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2ND MAINTENANCE GROUP


MISSION: Provide Safe, Efficient and Compliant Maintenance – Always!

VISION: Develop Competent, Confident and Committed Maintenance Airmen to accomplish our mission. 

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ACHIEVEMENTS 

  • General Frederick W. Castle Memorial Award for best bomber wing in Air Force Global Strike Command ‘17
  • Global Strike Challenge Winners - 2nd Bomb Wing awarded Fairchild Trophy for Best Bomb Wing ‘17

 

Related Articles

Oct. 15, 2018

2nd MUNS Airmen keep safety on target

When a bomb hits a target, it must first go through a long process of safe transportation and close observation. Airmen from the 2nd Munitions Squadron system flight munitions control are there for the entirety of a munitions life cycle.

July 2, 2018

Buffing the Buff

A B-52 Stratofortress is perched on the flight line in the dead of the night. There is a stack of tools and a small crowd of Airmen waiting nearby. Beams of light are broadcasting from floodlights, signaling the start of the wash. Stars settle above the pavement of the flight line as Airmen with the 2nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron prepare to clean a B-52.

Feb. 21, 2018

2MXS washes the Stratofortress

Jan. 31, 2018

Mission ready munitions

Airman 1st Class Brandon Kiernan, 2nd Munitions Squadron conventional munitions crew member, sets up

Nov. 20, 2017

Newest bomber technology makes history

History was made Nov. 6, 2017, when the first Conventional Rotary Launchers (CRL) were flown out of Barksdale Air Force Base, La. on a C-5M Super Galaxy to be used in their first ever combat area of responsibility. CRLs are improved munitions equipment that allows B-52 Stratofortresses to carry a selection of different conventional smart weapons or GPS guided weapons.

Nov. 7, 2017

Repair facility saves nuclear command $13 million

The nuclear mission cannot be stopped by old or non-functioning aircraft components. The solution to this is a trip to a bomber hydraulic Centralized Repair Facility (CRF) which saves time and money. The bomber hydro CRF at Barksdale has repaired enough parts from the bomber fleet to save the Air Force over $13 million this year.

Sept. 26, 2017

Hearing the Airmen’s voice

The 2nd Maintenance Squadron aircrew ground equipment flight found an innovative way for their Airmen to have more responsibility and voice their concerns by implementing an Airmen’s council. The creation of the council was brought up by 2nd Lt. Terry Lee, 2nd MXS/AGE flight commander and Master Sgt. Saju Jose, 2nd MXS/AGE flight chief.

Dec. 21, 2015

Ensuring deterrence

Air Force Global Strike Command’s 2nd Bomb Wing and Air Combat Command’s 49th Test and Evaluation Squadron conducted an extensive evaluation exercise Dec. 8 to determine the bomber force's ability to configure, load, fly and deliver an unarmed version of one of the Air Force’s long-range standoff weapons: the AGM-86B nuclear-capable air-launched cruise missile.