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Region Six Open Chapter Workshop – “…

06-01-2022 Guardmount/News

Region Six Open Chapter Workshop – “Moving Past Center”

By Jim Downey

Region 6 Chapter Workshop Open to All AFSFA Region Directors and Chapter Officers

Travis Bay Area Chapter (TBAC) leadership is hosting a Region Six Open Chapter Workshop. The workshop is a one-day event and open to AFSFA Officers, Board Members, Region Directors and up to three Chapter Officers. If no chapter officer can attend, a chapter representative may.

AFSFA has witnessed...

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20th Security Forces Career Field Manage…

06-01-2022 Guardmount/News

20th Security Forces Career Field Manager Selected

Chief Master Sgt. Donald S. Gallagher has been selected to become the 20th Security Forces Career Field Manager, becoming the top enlisted advisor to the Air Force Director of Security Forces.

In this role, Chief Gallagher will advise on security forces policy, organizing, training, equipping, and maintaining mission readiness impacting over 38,000 total force Defenders.

In selecting Chief Gallagher, Brig. Gen. Roy W. ...

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Security Forces, Local Law Enforcement P…

30-12-2021 Guardmount/News

Security Forces, Local Law Enforcement Partner for Police Pursuit Training

TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, FL, UNITED STATES325th Fighter Wing Public Affairs, by SSgt Magen M. Reeves, 22 December 2021

A grappler net deployed from the front fender of a 325th Security Forces Squadron truck and wrapped around the tire of a simulated runaway vehicle at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, Dec. 21, 2021. The grappler system utilizes a netting which wraps around the runaway vehicle’s...

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From the Security Forces Directorate: La…

21-12-2021 Guardmount/News

Law Enforcement Professionalism: Training is Key in Accelerating Change

In March 2021, the Director of Security Forces commissioned three, multi-major command reviews to assess training, review policy, strategy, and guidance, and evaluate mindset.

The reviews provided insights suggesting the force should realign on base defense. The Defender NEXT 32 (DEFNEXT32) initiative is an Enterprise-wide initiative that aims to refocus Air Base Ground Defense (ABGD) competencies as the S...

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Tier 2” Physical Fitness Test for Defe…

21-12-2021 Guardmount/News

Tier 2” Physical Fitness Test for Defenders

Defender Nation,

Last week your MAJCOM Security Forces Directors came together in San Antonio to work together on several strategic items for the Security Forces Enterprise (SFE).  In true Defender fashion, we started the week off with PT.  However, this wasn’t just any PT session, your Directors got to experience the Prototype for our new “Tier 2” Physical Fitness Test (PFT).  Over the next year, all Defenders will experi...

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Veterans Affairs Law Enforcement Trainin…

21-12-2021 Guardmount/News

Veterans Affairs Law Enforcement Training Center (VA LETC) Class 22-01 Graduation

I Defenders -- wanted to share with you a huge WIN for the SF Enterprise as it relates to one of our DEFNXT32 LOE’s.

On Friday (17 Dec 21) we had the opportunity to attend the Veterans Affairs Law Enforcement Training Center (VA LETC) Class 22-01 graduation.  The 31 Total Force graduates of this class met the DoD POST Certification requirements and were the FIRST class to receive Department of...

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17-12-2021 Guardmount/News





 Air Force’s Newest Security Forces Chiefs!!!

Congratulations to our new Chiefs and their families. Well done!



Daryl L. Allen

Regina S. Bailey

Adam S. Barraclough

Scott Benford

Douglas E. Bolton

Tony M. Bostic

Daniel Bradley

Anthony C. Chambers

Brandy D. Collins

Micheal R. Crawford


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    SF Magazine Jan-Mar 2022

  • Defenders Graduate Weapons and Tactics
  • Web-Based Enrollment Streamlines Visitor Pass Process
  • Global Strike Challenge '21 Announces 'Best of the Best'
  • Air Force's Newest Security Forces Colonels!!!
  • Air Force's Newest Security Forces Chief Master Sergeants!!!
  • Ties Still Strong After 40 Years for Camp Bullis ABGD Instructors
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