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2ND OPERATIONS SUPPORT SQUADRON



      MISSION: “A diverse organization maximizing the B-52's combat and training capabilities to support worldwide operations at a moment's notice.”

                      PRIORITIES: Maintain Focus on excellence, Improve warfighting support, Foster a mentor/leadership environment


 



ACHIEVEMENTS

  • AFGSC Jumper Electronic Weapons Award
  • AFGSC ISR Unit of the Year
  • AFGSC Best OSS Crew
  • 2017 CINC Installation Excellence Award
  • Brigadier General Castle Award/Fairchild Trophy
  • DoD National Military Intelligence Foundation Award
(Current as of September 2018)

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