Tag: 307th Bomb Wing
  • The right person in the right place

    Chief Master Sgt. Shelley Cohen was having a great day. Driving back to Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, May 24, 2018 from a First Sergeant team-building exercise in Florida, the command chief for the 307th Bomb Wing was thinking about all the great work accomplished there and how it could impact the future of the unit. All seemed well in her
  • Lightning fast

    The crew of B-52 Stratofortress 60-051 was on final approach Dec. 19, 2017 to Barksdale Air Force Base, La. when they heard an odd sound, like a thud, coming from outside the jet. All systems remained normal and the crew had no trouble maintaining control of the aircraft, landing without incident.
  • 307th Bomb Wing maintainers Step Into the Breach

    When Air Force Global Strike Command needed new Conventional Rotary Launchers prepped for the B-52 Stratofortress inventory this year, they only had to look in their own backyard for help.The CRL is a complex, new weapons platform, but Reserve Citizen Airmen of the 307th Maintenance Squadron volunteered for the task without hesitation.“It takes
  • 307th Bomb Wing hosts reunion

    The 307th Bomb Wing hosted a reunion March 30 - April 1 celebrating its 75th anniversary of the wing.
  • Barksdale Airmen return from Southwest Asia deployment

    Air Force active duty and Reserve Airmen from the 2nd and 307th Bomb Wings here retuend home March 20 after a six-month deployment to Southwest Asia in support of Operations Inherent Resolve and Freedom’s Sentinel.
  • Barksdale Airmen welcome 18th CMSAF

    The 18th and newest Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force, Kaleth O. Wright, visited Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, Feb. 22 to discuss the future of the Air Force’s enlisted force and receive feedback from the Airmen who serve at headquarters Air Force Global Strike Command and 8th Air Force and the 2nd and 307th Bomb Wings.
  • Civic leaders get up-close look at strategic mission

    More than 20 civic leaders within San Antonio and its surrounding communities boarded a C-5M Super Galaxy Oct. 27 bound for Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, to get an up-close look at the U.S. Air Force Global Strike Command and the 307th Bomb Wing.
  • Employers go airborne

    Civilian employers of U.S. Air Force Reserve members from the 307th Bomb Wing turn off cell phones and put in earplugs in preparation for a refueling flight at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., May 14, 2016. Members of the 307th BW nominated their civilian employers to take part in the day which included witnessing the refueling a B-52
  • Clergy Day lifts spirits

    U.S. Air Force Senior Airman James Marshall, a boom operator assigned to the 434th Air Refueling Wing, Grissom Air Reserve Base, Ind., briefs emergency evacuation procedures of the KC-135 Stratotanker during the 307th Bomb Wing’s Clergy Day at Barksdale Air Force Base, La. on May 13, 2016. The Wing’s Reserve Airmen invited their clergy to see the
  • Airshow offers sky high entertainment

    A plane performs aerial acrobatics in front of “The Lone Star Lady II,” a B-52 Stratofortress assigned to the 307th Bomb Wing, during the Barksdale Defenders of Liberty Air Show on Barksdale Air Force Base, La., May 1, 2016. Thousands of spectators travelled to the base to see a wide variety of aircraft on display and in the air. (U.S. Air Force