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Honoring Bravery and Sacrifice: Celebrat…

01-05-2024 Guardmount/News

Maj Gen Thomas P. Sherman

Every year, National Police Week serves as a great reminder of the bravery, sacrifice, and dedication exhibited by law enforcement officers across the globe. It's a time to reflect on their unwavering commitment to safeguarding communities, often at great personal risk.

As we observe National Police Week on May 12 – 18, let us honor the men and women who selflessly serve and protect. National Police Week pays tribute to law enforcement officers who ...

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Battle Tested Security

15-04-2024 Guardmount/News


In the heart of every veteran lies a commitment to serve, a discipline unmatched by many, and a resilience that endures beyond the battlefield. Recognizing the value and potential of these qualities, Battle Tested Security, founded in 2016, transcends the traditional boundaries of a security firm to embody a noble cause: the empowerment and reintegration of veterans into civilian life. This Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business emerges not just as a prov...

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Defender Nominated for Brigadier General…

10-04-2024 Guardmount/News

On 9 April 2024 the President of the United States nominated Colonel Brian Filler for the rank of Brigadier General.  

Colonel Brian A. Filler is the Director, Air Force Colonels Management. He leads the team coordinating personnel actions for over 4,000 Active Duty Colonels and Colonel selects for the Deputy Chief of Staff, Manpower, Personnel and Services. He advises the Chief of Staff, Secretary of the Air Force, and senior leaders on assignments, retirements, professional educa...

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Assignment Incentive Pay to be Authorize…

03-04-2024 Guardmount/News

Assignment Incentive Pay to be Authorized for Airmen, Guardians Stationed at Extremely Cold Locations

Published April 2, 2024, Secretary of the Air Force Public AffairsARLINGTON, Va. (AFNS) -- 

Effective April 1, the Department of the Air Force approved a new incentive pay for Airmen and Guardians assigned to qualifying bases in the U.S. where the temperature is expected to drop below minus 20 degrees Fahrenheit.

Cold Weather Assignment Incentive Pay is a single lump ...

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From the Security Forces Directorate ...

11-03-2024 Guardmount/News

  Air Force Security Forces: A year in review highpoints

By, Major General Thomas Sherman, Mr. Timothy Gerald, Chief Master Sergeant Donald GallagherAir Force Security ForcesWASHINGTON

Defender Family,

2023 was a fast-paced year for our Defender Family. Strategic competition was the central context for the future of air and space power; the Department of the Air Force is doing more than ever  to optimize for the strategic environment we face with a unique focus on d...

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Soesterberg Reunions Planned

14-02-2024 Guardmount/News

Soesterberg Reunions Planned

Two reunions for cops that ever served at Soesterberg Air Base as well as anyone else who worked with, or were friends with, cops who served at our base are being planned for 2024 … both will be held in May.

The Dayton, OH Reunion will be held 13-15 May 2024. The POC for that reunion is SSgt Arthur Tabachneck, aka:Dr. Arthur Tabachneck.

The other reunion will be held in Rapid City, SD 16-19 May 2024.

The Facebook groups are:


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24-01-2024 Guardmount/News


The Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act (LEOSA) is a United States federal law, enacted in 2004, that allows two classes of persons - the "qualified Law Enforcement officer" and the "qualified retired or separated Law Enforcement officer" - to carry a concealed firearm in any jurisdiction in the United States Territories, regardless of state or local laws, with certain exceptions.

We are Defense Consulting Services, and we produce t...

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     SF Magazine Apr-Jun 2024

  • Military Working Dog Monument Rededication Celebration
  • DAF Looking for Airmen, Guardians for Grueling Army Ranger School
  • Five USAF Defenders Approved for the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial
  • Operation Vet NOW Honors Fallen Defenders in 2023-2024 Snocross Season
  • Air Force Honors CMSAF #5 Robert D. Gaylor During Celebration of Life Services
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