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Defender Nation Farewell Note!

28-10-2022 Guardmount/News

Defender Nation Farewell Note!

Defenders - it is my honor to have this opportunity to say THANK YOU for your Leadership and Sacrifice over the last three plus years.  I have been honored to serve Defender Nation as the Director.  What I will remember most about this opportunity is the tenacity from the field to continue to work hard and ensure our Defenders are trained and proficient at the skills needed to protect our families, resources, mission and each other!Although the ti...

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Celebrating Five Years of Marriage in th…

12-09-2022 Guardmount/News

Celebrating Five Years of Marriage in the Desert

5 September 2022, Story and photo by SSgt Ashley Mikaio, 386th Air Expeditionary Wing Public Affairs, Kuwait 

U.S. Air Force TSgt Vashard Armand, 386th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron NCOIC of installation area access, and U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Ashley Armand, 386th Expeditionary Force Support Squadron readiness manager, tell a story about their daughter, Ayden, at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, September 5, 2022. The...

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Critical Thinking in an Ever-Changing En…

12-09-2022 Guardmount/News

Critical Thinking in an Ever-Changing Environment: How Security Forces uses Weapons & Tactics

By SMSgt Patrick Meade, AFSOC/A4I

Geo-political threats posed by China, Russia, authoritarian states, and an ongoing technological revolution are reshaping every aspect of how Security Forces defends the base. This is a time of unprecedented challenges and unmatched opportunity.

Innovation, relentless decentralization of execution, and empowerment of our junior officers an...

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Defender Selected for Brigadier General

04-08-2022 Guardmount/News

Defender Selected for Brigadier General

Defenders - please join me in congratulating our newest Defender BG (sel) Tom Sherman. 

A huge congrats to Tom & Laurie on this amazing personal and professional milestone.  I have known these two for some time and they are an AWESOME team. Tom it is with a joyful heart I say congrats and looking forward to the impact you will have across the DAF!

Defender Nation is stronger today with leaders like yourself being ...

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Security Forces Enterprise Updates

03-08-2022 Guardmount/News

Defender Nation,

Thank you to the Defenders in the field who made significant progress for the Enterprise and focused on our primary mission of Air Base Ground Defense (ABGD). This will help ensure the safety and protection of our Airmen and Guardians, their families, and warfighting capabilities domestically and overseas.

The Total Force Enterprise is focused on the CSAF DEFNEXT32 Report.  The primary objective of the report is ensuring necessary changes are made to the Ente...

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AIR FORCE’S NEWEST SECURITY FORCES …

28-07-2022 Guardmount/News

 

AIR FORCE’S

NEWEST

SECURITY FORCES

COLONEL SELECTS!!!

 

Defenders,Join me congratulating our newest Colonel Selects. Congratulations to:Col(s) Greg Bodenstein

Col(s) Brian Fitzpatrick

Col(s) Matt Foisy

Col(s) Jake Foley

Col(s) Kevin Lombardo

Col(s) Mike SpeckThis accomplishment signifies your hard work and commitment. Thank you for continuing to lead and accelerating change in the Department...

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988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline

18-07-2022 Guardmount/News

988 Suicide and Crisis LifelineFederal Communications Commission, 15 July 2022

Today, “988” is the three-digit, nationwide phone number to connect directly to the 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline. By calling or texting 988, you’ll connect with mental health professionals with the 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline, formerly known as the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. Military and veterans can press “1” after dialing 988 to connect directly to the Veterans Crisis Lifeline ...

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    SF Magazine Oct-Dec 2022

  • MacDill Airmen Rescue Eight from a Capsized Boat in Tampa Bay
  • Kidnapped 5-Year-Old Girl Rescued by 182 SFS Specialist
  • Celebrating Five Years of Marriage in the Desert
  • CONGRATS are in order ...
  • Air Force Announces the 12 Outstanding Airmen for 2022
  • 36th AFSFA National Meeting in Dayton, OH
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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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All members are encouraged to use the website for information on current happenings and excerpts from Security Forces Magazine. All members are eligible to be full members of an AFSFA chapter. 

Any questions on membership should be referred to the AFSFA Headquarters at  210-277-0448 or 888-250-9876.  Or, Contact Us.