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The exercise tested the 2nd Medical Group’s response to victims of a chemical, biological, radiological or nuclear attack. CBRN sim tests medics’ crisis response skills
A decontamination exercise tested the 2nd Medical Group’s response to victims of a chemical, biological, radiological or nuclear attack.
0 11/21
2017
GSC pits best against the best GSC pits best against the best
From November 13 through the 15, Airmen from all wings across Air Force Global Strike Command gathered at the Shreveport Convention Center, Shreveport, Louisiana, to find out who was the best Wing in the command. “Every other year you compete to see who is the best of the best,” said Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson. “That’s kind of a competition for bragging rights I guess, but it’s not just about crew dogs in a bomb competition, this is the whole team, and that’s one of the reasons I like what you’re doing.”
0 11/21
2017
Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson walks with Col. Ty. Neuman, 2nd Bomb Wing commander at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Nov. 14, 2017. This was Wilson’s first visit to Barksdale as the SECAF. During her visit, she toured various locations on base meeting with Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mozer O. Da Cunha) SECAF visits Airmen, discusses Air Force priorities
Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson visited Team Barksdale during her trip to Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, Nov. 15, 2017. Wilson met with Airmen from various units around base and spoke about her priorities, specifically restoring readiness, cost-effective modernization, and development of exceptional leaders.
0 11/21
2017
Newest bomber technology makes history Newest bomber technology makes history
History was made Nov. 6, 2017, when the first Conventional Rotary Launchers (CRL) were flown out of Barksdale Air Force Base, La. on a C-5M Super Galaxy to be used in their first ever combat area of responsibility. CRLs are improved munitions equipment that allows B-52 Stratofortresses to carry a selection of different conventional smart weapons or GPS guided weapons.
0 11/20
2017
The 2nd Bomb Wing at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, took home the FairchildTrophy for Best Bomb Wing in Global Strike Command during the 2017 Global Strike Challenge. Trophies were awarded during a scoreposting event Nov. 15 at Barksdale AFB, Louisiana. 2 BW wins Fairchild Trophy for Best Bomb Wing
The 2nd Bomb Wing of Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, won three awards of the Global Strike Challenge during a score posting here Nov. 15. The Air Force’s largest wing won the Fairchild Trophy for Best Bomb Wing, and also won the categories of Best Bomber Nuclear Load Team, and Best Bomber Conventional Load Team.
0 11/16
2017
Historic bomb goes out with a bang Historic bomb goes out with a bang
Airmen from the 2nd Munitions Squadron production flight assembled the last 31 M-117 General Purpose Bomb in the Air Force’s inventory at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, Nov. 8, 2017. The M-117 has been around since the 1950s and is going out with a bang.
0 11/14
2017
Exercise Global Thunder  is based on a notional scenario developed to drive execution of USSTRATCOM and component forces’ ability to support the geographic combatant commands, deter adversaries and, if necessary, employ forces as directed by the President of the United States. Global Thunder 18
Exercise Global Thunder is based on a notional scenario developed to drive execution of USSTRATCOM and component forces’ ability to support the geographic combatant commands, deter adversaries and, if necessary, employ forces as directed by the President of the United States.
0 11/09
2017
Tech. Sgt. Kenny Hunter, 2nd Civil Engineer Squadron structures NCO in-charge, poses for a photo at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Nov. 6, 2017. One Choice: Learning Curves on one Airman’s Road to Redemption
“We have an incredible mission here at Barksdale and it takes the entire team to make that mission happen,” said Col. Ty Neuman, 2nd BW commander. “When we lose an Airman to an alcohol-related incident, it not only hurts the Airman's career, but it hurts their teammates, their squadron, their group and the entire Wing. Over the past three months we have effectively lost production and training from 23 Airmen across the base. In today's environment where every squadron is short of personnel, we cannot afford to lose even one person let alone 23.”
0 11/08
2017
Fabrication Flight: Masters of Metal Fabrication Flight: Masters of Metal
Airman 1st Class Nnamdi Jenkins, 2nd Maintenance Squadron fabrication flight aircraft metals technology apprentice, welds a hole closed at Barksdale Air Force Base, La. Nov. 1, 2017. Metals techicians have the capability to create components for aircraft and its support equipment as well as repairing parts. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class
0 11/08
2017
Security forces Airmen protect base through inspection Security forces Airmen protect base through inspection
Airman 1st Class Derek Wollmershauser, 2nd Security Forces Squadron installation inspector, poses at the search pit at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Nov. 6, 2017. 2nd SFS Airmen man the entry gates to the base, monitor the flightline, inspect vehicles at the search pit and go on patrol to keep base operations and residences safe. (U.S. Air Force
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