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2nd Bomb Wing Mission, Vision & Priorities


Team Barksdale provides
nuclear deterrence,
combat power and combat support
Anytime, Anywhere!


World-class Airmen...leading the way.



Air Force Mission

The 2nd Bomb Wing conducts the primary mission of Barksdale Air Force Base, La., with three squadrons of B-52H Stratofortress bombers - the 11th Bomb Squadron, which is the training squadron, the 20th Bomb Squadron and the 96th Bomb Squadron.

Together they ensure the 2nd Bomb Wing provides flexible, responsive, global combat capability, autonomously or in concert with other forces, and trains all Air Force Global Strike Command and Air Force Reserve B-52 crews.

The Deuce provides our nation with strategic deterrence capabilities and devastating global combat air power--anytime, anywhere.