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From the Security Forces Directorate

17-01-2020 Hits:4 Guardmount/News

Advancing the Training Continuum

By CMSgt Tamala L. Hartz

Happy New Year! As we begin the new decade and the year 2020 we are continuing to advance our career field’s civilian, enlisted and officer training continuum. These efforts will ensure we are creating a Defender that will win in every fight!

In the last two years we have transformed Security Forces Training from recruitment to retirement. We overhauled every skill-awarding course at the SF Academy and our Milit...

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Squadron of the Future: Creating More Ef…

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Squadron of the Future: Creating More Effective Defenders

By A1C Jennifer Zima, 501st Combat Support Wing Public Affairs, 11 Dec 2019

Airman 1st Class Cameron Rogers, 422nd Security Forces Squadron installation entry controller, clears an M4 carbine during a recall exercise at RAF Croughton, United Kingdom, Nov. 21, 2019. Quarterly recall exercises are a form of readiness for defenders to always be prepared to respond ...

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The Brave Badge Initiative

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In 2017, the Air Force lost 62 Active Duty Airmen to suicide. Many of those losses being men and wom-en that wore the coveted blue beret. The Brave Badge Initiative is a social media platform that has strengthened the Security Forces community and is focused to changing the culture of every squadron. The founder of The Brave Badge Initiative, TSgt Calin A. Cronin, devised the idea after identifying the need for a crisis platform while stationed at Ramstein Air Base, Germany. After sp...

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Protection Strategies Incorporated Hirin…

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Protection Strategies Incorporated Hiring

Protection Strategies Incorporated (PSI), a Service Disabled, Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), engages industry recognized professionals worldwide to provide security management and consultant services to U.S. Departments and Agencies, international organizations, and commercial corporations.

 

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JBSA-Lackland, USPS San Antonio Honor Mi…

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JBSA-Lackland, USPS San Antonio Honor Military Working Dogs

By Vicki Stein, AFIMSC Public Affairs, 15 August 2019

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – Members of the Security Forces community and the U.S. Postal Service gathered at the Military Working Dog Monument here Aug. 15 for a local ceremony to unveil the new U.S. Postal Service MWD forever stamp.

 

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American Lake Veteran’s Golf Course

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American Lake Veteran’s Golf Course

By: Capt (ret) David Van Pay

As an avid golfer, I’ve played nearly all the public golf courses in western Washington. One of the neat courses I’ve played is the American Lake Veteran’s Golf course, Lakewood, WA. The front nine holes is old school. Wide open fairways with tiny greens. The back nine was designed and built by Jack Nicklaus a couple years ago. The back nine plays like a resort course that holds your attention on every s...

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IDEAS FOR A BUG OUT BAG

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IDEAS FOR A BUG OUT BAG

By Rick Fulton , (Part 1 of a 2 part series)

A bug out bag in the car trunk or bedroom closet is a first priority kind of grab and go kit, for immediate use the first two days of a disaster, and then as a building block for a longer period, if needed.

What should be in a bug out bag? The very first item is an inventory list inside, right on top. You immediately know what you have to work with.

Be the injury major or minor, you n...

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From the Security Directorate

29-10-2019 Hits:1552 Guardmount/News

Our Path to a More Lethal and More Ready Defender!

By BG (Sel) Roy W. Collins, SF Director 24

It has been a fast month stepping in as your new Director of Security Forces. I made a promise during this time to assess where we are and more importantly, how to move us forward.

There is no question that our Security Forces Airmen deserve the absolute best opportunity to achieve their mission, whether it’s in the missile field, on a flight line or at any of our ins...

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An Air Force first — a Sikh in beard and…

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An Air Force first — a Sikh in beard and turban graduates at Lackland

Airman 1st Class Sunjit Singh Rathour stood out in the crowd as he graduated Thursday from Security Forces training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland.It was inevitable, given that he was the only airman in Team 36 wearing a beard and a turban as he crossed the stage.“To be honest, it went in the blink of an eye,” he told reporters. “It felt amazing...

