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  • 2 SFS set up for Global Thunder 21

    Airmen from the 2nd Security Forces Squadron set up a cordon area for Global Thunder 21 at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Oct. 20, 2020. GLOBAL THUNDER is an invaluable training opportunity to exercise all U.S. Strategic Command mission areas and create the conditions for strategic deterrence against a variety of threats.
  • To Serve and Protect: From Greek soldier to U.S. Airman

    Some people feel they are born to serve, and for one former Greek soldier a year wasn’t enough. Traveling more than 5,000 miles, he set off to join the ranks of the world’s greatest Air Force.
  • 2nd SFS Airman awarded Kaleth O. Wright Excellence in Leadership Scholarship

    An Airman from the 2nd Security Forces Squadron was selected as the first ever recipient of the Kaleth O. Wright Excellence in Leadership Scholarship, an honor given on behalf of the Air Force Sergeants Association in conjunction with Waldorf University, Forest City, Iowa.
  • Airmen, canines work paw-in-hand

    There are many reasons why members of the Department of Defense choose to put on the uniform and live a life of service to their country. For some, it’s due to the many unique professional opportunities that the DoD offers. This is no different for the military working dog handlers from the 2nd Security Forces Squadron.
  • 2nd SFS switch to M18

    More than 30 years ago, the M9 Beretta entered service into the military, but on November 30, the 2nd Security Forces Squadron will arm up with the M9 for the final time. Instead, they will begin carrying the M18 Modular Handgun System, a shorter, more compact weapon. The change is expected to enable defenders to complete their jobs more efficiently and effectively, according to the 2nd SFS Combat Arms team.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.”
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