• B-52 elephant walk

    B-52H Stratofortresses from the 2nd Bomb Wing line up on the runway as part of a readiness exercise before taking off. The 2nd Bomb Wing conducts exercises to ensure the ability to present uncompromising combat capacity.

  • 307th Bomb Wing bombers return to Barksdale

    Nine B-52 Stratofortress bombers assigned to the 307th Bomb Wing returned to Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana on Aug. 28 after leaving the base to avoid Hurricane Laura.The jets left the base earlier in the week, seeking a haven from the storm at various military installations in Texas, according

  • Revolutionizing Aircrew training through virtual reality

    A new virtual reality trainer is one step closer to potentially transforming the way B-52 Stratofortress student pilots train for combat. The Virtual Reality Procedures Trainer, released during a milestone demonstration of its capabilities July 7 at StrikeWerx in Bossier City, Louisiana, may even

  • 307th Maintainers help test squadron demonstrate new naval mine technology

    Reserve Citizen Airmen assigned to the 307th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron here assisted the 49th Test and Evaluation Squadron in using a B-52 Stratofortress to demonstrate the Quickstrike 64-Extended Range (QS-ER) naval mine project out of Joint Base Pearl Harbor- Hickam, Hawaii during the week of

  • From rejected to selected

    Each year hundreds of Airmen apply to commissioning programs, but only a few ever get selected and receive the opportunity to serve as an officer.

  • It’s all mines

    As he moved munitions around the bay unstrapping and re-strapping them to trailers, Airman 1st Class Elliot Broger, a conventional weapons maintainer assigned to the 2nd Munitions Squadron, knew that the job he was performing was fairly average for an ammo maintainer. But he also knew his mission

  • Newest bomber technology makes history

    History was made Nov. 6, 2017, when the first Conventional Rotary Launchers (CRL) were flown out of Barksdale Air Force Base, La. on a C-5M Super Galaxy to be used in their first ever combat area of responsibility. These launchers are improved munitions equipment that allows B-52 Stratofortresses to

  • 307th Bomb Wing hosts reunion

    The 307th Bomb Wing hosted a reunion, March 30 through April 1 celebrating its 75th anniversary of the wing. More than 80 alumni and family attended the three-day reunion, including eight of the 42 remaining 307th World War II veterans, Veterans from the Korean Conflict, Vietnam Conflict and Cold