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CSAF Charts Air Force Defender Way Forwa…

02-10-2019 Hits:2480 Guardmount/News

CSAF Charts Air Force Defender Way Forward in the Year of Integrate Base DefenseBy Alex Delgado, 502 ABW Public Affairs / Published October 02, 2019

 

Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein addresses Security Forces Defenders, past and present, at the 33rd Air Force Security Forces Association national meeting banquet in San Antonio 28 Sept 2019, in San Antonio, Texas.<...

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AFSFA Col Jerry M. & Dr Lucille Y. Bullock Service Award (BSA)

AFSFA Statement and Purpose

PURPOSE: The AFSFA Col Jerry M. and Dr. Lucille Y. Bullock Service Award (BSA) program is established to commemorate the Bullock’s 32 years of selfless dedication to the Air Force Security Forces Association, AFSFA members, Security Forces of the active duty, reserve and guard components, and SF retiree communities. Refer to AFSFA Policy Statement 2018-001.

PROGRAM: AFSFA has established the BSA to recognize couple/family who have made continued and significant contributions to the AFSFA. The AFSFA Board of Directors (BOD) carefully reviews all nominations each year. There may not be more than one AFSFA couple/family recognized/selected per year and the Board my exercise its option to make no award, if in their sole determination there are no nominations that meet the spirit and intent of this award.

CRITERIA: To be eligible for consideration for the BSA, a Nomination Form must be used by the nominating member. The information must be as complete and relevant to AFSFA operations as possible. While noteworthy service records are admirable, the AFSFA BSA considers only members with continued and significant contributions to the AFSFA.

REVIEW PROCESS: The AFSFA BOD will review all submitted nominations at the Annual Meeting, in a closed session of the Board. Nominations will be disclosed to the BoD by the Executive Director (ED) and discussed. The nomination disclosures and reviews will not be recorded or disclosed to the public or membership. The ED will determine the discussion format and voting. Following discussions, only duly elected and appointed Directors and elected Officers will vote on the nominations and award selection by the Board requires a simple majority. Neither the ED nor any yet-to-be-appointed BOD member has a vote. The BOD has the final decision for nominee selection and there is no right of review of the BOD decision.

RECOGNITION: Recognition of all nominees and announcement of award winners will be presented at the AFSFA Annual Meeting banquet. The BSA award winners will be presented an engraved crystal plate and their names will be added to the BSA plaque at the AFSFA national headquarters.

Click here to download the PDF nomination form.

AFSFA members that have been awarded the Col Jerry M. & Dr Lucille Y. Bullock Service Award and the year awarded:

2018 - CMSgt (ret) Bob & Anna Egger

2019 - CMSgt (ret) Wayne & Cathy Cox

AFSFA BOARD OF DIRECTORS & OFFICERS

BOARD OF DIRECTORS:

Col (ret) Sally Uebelacker, has more than 13 years’ service at Sandia National Laboratories. She served as a Sandia Emergency Director and managed multiple security programs to include Information Security, Personnel Security, Contract Security Management, the Security Incident Management Program, Foreign Visits and Assignments, Assurance, Integrated Protection Systems, and International Business Operations.  Sally had a distinguished twenty-four year career in the United States Air Force. Her final assignment being the 42d Support Group Commander at Maxwell AFB in Montgomery, Alabama. There she oversaw 1,900 personnel in the Security Forces, Civil Engineering, Mission support, Communications and Base Services squadrons. Following her Air Force retirement Sally, attended UNM School of Law. After graduation and becoming a licensed member of the New Mexico Bar, she worked as an Assistant District Attorney in the Second Judicial District where she prosecuted misdemeanor and felony crimes. Sally received her Bachelor of Science in Sociology from the University of Tulsa, a Master’s in Public Administration from the University of Northern Colorado and a Juris Doctorate from the University of New Mexico. She is a Charter and Life AFSFA member and is also a graduate of the FBI National Academy.

