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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 Nominated for Second Star

07-11-2023 Guardmount/News


General Officer Announcement

Oct. 27, 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


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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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From the Security Forces Directorate ...

09-10-2023 Guardmount/News

Defender Family,

At the end of August, I had the opportunity to share my thoughts on the current threat landscape and the future direction for the career field at the 2023 SF Worldwide Symposium. We thank all involved for supporting, briefing, attending, and engaging in the Worldwide. It was a tremendous success because of their contributions.

Our Department of the Air Force leadership has been talking a lot about strategic competition lately. In fact, at the Air Force Associa...

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2023 CONGRATS are in order ….

06-09-2023 Guardmount/News

2023 CONGRATS are in order ….

Security Forces Foundation Scholarship Awardees

AFSFA maintains three scholarship funds awarding up to ten (10) $500.00 grants yearly. These scholarships are available to all enlisted, active duty, ANG and AF Res Security Forces members in the rank of E-6 and below and their spouses. Filing period is 1 June through 31 July every year and the announcement and forms are found at the AFSFA web site:

AFSFA congr...

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A Proclamation on Prayer for Peace, Memo…

26-05-2023 Guardmount/News

A Proclamation on Prayer for Peace, Memorial Day, 2023

May 26, 2023From The White House

“On Memorial Day, we honor America’s beloved daughters and sons who gave their last full measure of devotion to this Nation.  We can never fully repay the debt we owe these fallen heroes.  But today, we vow to rededicate ourselves to the work for which they gave their lives, and we recommit to supporting the families, caregivers, and survivors they left behind.

For generations...

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Mothers of the Mighty 97th Air Mobility …

12-05-2023 Guardmount/News

Mothers of the Mighty 97th Air Mobility Wing, Altus AFB, OKALTUS, OK, UNITED STATES9 May 2023, 97th Air Mobility Wing Public Affairs


U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Maria Fox, 97th Security Forces Squadron patrolman, stands outside her patrol car with her daughter, Alina, at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma, 9 May 2023. There are 120,618 active duty Air Force service members with children. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kayla Christenson)


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Magazine Articles

Current Magazine

     SF Magazine Oct-Dec 2023

  • The USAF Security Police Museum: My Time as Curator (1987-1990)
  • Passion, Service Lead Military's Top Chefs to White House
  • U.S. Air Force Linguist Breaks Barriers During Mobility Guardian 2023
  • Air Force Announces the 12 Outstanding Airmen for 2023
  • Maxwell AFB Memorializes Lt Col Brian Copper
  • Front Range Chapter Conducts 3rd Torch Run for Special Olympics
  • 2023 CONGRATS are in order ...
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