Early morning take-off at Barksdale - KSLA News 12 Shreveport, Louisiana News Weather & Sports

Early morning take-off at Barksdale

SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) -It'll be a noisy morning for folks living near Barksdale Air Force base.

Officials with the  base say a large force departure drill is scheduled for early Thursday.

The drill will allow B-52 pilots, crews and maintainers to train for rapid take-offs at short intervals.

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