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U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Elizabeth Huerta, 355th Equipment Maintenance Squadron technician, loads a flare trailer at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., July 26, 2017. The trailer was taken to the flight line for aircraft loading. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Frankie D. Moore) F-AMMO-ly: Augmenting production using exceptional teamwork
From the cartridges used by security forces, to the guided bombs utilized downrange, the 355th Equipment Maintenance Squadron’s munitions flight, also known as AMMO, provides Davis-Monthan Air Force Base the firepower necessary to accomplish its missions and increase the lethality of the U.S. Air Force. Arming Airmen and ensuring our aircraft are ready to destroy the opposition is no small task and requires a great deal of teamwork.
0 8/09
2017
Members of the 455th Expeditionary Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron participate in a white elephant gift exchange Dec. 25, 2016 at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. The mission continued over the holiday, but service members took time to celebrate the holiday by talking with their families and spending time with their units. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Katherine Spessa) Mission continues through Christmas
Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan continues to operate missions during Christmas day. F-16 Fighting Falcon pilot's with the 79th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron, supported combat missions that totaled 679 missions were handled by airfield operations that day. Capt. Ashton, an F-16 Fighting Falcon pilot with the 79th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron, flew a mission and came back in time to watch his daughter open Christmas presents back home. “We do what we do so people back home can do what they do,” Ashton said. “Today was no different.”
0 12/26
2016
Senior Airman David Gill, 9th Security Forces Squadron base defense operation controller, and Airman 1st Class Luis Valentin, 9th SFS installation entry controller, drive an all-terrain vehicle alongside a fence line Nov. 4, 2016, at Beale Air Force Base, California. The perimeter of Beale is 26 miles and is broken up into six sectors. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman Tristan D. Viglianco) Patrolling the perimeter
The 9th Security Forces Squadron is tasked with securing the base’s perimeter and while this is a routine tasking for a security forces personnel, Beale’s perimeter presents unique challenges the 9th SFS must overcome. Beale’s vast 26-mile perimeter, rocky terrain, and wooded area riddled with various obstacles makes base security challenging. However, Team Beale conducts coyote patrols to meet these challenges.
0 11/15
2016
An Airman assigned to the 799th Security Forces Squadron defends his unit’s position from opposing forces during the field training exercise of a Fundamentals of Proficiency Fire and Close Quarters Battle course, Oct. 21, 2016, at Range 63C, Silver Flag Alpha, Nev. Airmen were tested and evaluated in combat tactics, strategic planning, communication and leadership through various training scenarios. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class James Thompson) Fit to Fight: Airmen demonstrate battle readiness
An Airman assigned to the 799th Security Forces Squadron defends his unit’s position from opposing forces during the field training exercise of a Fundamentals of Proficiency Fire and Close Quarters Battle course, Oct. 21, 2016, at Range 63C, Silver Flag Alpha, Nev. Airmen were tested and evaluated in combat tactics, strategic planning,
0 11/02
2016
U.S. Air Force military working dog Ootter, assigned to the 355th Security Forces Squadron, barks at another 355th SFS member during a demonstration at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Sept. 29, 2016. The 355th SFS mission is to protect, defend and fight to enable Air Force, joint and coalition mission success.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mya M. Crosby) 355th SFS: a day in the life of a defender
The 355th Security Forces Squadron mission is to protect, defend and fight to enable Air Force, joint and coalition mission success. Security Forces members are responsible for ensuring the safety of base weapons, property and personnel from hostile forces. The 355th SFS consists of over 300 military and civilian personnel.
0 10/05
2016
U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 823d Base Defense Squadron depart an MC-130H Combat Talon II during a static-line jump, Sept. 16, 2016, at the Lee Fulp drop zone in Tifton, Ga. The majority of the 823d is security forces members trained to deploy and protect. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Daniel Snider) 823d BDS maintains airborne proficiency
Airmen from the 823d Base Defense Group prepare for and conduct static-line jumps from an HC-130J Combat King II, Sept. 16, 2016, at Moody Air Force Base and the Lee Fulp drop zone in Tifton, Ga. Airman 1st Class Daniel Snider and Staff Sgt. Ryan Callaghan
0 9/20
2016
Military working dog Tex is petted by his handler Staff Sgt. Matthew Stewart, a dog handler with the 55th Security Forces Squadron at Offutt Air Force Base, Neb., after being coined by Command Chief Master Sgt. Michael Morris June 28, 2016. Tex was officially retired at the ceremony after more than eight years of service at Offutt. (U.S. Air Force photo/Zach Hada) Offutt honors retiring military working dogs
A hush fell over the guard mount room of the 55th Security Forces Squadron at Offutt Air Force Base, Neb., June 28. Rows of Team Offutt members rose respectfully to await the official party. It was retirement season, but this was no normal retirement – while there would be awards given, cake eaten and speeches made, the focus was on two German Shepherds who trotted in, one after another, held loosely on leashes by handlers.
0 7/07
2016
Staff Sgt. Agustin with the 49th Security Forces Squadron at Holloman Air Force Base, N.M., stands in front of his patrol car June 15. Since April 25, the 49th SFS has authorized selected personnel to be able to carry a concealed weapon while off duty and out of uniform. These changes are not the result of a direct threat, but address the everyday possibility of an active shooter incident occurring. (Last names are withheld due to operational constraints. U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Randahl J. Jenson)    Holloman embraces LEOSA, selected staff arming
When the Defenders of the 49th Security Forces Squadron are on duty, they are issued a weapon and charged with the protection of the Holloman family. At the end of their shift they turn in their weapon and their duty is done for the day.Now, their duty can extend beyond the duty day. Off-duty Defenders can now be authorized to carry a concealed
0 6/15
2016
Airman Mia Rus, 4th Security Forces Squadron defender, prepares to clear a room in an Urban Tactical Training Area building during a shoot competition, May 17, 2016, at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina. The competition was held to honor lost defenders during Police Week. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Shawna L. Keyes/Released) Team Seymour Defenders honored during Police Week
Members of Team Seymour celebrated Police Week, May 16-20, to remember those that paid the ultimate sacrifice and honor those currently serving.
0 5/23
2016
A child experiences the MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper simulators during the “Take Your Kid to Work Day” event April 28th, Creech Air Force Base, Nevada. The event was hosted by the 432nd Wing to teach children of Team Creech about base mission sets and consisted of fun activities, squadron tours, and demonstrations from the 799th Security Force Squadron and Nellis/Creech Fire Department.(U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Adarius Petty/Released) Airmen celebrate 'Bring your kid to work day'
The “Take Your Kid to Work Day” event took place April 28th, on Creech Air Force Base, Nevada. The event was hosted by the 432nd Wing to teach children of Team Creech about base mission sets and consisted of fun activities, squadron tours, and demonstrations from the 799th Security Force Squadron and Nellis/Creech Fire Department.
0 5/04
2016
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