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    167 positions to be eliminated at Global Strike Command on Barksdale AFB Video included

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    The Air Force plans to deactivate and reorganize its headquarters all around the world to save $1.6 billion over the next five years. More>>

    Barksdale Family Housing is opening its doors to first civilians in privitized housing

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    Barksdale Family Housing is pleased to welcome Civilians into the communities on Barksdale Air Force Base including main base, Liberty Heights and Heritage Heights.  More>>

    Seeking Help: Spiritual fitness guides Airmen

     Airmen have services available to them such as the mental health clinic and chaplins that can help with combating stress. (U.S. Air Force illustration/Staff Sgt. Jason McCasland) Airmen have services available to them such as the mental health clinic and chaplins that can help with combating stress. (U.S. Air Force illustration/Staff Sgt. Jason McCasland)
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    Many Airman has had thoughts similar to these. But, being spiritually fit can help lighten the load of daily stresses. More>>

    Seeking Help: Combating prescription drug abuse

    Members of the armed forces are not immune to the substance use problems that affect the rest of society. (U.S. Air Force photo illustration/Staff Sgt. Sean Martin) Members of the armed forces are not immune to the substance use problems that affect the rest of society. (U.S. Air Force photo illustration/Staff Sgt. Sean Martin)
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    Prescription drug abuse is defined as the intentional use of a medication without a prescription, in a way other than as prescribed, or for the experience or feeling it causes.  Although illicit drug use is lower among U.S. military personnel than among civilians, heavy alcohol and tobacco use, and especially prescription drug abuse, are much more prevalent and are on the rise. More>>

    #KTBSSALUTES Our ArkLaTex Veterans Slideshow

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    #KTBSSALUTES Our ArkLaTex Veterans Slideshow More>>

    Pest control Airmen protect personnel, families from deadly diseases

    Staff Sgt. Scott Addis, 2nd Civil Engineer Squadron pest management journeyman, sprays herbicide on Barksdale Air Force Base / U.S. Air Force photo Staff Sgt. Scott Addis, 2nd Civil Engineer Squadron pest management journeyman, sprays herbicide on Barksdale Air Force Base / U.S. Air Force photo
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    Airmen and their families inhabit and work on more than 80,000 acres on Barksdale, which are also home to mosquitoes, snakes, racoons, alligators and other wildlife.The 2nd Civil Engineer Squadron pest management flight is Team Barksdale's front line in the war against deadly insect and animal-borne diseases. More>>

    STARBASE Celebrates a Successful Year

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    STARBASE Louisiana 2.0 marks a successful year with a celebration. More>>

    Airmen face personal property challenges

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    Once again, it is peak moving season for military personnel and Department of Defense employees. Peak season is a high volume of personnel undergoing Permanent Change of Station during the months of May to September. More>>

    Former Miss Barksdale shipped out for ugly duty in World War II Video included

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    Part of the war effort that brought victory for the Allies in Europe 69 years ago was Dorothy Kneipp.  More>>

    April 24,1990 Barksdale Air Force Band for Holiday in Dixie Video included

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    From the KTBS3 Video Vault: Back in April 24,1990 they were preparing for the Barksdale Air Force Band Concert with groups called "Mighty Eighth" and "Silver Wings". They preformed during Holiday in Dixie. More>>

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    • A. J. Johnson faced deadly confrontation in The Philippines

      A. J. Johnson faced deadly confrontation in The Philippines

      Sunday, July 20 2014 10:05 PM EDT2014-07-21 02:05:58 GMT
      A. J. Johnson was fired up. A sailor wounded at sea was back home telling him and three of his buddies how the Japanese sank his ship. So Johnson and his buds all decided to join the Navy, too. But Johnson was the only one to pass the physical. He to war alone. He would go on to pass another test -- a test of courage and fighting skill.
      A. J. Johnson was fired up. A sailor wounded at sea was back home telling him and three of his buddies how the Japanese sank his ship. So Johnson and his buds all decided to join the Navy, too. But Johnson was the only one to pass the physical. He to war alone. He would go on to pass another test -- a test of courage and fighting skill.
    • Fred Moffitt got down to business after World War II

