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24-06-2019 Hits:376 Guardmount/News


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:126 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…

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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…

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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

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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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LEOSA Credential Renewals Opened 1 May 2…

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LEOSA Credential Renewals Opened 1 May 2019By April Hamilton

The DCS - LEOSA team has begun preparing for upcoming card renewals! They will begin accepting Service Requests for renewals on MAY 1ST! Current card holders can begin applying for renewal up to SIX MONTHS before the expiration date with the Early Bird renewal program and discounted pricing! Early Bird pricing ($100) will be applied to renewals submitted 4-6 months before the expiration date. Applications received within 3 m...

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AFSFA Dedicates its Headquarters

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AFSFA Dedicates its Headquarters


On the morning of 30 March 2019, during at the mid-year board meeting, President Scott Castillo and Executive Director John Probst unveiled a plaque which dedicated the AFSFA Headquarters in the memory of Col Nicholas A. Keck. Nick was a Founding and Life Member of AFSFA. He edited Tiger Flight for 15 years, served on the Board of Directors for two terms, was the AFSFA Secreta...

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2018 Security Forces Unit & Individu…

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 2018 Security Forces Unit Award Winners:

- United States Air Force Outstanding Unit "Air Reserve Component" Award Winner: 165 SFS, ANG, Garden City, GA led by Maj Michelle Sabala and CMSgt Daniel B. Florin

- United States Air Force Outstanding Unit "Small Category" Award Winner: 11 SPTS, AFDW, Andrews AFB, MD led by Maj Alexander R. Ligget and SMSgt Christopher W. Young

- United States Air Force Outstanding Unit "Medium Category" Award Winner: 22 SFS, AMC, McConnell A...

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SF Magazine Apr-Jun 2019

  • AFSFC Begins Delivery of New Air Force-Wide Handgun
  • What to Expect at Your 2019 AFSFA National Meeting
  • Defenders Train Against Unmanned Air craft Systems
  • AFSFA Dedicates its Headquarters
  • SP Officer to be added to NLEOM during Police Week 2019
  • AP/SP Ground Combat in VN & Thailand Display at Grissom ARB, IN
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