20-11-2015 Hits:98 Guardmount/News
New Book About USAF Air Police and Security Police In The Works
Sky-Cops and Peacekeepers: Uniforms and Equipment of the USAF Air Police and Security Police.”
I'm Chris Armold, a retired USAF Security Police, Law Enforcement MSgt and I'm seeking the help and support of my fellow Security Police and Air Police vets. Today I'm an author and photographer and I'm pleased to report that my newest project is an ambitious, h...Read more
11-11-2015 Hits:137 Guardmount/News
Air Force Pays Up to $4,500 for Professional Certifications
by Jeff Schogol, Staff writer AF Times November 9, 2015
If you're looking to land a job in the private sector, the Air Force will pay up to $4,500 for you to earn professional certifications.
The Air Force Credentialing Opportunities On-Line, or Air Force COOL, pays to cover the costs of books, coursework and exams for more than 767 professional certifications, officials said. Enlisted airmen in 190 career fields...Read more
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Security Guru to Retire After 63 Years in Military, DOD
by Takahiro Takiguchi: photo by GySgt Tiffany Carter, Stripes Japan, published: November 05, 2015
When some people at Yokota Air Base think of security, they no doubt think of Norman Mash. At age 83, U.S. Forces Japan security manager is set to retire after 63 years of service on Nov. 30.
Mash’s oversight of personnel and physical security for USFJ headquarters includes security training, clearance processin...Read more
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Sailor Becomes First Air Force SFS Flight Chief
by Senior Airman Jared Trimarchi, Joint Base Charleston Public Affairs
7/24/2015 - JOINT BASE CHARLESTON, SC
A sailor assigned to the 628th Security Forces Squadron at Joint Base Charleston, S.C., became the first Navy Master at Arms to become an Air Force certified security forces flight chief.
Due to a dwindling number of certified flight chiefs, Petty Officer 1st Class Ethan Holland volunteered to participate in ...Read more
03-11-2015 Hits:275 Guardmount/News
AFSFA Chapter Awards Program Begins!
“Encouraging Excellence by Recognizing Superior Performance”
AFSFA has some outstanding work being accomplished by our chapters every day. In an effort to recognize their efforts AFSFA has begun a Chapter Recognition Program where every year the Regional Directors and Board of Directors will select the Best Chapter of the Year and a Runner-Up. Along with bragging rights the two selected chapters will have their chapter’s name engraved...Read more
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Pentagon Warns of Tricare Mail Scam
by Patricia Kime, Staff writer 8:54 a.m. EDT September 3, 2015
The Defense Health Agency is warning Tricare beneficiaries of an elaborate mail scam designed to steal money from their banks.
According to the DHA Office of Program Integrity, some Tricare beneficiaries received letters from a bogus company called Tricare Survey Inc., offering them the chance to work as "secret shoppers."
The mailings instruct recipients to...Read more
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Military hero who served six tours of duty surprised with new home at Florida-UGA game
SEC Country, 30 Oct 2015
While it was the play on the field that got Florida fans on their feet Saturday, everyone in attendance — no matter their fan loyalty — stood when a military family received a new, mortgage-free home.
Staff Sergeant David Veros, a 12 year Security Forces Defender, and his family were honored at the Florida-UGA game in Jacksonville, Fla. and were given i...Read more
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https://www.facebook.com/The-Air-Force-Security-Forces-Association-HQ-582647991899385/?ref=hlEngage, Inform and Recruit
by Stacey Rush, AFSFA Executive Administrator
In today’s digital world, it is only logical that AFSFA reaches out to its Defenders with the various media technology that is available at its fingertips. Like a good cop, we are covering down on all avenues. We now have a Facebook page up and its followers are growing! This is a great way for past and pres...Read more
20-10-2015 Hits:266 Guardmount/News
A bond that can never be broken
Photo: U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Timothy Castillo, 7th Security Forces Squadron military working dog trainer, checks his dog, Axa, for any bites, swellings and abnormal growths that could prevent him from performing everyday duties Aug. 10, 2015, at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas. Military working dog handlers are trained with emergency field veterinary skills to keep the dog healthy while deployed; however, the base veterinary staff cares for the dogs on ...Read more
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Ruiz, Sartain Remembered by Defenders, Senior Leaders
66th Air Base Group Public Affairs, by Mark Wyatt
Photo: Maj. Joseph Bincarousky, 66th Security Forces Squadron commander, posthumously presents Senior Airman Nathan Sartain and Senior Airman Kcey Ruiz the Air Force Commendation Medal during a Memorial Service at the Aero Club Hangar Oct. 16. The service was held to honor and remember the two Airmen killed Oct. 2 when the C-130J Super Hercules a...Read more