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2020 National Meeting Canceled

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2020 National Meeting Canceled

  Dear AFSFA Members:   The health and safety of our members, conference attendees, presenters, partners, and AFSFA staff is our highest priority.  We have been closely monitoring the coronavirus impact and status throughout the United States and listening to you through the recent survey sent out to all AFSFA members.   The AFSFA Board of Directors held a conference call on 15 July 2020 and after much review, dialogue, and following the guidance from ...

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Security Forces Airmen Enable Mission at…

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Security Forces Airmen Enable Mission at Travis

TSgt James Hodgman, 60th Air Mobility Wing, Public Affairs, 29 May 2020, Travis Tailwind

Editor’s note: This is the first of a three-part series on security forces at Travis AFB.

U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Cameron Otte U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Hannah Hoskins, 60th Security Forces Squadron entry controller, watches vehicles as they approach the main gate May 11 at Travis Air Force Base, Californi...

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Story by TSgt Nick Kibbey, 1st Combat Camera Squadron, 20 February 2020

The Air Force Reserve Command announces the 452nd Security Forces Squadron as the 2019 Security Forces Base Operations Support Unit of the Year on February 7, 2020.

The award acknowledges the exceptional accomplishments and performance of the squadron in providing safety and security to March Air Reserve Base and the local community over the past y...

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134 SFS Defenders Win at the Army’s Best…

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134 SFS Defenders Win at the Army’s Best Warrior Competition

“Defender Nation…please join me in congratulating these Defenders at McGhee Tyson ANG, TN from the 134 SFS! SSgt Cody Watson won 1st place and SSgt Kourtni Giles placed 4th overall at the Army’s Best Warrior Competition held in Tullahoma, TN 26-28 June! HUA!”

VR – Brig Gen Collins


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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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SF Magazine Jul-Sep 2020

  • Flexibility is Key to Battling Coronavirus
  • Air Force Awards Contract for Improved Female Body Armor
  • National Museum of the U.S. Air Force to Reopen 1 July
  • Struggles Make 100th SFS Airman  of the Year Stronger
  • CMSgt Brian L. Lewis Named 19th Security Forces Career Field Manager
  • Air Force Chief of Staff Named Honorary Member of AFSFA
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