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Location Barksdale Air Force Base is in the northwest corner of Louisiana (Bossier Parish) in Bossier City, Louisiana. Bossier City’s sister city, Shreveport, lie

Welcome

This northwest part of Louisiana likes to bill itself as “Louisiana’s Other Side,” meaning that the flavor of life in Shreveport-Bossier City is “a

Getting To and Around

In 2007, Money Magazine rated Shreveport as one of America’s best places to live, based in part on its efficient highway system. Add to

Housing and Real Estate

The dense pine woodlands and lazy rivers and bayous of the Shreveport-Bossier City region offer newcomers an ideal place to call home. Residents of

Employment & Economy

Shreveport is the hub of business and tourism in the Ark-La-Tex region, where the borders of Arkansas, Louisiana and Texas meet. Shreveport and Bossier

Health Care

There are many health care services in Shreveport-Bossier City for military, civilians and veterans, though implementation of the Affordable Care Act has changed established

Family Resources

Picking up from one place and moving to another is always a hassle, especially when kids and pets are involved. Knowing whom to call

Education and Academics

For those moving to a new location, it’s important to know what educational options are available. This chapter outlines the public schools system i

Living

Locals say they have the best of both worlds in Shreveport-Bossier City, enjoying big-city services without giving up that small-town feel. Take a di

News

Barksdale Medical Team Supports Exercise in Panama

Story by SrA Dustin Mullen on 05/22/2018 Five members of the 2nd Medical Group, Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, joined an expert team of U.S.

Combat Raider/Cyber Storm exercises prepares Ellsworth for the future

Story by A1C Thomas Karol on 05/18/2018 The capabilities and vulnerabilities of 28th Bomb Wing aircrew and cybersecurity teams were tested during exercises Combat Raider

COMMENTARY: Feeling at home at my first base

Story by A1C Sydney Campbell on 05/16/2018 I found myself alone, in my dorm, crying about me being in the military. Not because I regretted

American Airmen: Strength through diversity

Story by A1C Tessa Corrick on 05/09/2018 Although it is known as the United States Air Force, many Airmen come from all over the world.

Fly, Fight, Win: On ice

Story by SrA Stuart Bright on 05/03/2018 BARKSDALE AIR FORCE BASE, La. -- He can see his own breath as condensation thickens on his visor.

Off-duty 2nd SFS defender rescues teenager

Story by A1C Tessa Corrick on 05/02/2018 One moment he's looking over a design for a tattoo, the next he's saving someone's life. Second Lt.
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