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AFSFA Commissions 50 Commemorative Sig S…

26-03-2021 Hits:1014 Guardmount/News

AFSFA Commissions 50 Commemorative Sig Sauer M18 Pistols

Between 1 June and 31 July 2021 any current AFSFA member may call in and place their name on a list for one of the military’s newest modular handguns … the Sig Sauer M18. These commemorative pistols will have the Security Forces shield outline engraved on the black plate just in front of the rear sight and bear our name, AIR FORCE SECURTY FORCES ASSOC, on the right side of the slide as pictured. The 9MM pistol is flat d...

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CSAF Memo to Airmen: Leadership Library

23-03-2021 Hits:396 Guardmount/News

CSAF Memo to Airmen: Leadership LibraryBy Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs, 22 March, 2021, Arlington, VA

In lieu of a traditional reading list, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Charles Q. Brown, Jr. presents a new Leadership Library including his recommendations for books, podcasts and documentaries. (U.S. Air Force graphic by Corey Parrish and Travis Burcham)


Today I am launching the CSAF Leadership Library. This is a new way of looking at the ...

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75th SFS MWD Handlers Honor War Dog Hero…

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75th SFS MWD Handlers Honor War Dog HeroesBy Cynthia Griggs, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs, 19 March 2021

Community members pet retired contract working dog Mazzie, who sits in front of the Vietnam Veterans War Dog Memorial, which was modeled after him, during the dedication ceremony 13 March 2021 in Layton, Utah. The monument honors U.S. military dogs that didn't return after serving in war. (U.S. Air Force photo by Cynthia Griggs)

LAYTON, Utah – Defenders and mi...

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Security Forces Vol III History Book Cha…

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Security Forces Vol III History Book Chapter Competition

Which Chapter Will Submit the Most Bios Winning a Defensor Fortis or AFSFA Flag?

Regional Directors and Chapter Chairs,

Due to the continued interest in the Air Force Security Forces history, the Air Force Security Forces Association and MT Publishing Company joined together to publish a third edition history book. The goal was to publish it in 2020. The intent was to have over 300 biographies of former and curre...

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119th Wing Member Helps Woman Out of Sin…

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119th Wing Member Helps Woman Out of Sinking Ambulance

By CMSgt David H Lipp, 119th Wing / Published December 18, 2019, North Dakota ANGB, N.D.

Tech. Sgt. Ryan Fontaine, of the 219th Security Forces Squadron, unexpectedly found himself in the position to help save the life of a 91-year-old Williston, N.D., woman as he drove south on U.S. Highway 83 just before midnight on Thanksgiving, November 28, 2019, near Max N.D.

Fontaine was descending a hill on the icy four-lane...

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377th SFG Unveils Renovated Heritage Roo…

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377th SFG Unveils Renovated Heritage Room -- Showcases History of Defenders

By A1C Ireland Summers, 377th ABW Public Affairs, 9 March 2021

 U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Ashley A. Kurtz, 377th Security Forces Group flight chief, presents new artifacts added to the 377th Security Forces Group Heritage Room on Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico, March 5, 2021. The new updates include display cases with historical items such as uniforms worn during the Vietnam War, newspape...

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Your 2021 AFSFA National Meeting in Nash…

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Your 2021 AFSFA National Meeting in Nashville!

If you have never attended an AFSFA National Meeting this year’s in Nashville would be a great place to start! The Old Hickory Tennessee Chapter is our host and the 35th annual AFSFA National Meeting is shaping up to be one to remember. So let me see if I can entice you to join us this August with a general outline.

We will be based at The Inn at Opryland, 2401 Music Valley Drive, Nashville, TN 37214 from 18-22 August 202...

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One Man's Passion Leads to Successful Po…

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One Man's Passion Leads to Successful Police Hiring Rate24 February 2021, By Terri Moon Cronk, DoD News

It might take a village to raise a child, as the saying goes, but sometimes a single person can make a difference in something as large as the Defense Department's law-enforcement field.

The colleagues of Air Force Lt. Col. Brian Copper Jr. say he did just that when a need arose for a direct-hire authority to get civilian DOD peace officers around the world hired in a timely...

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Brig Gen Collins and CMSgt Lewis would like to congratulate and wish their best to the colonel selects:












Promotion to 0-6 recognizes the significant d...

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From the Security Forces Directorate: Ye…

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From the Security Forces Directorate: Year in Review

Defenders -

2020 has been a fast-paced year for Defender Nation. Our Security Forces Enterprise navigated tough decisions on security and risk to maintain unblinking security for our installations at home and abroad. We enable the Department of the Air Force to fly, fight and win in air, space, and cyberspace. To continue this success, we must be ready to respond to emerging threats across all domains.

The top priori...

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SF Magazine Jan-Mar 2021

  • Tough Tigers take over security duties at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling
  • SFS Captain Wins Lance P. Sijan AFRC Leadership Award
  • Travis Launches Small Unarmed Aircraft Initiative
  • To Serve and Protect: From Greek Soldier to U.S. Airman
  • 4 Mistakes in Military Innovation and How to Avoid Them: What Research Tells Us
  • Retirement/Separation Advice - Top 10 Things to Know
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35th National Meeting
The Inn at Opryland
2401 Music Valley Drive
Nashville, TN 37214

17-22 August 2021
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Membership is open to anyone who has served honorably in the Army Air Corps MPs, Air Police, Security Police, or is now serving in the Security Forces career field--or that component of the Air National Guard, Air Force Reserves, IMAs, or DoD police officers. As the only professional organization serving all Air Force Security Forces from all eras and wars, we have membership levels for all whose Bond of the Blue Beret runs strong. See available Memberships.

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All members are encouraged to use the website for information on current happenings and excerpts from Security Forces Magazine. All members are eligible to be full members of an AFSFA chapter. 

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