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37th Training Wing Welcomes New Wing Com…

24-05-2016 Hits:5 Guardmount/News

37th Training Wing Welcomes New Wing Commander (SF)By 502nd Air Base Wing Public Affairs, May 20, 2016

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND --

Members of the 37th Training Wing welcomed a new wing commander May 20 during a change of command ceremony at the Gateway Club at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland.

Maj Gen Mark Brown, 2nd Air Force commander, was the presiding official for the ceremony, where Brig Gen Trent H. Edwards, former 37th TRW commander, relinquished command ...

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‘Sky Cops’ Protect Bases, Bombers, Missi…

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‘Sky Cops’ Protect Bases, Bombers, Missile Fields, And Take On New Roles

American Shooting Journal, 14 May 2016Guardians of the Air Force Part II of IISTORY BY TROY TAYSOMEditor’s note: Part I in this series last issue covered the U.S. Air Force’s Office of Special Investigations. 

The United States Air Force is a unique service for a multitude of reasons. It was the first branch of the service to allow women into combat roles (security police) and has an entire career field ded...

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2016 Candle Light Vigil Included Two Fal…

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Last night the National Mall in Washington D.C. was a sea of candles held by thousands of law enforcement officers, their families and friends to pay tribute to officers who lost their lives in the line of duty.

The candlelight vigil, a powerful and moving ceremony, is part of National Police Week and during the ceremony 252 fallen officers names were read aloud. Their names have been added to National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial.

 

Of those honored last...

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2015 AF OUTSTANDING SECURITY FORCES (SF)…

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2015 AF OUTSTANDING SECURITY FORCES (SF) UNIT AWARD WINNERS

I AM EXTREMELY PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THE FOLLOWING UNITS HAVE BEEN SELECTED AS THE 2015 OUTSTANDING SECURITY FORCES UNIT AWARD WINNERS.  THESE AWARDS RECOGNIZE THE EXTRAORDINARY CONTRIBUTIONS SECURITY FORCES UNITS AND THEIR PERSONNEL HAVE MADE TO THE US AIR FORCE.

A.  OUTSTANDING SF "AIR RESERVE COMPONENT" AWARD WINNER:  105 BDS, ANG, NEWBURGH, NY LED BY MAJ ALTA CAPUTO AND CMSGT MARC SOMMERS

B.  OUTSTANDING SF ...

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SF Chief Selected as HQ AFMC Command Chi…

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CMSgt Jason L. France, current Command Chief Master Sergeant, Air Force Sustainment Center, Air Force Materiel Command, Tinker AFB, OK has been selected to be the next Command Chief Master Sergeant, Headquarters Air Force Materiel Command, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH. Congrats Chief ... well done! HOOAH!!

CMSGT JASON L. FRANCEChief Master Sergeant Jason L. France is Command Chief Master Sergeant for the Air Force Sustainment Center, Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma.  He is the senior enli...

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New SF Career Field Manager Named !

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CMSgt Tamala L. Hartz has been selected to follow CMSgt Stephen K. White as the Security Forces Career Field Manager taking her position this summer. Below is her biography and photo. Congrats Chief from all of AFSFA!

Chief Master Sergeant Tamala L. Hartz is the Security Forces Manager, Force Protection Directorate, United States Air Forces Central Command (USAFCENT), Southwest Asia. In this capacity, she advises the Force Protection Director on effective organization, training and eq...

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New AF Top Cop Formally Announced

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Brig Gen (S) Andrea D. Tullos, currently Commander, 42d Air Base Wing, Air Education and Training Command, Maxwell AFB, AL, will be the new Director of Security Forces, Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics, Engineering and Force Protection, Headquarters United States Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, DC. Congratulations from AFSFA ma'am ... well done! HOOAH!!

COLONEL ANDREA D. TULLOS

Colonel Andrea D. Tullos is Commander of the 42nd Air Base Wing, Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala. Sh...

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Female MWD Handlers Have a Special Bond

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Female MWD Handlers Have a Special Bond

Kimberly Woodruff, Staff Writer, 72 ABW

More and more jobs in the Air Force are opening up to women. One such job is with the security forces K9 teams. There are three women dog handlers in Tinker’s 72nd Security Forces Squadron. Staff Sgt. Teofila Ochoa-Hudson, Senior Airman Brianna Krayenhagen and Senior Airman Meredith Jordan, though very different, all joined the Air Force and the K9 team so they could work with the animals ...

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Newest SF Colonels Selected

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New Colonels (Defenders),

CONGRATULATIONS on this occasion of your promotions to the rank Colonel! 

You should be rightly proud of this significant accomplishment as I can assure you this year was a very tough cut.  I consider you all high-caliber officers--exactly the type of senior leaders we need to drive our AF and SF to success in the coming years.  All the best to you and your families...well done!!!

Regards,BG J ALLEN J. JAMERSON, Brig Gen, USAFDirector of Secur...

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Security Upgrades Coming to Help Make Ba…

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Security Upgrades Coming to Help Make Base Even Safer

by Argen Duncan, Nucleus editor

3/7/2016 - KIRTLAND AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. -- The Kirtland Air Force Base commander assured residents during a town hall meeting Friday that the installation is safe, despite three recent trespassing incidents, and modifications will make it safer.

"Your safety is incredibly important to us," Col. Eric Froehlich, 377th Air Base Wing commander, told an audience of about 200 in the Base T...

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SF Magazine Mar-Apr 2016

  • From the Security Forces Directorate
  • New Top Cop Selected
  • New AF Career Field Manager Named
  • Two Defenders To Be Added To NLEO
    Memorial in May
  • Day In The Life of 628th SFS Phoenix Raven Trainee
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