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341st Training Squadron Reunion

15-07-2019 Hits:26 Guardmount/News

341st Training Squadron Reunion

I am currently planning a K-9 reunion to be held at the MWD Memorial (Lackland AFB parade field) on 14 September 2019 at 1300 hours. I have extended the invitation for this gathering to include all branches of the military services, all members of the 341st MWD Training Squadron and the Veterinary Services of the USA. The invitation is for both current MWD personnel and retired. The gathering at...

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HONOR AND RESPECT!

11-07-2019 Hits:117 Guardmount/News

HONOR AND RESPECT!

 

Ron Slagle, a prior USAF Defender and now Police Corporal at Marion, Iowa Police Department, decided he wanted to fill a very recently created void in the sneaker market … and he wanted to do it in such a way to not only Honor and Respect police officers but also to help them. So he did just that by designing a new sneaker that you can preorder here https://honor-respect.com/

The site also features some good looking ball caps and shirts yo...

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From the Security Forces Directorate

05-07-2019 Hits:969 Guardmount/News

What We Hold Sacred Part 2

By BGen Andrea D. Tullos

 

It’s been nearly two years since I wrote about “What We Hold Sacred” as Defenders. Since that time we’ve been busy reconstituting our forces, reflecting on what the new National Defense Strategy demands of us, and reconnecting with our heritage. We’ve had tremendous support from our Air Force leadership who inspire us every day to enhance our capabilities as leaders of the Air Force’s ground combat forces and who ha...

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MILO RANGE INSTRUCTOR WANTED

24-06-2019 Hits:720 Guardmount/News

MILO RANGE INSTRUCTOR WANTED

This position is responsible for providing training to our Law Enforcement, Government, Military and International customer base. The MILO Instructor position is a very diverse position, and will be responsible for training our customers on the use of our Use-of-Force simulator. The instructor is autonomous and is often out on a training site or service location with no direct support and must be prepared to adapt to overcome any situation, succes...

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Hardware, Software, Training Reshaped as…

21-06-2019 Hits:263 Guardmount/News

Hardware, Software, Training Reshaped as Part of ‘Year of the Defender’ Initiative

By Nick DeCicco, 60th Air Mobility Wing Public Affairs, Travis AFB, CA, 19 June 2019

The Air Force has undertaken a comprehensive effort to revitalize and reconfigure its security forces squadrons during the past year with the Reconstitute Defender Initiative.

 

Airman 1st Class Christopher Shaffer, 60th Security Forces S...

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11th Security Forces Group Defenders Sup…

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11th Security Forces Group Defenders Support National Law Enforcement Memorial Candlelight Vigil

By Joseph L. Rector

On 13 May 2019, members of the 11th Security Forces Group and the National Capital Region – Maryland Chapter, represented the Air Force as part of the Honor Cordon for the arrival of the family members of those fallen police officers being memorialized. Master Sergeant Jeremy Graves, Master Sergeant Samuel Warren and Staff Sergeant Darius Jones-McGee participate...

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Get Ready for the 2019 Chapter of the Ye…

19-06-2019 Hits:285 Guardmount/News

Get Ready for the 2019 Chapter of the Year Competition

 ATTENTION, CHAPTER CHAIRS: The deadline for submitting your Chapter of the Year package to the San Antonio headquarters is rapidly approaching. The submission deadline is 30 July 2019 and the nomination forms are online at the AFSFA web site "Members", then "Members Documents" then "AFSFA Chapter Recognition Program." All of the rules and processes remain in place from the 2019 competition. The AFSFA vice president and regional d...

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AF Director of Security Forces Attends A…

22-05-2019 Hits:469 Guardmount/News

AF Director of Security Forces Attends Air University Press Book Launch

By Air University Press, Air University Press, 20 May 20, 2019

Volume 2 of Defending Air Bases in an Age of Insurgency fills in some of the gaps from the first book and brings in the perspective of some notable general officers, Air Force Office of Special Investigations agents, security forces officers, an Army infantry officer and a member of the airlift community. (Image courtesy of Air Univers...

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AFSFA Commissions 25 Commemorative Sig S…

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AFSFA Commissions 25 Commemorative Sig Sauer M17 Pistols

Between 1 June and 31 July 2019 any current AFSFA member may call in and place there name on a list for one of the military’s newest modular handguns … the Sig Sauer M17. These commemorative pistols will have the Security Forces shield outline engraved on the black plate just in front of the rear sight and bear our name, AIR FORCE SECURTY FORCES ASSOC, on the right side ...

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Memorial Day

22-05-2019 Hits:578 Guardmount/News

Memorial Day

Christopher Dion, MSgt, USAF (Retired)

 

On the last Monday in May, the bugle call is heard and the hearts of all Americans are called to formation, in order to render tokens of honor and appreciation to those who gave the last full measure. On this day we visit monuments of stone, metal, and marble that mark the final resting place of humans and furry warriors for whom the word hero was created. After the ceremonies are ended, the barbeques are then lit, ...

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SF Magazine Jul-Sep 2019

  • AFSFA Commissions 25 Commemorative Sig Sauer M17 Pistols
  • Vandenberg AFB Utilizes Unique Horse Patrol
  • 2018 Security Forces Unit & Individual Award Winners
  • AFSFA-Security Forces Foundation Scholarship Funds
  • Where is that Defender now?
  • Eagle Chapter Hosts Captain Maisey Recognition Ceremony
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33rd National Meeting
San Antonio, TX
25-29 September 2019
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