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Soesterberg Reunions Planned

14-02-2024 Guardmount/News

Soesterberg Reunions Planned

Two reunions for cops that ever served at Soesterberg Air Base as well as anyone else who worked with, or were friends with, cops who served at our base are being planned for 2024 … both will be held in May.

The Dayton, OH Reunion will be held 13-15 May 2024. The POC for that reunion is SSgt Arthur Tabachneck, aka:Dr. Arthur Tabachneck.

The other reunion will be held in Rapid City, SD 16-19 May 2024.

The Facebook groups are:


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24-01-2024 Guardmount/News


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Air Force Mourns 5th CMSAF Passing

19-01-2024 Guardmount/News

Air Force Mourns 5th CMSAF Passing


Published Jan. 17, 2024Secretary of the Air Force Public AffairsARLINGTON, Va. (AFNS) -- 

Robert D. Gaylor, the fifth Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force, passed away Jan. 17, at the age of 93.

Gaylor’s career spanned nearly 31 years, leaving a legacy of service, leadership and dedication.

"CMSAF Gaylor was a pillar of our Air Force,” said Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass. “For more than 7...

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Operation Vet NOW Honors Fallen Defender…

14-12-2023 Guardmount/News

Operation Vet NOW Honors Fallen Defenders in 2023-2024 Snocross Season

Operation Vet NOW (OVN) is an organization with a program that seeks out fallen veteran heroes to honor in a way similar to NASCAR. They partner with pro athletes and sports teams and series to honor service members killed in the line of duty. In past seasons they have honor EOD, PJ's, CCTs and more. They reach out to the representative associations and foundations of the career field groups.

Here are a cou...

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Local Security Forces Civilian Defender …

09-11-2023 Guardmount/News

Local Security Forces Civilian Defender Graduates from FBI National Academy

Schriever SFB, CO - On October 5, 2023, the 50th Security Forces Squadron announced that Mr. Allan C. Sacdalan, Deputy Director, has graduated as a member of the 287th session of the FBI National Academy. The graduation took place at the National Academy in Quantico, Virginia on September 14th, 2023.  Mr. Sacdalan is the first Civilian Defender in the squadron and in the Air Force Security Forces Civilian Car...

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Top Cop Promoted to Major General

07-11-2023 Guardmount/News


General Officer Announcement

On 27 October 2023 -- Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III announced today that the president has made the following nomination:

Air Force Brig. Gen. Thomas P. Sherman for appointment to the grade of major general.  Sherman is currently serving as the director, Security Forces, Deputy Chief of Staff, Logistics, Engineering and Force Protection, Headquarters, U.S. Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, D.C

On 5 Dece...

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Maxwell AFB Memorializes Lt Col Brian Co…

09-10-2023 Guardmount/News

Maxwell Air Force Base personnel and family members gathered on 27 September 2023 to unveil a memorial plaque honoring the memory and contributions of Lt. Col. Brian Copper, Jr.  Maxwell will be building a new Commercial Vehicle Inspection gate that will bear Copper’s name. Copper, who passed away in 2020 while on active duty, was a previous commander of the 42d Security Forces Squadron at Maxwell. He went on to serve at the Air Staff where he contributed to the largest modification of Sec...

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     SF Magazine Jan-Mar 2024

  • Defender Flag Field Exercise Tests, Validates Ground Defender TTPs
  • Reclaiming Freedom: The story of A1C Hamma Zafar
  • Expanding Horizons: Beale's First Ever MCA Tier-1 Course
  • Defenders Answer Challenge in the Chihuahuan Desert, Crown Winners
  • Local Security Forces Civilian Defender Graduates from FBI National Academy
  • Operation Vet NOW Honors Fallen Defender in 2023-2024 Snocross Season
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