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445 SFS Airman Honors Fellow SF Airmen W…

19-05-2017 Hits:247 Guardmount/News

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.”

17-05-2017 Hits:145 Guardmount/News

“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…

17-05-2017 Hits:553 Guardmount/News

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…

10-05-2017 Hits:78 Guardmount/News

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

10-05-2017 Hits:15395 Guardmount/News


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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Pre-Raven; Do You Have What It Takes?

03-05-2017 Hits:628 Guardmount/News

Pre-Raven; Do You Have What It Takes?

By Senior Airman Jordyn Fetter,11th Wing Public Affairs, March 02, 2017

Staff Sgt. Brian Sollis, 811th Security Forces Squadron executive aircraft security NCO and instructor, gives directions during the Fly-Away Security Team training, nicknamed “Pre-Raven,” at Joint Base Andrews, Md., March 1, 2017. On this day, Pre-Raven trainees practiced verbal judo, which is an important skill for Ravens to use to deescalate a situation with...

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U.S. Air Force Buying Special Drone-Snag…

03-05-2017 Hits:214 Guardmount/News

U.S. Air Force Buying Special Drone-Snagging Shotgun Shells

SkyNet rounds are just one tool the Pentagon is looking at to counter the threat of small and readily available remote-control aircraft.

By Joseph TrevithickMarch 13, 2017, The Drive/The Warzone


U.S. Air Force security forces, as well as other ...

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Airmen in Qatar Honor Fallen Military Wo…

03-05-2017 Hits:178 Guardmount/News

Airmen in Qatar Honor Fallen Military Working Dog's Handlers

By: Ashley Bunch, April 25, 2017, Air Force Times online (Photo Credit: Senior Airman Cynthia A. Innocent/U.S. Air Force)

At Al Udeid Air Base in Qatar, U.S. airman commemorated fallen military working dogs and their handlers last week during a ceremony and three-mile ruck march with the 379th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron, according to a DoD press release.

“Rucking is a great way to commemo...

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820th Base Defense Group Celebrates 20 Y…

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820th Base Defense Group Celebrates 20 Years


Story by Airman 1st Class Lauren Sprunk, Moody Air Force Base

Photo By Airman 1st Class Lauren Sprunk | Airmen from the 820th Base Defense Group ambush a building during a tactical demonstration, March 27, 2017, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. The demonstration was part of the 820th BDG anniversary, which commemorated ...

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Ghostwalkers' Gear Up for SW Asia

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Ghostwalkers' Gear Up for SW Asia

By Airman 1st Class Greg Nash, 23d Wing Public Affairs / Published April 13, 2017

Staff Sgt. Jonathan Jenkins, 824th Base Defense Squadron squad leader, plays with his son prior to deploying, April 11, 2017, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. More than 100 Airmen from the 824th BDS, known as the ‘Ghostwalkers,’deployed to Southwest Asia to provide fully-integrated, highly capable and respons...

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