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    Flags were flown all over the ArkLaTex this Memorial Day but Rick Rowe found out that many of those flags have names and stories behind them. More>>

    • Hometown PatriotMore>>

    • Barksdale commander details role in "Lone Survivor"

      Barksdale commander details role in "Lone Survivor"

      Monday, September 15 2014 12:44 PM EDT2014-09-15 16:44:37 GMT
      One of Barksdale's own played a leading role in a tense search and rescue mission in Afghanistan -- the true story that was turned into a top selling book and blockbuster movie.
      One of Barksdale's own played a leading role in a tense search and rescue mission in Afghanistan -- the true story that was turned into a top selling book and blockbuster movie.
    • James Boothe "grew up in a hurry" at age 16 in World War II

      James Boothe "grew up in a hurry" at age 16 in World War II

      Friday, September 5 2014 2:14 PM EDT2014-09-05 18:14:32 GMT
      Sunday, September 7 2014 9:00 PM EDT2014-09-08 01:00:10 GMT
      James Boothe was 16 year old and wanted to sign up for World War II. Other military branches turned him down because of his age. But the Coast Guard took him. And he helped bring down a daring attack by a German torpedo bomber."He tried to kill us," Boothe says looking at pictures of the captured bomber pilot he's saved in a scrapbook. Boothe also has the memories of helping shoot that pilot's plane down with the big gun he manned."I put a lot of bullets in the bomb bay doors. They were open....
      James Boothe was 16 year old and wanted to sign up for World War II. Other military branches turned him down because of his age. But the Coast Guard took him. And he helped bring down a daring attack by a German torpedo bomber."He tried to kill us," Boothe says looking at pictures of the captured bomber pilot he's saved in a scrapbook. Boothe also has the memories of helping shoot that pilot's plane down with the big gun he manned."I put a lot of bullets in the bomb bay doors. They were open....
    • How a "lucky soldier" became a big LSU fan, poet

      How a "lucky soldier" became a big LSU fan, poet

      Friday, August 29 2014 4:18 PM EDT2014-08-29 20:18:34 GMT
      Tuesday, September 2 2014 12:29 PM EDT2014-09-02 16:29:04 GMT
      With football season kicked off, we meet a big LSU fan who celebrates the big wins with a way of words. Dillon Wallace also calls himself "one lucky soldier" from World War II."Oh man, I can't hardly wait," Wallace said, clicking his remote to get the latest football news on his television.You'll find him on his couch on Saturdays during football season, catching the LSU Tigers. And if they win a big game he'll write a poem."In ol' New Or-leans, the street to the Superdome was quite a scene,"...
      With football season kicked off, we meet a big LSU fan who celebrates the big wins with a way of words. Dillon Wallace also calls himself "one lucky soldier" from World War II."Oh man, I can't hardly wait," Wallace said, clicking his remote to get the latest football news on his television.You'll find him on his couch on Saturdays during football season, catching the LSU Tigers. And if they win a big game he'll write a poem."In ol' New Or-leans, the street to the Superdome was quite a scene,"...
    • Barksdale Air Force BaseMore>>

    • U.S. airstrike hits ISIS target near Baghdad, first in 'expanded efforts'

      U.S. airstrike hits ISIS target near Baghdad, first in 'expanded efforts'

      Monday, September 15 2014 10:51 PM EDT2014-09-16 02:51:46 GMT
       A U.S. airstrike near Baghdad on Monday marked a new phase in the fight against ISIS.
       A U.S. airstrike near Baghdad on Monday marked a new phase in the fight against ISIS.
    • BAFB holds reveille to remember 9/11

      BAFB holds reveille to remember 9/11

      Thursday, September 11 2014 10:32 AM EDT2014-09-11 14:32:52 GMT
      It's been 13 years since the worst terrorist attack on US soil. September 11, 2001 is a day that most Americans remember vividly.
      It's been 13 years since the worst terrorist attack on US soil. September 11, 2001 is a day that most Americans remember vividly.
    • Just a few of the many 9/11 events planned locally for Thursday

      Just a few of the many 9/11 events planned locally for Thursday

      Wednesday, September 10 2014 11:06 PM EDT2014-09-11 03:06:15 GMT
      9/11 REMEMBRANCE REVIELLE AND MEDAL PRESENTATIONSTeam Barksdale will participate in Reveille at 7 a.m. Thursday as part of a 9/11 remembrance ceremony. Team Barksdale senior non-commissioned officers will be in formation and salute as the flag is raised at half-staff. Following the flag raising ceremony Col. Kristin Goodwin, 2nd Bomb Wing commander, will provide remarks and present Senior Airman TJ Brantley from the 2nd Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal Flight will with the...
      9/11 REMEMBRANCE REVIELLE AND MEDAL PRESENTATIONSTeam Barksdale will participate in Reveille at 7 a.m. Thursday as part of a 9/11 remembrance ceremony. Team Barksdale senior non-commissioned officers will be in formation and salute as the flag is raised at half-staff. Following the flag raising ceremony Col. Kristin Goodwin, 2nd Bomb Wing commander, will provide remarks and present Senior Airman TJ Brantley from the 2nd Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal Flight will with the...
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