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8th AF leaders visit 2nd BW

Maj. Gen. Mark E. Weatherington, 8th Air Force and Joint-Global Strike Operations Center commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Melvina A. Smith, 8th AF and J-GSOC command chief, visit the 2nd Medical Group laboratory during their official visit to the 2nd Bomb Wing at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Nov. 12, 2020.  Weatherington and Smith were both briefed on the current COVID-19 protocols taking place at Barksdale. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob B. Wrightsman)

Maj. Gen. Mark E. Weatherington, 8th Air Force and Joint-Global Strike Operations Center commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Melvina A. Smith, 8th AF and J-GSOC command chief, visit the 2nd Medical Group laboratory during their official visit to the 2nd Bomb Wing at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Nov. 12, 2020. Weatherington and Smith were both briefed on the current COVID-19 protocols taking place at Barksdale. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob B. Wrightsman)

Maj. Gen. Mark E. Weatherington, 8th Air Force and Joint-Global Strike Operations Center commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Melvina A. Smith, 8th AF and J-GSOC command chief, listen to a brief about current COVID-19 protocols at the 2nd Medical Group during their official visit to the 2nd Bomb Wing at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Nov. 12, 2020. The visit included stops to the 2nd Medical Group, the 2nd Operations Group and various other units. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob B. Wrightsman)

Maj. Gen. Mark E. Weatherington, 8th Air Force and Joint-Global Strike Operations Center commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Melvina A. Smith, 8th AF and J-GSOC command chief, listen to a brief about current COVID-19 protocols at the 2nd Medical Group during their official visit to the 2nd Bomb Wing at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Nov. 12, 2020. The visit included stops to the 2nd Medical Group, the 2nd Operations Group and various other units. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob B. Wrightsman)

Maj. Gen. Mark E. Weatherington, 8th Air Force and Joint-Global Strike Operations Command commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Melvina A. Smith, 8th AF and J-GSOC command chief, visits the TSgt. Joshua L. Kidd Weapons Load Training Facility during their official visit to the 2nd Bomb Wing at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Nov. 12, 2020. The visit allowed Airmen of the 2nd BW to connect with 8th AF leadership. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob B. Wrightsman)

Maj. Gen. Mark E. Weatherington, 8th Air Force and Joint-Global Strike Operations Command commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Melvina A. Smith, 8th AF and J-GSOC command chief, visits the TSgt. Joshua L. Kidd Weapons Load Training Facility during their official visit to the 2nd Bomb Wing at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Nov. 12, 2020. The visit allowed Airmen of the 2nd BW to connect with 8th AF leadership. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob B. Wrightsman)

Maj. Gen. Mark E. Weatherington, 8th Air Force and Joint-Global Strike Operations Command commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Melvina A. Smith, 8th AF and J-GSOC command chief, are shown various aircraft brake systems at the TSgt. Joshua L. Kidd Weapons Load Training Facility during their official visit to the 2nd Bomb Wing at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Nov. 12, 2020. Throughout the visit, Weathington and Smith interacted and recognized several Airmen for their outstanding work in their career fields. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob B. Wrightsman)

Maj. Gen. Mark E. Weatherington, 8th Air Force and Joint-Global Strike Operations Command commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Melvina A. Smith, 8th AF and J-GSOC command chief, are shown various aircraft brake systems at the TSgt. Joshua L. Kidd Weapons Load Training Facility during their official visit to the 2nd Bomb Wing at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Nov. 12, 2020. Throughout the visit, Weathington and Smith interacted and recognized several Airmen for their outstanding work in their career fields. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob B. Wrightsman)

Maj. Gen. Mark E. Weatherington, 8th Air Force and Joint-Global Strike Operations Command commander, visits the TSgt. Joshua L. Kidd Weapons Load Training Facility during his official visit to the 2nd Bomb Wing at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Nov. 12, 2020. During his time in the WLT, Weatherington was given the backstory of the training facility named in memory of Tech. Sgt. Joshua Kidd. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob B. Wrightsman)

Maj. Gen. Mark E. Weatherington, 8th Air Force and Joint-Global Strike Operations Command commander, visits the TSgt. Joshua L. Kidd Weapons Load Training Facility during his official visit to the 2nd Bomb Wing at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Nov. 12, 2020. During his time in the WLT, Weatherington was given the backstory of the training facility named in memory of Tech. Sgt. Joshua Kidd. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob B. Wrightsman)

BARKSDALE AIR FORCE BASE, La. -- Maj. Gen. Mark E. Weatherington, 8th Air Force and Joint-Global Strike Operations Center commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Melvina A. Smith, 8th AF and J-GSOC command chief, visit the 2nd Medical Group laboratory during their official visit to the 2nd Bomb Wing at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Nov. 12, 2020. Weatherington and Smith were both briefed on the current COVID-19 protocols taking place at Barksdale. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob B. Wrightsman)

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