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2017 AF OUTSTANDING SF INDIVIDUAL AWARDS

05-01-2018 Hits:1080 Guardmount/News

THE 2017 AF OUTSTANDING SECURITY FORCES (SF) INDIVIDUAL AWARD WINNERS

1.  I AM EXTREMELY PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THE FOLLOWING INDIVIDUALS HAVE BEEN SELECTED AS THE 2017 SECURITY FORCES INDIVIDUAL AWARD WINNERS. THESE AWARDS RECOGNIZE THE EXTRAORDINARY CONTRIBUTIONS INDIVIDUALS HAVE MADE TO THE US AIR FORCE.

2.  AWARD WINNERS ARE LISTED IN THEIR RESPECTIVE CATEGORIES:

      A.  COLONEL BILLY JACK CARTER AWARD:   SMSGT JESSE T. FRANK, PACAF, 18 SFS, KADENA AB, JAPA...

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AF Selects SF Squadron Commanders for 20…

02-01-2018 Hits:464 Guardmount/News

Congratulations to the AF's Newest SF Squadron Commanders!!

The following SF officers were selected in late 2017 for their new commands in 2018:

05(s) Matthew T Ballanco – 99th Security Forces Squadron, Nellis AFB, NV

05 Patrick J Bass -- 87th Security Forces Squadron, JB McGuire AFB, NJ

05 Jonathan B Bell -- 11th Security Forces Squadron, JB Andrews, MD

04 Richard A Buckley – 65th Security Forces Squadron, Lajes AB, Azores          

05(s) Matth...

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From the Security Forces Directorate

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21st CENTURY OPSEC

By BGen Andrea D. Tullos

It’s my favorite time of year. The frenzy of college football season, the pro football season is peaking, and the winter Olympics are right around the corner. Another holiday season filled with fun and stories we will laugh about for years is coming to a close. I have added motivation to get to the gym from eating way too many cookies. Many of us got to go home on leave and spend time with friends and family we don’t see oft...

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Sig Sauer to Offer Commercial Version of…

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Sig Sauer to Offer Commercial Version of Army's New Sidearm

Military.com, 9 December 2017, By Matthew Cox

The U.S. Army’s full-size XM17 MHS. Sig Sauer plans to sell a version of this pistol on the commercial market. (101st Airborne Division photo)

 

Sig S...

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Volunteers Share Holiday Spirit With Fal…

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Volunteers Share Holiday Spirit With Fallen Veterans Through Wreaths

news9.com,  Macomb, Oklahoma

 

WREATHS ACROSS AMERICA: Dozens of volunteers rolled through Oklahoma spreading the holiday spirit to those who served our country and lost their lives. Christmas wreaths were laid across America Saturday at the graves of ve...

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SF Colonels Selected for Group/Wing Comm…

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SF Colonels Selected for Group/Wing Commands

Congratulations to the following SF Colonels who were selected for their group or wing commands. Well done Colonels and enjoy your command!

Col Thomas P. Sherman, Commander, 88th Air Base Wing, Wright Patterson AFB, OH

 

Col Benito J. Barron, Commander, 820th B...

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The Newest SF Chiefs!!!!

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The Newest SF Chiefs!!!!

Congratulations to the following Senior Master Sergeants for their selection to Chief Master Sergeant! Well done Defenders. AFSFA is proud of you.

AKERS, KEVIN L.

ALLEGREZZA, JAMES A.

ARTEAGA, ROBERTO A.

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Army Prepares to Sell Up to 10,000 Surpl…

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Army Prepares to Sell Up to 10,000 Surplus 1911 Pistols ... Here’s How You Get One

By: Todd South, Army Times, 4 December 2017

Marine Cpl. Justin Morrall fires a 1911 M45A1 pistol at Susong Ri live fire range, Republic of Korea. The Army will soon transfer up to 10,000 surplus 1911s to the Civilian Marksmanship Program for sale to qualified civilians. (Lance Cpl. Bernadette Wildes/Marine Corps)

With the stroke of a pen, as many as 10,000 Army surplus 1911A1 pi...

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VA & CFPB Warning on Refinancing Off…

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VA & CFPB Warning on Refinancing Offers

 

 

Colleagues and Fellow Veterans,

 

The VA Interest Rate Reduction Refinance Loan (IRRRL) lowers your interest rate by refinancing your existing VA home loan. During FY17, VA guaranteed over 190,000 home loans under this program. In FY 2017, there were nearly 1,500 ...

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VA Announces Rollout and Application Pro…

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VA Announces Rollout and Application Process for New Veterans ID Card

November 29, 2017, 04:00:00 PM

WASHINGTON — Today the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced that the application process for the national Veterans Identification Card (VIC) is now available for Veterans — yet another action honoring their service.

This has been mandated through legislation since 2015 to honor Veterans, and today’s rollout of the ID card fulfills that overdue pro...

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Magazine Articles

Current Magazine

 

SF Magazine Nov-Dec 2017

  • Security Forces NCOIC's Grandfather's Story a Tale of Valor
  • Safeside Association to Dedicate New Defender Statue Bench in 2018
  • When Monuments Come to Life
  • 2018 AFSFA National Meeting in San Francisco Bay Area
  • Before Disaster Strikes Personal Preparedness
  • CFC Your Security Forces Museum
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50th Anniversary of the Tet Offensive
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2018 BoD Mid-Year Meeting
24 March 2018
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32nd National Meeting
Sacramento, CA
23-26 August 2018
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33rd National Meeting
San Antonio, TX
26-29 September 2019


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