MSgt (ret) N. Scott Castillo was elected to his first term as an AFSFA Director in 2010.  Prior to joining your Board of Directors, Scott provided his services to the AFSFA as legal counsel, and continues in that capacity today. Scott served in the Security Police field his entire active duty career, from 1976 to 1994 when he retired.  At the time of his retirement, Scott was in his second year of law school at the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law.  He graduated in 1995 and was admitted to the California State Bar and the U.S. District Court (Eastern Dist.) in 1996.  In 1998 he was also admitted to the Colorado Bar. During his active career, Scott served in numerous positions, from patrol, to Desk Sgt., flight supervisor, shift commander, investigations, unit training manager, reports and analysis chief, and finally pass and registration chief.  Scott holds an A.S. in Police Science, a B.S. Summa Cum Laude from Park College in Criminal Justice Administration, a Graduate Certificate from Eastern Kentucky University, and a Juris Doctor degree from Mc George.  He also possesses a Lifetime (Fully Satisfied) Community College Teaching Credential from the State of California.  He is a California P.O.S.T. certified Instructor, teaching Arrest, Search and Seizure and (previously) Firearms.  He has taught these classes for more than twenty years.  

Cox

CMSgt (ret) Wayne H. Cox served from 1966-1995. Following Air Police Technical School, Lackland AFB, TX, he served in air/security police units in NM, TX, WY, OK, Vietnam, Okinawa, Philippines, Germany, United Kingdom, and Washington, D.C.. Chief Cox served as the 10th Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chief USAF Security Police and Chief Enlisted Manager from 1992-1995 and culminated his career in the Air Force at HQ USAF, The Pentagon. He is a graduate (Cum Laude) from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL and the FBI National Academy, Quantico, VA. He is married to the former Cathy Ann Parker of San Antonio, TX. Since retirement he has worked for the University of California, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM followed by the Department of Defense through the DoD Dependents Schools-Europe, Wiesbaden, Germany then to Arlington, VA. Chief Cox is currently the Central Area Emergency Manager, Office of Emergency Management& Safety, US Citizenship & Immigrations Services, Department of Homeland Security, in Dallas, TX.

CMSgt (ret) Joseph N. Mitchell was a Defender from 1975 – 2005. After basic training and the SP Academy his assignments included Plattsburgh AFB, NY; RAF Upper Heyford, UK; Mather AFB, CA; Ramstein AB, GE; Grand Forks AFB, ND; Kunsan AB, ROK; Brunssum, NL, and Cheyenne Mountain AFS, CO. His assignments ranged from alert aircraft Close-In Sentry to Security Force Manager including duties as (NATO) Chief of Security Police and Chief of International Military Police, HQ Allied Forces North Europe, Brunssum, The Netherlands. He ensured USAF Security Police and Army Military Police training and preparedness for deployments in support of peacekeeping missions in the Balkans. Following retirement from the Air Force, he secured support for, and founded The Front Range Chapter, serving as chapter chairman. He holds an A.A.S, Security Administration from CCAF, an A.A., General Studies from the University of Maryland, and a B.S., Management/Human Resources from Park University, Missouri. He is a currently employed by the Colorado Springs Police Department, Specialized Enforcement Division.

Lt Col (ret) Keith A. Goodenough is a native of Washington State, and a 25-year career Security Forces member. He entered the active Air Force as an Airman in February of 1991 and transferred to the Air Force Reserve in 1994, following active duty tours at Homestead AFB, FL and McChord AFB, WA. He was later commissioned through the Deserving Airman Commissioning Program in 1997, and has served in virtually every aspect of the career field from home-station and deployed base-level functions to major command staff-action officer roles. Before retiring in February of 2016, he was the Commander of the 610 SFS, NAS/JRB Fort Worth, Texas. Keith is a Life Member of the AFSFA, and has been a member of the Billie Renfroe Chapter in Fort Worth Texas since 1996. He served as the chapter’s Vice-Chairman for the 2015 calendar year, and is currently serving as the chapter’s Chairman since January of 2016. As the Chairman of the Billie Renfroe chapter, his emphasis has centered on local recruitment and supporting the needs and activities of the two Security Forces Squadrons on NAS/JRB Fort Worth, Texas.

EggerCMSgt (ret) Robert P. Egger served 49 years in the career field, 30 years active duty retiring as a CMSgt and 19 years as a civil servant retiring as Chief of Security for the Air Force Intelligence Agency (GS14). Bob was inducted into the AFSFA Hall of Fame in 2011 and is a member of the Air Force Intelligence Agency’s Hall of Honor. He is a Security Forces Museum Foundation Trustee and has been the foundation treasurer for the past 10 years. He previously served on the AFSFA BoD as Secretary and is still very active in various local community organizations.
 


