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A community created with you in mind.
Barksdale Family Housing communities are a great place to live, work, and play for families of all ages and sizes.  We designed it that way! Our residents represent every single branch of service and include Active Duty, Federal Civil Service Employees, National Guard and Reserve Members, Unaccompanied Active Duty Members and their roommates Retired Military Members, Retired Federal Civil Service Employees, and Hometown Heroes (no military association necessary). Neighbors of all ages and interests enjoy the sense of community that comes from living amongst your peers.

Barksdale Family Housing makes building a great life easier by offering you and your family access to a wide variety of amenities:

  • Walkable neighborhoods with easy access to parks, playgrounds, a community pool, a self-help store with lots of free items, tot lots, and village centers
  • Easy access to the Shreveport-Bossier City metropolitan area, with plenty of southern hospitality and charm, entertainment, casinos, dining, shopping, a wonderful array of festivals, and natural beauty to enjoy
  • Regular Resident activities

Access to Base amenities:

  • Abundant Lakes for fish and recreation!
  • BX/Commissary (no access for Hometown Heroes/General Public)
  • 2 Convienence Stores
  • Gas station (no access for Hometown Heroes/General Public)
  • Food court
  • Splash Pad
  • 2 Pools
  • Bowling alley
  • Dog parks
  • Splat Zone paintball
  • Camping facility
  • Non-denominational church
  • Post exchange (no access for Hometown Heroes/General Public)
  • Shooting range
  • Veterinary clinic
  • Playgrounds/tot lots
  • 18-hole golf course
  • Self-help center
  • Arts & crafts center
  • Dry cleaners
  • Hobby shops
  • Post Office
  • And more!