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Schriever IMA Selected for Vital Command

22-06-2017 Hits:32 Guardmount/News

Schriever IMA Selected for Vital Command

By Airman William Tracy, 50th Space Wing Public Affairs, Published February 15, 2017 SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, CO

Lt. Col. Marcus Corbett, 50th Security Forces Squadron Individual Mobilization Augmentee to the commander, will soon command full time at one of the Air Force’s preeminent installations.

Corbett will be adopting a new role as 10th Security Forces Squadron commander at the U.S. Air Force Academy. While the I...

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Changes of Commands at the 377SFG at Kir…

22-06-2017 Hits:58 Guardmount/News

Changes of Commands at the 377SFG at Kirtland AFB, NM

By Dave Coulie

 

377 SFG Commander, Colonel Dustin Sutton passes the unit guidon to incoming 377WSSS Commander Lt Col Joseph (Jay) Parsons at Change of Command ceremony on 8 June 2017 at Kirtland AFB, NM. Lt Col Jay Meier is outgoing commander. Guidon bearer is CMSGT Clayton Watson.

 

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What it's Really Like to Be A Dog Handle…

01-06-2017 Hits:241 Guardmount/News

What it's Really Like to Be A Dog Handler in the US Military

By: Ashley Bunch, June 1, 2017, Military Times (Photo Credit: Marine Corps)

The public face of the military working dog community mostly comes from TV and movies, which feature these dogs with impeccable detection skills, incredible obedience and lightning speed.

But what it takes to get there isn’t always depicted on screen.

With “Megan Leavey,” the Hollywood version of a real-life story of ...

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Silent Sentinels: Gate Guards, Our First…

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Silent Sentinels: Gate Guards, Our First Line of Defense

By A1C Breanna Carter, 90th Missile Wing Public Affairs, 4 May 2017

 

Airman 1st Class Ramon Cruz, 90th Security Forces Squadron installation entry controller, makes a phone call at F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyo., May 1, 2017. The gate guards have frequent contact with the law enforcement desk, which provides them with information and help to further defend the ...

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BGen (ret) William R. Brooksher, 1930-20…

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BGen (ret) William R. Brooksher, 1930-2017

 

It is with sad hearts that we announce the passing of BGen William R. (Bill) Brooksher. BGen Brooksher served as the Chief of Security Police and Commander of the Air Force Office of Security Police from 1978 to 1981. Prior to that he was Director of Security and Law Enforcement for Strategic Air Command. He began his service in 1950 as an enlisted clerk typist. He received his commission through Officer Candidate School in 1956. Af...

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445 SFS Airman Honors Fellow SF Airmen W…

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445 SFS Airman Honors Fellow SF Airmen With Memorial

By Stacy Vaughn, 445th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

 

A special memorial honoring the fallen men and women serving in security forces across the Air Force is proudly displayed in the 445th Security Forces Squadron. It was built by a 445th SFS Airmen as his away to pay tribute and to recognize the sacrifices of the 14 fallen heroes.

Staff Sgt. Dustin Ellison, 445th Security Forces Squadron SF craftsman...

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“On Your Side, Fighting For You.”

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“On Your Side, Fighting For You.”

To recognize the sacrifices veterans have made for our country, the law firm of David Resnick & Associates is awarding cash grants to men and women who have served in the U.S. armed forces.

“On Your Side, Fighting For You.”

That’s the motto at David Resnick & Associates. It also applies to veterans. While our firm fights for injured victims in the courtroom and at the negotiating table, veterans were on our country’s s...

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Air Force Security Forces History Book V…

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AFSFA Publishes Security Forces History Book Volume III

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Dear Air Police, Security Police, & Security Forces Members:

Due to the continued interest in the Air Force Security Forces history, the Air Force Security Forces Association and M.T.Publishing Company have joined forces to publish a third edition history book for 2017. This third edition will make a perfect companion book for the first two and...

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Get Ready for the 2017 Chapter of the Ye…

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Get Ready for the 2017 Chapter of the Year Competition

 ATTENTION, CHAPTER CHAIRS: The deadline for submitting your Chapter of the Year package to the San Antonio headquarters is rapidly approaching. As you may have noticed, the AFSFA national meeting for 2017 has been moved up to late August, causing us to advance the submission date to July 14, 2017. Given the 2018 meeting is also being planned for late August, we expect the same timeline for next year as well. This will allow suffi...

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From the Security Forces Directorate

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BREADTH OF EXPERIENCEBy BGen Andrea Tullos

When Chief Hartz and I visit our Defenders around the world, we ask our Defense Force Commanders and Chiefs, “what are your challenges?”   I expect to hear things like, we need more people, more training, and better vehicles. Sound familiar? I hear a few “Amens” out there. Interestingly, we came across an issue born out of the last few decades of overseas base closures, funding cuts, and policies that help facilitate family stability...

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SF Magazine May-Jun 2017

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  • Defenders on National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial
  • 2016 AF Outstanding SF Unit Award Winners
  • Tet Offensive 50th Remembrance Ceremony Scheduled
  • Air Force AP, SP & SF Volume III History Book
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