Our Military

Proudly serving the Ark-La-Tex region for more than 80 years, Barksdale Air Force Base is in the northwest corner of Louisiana in Bossier City.


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

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 northwest

Employment & Economy

Barksdale Air Force Base Civilian Opportunities   Federal Jobs Visit  to search for Department of Defense jobs at Barksdale Air Force Base. You ca

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

State of Louisiana Department of Public Safety & Corrections Nonemergency 225-925-6006 The Department of Public Safety’s mission is to protect human life and

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


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 dip i


US B-52 Stratofortress bomber arrives at RAF Fairford to participate in Ample Strike 19

Story by MSgt Renae Pittman on 09/05/2019 B-52 Stratofortress aircraft, Reserve Citizen Airmen and support equipment assigned to the 307th Bomb Wing, Barksdale Air Force

Eighth AF commander visits BTF Airmen in European theater

Story by SSgt Kayla White on 09/05/2019 Maj. Gen. James Dawkins Jr., the Eighth Air Force commander, flew across the Atlantic to visit his Airme

Team Shaw prepares for Hurricane Dorian

Story by SSgt William Banton on 09/04/2019 More than 50 F-16 Vipers from the 20th Fighter Wing evacuated to Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, to

Laser Guided Bombs back in belly of B-52

Story by MSgt Theodore Daigle on 08/30/2019 Laser-Guided Bomb Units, commonly referred to as LGB's, were dropped from the bomb bay of a B-52 Stratofortre

Liverpool Resident is New Commander of NY Air National Guard's 224th Support Squadron

Story by Timothy Jones on 08/30/2019 ROME, NY--Lt. Col. Jeffrey W. Kerneklian, a Liverpool, N.Y., resident, formally took command of the New York Air National

Military working dogs to get new woof over their heads thanks to Omaha District

Story by Zane Ecklund on 08/19/2019 If you were asked where the US Army Corps of Engineers Omaha District was building a new kennel for
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