Tag: 307th Bomb Wing
  • 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
  • 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 War were also present.The alumni and their families