LynchMSgt (ret) John L. Lynch served from 1974-1994. His assignments included: RAF Mildenhall, UK 1975-1978; Travis AFB, CA 1978-1979; Fairchild AFB, WA1979-1982; Hahn AB, Germany 1982-1986; and Minot AFB, ND 1986-1994. Duties ranged from perimeter boundaries, ART/SRT/MFT, access control, area supervisor, Central Security Controller (CSC), Wing Security Controller (WSC), Flight Security Controller (FSC), and Flight Sergeant. He was deployed to three separate aircraft crashes, a C-141 crash in the UK, and F-16 crash near Hahn AB, Germany and a British Jaguar crash, also near Hahn AB, Germany.  After retirement John worked as a 911 police dispatcher and operations manager for a small police department and later a county followed by civilian training coordinator at the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Center. He then moved into the hotel security industry where he was the Security Director in a 352 room Doubletree Hotel.  He is currently the Security Manager for a private athletic club in Seattle, WA where he oversees the safety and security of a 300,000 square foot structure, 109 hotel rooms, five floors of athletic facilities, three restaurants and two bars.  He is a founding member of the AFSFA Evergreen Chapter who just hosted the 2014 national meeting.

 RybczykLt Col (ret) John Rybczyk served 31 years on active duty from 1955-1987.  He enlisted in the Air Force in 1955, and obtained the grade of TSgt when he was selected for the  Airman's Education Commissioning Program and was sent to Michigan State  in 1964. He graduated with a BS in Police Administration and Commissioned in 1966 as a 2ndLt in the Security Police Career Field.  After assignments in Texas and Turkey, he returned to Michigan State  under the AFIT program and received his Masters in Criminal Justice in 1971.  Assigned to the ROTC Department at MSU, he completed his Doctorate in Higher Education and Administration.  His Security Police  assignments continued  in Thailand, Hawaii (PACAF/IG) the Security Police Academy,  SP Commander at Osan AB, Korea and CINCPACAF at Camp Smith, Hawaii and there he retired in 1987. Staying in Hawaii he was the Liquor Administrator for the City and County of Honolulu and the Training Administrator for the Department of Public Safety for the State of Hawaii.  He was a volunteer on a number of occasions teaching in the TAP program and has been a Board member for both the AFSFA and the AFSFF.
  

 Major Charles A. Trovarello is the Commander, 445th Security Forces Squadron, WPAFB, OH. He leads over 95 Traditional Reserve Security Forces members who provide home station and deployed Base Security/Law Enforcement to include perimeter/flight line security, as well as traditional policing roles. He has served in a variety of military leadership positions which include: ICBM Missile Crew Commander/Instructor at Minot AFB, ND, Reserve Flight Commander then Operations Officer for the 439 SFS, Westover ARB, MA, and Operations Officer then Commander of the 387 ESFS, Al Mubarak AB, KU. He has worked in multiple positions within the Federal Government since leaving Active Duty in 2009, to include Federal Corrections Officer, as the Chief of Police Services for the 439 SFS and currently serves as the Chief of Security for the 309th Aerospace Maintenance And Regeneration Group “Bone Yard” at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, AZ. He helped start the Patriot Chapter, and acted as its first Chairman. Most recently he reactivated the Buckeye Chapter in Dayton, Ohio, and continues to recruit members for the Tucson Chapter.

 
 OFFICERS: 

SERGEANT-AT-ARMS:  MSgt (ret) Garry Jefferson served 21 years on active duty from 1960-1981. He entered the Air Force in 1960 and upon completion of basic training and Air Police Technical School he was assigned to the 814th Combat Defense Squadron, Westover AFB, MA followed by an assignment to Moron AB, Spain working as Law Enforcement Flight Chief after which he was assigned to Bergstrom AFB, Texas and assigned Presidential Security duties. He then moved to Vietnam in 1969. After returning to the states in 1970 he was assigned back as Law Enforcement Flight Chief and then moved to Germany as the NCOIC of a Munitions Support Group, NCOIC of a Security Communication Squadron. He was then assigned to Malmstrom AFB, MT as NCOIC of the 341st Security Police Camper Support Squadron and after retirement in 1981 worked in the security career field until 1993 and the took a position as a US Marshall in Shreveport, LA until 1998 when retired. He took civilian employment in the Insurance industry where he still works. He has severed as Ark-La-Tx Chapter Chairman and on the AFSFA BoD as member of AFSFA for eight years.
 

