MISSION: 2nd AMXS maintains the 2nd Bomb Wing's fleet of 28 B-52s & supports the 307th Bomb Wing’s fleet of 20 B-52s sustaining worldwide conventional and nuclear combat operations while providing global response and sustained firepower in support of regional warfighting commanders. Over 800 professional maintenance technicians support three aircraft maintenance units including active and reserve associations and six Operations Squadrons including a Formal Training Unit.
July 2, 2018
Buffing the Buff
BARKSDALE AIR FORCE BASE, La. —
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.
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