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New Veterans ID Cards Finally Being Deli…

30-05-2018 Hits:148 Guardmount/News

New Veterans ID Cards Finally Being Delivered, But Feature Office Depot’s Logo on Back

By: Leo Shane III, Military Times, 16 May 2018

A sample copy of the front of the new Veterans ID card. After a lengthy delay, the new cards have been mailed out to thousands of veterans in recent weeks. (Courtesy of the Department of Veterans Affairs)


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MacDill Airmen Help Rescue Five

30-05-2018 Hits:101 Guardmount/News

MacDill Airmen Help Rescue Five

A1C Adam R. Shanks, 6th Air Mobility Wing Public Affairs, 4 May 2018, MacDill AFB, FL



Four Marine Patrol Airmen assigned to the 6th Security Forces Squadron patrol the 7.2-mile coastline of MacDill Air Force Base, FL. On...

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National Police Week 2018 – Remembering …

11-05-2018 Hits:325 Guardmount/News

National Police Week 2018 – Remembering the Fallen

By Joseph L. Rector, Deputy Director, 11th Security Forces Group / Published May 08, 2018


11th Security Forces Group members light candles during the 29th Annual Candlelight Vigil in Washington, D.C., May 13, 2017. This was one of the National Police Week events held to bring together law enforcement from around the world and honor past and present police officers and...

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Off-duty 2nd SFS Defender Rescues Teenag…

04-05-2018 Hits:261 Guardmount/News

Off-duty 2nd SFS Defender Rescues Teenager

Story by Airman 1st Class Tessa Corrick, 2nd Bomb Wing Public Affairs, Barksdale AFB, LA, 2 May 2018

One moment he’s looking over a design for a tattoo, the next he’s saving someone’s life.

Second Lt. Adam Sacchetti, 2nd Security Forces Squadron, Supply and Logistics officer in charge, removed a 17-year-old from a smoking car following an accident in San Antonio on April 6, 2018.

“I went into the tattoo parlo...

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FBI JOBS – WMD Management/Analyst Openin…

02-05-2018 Hits:496 Guardmount/News

FBI JOBS – WMD Management/Analyst


Management and Program Analyst, GS 0343-14, Weapons of Mass Destruction, Washington, D.C.



Who May Apply:

     Open to current, permanent FBI employees and others in all locations

     Opening Date: April 25, 2018

     Closing Date: May 8, 2018 11:59 pm (EST)

Questions regarding this opening should be directed to Shauna Rowe at (202) 324-7058 or

Job Sum...

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From the Security Forces Directorate

01-05-2018 Hits:19285 Guardmount/News

Defender Challenge Returns

By BGen Andrea D. Tullos

If I said the words “Peacekeeper Challenge” what would it mean to you? Hmmm…doesn’t ring a bell?   If you vaguely recall hearing something about it “Peacekeeper Challenge” but remember being annoyed listening to the old senior NCOs and Colonels reliving their glory days and then saying “too bad you didn’t get a chance to do that” then maybe we’re on to something. If the term immediately made your heart rate increase and broug...

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Air Force Follows Navy in Adopting New A…

03-04-2018 Hits:802 Guardmount/News

Air Force Follows Navy in Adopting New Army |30 Mar 2018 |By Matthew Cox

Compact XM18 MHS (U.S. Army Photo)

The U.S. Air Force confirmed Thursday that it will field 130,000 of the Army's Modular Handgun System to replace its existing inventory of 9mm M9 pistols.

"We've started the procurement process and plan to buy approximately 130,000 weapons," Air Force spokeswoman Laura McAndrews told M...

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2017 Nuclear Deterrence Operations, Nucl…

29-03-2018 Hits:1137 Guardmount/News

2017 Nuclear Deterrence Operations, Nuclear & Missile Operations Awards Winners Announced

Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs / Published March 27, 2018

WASHINGTON (AFNS) Air Force officials recently named the winners of the 2017 Nuclear Deterrence Operations Award and the Nuclear & Missile Operations Award.

The Nuclear Deterrence Operations Award recognizes the outstanding accomplishments of Airmen contributing to nuclear deterrence operations.<...

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21-03-2018 Hits:974 Guardmount/News


Mrs Heidi L. Scheppers

FROM:   Chief of Staff, Defense Technology Integration Program Office, Clandestine Operations, Global Access and Mission Integration Directorate, Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence, Columbia, MD

TO:       Deputy Director, Security Forces, Deputy Chief of Staff, Logistics, Engineering and Force Protection, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

Mrs. Scheppers is a career Defender and fills t...

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Air Force's Newest Security Forces Colon…

02-02-2018 Hits:1257 Guardmount/News

Air Force's Newest Security Forces Colonels!!!

Congratulations to the following individuals who have been selected for promotion to the rank of Colonel. Well done Defenders!!
















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SF Magazine May-Jun 2018

  • AFGSC's First Woman to Become Elite Raven
  • Military Working Dog Egon Retires
  • Eagle Chapter Commemorates Capt Maisey and Tet Defenders
  • Your Security Forces Foundation Supporting Defenders
  • AFSFA's Newest Chapter -- East Coast Panther Chapter at Seymour Johnson AFB, NC
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