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These Four-Legged Military Heroes Will S…

09-08-2018 Hits:170 Guardmount/News

These Four-Legged Military Heroes Will Soon Have an Award of Their Own

By: Noah Nash, Military Times, 8 August 2018


Senior Airman Ryne Wilson, 99th Security Forces Squadron military working dog handler, praises Habo during a patrol at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Aug. 7, 2017. (Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver/Air Force) 


Military working dogs, the beloved canines who have saved countless o...

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Defenders Wanted ... looking for a job?

30-07-2018 Hits:433 Guardmount/News

Defenders Wanted ... looking for a job?

HEB Security Site Monitor Position Open

HEB has two vacancies and will conduct interviews for others. They are looking for tranisitoning Security Forces types with Personnel Protection training and experience.

Security Site Monitor (2 openings)

Here is the link to the position.

A few things about the position:


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Benchmark! Way to go McConnell!

18-07-2018 Hits:1625 Guardmount/News

Benchmark! Way to go McConnell!

Kudos to Maj Gen Sharpy and the AMC leadership team for what Chief Hartz just witnessed at McConnell AFB. Her visit was intended to assist the unit with transitioning to our new shift schedule, predicated upon 8-hours of armed duty, protected time off, and scheduled reconstitution time. It turns out not only do they not need our help (they transitioned without our presumed manpower assist) they have essentially checked the box on every Reconsti...

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Root Canal Gets Canine Warrior’s Bite Ba…

09-07-2018 Hits:349 Guardmount/News

Root Canal Gets Canine Warrior’s Bite Back

By: Daisy Grant, The Journal Record , Tinker Take Off, 5 July 2018

Kevan Goff-Parker, Staff Writer


One of Tinker Air Force Base’s 72nd Security Forces Squadron K9 team members, Aruba, a German shepherd, age 4, recently ...

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From the Security Forces Directorate

06-07-2018 Hits:4997 Guardmount/News

Deputy Director's Introduction ...

By Heidi Scheppers


Defenders -- I am honored to be back with the Defender team as your Deputy Director of Security Forces. I was humbled when Brig Gen Tullos selected me -- sometimes you don’t appreciate the value or worth of something until it’s gone. I am rejoining the team after 14 years serving in other services, agencies and learning about warfighting of other domains, I’ve missed our Defender spirit and tenacity. This is an ex...

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The long-awaited OCP uniform is on its w…

05-07-2018 Hits:748 Guardmount/News

The long-awaited OCP uniform is on its way to the Air Force — and here’s when you could get itBy: Stephen Losey, 14 May 2018, Air Force Times

The wait is over: OCPs are here.

For years, airmen have dreamed of it, demanded it, and envied those lucky enough to have it already.

And now, finally, the Operational Camouflage Pattern uniform on its way. For everybody. 

The Air Force announced Monday that it is adopting the Army’s OCP as its official utility uniform. ...

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These are the Air Force’s 12 Outstanding…

26-06-2018 Hits:646 Guardmount/News

These are the Air Force’s 12 Outstanding Airmen of the Year

By: Victoria Leoni and Noah Nash, Air Force Times, 23 June 2018  

The Air Force has announced this year’s Outstanding Airmen of the Year winners.

The 12 winners represent the service’s top enlisted members and were selected from a pool of 36 nominees based on their superior leadership, job performance and personal achievements.

The winners are listed below in alphabetic order.

Senior Master Sgt...

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New Veterans ID Cards Finally Being Deli…

30-05-2018 Hits:581 Guardmount/News

New Veterans ID Cards Finally Being Delivered, But Feature Office Depot’s Logo on Back

By: Leo Shane III, Military Times, 16 May 2018

A sample copy of the front of the new Veterans ID card. After a lengthy delay, the new cards have been mailed out to thousands of veterans in recent weeks. (Courtesy of the Department of Veterans Affairs)


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MacDill Airmen Help Rescue Five

30-05-2018 Hits:460 Guardmount/News

MacDill Airmen Help Rescue Five

A1C Adam R. Shanks, 6th Air Mobility Wing Public Affairs, 4 May 2018, MacDill AFB, FL



Four Marine Patrol Airmen assigned to the 6th Security Forces Squadron patrol the 7.2-mile coastline of MacDill Air Force Base, FL. On...

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National Police Week 2018 – Remembering …

11-05-2018 Hits:730 Guardmount/News

National Police Week 2018 – Remembering the Fallen

By Joseph L. Rector, Deputy Director, 11th Security Forces Group / Published May 08, 2018


11th Security Forces Group members light candles during the 29th Annual Candlelight Vigil in Washington, D.C., May 13, 2017. This was one of the National Police Week events held to bring together law enforcement from around the world and honor past and present police officers and...

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SF Magazine Jul-Aug 2018

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  • 2018 DoD Warrior Games
  • National Police Week Honored in Sicily
  • Gate at Randolph AFB Renamed
  • Best Practices
  • These are the Air Force's 12 Outstanding Airmen of the Year
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