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Air Force Follows Navy in Adopting New A…

03-04-2018 Hits:391 Guardmount/News

Air Force Follows Navy in Adopting New Army SidearmMilitary.com |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:801 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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TWO SENIOR SF LEADER APPOINTMENTS/CHANGE…

21-03-2018 Hits:600 Guardmount/News

TWO SENIOR SF LEADER APPOINTMENTS/CHANGES:

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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From the Security Forces Directorate

07-03-2018 Hits:1115 Guardmount/News

Sustainment Training

CMSgt Tamala L. Hartz

In the last 18-months the Security Forces career field has focused on improving our training. We have enlisted the assistance of numerous senior and mid-level leaders from several organizations. We have spoken to hundreds of Airmen asking them about their training experiences and how their training has prepared them for defending our Air Force. We developed a concept that establishes training and education as a career long, life-cycle...

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Air Force's Newest Security Forces Colon…

02-02-2018 Hits:963 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!!

 

 

 

 

 

BORDERS, MICHAEL J JR

NEIMAN, CHRISTOPHER M

REYES, FRANK N

SCHLUSSEL, DAMIAN

SPRINGER, ERIC J

WEYAND, DERRICK J

 

 

 

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2017 AF OUTSTANDING SF INDIVIDUAL AWARDS

05-01-2018 Hits:2519 Guardmount/News

THE 2017 AF OUTSTANDING SECURITY FORCES (SF) INDIVIDUAL AWARD WINNERS

1.  I AM EXTREMELY PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THE FOLLOWING INDIVIDUALS HAVE BEEN SELECTED AS THE 2017 SECURITY FORCES INDIVIDUAL AWARD WINNERS. THESE AWARDS RECOGNIZE THE EXTRAORDINARY CONTRIBUTIONS INDIVIDUALS HAVE MADE TO THE US AIR FORCE.

2.  AWARD WINNERS ARE LISTED IN THEIR RESPECTIVE CATEGORIES:

      A.  COLONEL BILLY JACK CARTER AWARD:   SMSGT JESSE T. FRANK, PACAF, 18 SFS, KADENA AB, JAPA...

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AF Selects SF Squadron Commanders for 20…

02-01-2018 Hits:1753 Guardmount/News

Congratulations to the AF's Newest SF Squadron Commanders!!

The following SF officers were selected in late 2017 for their new commands in 2018:

05(s) Matthew T Ballanco – 99th Security Forces Squadron, Nellis AFB, NV

05 Patrick J Bass -- 87th Security Forces Squadron, JB McGuire AFB, NJ

05 Jonathan B Bell -- 11th Security Forces Squadron, JB Andrews, MD

04 Richard A Buckley – 65th Security Forces Squadron, Lajes AB, Azores          

05(s) Matth...

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Sig Sauer to Offer Commercial Version of…

19-12-2017 Hits:1235 Guardmount/News

Sig Sauer to Offer Commercial Version of Army's New Sidearm

Military.com, 9 December 2017, By Matthew Cox

The U.S. Army’s full-size XM17 MHS. Sig Sauer plans to sell a version of this pistol on the commercial market. (101st Airborne Division photo)

 

Sig S...

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Volunteers Share Holiday Spirit With Fal…

18-12-2017 Hits:1012 Guardmount/News

Volunteers Share Holiday Spirit With Fallen Veterans Through Wreaths

news9.com,  Macomb, Oklahoma

 

WREATHS ACROSS AMERICA: Dozens of volunteers rolled through Oklahoma spreading the holiday spirit to those who served our country and lost their lives. Christmas wreaths were laid across America Saturday at the graves of ve...

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SF Colonels Selected for Group/Wing Comm…

18-12-2017 Hits:1738 Guardmount/News

SF Colonels Selected for Group/Wing Commands

Congratulations to the following SF Colonels who were selected for their group or wing commands. Well done Colonels and enjoy your command!

Col Thomas P. Sherman, Commander, 88th Air Base Wing, Wright Patterson AFB, OH

 

Col Benito J. Barron, Commander, 820th B...

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SF Magazine Mar-Apr 2018

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  • End of an Era for the 879th Expeditionary SF Squadron
  • Team Dover Rolls Out Unit Marshal Program
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