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Air Force May Soon Offer Service-Wide Mo…

16-02-2017 Hits:124 Guardmount/News

Air Force May Soon Offer Service-Wide Mobile Alert System

Military.com, Feb 07, 2017, by Oriana Pawlyk

A team of 96th Security Forces Squadron Airmen prepare to enter a building during a shoot, move and communicate drill in June at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

The U.S. Air Force may soon roll out a service-wide mobile alert system to notify airmen and employees of active shooters or other emergencies on base, a general said...

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701 MUNSS/Custody Unit Standing Out!!

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701 MUNSS/Custody Unit ... is standing out!!

701 MUNSS/Custody Unit conducted a Police Week ruck march in 2016 and a reenlistment at the Bastogne War Memorial. The 701 MUNSS/Custody Forces was awarded the 2016 USAFE SF (GSU) Geographically Separated Unit of the Year award!

We love your AFSFA Security Forces Magazine over here. Keep it up!

PHILLIP B. FERRIS, Maj, USAFChief, Security Forces701st Munitions Support SquadronKleine Brogel Air Base, Belgium

W...

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AFSFA Travis Bay Area Chapter 60SFS Mont…

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AFSFA Travis Bay Area Chapter 60SFS Monthly Defender AwardBy Jim Downey, Travis Bay Area Chapter Chairman

 

Photos from left to right: Capt Matthew McGinnis, SSgt Bobby Alexander, SMSgt Jeffrey Wheeler, Ron Armenta (TBAC), Lt Col Joseph Quinn (Commander) and CMSgt Joseph Ilsley; and Defender Award.

Travis Bay Area Chapter Sponsors Monthly Defender Award

60th Security Forces Squadron with the support AFSFA Travis Bay Area Chapter has begun presenting a monthly D...

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Military Law Enforcement Personnel Can N…

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Military Law Enforcement Personnel Can Now Carry Their Own Guns onto Offutt Air Force Base By Steve Liewer, Omaha World-Herald staff writer,Feb 6, 2017

The Stratcom Gate at Offutt Air Force Base off Capehart Road in Bellevue. 

Certain current and former military law enforcement personnel now may carry their personal firearms onto Offutt Air Force Base under a new 55th Wing policy.

The rule took effect Jan. 11 after nearly a year of planning and consideration a...

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Breaking the Stereotype: Tutus to Takedo…

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Breaking the Stereotype: Tutus to Takedownsby: Senior Airman Elizabeth Baker, Stars & Stripes Japan, Yokota Air Base, published: February 04, 2017

 

Staff Sgt. Kiirsten Gunterman, 374th Security Forces Squadron training instructor, performs a takedown on Senior Airman Ryan Vanicek, 374 SFS unit training manager at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Jan. 20, 2017. Gunterman spent 17 years practicing ballet before joining the Air Force. Her duties include instructing Combative...

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DHS/TSA Seeking Coordination Center Offi…

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DHS/TSA  Coordination Center OfficerSave Job   |   More Like This

Salary:$48,348.00 - $72,600.00 / Per Year

Series & Grade:SV-0086-F/F

Location(s):San Francisco, California

Open Period:1/19/2017 to 1/24/2017

Announcement Number:SFO-17-232571

Department:Department Of Homeland Security

Agency:Transportation Security Administration

Position Info:Full Time - Permanent

Who May Apply:Open to all U.S. Citizens. Sal...

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Army Picks Sig Sauer's P320 Handgun to R…

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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

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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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