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Get Details on the 2016 Barksdale Air Force Base Air Show

Grab the kids and head out to the Air Force Base to witness spectacular displays of magic in the air!

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Former Airman Caught After Fleeing from Barksdale Officials

An Alabama man is behind bars in Bossier Parish after leading authorities on a chase, then ditching his car and hiding in the woods overnight.

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Local History: Who Was Barksdale?

Barksdale Air Force Base has been an ever present feather in our cap in the Shreveport-Bossier area. We have all grown up around the base, and some of us, myself included, have been stationed there as a member of The U.S. Air Force.

But who was Barksdale, and why was the base named after him

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Times When Shreveport-Bossier Made National News

The recent and still-ongoing floods have put our area in the national spotlight. We even poked a little fun at some of the networks for not knowing that a) we have Parishes and b) Bossier is NOWHERE near Lafayette...

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Women at Barksdale Air Force Base Make History with Two All-Female Flights

Our women in uniform found the perfect way to celebrate Women's History Month.

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‘Secret Squirrel’ Mission Highlighted at Weekend Symposium

A weekend symposium at LSU-Shreveport focused on the historic long-range bombing mission that started Operation Desert Storm in 1991.

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Barksdale Defenders of Liberty Air Show Traffic Advisory

Bossier City police will be helping minimize traffic congestion for people attending the 2015 Defenders of Liberty Air Show this weekend.

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UPDATE: Family Confirms Human Remains Belong to Missing Airman

The family of Alec Dye has confirmed that the human remains found in Guam belong to the BAFB airman who had been missing since Monday.

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Airman Alec Dye, courtesy of Barksdale Air Force Base
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Barksdale Airman Missing in Guam

An airman from Barksdale Air Force Base has been reported missing in Guam.

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2nd Bomb Wing at Barksdale Air Force Base Gets First Female Commander

Barksdale Air Force Base welcomes it's first female commander for the 2nd Bomb Wing.

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How Would The US Air Force Handle An Attack From Godzilla?

As you may have heard, there is a new Godzilla movie hitting theaters in the next couple of weeks. And as far fetched and ridiculous as an attack from a huge, over grown lizard sounds, it is always best to be prepared, right? In the trailer for the new movie, it looks like the US Air Force is fighting a losing battle. But would that happen in real life? I know a lot of guys out at Barksdale Air Force Base and those guys are some tough SOBs! If those guys can't stop Godzilla, no one can right? Well, here is what the real USAF would do in the event of an attack from Godzilla!

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Barksdale Air Force Base Cancels Sunday’s Air Show

Barksdale Air Force Base has cancelled Sunday's Barksdale Air Show event due to expected severe weather.

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