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What to Expect at Your 2019 AFSFA Nation…

14-03-2019 Hits:160 Guardmount/News

What to Expect at Your 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 33rdth 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 past, we will be based at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel San Antonio ...

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Air Force's Newest Security Forces Colon…

06-02-2019 Hits:1135 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!!






Steven D.Bauman


James M. Clark


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From The Security Forces Directorate

12-01-2019 Hits:2708 Guardmount/News

Year of the Defender

By BGen Andrea D. Tullos

The holiday season is upon us and that means those of you up north are wishing you were down south, and those of you down south are wishing all those northerners who managed to escape the cold would head back north – haha! Wherever you are reading this from, we hope you had a safe, happy holiday and that you had a chance to enjoy the spirit of the season with friends and family. It’s time now to get back after it – it’s the Year of...

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U.S. Congressman Pushing Change To Block…

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U.S. Congressman Pushing Change To Block States From Banning Cops Carrying Guns

By Sandy Malone, 23 December 2018, Blue Lives Matter

U.S. Rep. Don Bacon plans to introduce important LEOSA amendments in the next Congress.


Washington, DC – A congressman from Nebras...

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Statue That Pays Tribute to Female Vets …

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Statue That Pays Tribute to Female Vets on Display at Security Forces Museum

(Original article written by Rosalie Rayburn, Albuquerque Journal Staff Writer, 8 April 2018 and republished in the May-Jun 2018 Security Forces Magazine, pages 16-17.)

MSgt (ret) Judy Quintana escorted the Security Forces statue that pays tribute to female veterans to the Security Forces Museum on Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland on 2 January 2019 where it will remain non display until 24 Apr...

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Triple-amputee Veteran’s GoFundMe to Pay…

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Triple-amputee Veteran’s GoFundMe to Pay for Trump’s Border Wall Has Raised Over $5 Million in 3 Days

By: J.D. Simkins , Military Times, 20 December 2018


President Donald Trump inspects border wall prototypes in San Diego, California, earlier this year. A Purple Heart recipient has started a GoFundMe drive with the goal of paying for wall construction. (Mandel Ngan/AFP...

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University of Louisville – Online Learni…

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University of Louisville – Online Learning Criminal Justice Education that Makes a Difference



The University of Louisville (UofL) offers world-class Criminal Justice degrees 100% online for those who defend, serve and protect our nation, and want to advance their career with education credentials that can make a difference in their own life and the lives of others. Whether currently active duty, preparing to separate from the service or already off-duty, ...

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Hanscom Gates Renamed for Fallen Airmen

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Hanscom Gates Renamed for Fallen Airmen

By Mark Wyatt, 66th Air Base Group Public Affairs, 3 October 2018

HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass. – More than 250 people gathered here today for a gate dedication and renaming ceremony in honor of two former members of the 66th Security Forces Squadron.

The gate formerly known as Hartwell Gate is now the Senior Airman Kcey Ruiz Gate, or Ruiz Gate. The former Vandenberg Gate is renamed Senior Airman Nathan Sartain Gate, or Sartain G...

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Air Force Base Defenders Upgrade Weapons…

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Air Force Base Defenders Upgrade Weapons, Training and Fitness Standards to Meet Near-Peer ThreatsBy: Kyle Rempfer, Air Force Times, 26 November 2018

Airmen survey the area during a patrol outside Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, which features complex, layered defenses. The Air Force is intent on hardening its bases around the world and preparing to protect forward-deployed squadrons in the event of a war with Russia or China. (Senior Airman Sheila deVera/Air Force)


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AFSFA Founding Member & Tiger Flight…

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Col (ret) Nicholas (Nick) Keck passed on 23 November 2018. He served 30 years on active duty from 1959-1989 as a Provost Marshal; Minuteman Missile Senior Standardization Crew member, 4-time Squadron Commander (last as 89th SPS responsible for Presidential Aircraft security); Director of Resources Management at 12AF, HQ TAC, and HQ USAF; RAF Regiment Exchange Officer; Air War College Student; Professor of Aerospace Sciences, Kent State Univ; Chief Security Police, HQ Air Training Command and ...

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SF Magazine Jan-Mar 2019

  • Hanscom Gates Renamed for Fallen Airmen
  • Quoth the Raven: "Hoo-rah"
  • Joint Base Unique - Airman Makes History Trough Army Partners
  • 30 SFS Defenders Say Final Goodbye to Their MWD
  • Statue That Pays Tribute to Femal Vets on Display at SF Museum
  • AFSFA Founding Member & Tiger Flight Editor Passes
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33rd National Meeting
San Antonio, TX
25-29 September 2019
DoubleTree SA Airport
Group code:
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(210) 366-2424
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34th National Meeting
Dayton, OH
23-27 September 2020

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