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2ND BOMB WING EQUAL OPPORTUNITY

MISSION: Instill and train Barksdale Air Force Base personnel on how dignity, respect and professionalism are integral in the prevention of and response to sexual assaults in the 2nd Bomb Wing and mission partners in order to enable nuclear deterrence and conventional firepower for global strike operations…anytime, anywhere.

VISION: Create and maintain environment where all victims of sexual assault report the incident with the goal of  eliminating the threat of sexual assault and sexual harassment from Barksdale AFB.

CVS/CC PRIORITIES:
1) Availability of SAPR services 24/7/365 for Airmen and their families
2) Execute the mission w/in CC’s intent
3) Conduct quality, mission-focused training
4) Seek ways to improve and strengthen prevention and intervention w/in units


CORE FUNCTIONS

  • Commanders Support Staff: Provide guidance for victim care, reporting requirements and notification of all sexual assault incidents
  • Training: Provide cutting edge delivery of prevention and intervention training across installation
  • Collaboration: Co-Chair Case Management Group to ensure victim is receiving optimal support and information; work closely with Special Victim’s Counsel, SJA, AFOSI, commands, mental health, and civilian counterparts.
  • Database Management: Accurately enter all data into Defense Sexual Assault Incident Database. Monitor and report on retaliation/reprisal status of all unrestricted cases.
  • Victim Advocates Making a Difference: Trained facilitators to provide required annual training


ACHIEVEMENTS

  • April 2018 Color Me Run – 5K event coordinated with civilian partners, Project Celebration and LSUS
  • Sexual Assault Theater Group – provides performances that focus on prevention, risk reduction and intervention in interactive format; featured on KSLA news on 5 April 2018
  • Teal-N-Tails Therapy Dog Program—attend on and off base events and perform monthly walk-abouts through units and dorms, increasing morale and decreasing stress

(Current as of September 2018)

Related Articles

Sept. 10, 2018

SAPR empowers, supports Airmen

Sexual assault can be a deeply traumatizing event in anyone’s life. Across the Air Force, Airmen and their families have access to Sexual Assault Prevention and Response or Family Advocacy Program resources to get support and guidance on how to move forward.

July 27, 2018

Not in my Air Force

There is no doubt, question, uncertainty or room for sexual assault in the Air Force, only zero tolerance.

June 21, 2018

Pride month celebrates ‘all who serve’

At Congressional Cemetery in Washington, D.C. one tombstone stands out amongst the others by its inscription: “When I was in the military they gave me a medal for killing two men and a discharge for loving one.” The gravesite belongs to Tech. Sgt. Leonard Matlovich, a decorated Vietnam War veteran, and the first openly gay Airman to challenge the Department of Defense’s former anti-LGBT policies in the 1970’s.

June 14, 2018

EO makes the Air Force a better place

Air Force Global Strike Command hosted the first Biennial Training Equal Opportunity and Alternative Dispute Resolution Conference at the Eubank Conference Center, June 11-15, 2018.