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2nd Bomb Wing Staff Agency 

The 2nd Bomb Wing Staff Agencies provide command support and a wide variety of services to Barksdale Airmen, their families and civilian employees.

 

 

 

2nd Bomb Wing Public Affairs

MISSION: Achieve wing and MAJCOM mission objectives through planned communication.

VISION: Mission, Airmen, Families – Connected to each other and the public 

PRIORITIES:

  •  Organize, train, and equip PA Airmen to accomplish the mission through communication.
  •  Provide leaders innovative, deliberate, and effective communication solutions to accomplish their missions.
  • Create sustainable communication processes to support base units and audiences.

 

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:

  •  Availability of SAPR services 24/7/365 for Airmen and their families.
  •  Execute the mission w/in CC’s intent.
  •  Conduct quality, mission-focused training.
  •  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.

 

2nd Bomb Wing History Office 

Mission:

To provide accurate and timely historical services to senior wing leadership, wing and base personnel consisting of four groups, 18 squadrons and 4,500 personnel, 20 tenant units and private/civilian sectors.

VISION: To preserve the 2 Bomb Wing’s institutional memory and its material heritage.

PRIORITIES: The History and Museums program is charged with the mission of preserving USAF history.

CORE FUNCTIONS:

  • Provides historical services that meet the needs of the unit commanders and staffs.
  • Produces substantive periodic history reports concerning unit mission accomplishments and challenges.
  • Maintains a collection of historical documents and references including a complete file of the organization’s periodic histories.
  • Answers historical questions and queries for wing, base, and civilian sectors. o Coordinates on unit emblems, lineage and honors, and organizational flags and streamers.
  • Authors heritage pamphlets, studies, and monographs on topics of importance or historical significance.
  • Advises memorialization project officers on the selection of appropriate subjects and the memorialization process in accordance with current Air Force Instructions.
  • Serves as the historical advisor for historical exhibit projects and heritage displays.
  • Provides advice on history and historic context when requested by the Director, Global Power Museum or Director of Staff to ensure historical accuracy.
  • Deploys to world-wide contingency operations as directed by higher headquarters.

 

2nd Bomb Wing Inspector General Office

MISSION: The 2 BW IG mission is to sustain a credible Air Force IG system by ensuring a responsive Complaints Resolution Process, validating and verifying commander self-assessments are accurate and timely, and independently assessing effectiveness of subordinate units and programs.

VISION: To Strengthen and Improve the Force

PRIORITIES:

1) Credible complaints resolution

2) Validate and verify unit self-assessment

3) Improve efficiency and effectiveness

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Complaint Resolution

  • Manage and execute the Air Force Complaints Resolution and FWA Programs at the installation level. Operates under the “One Installation – One IG” principle (excluding AF Reserve).

 

 

2nd Comptroller Squadron 

MISSION: Provide trusted decision support and financial services to ensure nuclear deterrence, combat power, and combat support … Anytime, Anywhere!

VISION: Ready, Balanced, Better!

PRIORITIES: Build relationships, be accurate, always on time.


OPERATIONAL CAPABILITIES

Look to the future and provide the warfighter the right level of support in a fiscally tight environment. Integrate info from every functional Group while providing quality advice with funding implications to the mission. Collaborate with partners for more productive cost estimation.

 

 

Judge Advocate

 The Office of the Staff Judge Advocate provides high-quality legal advice and expertise in the areas of civil law, contract law, labor law, environmental law, claims and military justice for courts-martial and non-judicial punishment actions.

 

SAPR/Special Victims Council 

The Department of Defense is unequivocal in its commitment that victims of sexual assault be protected, treated with dignity and respect, provided proper medical and psychological care, and that the perpetrators of such assaults be held accountable in accordance with recognized principles of due process and the rules of law.

 

 

Plans and Programs 

MISSION: Assist 2d Bomb Wing, Mission Partner, Detachment and Receiver commanders and supervisors in guidance, coordination and process access to 2d Bomb Wing organizations, assets and personnel for effective and efficient mission accomplishment.

VISION: Maximize scheduling, programming and planning efficiencies while minimizing process redundancies, calendar conflicts and reducing program waste.

PRIORITIES:

  • People – Developing professional, spiritual, mental, physical excellence
  • Mission – Resourceful scheduling, active client engagement, seamless access
  • Pride – Active mentorship on and off duty, community investment, tradition

CORE FUNCTIONS

  • Plans – Coordinates and supervises wing support plans to all tasked OPLANs, mission partners & receiver agencies.
  • Programs – Manages wing Crisis Action Team, IRF/IRT, three Special Mission interfaces, and DRRS reporting
  • Wing Gatekeeper – Oversees access to, visit vetting, review and approval for, and schedule synchronization process of 7,400 2nd Bomb Wing military personnel, 33 mission partners and 13 receiver agencies

 

Retiree Affairs Office

The RAO is an advisory function and is the focal point for providing information and guidance to military retirees of all services, their family members and/or survivors. Our mission is to provide a continuous update of information helpful to retirees who reside in our assigned area of responsibility.

The 2nd Medical Group and pharmacy are closed the third Wednesday of the month.

If you have questions or need information, contact the Retiree Affairs Office at 318-456-5976.

Visit Air Force Retiree Services or Social Security Administration  for more information. 

Links do not imply or constitute endorsement of commercial entities.

 

 

Safety

MISSION: Assist 2nd Bomb Wing/Mission Partner commanders and supervisors in cultivating a mission-focused safety culture and preserve combat capability through risk reduction in on- and off-duty environments enabling global strike operations…anytime, anywhere.

VISION: Minimize loss of Air Force resources and protect personnel from death, injury or occupational illness by managing risks on-duty and off-duty.

PRIORITIES:

  • Execute base-wide Safety Program with wing commander’s intent
  • Assist commanders/supervisors in executing effective safety programs
  • Conduct annual inspections; provide sound risk mitigation advise to CCs
  • Investigate mishaps focusing on prevention strategies


 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Flight Safety
• Leads Bird and Wildlife Aircraft Strike Hazard (BASH) program minimizing threats to flight operations 
• Investigates all Flight-related mishaps that may occur on Barksdale AFB or involve aircraft assigned to Barksdale AFB
• Coordinates Mid-Air Collision Avoidance efforts with 2nd BW personnel, 307th BW personnel, transient units and local airfields

Occupational Safety
• Advises commanders and supervisors on technical directives, safety criteria and operational techniques to minimize the loss of Air Force resources and protect personnel from death, injuries or occupational illnesses by managing risks on-duty and off-duty
• Conducts mishap investigations, facility/program assessments in areas/operations focusing on mishap reduction and risk mitigation

Weapons Safety
• Administers base-wide Nuclear Surety Program encompassing 19 squadrons and 307th BW Mission Partners
• Manages base-wide Explosives/Missile Safety Programs preserving combat capability through safety oversight of stored explosives

 

Chaplain/Chapel Services 

MISSION: Provide spiritual care and ensure all Airmen and their families have opportunities to exercise their constitutional right to the free exercise of religion.

VISION: Developing spiritually fit Airmen to fly, fight, and win

LINES OF EFFORT:

  • Religious Freedom
  • Spiritual Care
  • Advising Leadership
  • Deliberate Development

DESIRED END STATES: Spiritually Fit Airmen, Informed Leaders, Equipped Chaplain Corps

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