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Army Picks Sig Sauer's P320 Handgun to R…

20-01-2017 Hits:2 Guardmount/News

Military.com | Jan 19, 2017 | by Matthew Cox and Hope Hodge Seck

LAS VEGAS -- The U.S. Army on Thursday awarded Sig Sauer a contract worth $580 million to make the next service pistol based on the company's P320 handgun.

Sig Sauer beat out Glock Inc., FN America and Beretta USA, the maker of the current M9 9mm service pistol, in the competition for the Modular Handgun ...

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From the Security Forces Directorate

19-01-2017 Hits:14 Guardmount/News

 

RETHINKING TRAINING

By BGen Andrea M. Tullos

I’ve always loved team sports. Now that my competitive seasons are in the past, I live for college football season. I love the ability of a well-coached, disciplined team of amateurs to out-perform a more talented team, the beauty of a well-executed halftime adjustment, and the heartbreak of a crucial mistake by a young, talented athlete who was either not prepared or simply couldn’t execute under a form of pressure which ...

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Troops, veterans and military families c…

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By: Karen Jowers, Military Times, December 21, 2016

 

'Tis the season for seeking out scholarships, and the Fisher House Foundation has launched a free search tool to help troops, veterans and families get their share of these education-budget boosters.

 

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The US Air Force Could Pick New Army-Mar…

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The US Air Force Could Pick New Army-Marine Corps Ride to Guard Missile Field

By: Valerie Insinna, January 4, 2017, Defense News (Photo Credit: Lance Cpl. Austin M. Schlosser/US Marine Corps)

WASHINGTON — The Army and Marine Corps Joint Light Tactical Vehicle could be one option on the table as the Air Force seeks new vehicles for its security forces protecting missile-launch facilities. The service is in the earliest stages of the process, and no decisions have been ...

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Disney has extended the Awesome Disney A…

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Disney has extended the Awesome Disney Armed Forces Salute for 2017, see full details on Disney Armed Forces Salute Page

Armed Forces Salute History

The Walt Disney Company has offered an Armed Forces Salute since 2009. These fantastic Military Discounts have been on both theme park tickets and resort rooms, and have allowed many military families to have a great vacation. In late 2016 it was announced the Disney Armed Forces Salute would continue until 16 December 20...

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Welcome to Washington, DC and the AFSFA …

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Welcome to Washington, DC and the AFSFA 2017 Annual Meeting!

By Joe Rector, Chairman, National Capital-Maryland Chapter

The National Capital-Maryland Chapter and the 11th Security Forces Group are proud to be your hosts for the 2017 Air Force Security Forces Association Annual Meeting. The 2017 meeting will be held 24-27 August 2017 at the Westin-Crystal City, 1800 Jefferson Davis Highway Arlington, Virginia 22202. The hotel is 1 mile from the Ronald Reagan National Airport (D...

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NEWEST SF CHIEF MASTER SERGEANTS ANNOUNC…

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CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR NEWEST SF CHIEF MASTER SERGEANTS ... well done Chiefs!!

 

(name and base)

Rebecca P Bateman, Pentagon        

Kurt D. Black, Hurlburt Field  

Anthony S. Burleson, Dyess            

Danny C. Christ Jr, Kirtland        

Michael F. Daly, JB Langley-Eustis

James A. Forcella, JB Elmendorf-Richardson

Charles W. Guthrie, MacDill        

Michael W. Hayes, Creech          

Michael A. Holland...

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NEWEST SF GROUP & SQUADRON COMMANDER…

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CONGRATULATIONS TO NEWEST SF GROUP & SQUADRON COMMANDERS!

Defenders - congratulations on your selection for Group Command! This is a significant milestone in your careers and for many of you, this represents the first time as senior leaders you will be asked to take off the beret and lead Airmen performing missions outside our core skill set. Continue to be an Ambassador for the Defenders, while building bridges for us with the rest of the Air Force, our joint and coalition partne...

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AFSFA Career Field Artwork Series Goes O…

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AFSFA Career Field Artwork Series Goes On Sale!

 

You can now own a piece of your career field history. AFSFA has commissioned the first in a series of AP, SP, SF history prints, and it is now available through the AFSFA Country Store online https://www.afsfaonline.com/index.php/store/country-store  or by calling 888-250-9876 or 210-277-0448.

The first print, “Air Force Security Police, Proven In Battle,” commemorates the battle and sacrifice by the Security Police of ...

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Acknowledging Domestic Terror Threat, Pe…

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Acknowledging Domestic Terror Threat, Pentagon Says Troops, Recruiters Can Carry Concealed Guns

By: Jeffrey Schogol, November 21, 2016 (Photo Credit: Jeff Schogol), Military Times

U.S. military personnel can now request to carry concealed handguns for protection at government facilities, according to new Defense Department directive issued last week in response to a series of deadly shootings over the last seven years.

While service members already were author...

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SF Magazine Jan-Feb 2017

  • JBA Holds Body Camera Test for SFS Evidence
  • 569 USFPS & Local Police Earns International Award
  • AF Wants 1,900 Airmen to Retrain into Undermanned Jobs
  • Annual Training! Why Me?
  • Congratulations to Newest SF Commanders & Chiefs!
  • 2017 AFSFA Board of Directors Candidates

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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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