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STAYING SAFE …

18-03-2020 Hits:193 Guardmount/News

STAYING SAFE …

The unfolding coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis has significantly affected meetings, travel, access to DoD and USAF facilities, events and installations. On March 15, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released guidance that all large events and mass gatherings of more than 50 people be suspended for at least eight weeks. "Large events and mass gatherings can contribute to the spread of COVID-19 in the United States via travelers who attend these events...

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Museums Temporarily Closed

18-03-2020 Hits:149 Guardmount/News

NATIONAL MUSEUM OF THE U.S. AIR FORCETEMPORARILY CLOSED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS

DAYTON, Ohio —The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force will temporarily close beginning Sunday, March 15, 2020 as a public health precaution in relation to COVID-19 (Coronavirus).

All events and activities scheduled at the museum have been cancelled or postponed until further notice. The museum will re-evaluate its closure status on a week to week basis and will provide the latest updates on t...

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Defender Challenge 2020 Postponed Until …

04-03-2020 Hits:558 Guardmount/News

DEFENDER CHALLENGE POSTPONED UNTIL LATE FALL 2020

Defender Challenge 2020 to Test Readiness, Lethality

By Vicki Stein, Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center Public Affairs, 3 March 2020

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas --The U.S. Air Force Defender Challenge 2020 will pit Security Forces teams against each other in San Antonio, Texas, May 11-15, 2020.

Defenders will prove their abilities in dismounted skills, endurance, agility, indiv...

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The Year of the Defender Improved Career…

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The Year of the Defender Improved Career Field Capabilities

Brig Gen Collins

10 February 2020

As we move forward into the New Year, I’d like to reflect upon the past, “Year of the Defender” and how this critical initiative equipped our Defenders to be more lethal and more ready. The increased investment in training, resourcing and equipment provided the career field with a spark that will continue to deliver capabilities to our Defenders for years to come.

The ...

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NEWEST SECURITY FORCES COLONELS

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NEWEST

SECURITY

FORCES

COLONELS

 

Defenders, I am proud to announce and CONGRATULATE our newest Defender Colonels!

MELISSA G BROWN

KENNETH R DECEDUE

ROBERT M FORD

TYRELL O MAYFIELD

MICHAEL J MORALES

S N PUWALOWSKI

JOSEPH E RINGER

CHRISTOPHER M SHEFFIELD

DOUGLAS W WHITEHEAD

The hard work and commitment to excellence of these Defenders directly contribute...

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From the Security Forces Directorate

17-01-2020 Hits:649 Guardmount/News

Advancing the Training Continuum

By CMSgt Tamala L. Hartz

Happy New Year! As we begin the new decade and the year 2020 we are continuing to advance our career field’s civilian, enlisted and officer training continuum. These efforts will ensure we are creating a Defender that will win in every fight!

In the last two years we have transformed Security Forces Training from recruitment to retirement. We overhauled every skill-awarding course at the SF Academy and our Milit...

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Squadron of the Future: Creating More Ef…

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Squadron of the Future: Creating More Effective Defenders

By A1C Jennifer Zima, 501st Combat Support Wing Public Affairs, 11 Dec 2019

Airman 1st Class Cameron Rogers, 422nd Security Forces Squadron installation entry controller, clears an M4 carbine during a recall exercise at RAF Croughton, United Kingdom, Nov. 21, 2019. Quarterly recall exercises are a form of readiness for defenders to always be prepared to respond ...

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The Brave Badge Initiative

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In 2017, the Air Force lost 62 Active Duty Airmen to suicide. Many of those losses being men and wom-en that wore the coveted blue beret. The Brave Badge Initiative is a social media platform that has strengthened the Security Forces community and is focused to changing the culture of every squadron. The founder of The Brave Badge Initiative, TSgt Calin A. Cronin, devised the idea after identifying the need for a crisis platform while stationed at Ramstein Air Base, Germany. After sp...

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Protection Strategies Incorporated Hirin…

06-11-2019 Hits:1605 Guardmount/News

Protection Strategies Incorporated Hiring

Protection Strategies Incorporated (PSI), a Service Disabled, Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), engages industry recognized professionals worldwide to provide security management and consultant services to U.S. Departments and Agencies, international organizations, and commercial corporations.

 

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JBSA-Lackland, USPS San Antonio Honor Mi…

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JBSA-Lackland, USPS San Antonio Honor Military Working Dogs

By Vicki Stein, AFIMSC Public Affairs, 15 August 2019

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – Members of the Security Forces community and the U.S. Postal Service gathered at the Military Working Dog Monument here Aug. 15 for a local ceremony to unveil the new U.S. Postal Service MWD forever stamp.

 

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Magazine Articles

Current Magazine

 

SF Magazine Jan-Mar 2020

  • New Air Force Justice System Goes Live
  • The Brave Badge Initiative
  • Squadron of the Future: Creating More Effective Defenders
  • DoD Answers Top 10 Questions on Expanded Commissary, Exchange and MWR Access
  • 100 Club of New Mexico Honored with Proclamation
  • March Field Chapter Sponsors Baseball Competition & Trophy
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