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AFSFA Career Field Artwork Series Goes O…

30-11-2016 Hits:203 Guardmount/News

AFSFA Career Field Artwork Series Goes On Sale!

 

You can now own a piece of your career field history. AFSFA has commissioned the first in a series of AP, SP, SF history prints, and it is now available through the AFSFA Country Store online https://www.afsfaonline.com/index.php/store/country-store  or by calling 888-250-9876 or 210-277-0448.

The first print, “Air Force Security Police, Proven In Battle,” commemorates the battle and sacrifice by the Security Police of ...

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From the Security Forces Directorate

29-11-2016 Hits:71 Guardmount/News

FROM THE SECURITY FORCES DIRECTORATEby CMSgt Tamala L. Hartz

I am honored by the opportunity to serve our Defenders as the Career Field Manager. I want to publically thank CMSgt Steve White for his help as I transition into what I am sure will be the most challenging assignment of my career. As always there is much to do and finite resources and time to do it in. This is nothing new and with your assistance I am confident we will continue to be the great career field our predecessors ...

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Acknowledging Domestic Terror Threat, Pe…

25-11-2016 Hits:185 Guardmount/News

Acknowledging Domestic Terror Threat, Pentagon Says Troops, Recruiters Can Carry Concealed Guns

By: Jeffrey Schogol, November 21, 2016 (Photo Credit: Jeff Schogol), Military Times

U.S. military personnel can now request to carry concealed handguns for protection at government facilities, according to new Defense Department directive issued last week in response to a series of deadly shootings over the last seven years.

While service members already were author...

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Goodbye Mica, Thank You

25-11-2016 Hits:61 Guardmount/News

Goodbye Mica, Thank You

By Tech. Sgt. Javier Cruz, 325th Fighter Wing Public Affairs / Published November 15, 2016

Tyndall Airmen provide a final salute to retired U.S. Air Force Military Working Dog, Mica T204, at the end of her final patrol Nov. 14, 2016 at Tyndall Air Force Base. Mica provided over 4,500 hours of counter-explosive operations and installation protection for more than 45 air assets and 7,000 military, civilian, and retired personnel. (U.S. Air Force ...

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Safeguarding the Airfield: CRG Defenders…

21-11-2016 Hits:75 Guardmount/News

Safeguarding the Airfield: CRG Defenders Provide Air Base Defense in Northern Iraq

By Staff Sgt. Charles Rivezzo, U.S. Air Forces Central Command Public Affairs / Published November 21, 2016

 

 U.S. Air Force Capt. Scott Hlavin, 821st Contingency Response Group defense force commander, scans the horizon while assisting in a perimeter watch at Qayyarah West Airfield, Iraq, Nov. 17, 2016. The 821st CRG is highly-specialized in training and rapidly deploying personnel to ...

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Air Force Wants About 1,900 Airmen to Re…

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Air Force wants about 1,900 airmen to retrain into undermanned jobs

By: Stephen Losey, November 13, 2016, Air Force Times, (Photo Credit: TSgt Chuck Walker/Air Force)

 

The Air Force hopes to have about 1,917 enlisted airmen retrain into 95 undermanned career fields, according to a Nov. 10 list obtained by Air Force Times.

The fiscal 2017 Non-Commissioned Officer Retraining Program, or NCORP, also needs airmen to retrain out of 292 enlisted positions in 20 over...

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Testing For Success

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Testing For Success

by SSgt Tyler J. Dalton

On the 25th and 27th of October the National Test Center at the Kirtland AFB Education Center opened its doors all day for the first-ever 377th Security Forces Group CLEP-A-THON. During this two day period a team of proctors from Lewis University, headed by Mr. John Harvey, administered 72 CLEP/DANTES tests to 38 Defenders.  The result was nothing short of impressive: 144 credit hours were earned throughout the two day period. That translat...

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319th SFS to Open Newly Renovated Firing…

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319th SFS to Open Newly Renovated Firing Range

By Senior Airman Ryan Sparks, 319th Air Base Wing Public Affairs / Published October 21, 2016

 

Members of the 319th Security Forces Squadron fire their weapons in the prone position Oct. 21, 2016, on Grand Forks Air Force Base, N.D. The combat arms instructor team used the experienced security forces members to test the functionality of their newly-renovated firing range. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ryan Sparks...

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569th USFPS, Local Police Receive Intern…

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569th USFPS, Local Police Receive International Award

By Senior Airman Jonathan Bass, 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs / Published November 01, 2016

RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany -- The 569th United States Forces Police Squadron joined local police in receiving an award for cooperation—the first time such an award had been given to an international partnership.

The International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) –awarded their 2016 Civilian Law Enforcement –...

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Congrats & thanks to CMSgt Stephen K…

02-11-2016 Hits:148 Guardmount/News

Chief White held his retirement ceremony the last weekend of October in his home state of Kentucky concluding a stellar 30 years of service to the Air Force and Security Forces. BGen (ret) Jamerson presided over the ceremony. Best wishes from all of AFSFA Chief … thanks for your leadership and friendship. Well done Defender!

 

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SF Magazine Nov-Dec 2016

  • Don't Mess With Mama Bear
  • AFSFA Career Field Artwork Goes On Sale
  • Brig Gen James Shamess 2016 Writing Award
  • SecAF & AFCoS Reduce Additional Duty Burden
  • 2016 Bossier City National Meeting Photos
  • AFSFA 2016 Chapter of the Year Summary

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Membership is open to anyone who has served honorably in the Army Air Corps MPs, Air Police, Security Police, or is now serving in the Security Forces career field--or that component of the Air National Guard, Air Force Reserves, IMAs, or DoD police officers. As the only professional organization serving all Air Force Security Forces from all eras and wars, we have membership levels for all whose Bond of the Blue Beret runs strong. See available Memberships.

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