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Jan. 3, 2019

Increasing Barksdale’s lethality affects gate hours

Barksdale gate hours will change to support security forces increasing its lethality by focusing on training and readiness.

Nov. 29, 2018

Barksdale updates handgun policy

Barksdale’s policy on personal firearms has been updated to provide flexibility in the storage and transportation of these weapons while on base.

Aug. 28, 2018

2nd SFS Airman to coach AFGSC DC18 team

The Air Force Defender Challenge is making a comeback after a 14-year hiatus. The return is scheduled to run Sept. 10 - 14, 2018. This year, Air Force Global Strike Command’s team will be coached by Barksdale’s own Tech. Sgt. Krystoffer Miller, 2nd Security Forces Squadron future operations NCO in-charge.

Aug. 2, 2018

2nd SFS collaborates with LPD

Airmen from the 2nd Security Forces Squadron collaborated with officers from the Longview Police Department in Texas, on July 24, 2018. The police department reached out to the 2nd SFS military working dog teams to assist them with an investigation. “Our dogs are trained to be detectors,” said Staff Sgt. Brandon Winter, 2nd SFS MWD trainer. “They can detect explosives, narcotics and human scent. They can find people hiding in buildings or the woods. Our dogs are also trained to bite and hold down their opponent.”

May 29, 2018

Competing for excellence: a marksman’s battle

May 2, 2018

Off-duty 2nd SFS defender rescues teenager

One moment he’s looking over a design for a tattoo, the next he’s saving someone’s life. Second Lt. Adam Sacchetti, 2nd Security Forces Supply and Logistics officer in charge, removed a 17-year-old from a smoking car following an accident in San Antonio on April 6, 2018.

March 22, 2018

K-9 Heroes: 2nd SFS honors MWDs

Jan. 24, 2018

Memorial wall honors fallen defenders

The 2nd Security Forces Squadron at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, unveiled their first ever Security Forces Memorial Wall, Jan. 22, 2018. The wall is designed to stand in remembrance of defenders who gave the ultimate sacrifice while deployed.

Nov. 8, 2017

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