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Congressman Ralph Abraham

Representing the 5th District of Louisiana

Louisiana Congressman asks BAFB to reconsider plans for Air Show

September 20, 2017
In The News

Louisiana Congressman Ralph Abraham wants Barksdale Air Foce Base to reconsider its plans to skip the air show in 2018.

In July it was announced that the air show will resume in 2019 and every odd year following.

Barksdale cited high costs to 2nd Bomb Wing mission; using 2,500 Airmen per day for three days and nearly 46,000 man-hours during the year for planning and executing the air show.

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