• Bomber Task Force 20-1 Completes Mission in Europe

    On the evening of the October 10, 2019, four B-52 Stratofortress strategic bombers from the 2nd Bomb Wing departed Barksdale Air Force Base in Louisiana, enroute to a month-long deployment at RAF Fairford, England. While based at RAF Fairford, the bombers, air crew, maintainers and support personnel

  • Aircrew flight equipment: The right equipment for a global mission

    Airmen with the 2nd Operations Support Squadron aircrew flight equipment flight line section work around the clock to revise, equip and maintain modules designed to bring aircrew back home in case of survival situation. Survival modules are a self-sustaining lifeline designed provide the aircrew

  • Best with what they’ve got: A new life for old parts

    Just like every other aircraft, parts on a B-52H Stratofortress age, get damaged and become unserviceable.One detachment on base has developed a way to take those unusable parts and create hands-on training opportunities for maintainers.