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New Book About USAF Air Police and Secur…

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New Book About USAF Air Police and Security Police In The Works

Sky-Cops and Peacekeepers: Uniforms and Equipment of the USAF Air Police and Security Police.”

I'm Chris Armold, a retired USAF Security Police, Law Enforcement MSgt and I'm seeking the help and support of my fellow Security Police and Air Police vets. Today I'm an author and photographer and I'm pleased to report that my newest project is an ambitious, h...

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Air Force Pays Up to $4,500 for Professi…

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Air Force Pays Up to $4,500 for Professional Certifications
by Jeff Schogol, Staff writer AF Times November 9, 2015

If you're looking to land a job in the private sector, the Air Force will pay up to $4,500 for you to earn professional certifications.

The Air Force Credentialing Opportunities On-Line, or Air Force COOL, pays to cover the costs of books, coursework and exams for more than 767 professional certifications, officials said. Enlisted airmen in 190 career fields...

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Security Guru to Retire After 63 Years i…

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Security Guru to Retire After 63 Years in Military, DOD
by Takahiro Takiguchi: photo by GySgt Tiffany Carter, Stripes Japan, published: November 05, 2015

When some people at Yokota Air Base think of security, they no doubt think of Norman Mash. At age 83, U.S. Forces Japan security manager is set to retire after 63 years of service on Nov. 30.

Mash’s oversight of personnel and physical security for USFJ headquarters includes security training, clearance processin...

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Sailor Becomes First Air Force SFS Fligh…

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Sailor Becomes First Air Force SFS Flight Chief 

by Senior Airman Jared Trimarchi, Joint Base Charleston Public Affairs

A sailor assigned to the 628th Security Forces Squadron at Joint Base Charleston, S.C., became the first Navy Master at Arms to become an Air Force certified security forces flight chief.

Due to a dwindling number of certified flight chiefs, Petty Officer 1st Class Ethan Holland volunteered to participate in ...

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AFSFA Chapter Awards Program Begins!

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AFSFA Chapter Awards Program Begins!
“Encouraging Excellence by Recognizing Superior Performance”

AFSFA has some outstanding work being accomplished by our chapters every day. In an effort to recognize their efforts AFSFA has begun a Chapter Recognition Program where every year the Regional Directors and Board of Directors will select the Best Chapter of the Year and a Runner-Up. Along with bragging rights the two selected chapters will have their chapter’s name engraved...

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Pentagon Warns of Tricare Mail Scam

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Pentagon Warns of Tricare Mail Scam
by Patricia Kime, Staff writer 8:54 a.m. EDT September 3, 2015

The Defense Health Agency is warning Tricare beneficiaries of an elaborate mail scam designed to steal money from their banks.

According to the DHA Office of Program Integrity, some Tricare beneficiaries received letters from a bogus company called Tricare Survey Inc., offering them the chance to work as "secret shoppers."

The mailings instruct recipients to...

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Military Hero Who Served Six Tours of Du…

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Military hero who served six tours of duty surprised with new home at Florida-UGA game
SEC Country, 30 Oct 2015

While it was the play on the field that got Florida fans on their feet Saturday, everyone in attendance — no matter their fan loyalty — stood when a military family received a new, mortgage-free home.

Staff Sergeant David Veros, a 12 year Security Forces Defender, and his family were honored at the Florida-UGA game in Jacksonville, Fla. and were given i...

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Engage, Inform and Recruit -- AFSFA and …

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by Stacey Rush, AFSFA Executive Administrator

In today’s digital world, it is only logical that AFSFA reaches out to its Defenders with the various media technology that is available at its fingertips. Like a good cop, we are covering down on all avenues. We now have a Facebook page up and its followers are growing! This is a great way for past and pres...

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A Bond That Can Never Be Broken

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A bond that can never be broken

Photo: U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Timothy Castillo, 7th Security Forces Squadron military working dog trainer, checks his dog, Axa, for any bites, swellings and abnormal growths that could prevent him from performing everyday duties Aug. 10, 2015, at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas. Military working dog handlers are trained with emergency field veterinary skills to keep the dog healthy while deployed; however, the base veterinary staff cares for the dogs on ...

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Ruiz, Sartain Remembered by Defenders, S…

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Ruiz, Sartain Remembered by Defenders, Senior Leaders
Posted 10/19/2015
66th Air Base Group Public Affairs, by Mark Wyatt

Photo: Maj. Joseph Bincarousky, 66th Security Forces Squadron commander, posthumously presents Senior Airman Nathan Sartain and Senior Airman Kcey Ruiz the Air Force Commendation Medal during a Memorial Service at the Aero Club Hangar Oct. 16. The service was held to honor and remember the two Airmen killed Oct. 2 when the C-130J Super Hercules a...

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Chapter Happenings

Current Magazine

Jul-Aug 2015 cover

SF Magazine Jul-Aug 2015

  • From the Security Forces Directorate
  • Earn It: A Story of Redemption
  • SF Reservist Among AF 12 Oustanding
  • Raven 1 Reflects on Career
  • MGen (ret) Thomas M. Sadler Dies
  • AFSFA's Newest Chapter

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22-25 September 2016
Shreveport Bossier City, LA
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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.

When you join AFSFA, as a regular or Life member, you receive a membership card, an official challenge coin, a logo decal and a logo lapel pin.

In addition you receive a subscription to Security Forces Magazine, The Professional Journal of the Security Forces that will keep you abreast of the people, events, and issues.

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. 

Any questions on membership should be referred to the AFSFA Headquarters at 1-888-250-9876.  Or, Contact Us.