      Fred Moffitt got down to business after World War II

      Sunday, July 13 2014 10:33 PM EDT2014-07-14 02:33:00 GMT
      Fred Moffitt left high school to help fight for our country in World War II, then came back to finish getting an education and going into business. You could say it turned out.
      Fred Moffitt left high school to help fight for our country in World War II, then came back to finish getting an education and going into business. You could say it turned out.
    • Edwin Davis found Christianity on the battlefield in World War II

      Edwin Davis found Christianity on the battlefield in World War II

      Sunday, July 6 2014 10:24 PM EDT2014-07-07 02:24:37 GMT
      Edwin Davis says he was not a Christian when he went into World War II. But something he found on the battlefield changed that.While fighting his way through Italy as a leader for a machine gun platoon, Davis made a chilling discovery.
      Edwin Davis says he was not a Christian when he went into World War II. But something he found on the battlefield changed that.While fighting his way through Italy as a leader for a machine gun platoon, Davis made a chilling discovery.
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    • Peace talks eyed after Israel, Hamas cease-fire

      Peace talks eyed after Israel, Hamas cease-fire

      Tuesday, July 22 2014 11:23 AM EDT2014-07-22 15:23:36 GMT
      The U.S. and Egypt sought Tuesday to find an end to two weeks of bloodshed in the Gaza Strip, and officials raised the possibility of restarting stalled peace talks between Israel and Palestinian authorities as a...
      The U.S. and Egypt sought Tuesday to find an end to two weeks of bloodshed in the Gaza Strip, and officials raised the possibility of restarting stalled peace talks between Israel and Palestinian authorities as a necessary...
    • American Jews, other 'lone soldiers' serve Israel

      American Jews, other 'lone soldiers' serve Israel

      Tuesday, July 22 2014 11:07 AM EDT2014-07-22 15:07:36 GMT
      By JULIE WATSON Associated Press The two Americans killed in fighting in the Gaza Strip followed in the footsteps of scores of Jews from around the world who have volunteered to fight for Israel.
      By JULIE WATSON Associated Press The two Americans killed in fighting in the Gaza Strip followed in the footsteps of scores of Jews from around the world who have volunteered to fight for Israel.
    • Man accused of enslaving woman to be sentenced

      Man accused of enslaving woman to be sentenced

      Tuesday, July 22 2014 11:07 AM EDT2014-07-22 15:07:01 GMT
      A man accused of enslaving a mentally disabled woman in northeast Ohio is set to be sentenced in federal court in Youngstown.
      A man convicted of enslaving a mentally disabled woman in northeast Ohio could receive life in prison when he's sentenced Tuesday in federal court in Youngstown.
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    • Federal appeals court deals blow to health law

      Federal appeals court deals blow to health law

      Tuesday, July 22 2014 11:00 AM EDT2014-07-22 15:00:39 GMT
      A federal appeals court has delivered a serious setback to President Barack Obama's health care law, potentially derailing subsidies for many low- and middle-income people who have bought policies.
      A federal appeals court has delivered a serious setback to President Barack Obama's health care law, potentially derailing subsidies for many low- and middle-income people who have bought policies.
    • Like the sound of a 3 day work week? The world's 2nd richest man does

      Like the sound of a 3 day work week? The world's 2nd richest man does

      Tuesday, July 22 2014 9:26 AM EDT2014-07-22 13:26:11 GMT
      Carlos Slim (AP photo)Carlos Slim (AP photo)
      Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim is suggesting that workers shift to a three-day work week. The catch: He would require 11-hour work days and workers to stay on the job until age 70 or 75.
      Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim is suggesting that workers shift to a three-day work week. The catch: He would require 11-hour work days and workers to stay on the job until age 70 or 75.
    • Shreveport tackles bulk garbage issue

      Shreveport tackles bulk garbage issue

      Tuesday, July 22 2014 8:16 AM EDT2014-07-22 12:16:20 GMT
      Changes on the way for your trash and the City of Shreveport. The city is tackling it's bulk garbage issue that's been leaving city streets filled with trash on the side of the road for weeks at a time. 
      Changes on the way for your trash and the City of Shreveport. The city is tackling it's bulk garbage issue that's been leaving city streets filled with trash on the side of the road for weeks at a time. 
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