Shreveport preschooler gets an extra special surprise - his MomRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... his family, too. But he does talk about his Mom a lot." Ryan's mom, a senior airman stationed at Barksdale Air Force Base, has been away in the Middle East for 6 months. "He's different, taller, he lost some teeth, he lost 3 teeth, I think it was 2. ...

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  7. Rep. Abraham secures more protection foraRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | Daily World

    Rep. Abraham secures more protection for Barksdale, Fort Polk Fifth District Congressman Ralph Abraham said committee assignments give Louisiana a 'seat at the table.' Check out this story on dailyworld.com: http://tnsne.ws/2kG4aj1 Barksdale Air Force Base and Fort Polk will have more protection from potential troop or mission drawdowns after 5th District Congressman Ralph Abraham's latest House Armed Services Committee assignments.

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  8. B-52 Undergoes HERO Testing At Edwards AFBRead the original story

    Friday Feb 3 | Aero-News Network

    52 Stratofortress from the 96th Bomb Squadron at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, is undergoing Hazards of Electromagnetic Radiation to Ordnance testing in the Benefield Anechoic Facility (BAF) at Edwards Air Force Base. The test was requested by ...

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  9. February 2017 - Bandstand Flag NoticeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 4 | Osky News

    ... Okinawa, Japan and Leipheim Air Base in Germany. Over the 23 A1 2 years of his career he served at Barksdale Air Force Base, Shreveport, LA, Wurtsmith Air Force Base Michigan, Seymour Johnson Air Force Base Goldsboro, NC and finally retired from ...

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  10. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall replica to visit Cuero 15 minutes ago...Read the original story

    Saturday Feb 4 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... His body was never found. "We were out playing in the front yard, and here came officials from Barksdale Air Force Base," said Heiser, who lived in Shreveport, La., at the time. "I was playing with my neighbor, and she came back out and told me. It ...

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  11. World War II veteran reunited with missing dog tagRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | KGWN

    ... the Royal Air Force sign the back of the frame with different messages for Odom, but members of the Barksdale Air Force Base and some officials came to Farmerville, Louisiana to present the tag framed. "To have this opportunity to return his dog ...

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  12. Vet's WWII dog tag comes homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 2 | Daily World

    ... Wing, to officially hand over the tag to the U.S. Air Force. From there, it was shipped to Barksdale Air Force Base because of its proximity to Odom. It is also the home of the 8th Air Force under which the 388th bomb group served. Ball said ...

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  13. WW II Veteran reunited with missing dog tagRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 2 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    ... the Royal Air Force sign the back of the frame with different messages for Odom, but members of the Barksdale Air Force Base and some officials came to Farmerville to present the tag framed. "To have this opportunity to return his dog tags after 70 ...

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  14. Louisiana WWII veteran regains dog tags he lost in England in 1943Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    ... on Thursday. The 8th Air Force commander himself, Major General Thomas Bussiere, traveled from Barksdale Air Force Base in Shreveport to Farmerville Thursday to personally deliver Odom's dog tags. Those gathered inside Arbor Rose Assisted Living ...

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  15. B-2 Spirits Complete Deployment, Train with B-1s, F-22s and Australian AlliesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | DefenceTalk News

    Two U.S. Air Force B-2 Spirit aircraft deployed from Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., taxi back to the parkway after a local flying mission at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Jan. 16, 2017. Close to 200 Airmen and three B-2s deployed from Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., and Barksdale Air Force Base, La., in support of U.S. Strategic Command Bomber Assurance and Deterrence missions.

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  16. Barksdale conducts controlled burns near east reservationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2017 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    People passing by or who live near the east reservation of Barksdale Air Force Base may notice flames as part of a controlled burn Monday morning. Barksdale does these burns every so often to remove fuel, or underbrush and help reduce the risk of wildfires on the base.

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  17. Maintainers' close ties to Desert High leads to nose art on B-1B LancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 27 | Aerotech News And Review

    ... ntenance Unit for tours. Air Force photograph by Ethan Wagner A B-52 from the 96th Bomb Squadron at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., is backed into the Benefield Anechoic Facility Jan. 9. 2017. A B-52 Stratofortress from the 96th

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  18. General Dynamics NASSCO begins construction on 5th ship in program for U.S. NavyRead the original story

    Friday Jan 27 | Aerotech News And Review

    ... in Lancaster, Calif. Air Force photograph by Ethan Wagner A B-52 from the 96th Bomb Squadron at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., is backed into the Benefield Anechoic Facility Jan. 9. 2017. A B-52 Stratofortress from the 96th Bomb Squadron at ...

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  19. Boeing engineers create STEM activities to challenge, inspire studentsRead the original story

    Friday Jan 27 | Aerotech News And Review

    ... in Lancaster, Calif. Air Force photograph by Ethan Wagner A B-52 from the 96th Bomb Squadron at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., is backed into the Benefield Anechoic Facility Jan. 9. 2017. A B-52 Stratofortress from the 96th Bomb Squadron at ...

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  20. Benefield Anechoic Facility hosts B-52 for HERO testingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 27 | Aerotech News And Review

    A B-52 Stratofortress from the 96th Bomb Squadron at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., is undergoing Hazards of Electromagnetic Radiation to Ordnance testing in the Benefield Anechoic Facility at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. The test was requested by the B-52 Program Office at Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., to comply with a recent mandate from the Air Force Safety Office according to members of the 772nd Test Squadron who oversee BAF operations.

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