2ND MISSION SUPPORT GROUP

MISSION: “Enable nuclear and conventional combat airpower by sustaining & protecting Barksdale Air Force Base aircraft, personnel, infrastructure, communications, and equipment. Train, equip, & deploy combat ready Airmen to meet COCOM requirements.”

VISION: “Combat-ready Airmen; resilient, innovative, motivated and flexible to get the job done anytime, anywhere.

PRIORITIES: Instill pride and sense of ownership across the group, Enhance Quality of Life for Airmen & families across multiple programs, Grow leaders for tomorrow’s challenges, Ensure the 2nd Bomb Wing mission is fully supported

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    The 2nd Logistics Readiness Squadron weapons vault houses more than 1,000 weapons and 14,000 weapon accessories that are set aside for Airmen during specific taskings such as deployments. Roughly nine months ago, the team tasked with oversight of the vault spearheaded a transformation to the long-term storage facility that has saved more than 100 man-hours in the past year.
  • 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.
  • 2 Comm Airman fixes F-35 software

    Not knowing what to expect, Senior Airman Troy Burns, 2nd Communication Squadron client systems technician, quit his job as a county jail corrections officer and left his hometown of Abilene, Texas to enlist in the Air Force and eventually be stationed at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, 374 miles away from home.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • A&FRC shows appreciation to local allies

    Barksdale’s Airman and Family Readiness Center hosted its Annual Holiday Open House on Dec. 7, 2018. The event was designed to show gratitude toward A&FRC community partners for their support throughout the year.
  • 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.
  • 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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