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Oklahoma Heartland Chapter AFSFA Member …

25-05-2016 Hits:52 Guardmount/News

Each year, the Tinker Air Force Base Asian Pacific-American Heritage (APAH) Committee honors individuals of any ethnicity backgrounds who directly or indirectly promoted the Air Force values and have made significant contributions to the Air Force, Tinker AFB, and/or the APAH community.

This year TSgt Nicole A. Cabrera a AFSFA and Oklahoma Heartland Chapter member earned the Tinker AFB Asian-Pacific American Heritage Award (E-5 and above category).

She currently works as the N...

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Kirtland Ceremony Pays Tribute to Those …

25-05-2016 Hits:59 Guardmount/News

By Ollie Reed Jr. / Albuquerque Journal, Staff WriterMay 20th, 2016

 

Maj. Eric Judd, commander of the 377th Security Support Squadron, and members of the squadron salute Thursday during a memorial retreat ceremony for Air Force and local law enforcement officers who had died in the line of duty since the start of the war on terrorism. (Jim Thompson/Albuquerque Journal)

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2016 Police Week Final Ceremony at JBSA-…

25-05-2016 Hits:56 Guardmount/News

 

2016 Police Week closing ceremony, formal retreat, was conducted in front of the USAF Security Forces Museum, Friday 20 May 2016. The 343 TRS (Security Forces Academy) was the host and all JBSA units were represented as were San Antonio Police Department, USMC, USN, foreign services as well as civilians. Attendance was 350.

(photos by Ken Neal)

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Disabled Veterans and Their Widows May Q…

25-05-2016 Hits:84 Guardmount/News

Veteran’s pension is a cash benefit paid to war-time veterans who have limited or no income. Veterans 65 and older automatically qualify to receive this benefit. Those under 65 years of age must be permanently and totally disabled.

In addition to the cash benefit, veterans who are more seriously disabled may qualify for Aid and Attendance or Household Benefits, paid in addition to their basic pension rates. The most common use for this benefit package includes medical care fo...

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37th Training Wing Welcomes New Wing Com…

24-05-2016 Hits:91 Guardmount/News

37th Training Wing Welcomes New Wing Commander (SF)By 502nd Air Base Wing Public Affairs, May 20, 2016

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND --

Members of the 37th Training Wing welcomed a new wing commander May 20 during a change of command ceremony at the Gateway Club at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland.

Maj Gen Mark Brown, 2nd Air Force commander, was the presiding official for the ceremony, where Brig Gen Trent H. Edwards, former 37th TRW commander, relinquished command ...

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‘Sky Cops’ Protect Bases, Bombers, Missi…

18-05-2016 Hits:94 Guardmount/News

‘Sky Cops’ Protect Bases, Bombers, Missile Fields, And Take On New Roles

American Shooting Journal, 14 May 2016Guardians of the Air Force Part II of IISTORY BY TROY TAYSOMEditor’s note: Part I in this series last issue covered the U.S. Air Force’s Office of Special Investigations. 

The United States Air Force is a unique service for a multitude of reasons. It was the first branch of the service to allow women into combat roles (security police) and has an entire career field ded...

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2016 Candle Light Vigil Included Two Fal…

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Last night the National Mall in Washington D.C. was a sea of candles held by thousands of law enforcement officers, their families and friends to pay tribute to officers who lost their lives in the line of duty.

The candlelight vigil, a powerful and moving ceremony, is part of National Police Week and during the ceremony 252 fallen officers names were read aloud. Their names have been added to National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial.

 

Of those honored last...

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2015 AF OUTSTANDING SECURITY FORCES (SF)…

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2015 AF OUTSTANDING SECURITY FORCES (SF) UNIT AWARD WINNERS

I AM EXTREMELY PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THE FOLLOWING UNITS HAVE BEEN SELECTED AS THE 2015 OUTSTANDING SECURITY FORCES UNIT AWARD WINNERS.  THESE AWARDS RECOGNIZE THE EXTRAORDINARY CONTRIBUTIONS SECURITY FORCES UNITS AND THEIR PERSONNEL HAVE MADE TO THE US AIR FORCE.

A.  OUTSTANDING SF "AIR RESERVE COMPONENT" AWARD WINNER:  105 BDS, ANG, NEWBURGH, NY LED BY MAJ ALTA CAPUTO AND CMSGT MARC SOMMERS

B.  OUTSTANDING SF ...

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SF Chief Selected as HQ AFMC Command Chi…

24-03-2016 Hits:3984 Guardmount/News

CMSgt Jason L. France, current Command Chief Master Sergeant, Air Force Sustainment Center, Air Force Materiel Command, Tinker AFB, OK has been selected to be the next Command Chief Master Sergeant, Headquarters Air Force Materiel Command, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH. Congrats Chief ... well done! HOOAH!!

CMSGT JASON L. FRANCEChief Master Sergeant Jason L. France is Command Chief Master Sergeant for the Air Force Sustainment Center, Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma.  He is the senior enli...

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New SF Career Field Manager Named !

16-03-2016 Hits:1295 Guardmount/News

CMSgt Tamala L. Hartz has been selected to follow CMSgt Stephen K. White as the Security Forces Career Field Manager taking her position this summer. Below is her biography and photo. Congrats Chief from all of AFSFA!

Chief Master Sergeant Tamala L. Hartz is the Security Forces Manager, Force Protection Directorate, United States Air Forces Central Command (USAFCENT), Southwest Asia. In this capacity, she advises the Force Protection Director on effective organization, training and eq...

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SF Magazine Mar-Apr 2016

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  • New Top Cop Selected
  • New AF Career Field Manager Named
  • Two Defenders To Be Added To NLEO
    Memorial in May
  • Day In The Life of 628th SFS Phoenix Raven Trainee
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