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AF Director of Security Forces Attends A…

22-05-2019 Hits:306 Guardmount/News

AF Director of Security Forces Attends Air University Press Book Launch

By Air University Press, Air University Press, 20 May 20, 2019

Volume 2 of Defending Air Bases in an Age of Insurgency fills in some of the gaps from the first book and brings in the perspective of some notable general officers, Air Force Office of Special Investigations agents, security forces officers, an Army infantry officer and a member of the airlift community. (Image courtesy of Air Univers...

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AFSFA Commissions 25 Commemorative Sig S…

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AFSFA Commissions 25 Commemorative Sig Sauer M17 Pistols

Between 1 June and 31 July 2019 any current AFSFA member may call in and place there name on a list for one of the military’s newest modular handguns … the Sig Sauer M17. 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 ...

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Memorial Day

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Memorial Day

Christopher Dion, MSgt, USAF (Retired)


On the last Monday in May, the bugle call is heard and the hearts of all Americans are called to formation, in order to render tokens of honor and appreciation to those who gave the last full measure. On this day we visit monuments of stone, metal, and marble that mark the final resting place of humans and furry warriors for whom the word hero was created. After the ceremonies are ended, the barbeques are then lit, ...

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LEOSA Credential Renewals Opened 1 May 2…

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LEOSA Credential Renewals Opened 1 May 2019By April Hamilton

The DCS - LEOSA team has begun preparing for upcoming card renewals! They will begin accepting Service Requests for renewals on MAY 1ST! Current card holders can begin applying for renewal up to SIX MONTHS before the expiration date with the Early Bird renewal program and discounted pricing! Early Bird pricing ($100) will be applied to renewals submitted 4-6 months before the expiration date. Applications received within 3 m...

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AFSFA Dedicates its Headquarters

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AFSFA Dedicates its Headquarters


On the morning of 30 March 2019, during at the mid-year board meeting, President Scott Castillo and Executive Director John Probst unveiled a plaque which dedicated the AFSFA Headquarters in the memory of Col Nicholas A. Keck. Nick was a Founding and Life Member of AFSFA. He edited Tiger Flight for 15 years, served on the Board of Directors for two terms, was the AFSFA Secreta...

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2018 Security Forces Unit & Individu…

16-04-2019 Hits:1022 Guardmount/News

 2018 Security Forces Unit Award Winners:

- United States Air Force Outstanding Unit "Air Reserve Component" Award Winner: 165 SFS, ANG, Garden City, GA led by Maj Michelle Sabala and CMSgt Daniel B. Florin

- United States Air Force Outstanding Unit "Small Category" Award Winner: 11 SPTS, AFDW, Andrews AFB, MD led by Maj Alexander R. Ligget and SMSgt Christopher W. Young

- United States Air Force Outstanding Unit "Medium Category" Award Winner: 22 SFS, AMC, McConnell A...

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Security Forces General Officer Nominati…

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Security Forces General Officer Nominations & Moves

Air Force Brig. Gen. Andrea D. Tullos has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general. Tullos is currently serving as the director of security forces, Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics, Engineering, and Force Protection, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Arlington, Virginia. Her next assignment is Commander 2nd Air Force, Keesler AFB, MS.

Air Force Brig. Gen. John T. Wilcox II has been nominated for ...

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From the Security Forces Directorate

01-04-2019 Hits:1309 Guardmount/News

Tenets of Defender Performance OptimizationBy CMSgt Tamala L. Hartz














What if I told you we were creating a multi-pronged approach to improving the quality of life for our Defenders? For far too long we have focused efforts on equipment, vehicles, and weapons without investing in the system that operates all of these instruments to ‘Defend the Base’...

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USAF CoS to Speak at 2019 AFSFA National…

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USAF CoS to Speak at 2019 AFSFA National Meeting!


If you have never attended an AFSFA National Meeting this year’s in San Antonio would be a great place to start! The 33rd annual AFSFA National Meeting is shaping up to be one to remember. So let me see if I can entice you to join us this September with a general outline.

As in the recent pa...

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Air Force's Newest Security Forces Colon…

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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!!






Steven D.Bauman


James M. Clark


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SF Magazine Apr-Jun 2019

  • AFSFC Begins Delivery of New Air Force-Wide Handgun
  • What to Expect at Your 2019 AFSFA National Meeting
  • Defenders Train Against Unmanned Air craft Systems
  • AFSFA Dedicates its Headquarters
  • SP Officer to be added to NLEOM during Police Week 2019
  • AP/SP Ground Combat in VN & Thailand Display at Grissom ARB, IN
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33rd National Meeting
San Antonio, TX
25-29 September 2019
DoubleTree SA Airport
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23-27 September 2020

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