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Air Force Awards Contract for Improved F…

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Air Force Awards Contract for Improved Female Body Armor

By Daryl Mayer, AFLCMC Public Affairs,  Published 17 June 2020


WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio (AFLCMC) – The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center Female Fitment Program Office has awarded a contract to begin production and development for body armor designed to better protect female Airmen during combat and contingency operations.

Finding uniform items and gear optimized for female Airmen is an Air Force ...

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Next Security Forces Career Field Manage…

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Next Security Forces Career Field Manager Named

It is with great pleasure and honor that I announce the selection of CMSgt Brian Lewis, Air Force Global Strike Command Security Forces Manager, as the next Security Forces Career Field Manager.  Chief Lewis has distinguished himself at various levels and in numerous challenging environments.  His expertise and leadership is the right next step to focus on providing support to over 38K Total Force Defenders!

He will be a tremendo...

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We Stand Guard Together!

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We Stand Guard Together!

Defenders, the civil unrest in the media over the loss of George Floyd has left Americans concerned and outraged.  We can all see the wrong in what took place.   The pain America feels for him and his family is real.

As a society we have come so far…which makes it just that much more painful to watch what is unfolding in the news and social media.  The reality of this situation makes us think about our role in respecting each other and doing w...

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Security Forces Enterprise Plan

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Security Forces Enterprise Plan

“The Security Forces Enterprise Plan is designed to focus on the Strategic Goals that are essential in making us More Lethal and More Ready, by prioritizing those things that are essential to our continued success.”

Brig Gen CollinsDirector Security Forces

Strategic Environment

Department of the Air Force Security Forces play a pivotal role in protecting and enabling our Nation’s Air and Space Combat Power and Strategic...

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Police Week 2020: Ramstein Honors Fallen…

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Police Week 2020: Ramstein Honors Fallen Law Enforcement

By TSgt Jocelyn A. Ford, 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs, 8 May 2020

A U.S. Air Force 86th Security Forces Squadron patrol car is parked prior to participating in a caravan of Kaiserslautern Military Community first responders at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, 7 May 2020. (U.S. Air Force photo by A1C Taylor D. Slater)


Though coronavirus disease 2019 is hindering activities tha...

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AFSFA Commissions 35 Commemorative Sig S…

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AFSFA Commissions 35 Commemorative Sig Sauer M18 Pistols

Between 1 June and 31 July 2020 any current AFSFA member may call in and place their name on a list for one of the military’s newest modular handguns … the Sig Sauer M18. 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 of the slide as pictured. The 9MM pistol is flat d...

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Air Force Academy Unveils License Plate …

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Air Force Academy Unveils License Plate Readers at Gates

License plate readers at the U.S. Air Force Academy are scanning the plates of every vehicle entering the base through the north and south gates. The newly-installed technology, commonly used by civilian law enforcement agencies, is another means of defending the base. (U.S. Air Force Academy photo)

U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. -- Newly installed license plate readers at the Air Force Academy are scanning the p...

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Get Ready for the 2020 Chapter of the Ye…

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Get Ready for the 2020 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 31 July 2020 and the nomination forms are online at the AFSFA web site "Members", then "Members Documents" then "AFSFA Chapter Recognition Program."  The competition period for the award covers the period 1 July 2019 to 30 June 2020.  All of the rules an...

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Easter Bunny Visits Children of Deployed…

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Easter Bunny Visits Children of Deployed Parents

A1C Cameron Otte, 60th Air Mobility Wing Public Affairs

The Easter Bunny made a stop at Travis Air Force Base April 11 to visit families of deployed service members.

The Easter Bunny prepares to give candy to children from military families with deployed parents, April 11, at Travis Air Force Base, California. The Easter Bunny hand-delivered 163 bags of candy to the children’s homes. U.S. Air Force photo/Airman ...

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DoD Response to COVID-19 - DoD ID Cards …

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 DoD Response to COVID-19 - DoD ID Cards and Benefits

The Department of Defense is committed to protecting the security of our nation and its people by issuing identification (ID) cards to individuals requiring access to government systems and facilities, and to eligible individuals authorized to receive Uniformed Service benefits and privileges by law.

The Department is equally committed to the safety of our personnel and beneficiaries, including retirees and other high-risk ...

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Security Forces Foundation Scholarship Funds

The Security Forces Foundation Scholarship Funds filing period starts 1 July and runs until 31 August annually. Applicants will be able to open and download the application forms during that period. There are two funds awarding a total of six (6) $500.00 grants yearly.

The Charles J. Heubusch Scholarship Fund

The Charles J. Heubusch Scholarship Fund was established in the memory of Colonel (ret) Charles J. Heubusch a 27-year veteran Air Police and Security Police officer who felt strongly about the importance of caring for the young enlisted Security Police force always stressing the importance of education.

This scholarship fund is open to all enlisted, active duty, Security Forces members in the rank of E-6 and below. Their spouses are also eligible to compete for the two (2) Charles J. Heubusch Scholarship Fund $500.00 grants awarded annually. Those pursuing education in accredited community, junior and four-year university programs are eligible for these grants.

CJ Heubusch Scholarship Fund documents can be downloaded here starting 1 July 2020.

Security Forces Foundation Scholarship Fund

This scholarship fund is open to all enlisted Security Forces members of the total force (active duty, Air National Guard and AF Reserve) in the rank of E-6 and below. Their spouses are eligible to compete for the four (4) Air Force Security Forces Foundation Fund $500.00 grants awarded annually. Those pursuing education in accredited community, junior and four-year university programs are eligible for these grants.

Security Force Foundation Scholarship Fund documents can be downloaded here starting 1 July 2020.

The completed forms, both individual’s and commander’s, must be submitted by mail or as PDF files between 1 July and 31 August 2020 to:

AFSFA National Headquarters
P.O. Box 683
Helotes, TX 78023                 or                     This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The selection panel for both funds considers all information provided by each applicant on the required forms. Award announcements will be released no later than 30 September annually through the AFSFA web site and personally to all award recipients.

All questions should be directed to AFSFA National Headquarters at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (888) 250-9876 or (210) 277-0448.


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



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.  


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.

Lt Col Charles (Chuck) A. Trovarello is the Commander of the 934th Security Forces Squadron (SFS), Minneapolis ARS, MN. He is responsible for leading a combined force of over 150 Air Force Reserve Active Guard/Reserve (AGR), Traditional Reserve, and Civilian Defenders. The Defenders under his command fill a myriad of home station and deployed law enforcement and security roles to include traditional policing, flight line/asset security, Fly Away Security, and Combat Arms. Over the years 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, Operations Officer, then Commander (two separate tours) of the 387 ESFS, Al Mubarak AB, KU, and prior to his current assignment, Commander of 445 SFS, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH. Lt Col Trovarello, in addition to his military career, has accumulated extensive federal government civilian experience since leaving active duty in 2009. Over the past ten years he has served as a Federal Corrections Officer in Danbury, CT, and Chief of Police Services for the 439 SFS, Westover ARB, MA. Most recently, he served as the Chief of Security for the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group “Bone Yard” at Davis-Monthan AFB, AZ. 


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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