SECRETARY: Lt Col (ret) Marie Shadden was a career officer with assignments at Holloman AFB, NM as administrative security; Spangdahlem AB in Germany as a shift commander and asst operations; the SP Academy at Lackland AFB, TX as executive officer and security training squadron commander, TAC Hq, Langley AFB, VA on the SF staff as training and security program manager, followed by squadron commander at Luke AFB, AZ and then a special duty assignment as assistant professor in the ASU AFROTC program. She also worked hard to get the SF Museum up and running. Her civilian career included consulting from Nashville, TN on assignments from Dept of Justice, FBI, Dept of Homeland Security, various engineering companies and state agencies developing victim assistance, security, training, emergency response, HazMat operations and planning conferences from 1992-2001. She also helped build a program called “Helmets to Hardhats” in Atlanta, GA finding jobs for returning vets and worked on overseas U.S. Embassy contracts for a security firm. She previously served from 2001-2005 and as Publicity and Chapter Editor from 2003-2005 andis a life member of the Air Force Security Forces Museum Foundation.
  

VICE-PRESIDENT: Lt Col (ret) Joseph L. Rector served 22 years on active duty from 1985-2007. He is a senior civilian supervisory security specialist serving as the Deputy Director for the 11th Security Forces Group at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland. He is second in charge of over 800 personnel providing law enforcement, investigations, physical security, intelligence, antiterrorism and executive protection services. Mr. Rector was commissioned through the Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps program in 1985. He has held a variety of security force officer positions at the unit and headquarters level, to include three security forces squadron commands, command of a deployed Counter-Drug Ground-Based Radar Detachment, and has served as a branch and division chief at the major command and field operating agency levels. He earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Peace, War, and Defense from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Master Degrees in Business and Organizational Security Management, Information Technology Management and Cybersecurity from Webster University. A Certified Protection Professional, he holds a Board Certification in Security Management from ASIS International, where he currently serves on the ASIS Professional Certification Board. He has previously served for eight years on the AFSFA Board of Director and as Chapter Chair for both the Alamo and National Capital Region – Maryland Chapters." 
 

PRESIDENT: MSgt (ret) Jim Saulnier served 20 years on active duty from 1971-1991. Jim, a native of Middleton, MA was initially assigned to the Fire Protection career field and retrained into Law Enforcement in 1973. His assignments included: Webb AFB, TX; Andrews AFB, MD; Decimomannu AB, Sardinia, Italy; Wurtsmith AFB, MI; Pentagon and Bolling AFB, Washington, DC. Since his AF retirement, Jim has held retail loss prevention management positions with Sears and Home Depot as well as corporate level security management positions with Accenture and is presently employed by Sprint-Nextel Communications as a corporate physical security manager. Jim is an AFSFA life member and is currently the AFSFA northeast and southeast Regional Director as well as Sergeant-at-Arms.  He has played key roles in the AFSFA Proud Warrior program, coordination of AFSFA’s rededication of the Captain R.V. Maisey Building on Bolling AFB, DC, and served as Eagle Chapter’s Secretary-Treasurer. Jim is a Certified Protection Professional (CPP), Board Certified in Security Management through the ASIS International, an active member of ASIS’ National Capital Chapter and presently serving as an Assistant Regional Vice President for ASIS Region 5-A.  Jim currently makes Alexandria, Virginia home.

 

