2ND CIVIL ENGINEER SQUADRON

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MISSION: “Professional, ready engineers providing sustainable infrastructure and emergency services to support Team Barksdale’s global deterrence and assurance mission”

2ND CES PRIORITIES: Focused Mission Support, Quality Customer Service, Balanced Airmen

 



ACHIEVEMENTS

  • 2017 AFGSC Operations Flight of the Year

Related Articles

  • Best of the pest: Barksdale pest management gears up for summer

    As another blistering Louisiana summer comes into full effect, the 2nd Civil Engineer Squadron pest management shop gears up to handle the unique pest issues that accompany the heat and humidity of Northwestern Louisiana.
  • Getting down and dirty

    It’s after four in the afternoon and Airmen from the 2nd Civil Engineer Squadron Pavements and Heavy Equipment Flight are returning to their building after a long day working around the base. Their shirts are stained with sweat and their boots are covered in dirt after. As they begin to pack their equipment and head home to clean up, they know they will be back tomorrow and work another long day. The “Dirt Boyz” are responsible for maintaining the base by keeping the airfield, sidewalks and roads in usable condition at Barksdale Air Force Base.
  • Best with what they’ve got: Protecting the firefighters

    A firefighter is not only able to do their job due to rigorous amounts of training, but because of specialized Personal Protective Equipment that safeguards them from the harmful situations they willfully enter to save the lives of others. For the 2nd Civil Engineer Squadron fire department, the preservation, inspection and distribution of the base’s entire collection of life-saving equipment is managed by three Airmen.
  • Dumping has consequences: Spring recycling guidance

    Every year as the weather warms up, people get in the cleaning mode. Garages and attics are emptied to make room for new items and since the base containers are in the way to work, some people use them to dump their unwanted items.
  • 2nd Civil Engineer Squadron conducts joint fire training with Shreveport Fire Department

    When a B-52 Stratofortress soars overhead, visions of American air power and global strike lethality scurry into the mind, but rarely is there any thought of what happens if disaster struck and a B-52 suddenly became engulfed in flames. Fortunately, the 2nd Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Department in conjunction with the Shreveport Fire Department practice joint live fire training to prepare for these kinds of emergencies.
  • 2nd CES goes with the flow

    Airmen from the 2nd Civil Engineer Squadron Water and Fuel Systems Maintenance shop perform monthly lift station inspections March 22, 2019.
  • Trouble tickets, service requests: What’s the deal?

    When a computer crashes or a phone won’t connect, the 2nd Communications Squadron gets contacted. When a light won’t turn on or there’s a hole in the ceiling, the 2nd Civil Engineer Squadron gets the call. A commonality between these two scenarios is a work order process - to the 2nd CS they are known as trouble tickets and to the 2nd CES they are called service requests.
  • Air Force family: Taking care of Tyndall, displaced Airmen

    On Oct. 10, 2018 , Hurricane Michael ripped through the Florida Panhandle with racing winds and powerful rain causing damage to homes, businesses and other structures. During its duration, this category four storm directly impacted Tyndall Air Force Base, destroying parts of the base, displacing Airmen and their families. Through the recovery process, Barksdale was able to play a few different roles in the relief and rebuilding efforts.
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