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2013-03-21 12:21:35

Military families welcome new school program. NEW ORLEANS, March 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Louisiana Virtual Charter Academy (LAVCA), a statewide online public charter school, announced that it is launching a new blended learning program at the Barksdale Air Force Base Youth Center to support military families in the school. The learning center is located at the Barksdale Air Force Base Youth Center and open every Tuesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. for LAVCA students in...

2012-07-16 06:21:29

HARKER HEIGHTS, Texas, July 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Military Child Education Coalition (MCEC) announced the addition of Georgette Price to the Military Student Transition Consultant (MSTC) program serving military families and their children in Bossier Parish, Louisiana. The program, funded through a partnership that includes the Bossier Chamber of Commerce, the Military Affairs Council, Cyber Innovation Center, Barksdale Forward, and the Greater Bossier Economic Development...

2008-12-11 19:44:17

Space shuttle Endeavour, attached to the fuselage of a Boeing 747, made a stop Thursday in Louisiana en route to Florida's Kennedy Space Center. After a Wednesday night stop at the Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base at Fort Worth, Texas, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration ferry flight team decided on a second stopover before giving the go-ahead for the piggy-backed shuttle to return to the Kennedy spaceport. The modified 747 aircraft took off from Fort Worth at 12:08 p.m. EST...

2008-12-11 12:57:56

Space shuttle Endeavour, attached to the fuselage of a Boeing 747, will make another overnight stop Thursday, en route to Florida's Kennedy Space Center. After a Wednesday night stop at the Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base at Fort Worth, Texas, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration ferry flight team decided on a second stopover before giving the go-ahead for the piggy-backed shuttle to return to the Kennedy spaceport. The modified 747 aircraft took off from Fort Worth at 12:08...

2008-07-21 08:44:37

A U.S. Air Force jet with six crew members on board crashed Monday off the island of Guam, an Air Force spokesman said. Crews were searching for survivors, CNN reported. Air Force Capt. Joel Stark, a spokesman for Andersen Air Force Base in Guam, said rescuers with the U.S. Coast Guard and the U.S. Navy were searching an area of the Pacific Ocean about 30 miles northwest of Guam where the plane is believed to have crashed. The B-52H Stratofortress, based at Barksdale Air Force Base in...