ProbstEXECUTIVE DIRECTOR:  Col (ret) John W. Probst served 40 years on active duty from 1971-2013. From 1971-1981 he performed law enforcement specialist, military working dog handler, trainer and instructor duties as Goose Bay AB, Labrador, Canada, Fairchild AFB, WA, Clark AB Philippines, Don Muang AB, Thailand, and Lackland AFB, TX. Following his commissioning through ROTC in 1985 and performed duties as Flight Security Officer, Shift Commander, Group Executive Officer, Operations Officer, Chief of Security Police, MAJCOM and Air Staff Action Officer, Squadron and Group Commander,  Chief of NSI Oversight, and Joint/Coalition Headquarters  Senior Iraqi Police Mentor for Ministry of Interior while stationed at Elllsworth AFB, SD, MacDill AFB, FL, Riyadh Air Base, Saudi Arabia, Little Rock AFB, AR, McChord AFB, WA, F.E. Warren AFB, WY, Kirtland AFB, NM and Baghdad, Iraq. John holds an A.A., Admin of Justice, Los Angeles CC, B.A., Anthropology, from Univ of Texas at San Antonio, M.P.A., Resource Management, Golden Gate Univ, and has completed AF Police Administration Course, Eastern Kentucky Univ, SOS, AWC and the FBI National Academy. John has been chapter vice-chairman and chairman and served on AFSFA Board of Directors 1995-1996; National  President 1996-2000 and 2007-2011 and is the current Executive Director.

 

BullockEXECUTIVE DIRECTOR EMERITUS:  Col (ret) Jerry M. Bullock served on active duty from May 1954 until July 1981. For most of his Air Force career he was in the Air/Security Police career field. He retired as the Deputy Commander of the Air Force Office of Security Police, the number two security and law enforcement position in the Air Force. In the early years of intercontinental ballistic missiles Col Bullock served as a crew commander with the Atlas ICBM system. After returning to the security career field he served as Chief of Security for all U.S. Forces in Turkey and Greece; Chief of Resources, HQ 7th Air Force, Republic of Vietnam; Chief of Law Enforcement at HQ USAF; Chief of Security for 15th Air Force (Strategic Air Command); and Chief of Security for Tactical Air Command. After retirement he practiced as a professional counselor, was Director of Human Resources at Tracor Aerospace, Inc. in Austin, and with his wife established the Creative Education Institute in San Marcos. Concurrently he helped to found the Air Force Security Police Association in which he continues to serve as Executive Director Emeritus. His decorations include LOM w/2OLC, BSM, MSO, and AFCM w/2OLC.

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AFSFA HoF MedallionPURPOSE:  Publicly recognize the value of significant contributions to AFSFA.

PROGRAM:  AFSFA has established a Hall of Fame (HOF) to recognize members who have made significant contributions to the AFSFA.  The AFSFA Board of Directors (BOD)   carefully reviews all nominations each year.  Although there is no minimum annual number of selectees, and the BOD may decline to select any inductee not meeting the criteria, generally not more than three (3) inductees are selected per year.

CRITERIA:  To be eligible for consideration for the HOA, a Nomination Form must be used by the nominating member.  The information must be as complete and relevant to AFSFA operations as possible.  While a noteworthy service record is admirable, the AFSFA HOF considers only members with significant contributions to the AFSFA.

REVIEW PROCESS:  The AFSFA BOD will review all submitted nominations at the Annual Meeting, in a closed session of the Board.  Nominations will be disclosed to the BoD by the Executive Director (ED), and discussed.  The nomination disclosures and reviews will not be recorded or disclosed to the public or membership.  The ED will determine the discussion format and voting.  Following discussions only duly elected and appointed Directors and elected Officers, will vote on the nominations.  Neither the ED nor any yet-to-be-appointed BOD member has a vote. The BOD has the final decision for nominee selection, but there must be at least a 2/3 majority of votes for selection of any nominee.  There is no right of review of the BOD decision.

RECOGNITION:  HOF selectees will be recognized at the Annual Meeting closing dinner with a medallion presentation and their names will be added to HoF plaque.

Click here to download the PDF nomination form.

AFSFA members that have been inducted into the Hall of Fame and the years of their induction:

  • 2008 - Nick Keck
  • 2010 - Jerry and Lucille Bullock
  • 2011 - Bob Egger, Gary Allison, John Renfroe, Pete Piazza, John Rybczyk, John Probst, and Dave Coulie
  • 2012 - Jack Brokaw, Shellie Larios, Bob Poland, and John Wood
  • 2013 - Lee Chambers, Ed Johnson, and Ted Whitlock
  • 2014 - H. Dean Connor
  • 2015 - Wayne H. Cox and N. Scott Castillo
  • 2016 - Willie H. Phillips, Joseph L. Rector, and Hart J. Guenther
  • 2017 - James R. Saulnier, Phil Henning and Bob Christy
  • 2018 - Garry G. Jefferson

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