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  • Long Ranger Resilience: Col. Dennis Britten

    As part of an on-going series of features and interviews on resiliency, we highlight a Reserve Citizen Airman of the 307th Bomb Wing who has overcome obstacles to improve themselves and the Air Force. This month, we feature Col. Dennis Britten, 307th Medical Squadron commander whose work ethic and never-say-quit attitude have been instrumental in shaping his career and the careers of those around him.
  • Barksdale bomb wings support Cobra Warrior

    Reserve Citizen Airmen from the 307th Bomb Wing and their active-duty counterparts from the 2nd BW supported Exercise Cobra Warrior here, Sept. 5-17, 2019.Cobra Warrior is the RAF capstone event for their weapons school instructor candidates.The exercise featured more than 50 fighter aircraft from Germany, the United Kingdom, Italy and Israel. The
  • Laser Guided Bombs back in the belly of the B-52

    Reserve Citizen Airmen and active-duty Airmen teamed up to test Laser-Guided Bomb Units on the Conventional Rotary Launcher. It is the first step in trying to use the munitions from the bomb bay of the jet. It has been a decade since they were last employed in this manner.
  • Long Way Home for Fallen Long Rangers, Part I

    (Editor’s Note: Ted Mikita is leading a group of private citizens on a mission to recover the remains of several fallen 307th Bombardment Group Airmen. The group believes the bodies of the fallen Long Rangers are still located off the coast of a small Pacific island. The Airmen, known informally as the Dixon crew, sacrificed their lives during
  • New commander for the 489th Bomb Group

    The 489th Bomb Group gained a new commander during a ceremony at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, July 13, 2019.
  • Shreveport Bossier MAC celebrates scholarship winners

          Representatives from the Shreveport Bossier Military Affairs Council were on hand here May 10 to present 20 Barksdale Airmen with educational scholarships of $1000 each.       In a letter announcing the recipients, Kathi Smith, Shreveport Bossier MAC executive director, referred to the quality and depth of the applicant pool.      “As in
  • 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 May 22-31. According to U.S. Indo-Pacific Command,
  • Earthworms and Air Force produce university researcher

    Think earthworms aren’t important?  Don’t tell that to Master Sgt. Michael Guderyon.  The slimy, little earth-dwellers, along with some help from the Air Force Reserve, literally changed the trajectory of his life. Growing up in the small town of Mamou, Louisiana, Guderyon lacked ambition, direction and drive.  Uninterested in school, he seemed to
  • Lightning fast

    BARKSDALE AFB, La. - 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. After departing the jet, the
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