2ND SECURITY FORCES SQUADRON

2nd Security Forces Squadron emblem

MISSION: Protect Barksdale Air Force Base’s personnel and resources and defend the 2d Bomb Wing’s operational capability in order to enable nuclear deterrence, combat power, and combat support.

VISION: Empowered Defenders, providing world-class integrated defense operations for AFGSC to deter, assure, and strike… Anytime…Anywhere!

PRIORITIES: Mission, Airmen, Pride

 

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  • 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.”
  • 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.
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