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Partnerships Strengthen Defender Capabil…

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Partnerships Strengthen Defender CapabilitiesBy Malcolm McClendon, AFIMSC Public Affairs, 10 September 2020


Through an innovative acquisition model developed by the Air Force Installation Contracting Center, the Air Force Security Forces Center is now able to procure gear and resources for Security Forces Defenders much faster.

The model provides AFSFC with in-house, dedicated contracting subject matter experts from AFICC’s 771...

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New SF Career Field Manager Takes Office

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New SF Career Field Manager Takes Office


Join me in welcoming Chief Master Sergeant Brian L. Lewis to the Air Staff. This was his first week as the Security Forces Career Field Manager! Chief Lewis has an impressive background and skillset needed in an environment where we are making huge changes in the career field. I look forward to working with Chief Lewis. His background is perfect for the Defenders we serve.  VR – Brig Gen Collins


Chief Master...

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2020 AFSFA Virtual National Meeting Regi…

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2020 AFSFA Virtual National Meeting Registration

The AFSFA Board of Directors determined it is in the best interest of our national meeting attendees to cancel the 2020 National Meeting scheduled in Dayton, Ohio.

While not being able to meet physically is very disappointing to us all, AFSFA has planned a half-day virtual meeting registered members can view live on Saturday, 26 September 2020 on your computer, tablet or smart phone.

AFSFA members who receive their Secur...

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USAF Selects 12 Outstanding Airmen of th…

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USAF Selects 12 Outstanding Airmen of the Year for 2020

July 20, 2020 | By Amy McCullough

The Air Force has selected 12 Outstanding Airmen of the Year from a pool of 36 nominees representing major commands, direct reporting units, field operating agencies, and Headquarters Air Force. The Airmen were selected based on their “superior leadership, job performance, and personal achievements,” according to a USAF release.

The Airmen, listed here alphabetically, by command o...

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New SF Center Commander Focuses on Letha…

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New SF Center Commander Focuses on Lethal, Ready DefendersBy By Vicki Stein, AFIMSC Public Affairs, August 13, 2020

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas -- The Air Force Security Forces Center welcomed Col. Aaron Guill as its new commander during a change of command ceremony Tuesday.

Col. Aaron Guill, center, is welcomed as he takes command of the Air Force Security Forces Center during a change of command ceremony held at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, Aug...

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New Policy Allows Privately Owned Firear…

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New Policy Allows Privately Owned Firearms on Wright-Patt AFB for CCW Permit HoldersBy Stacey Geiger, 88th Air Base Wing Public Affairs, 11 August 2020

Holders of a Federal Law Enforcement Officer Safety Act permit, Ohio concealed carry permit, or another state’s concealed carry permit that has a reciprocity with the state of Ohio, will be authorized upon approval to transport secured, privately owned firearms in their privately owned vehicles on to Wright-Patterson AFB. Registration ...

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USAF LEOSA Credentials Change to Indefin…

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USAF LEOSA Credentials Change to Indefinite!

Attention past and present Defenders, for the past 24 months, DCS has collaborated with the United States Air Force to facilitate service-required changes to the LEOSA credential. We are pleased to announce that going forward “all” Air Force credentials will be printed with the Air Force Security Forces Center address in lieu of personal home addresses. In addition, the 926C Retired/Separated credentials will no longer have an expiration da...

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2020 National Meeting Canceled

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2020 National Meeting Canceled

  Dear AFSFA Members:   The health and safety of our members, conference attendees, presenters, partners, and AFSFA staff is our highest priority.  We have been closely monitoring the coronavirus impact and status throughout the United States and listening to you through the recent survey sent out to all AFSFA members.   The AFSFA Board of Directors held a conference call on 15 July 2020 and after much review, dialogue, and following the guidance from ...

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Security Forces Airmen Enable Mission at…

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Security Forces Airmen Enable Mission at Travis

TSgt James Hodgman, 60th Air Mobility Wing, Public Affairs, 29 May 2020, Travis Tailwind

Editor’s note: This is the first of a three-part series on security forces at Travis AFB.

U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Cameron Otte U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Hannah Hoskins, 60th Security Forces Squadron entry controller, watches vehicles as they approach the main gate May 11 at Travis Air Force Base, Californi...

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Story by TSgt Nick Kibbey, 1st Combat Camera Squadron, 20 February 2020

The Air Force Reserve Command announces the 452nd Security Forces Squadron as the 2019 Security Forces Base Operations Support Unit of the Year on February 7, 2020.

The award acknowledges the exceptional accomplishments and performance of the squadron in providing safety and security to March Air Reserve Base and the local community over the past y...

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SF Magazine Jul-Sep 2020

  • Flexibility is Key to Battling Coronavirus
  • Air Force Awards Contract for Improved Female Body Armor
  • National Museum of the U.S. Air Force to Reopen 1 July
  • Struggles Make 100th SFS Airman  of the Year Stronger
  • CMSgt Brian L. Lewis Named 19th Security Forces Career Field Manager
  • Air Force Chief of Staff Named Honorary Member of AFSFA
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