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Default Air Force Logo Air Force transitions to a single combat uniform
Air Force leaders announced the service will move to a single combat utility uniform, adopting the Operational Camouflage Pattern, or OCP, already in use by the Army and Airmen in combat zones and in certain jobs across the Air Force.
0 5/14
2018
A member of the British Royal Air Force shares tactical points with Airmen from the 824th Base Defense Squadron during close-quarters battle training, Feb. 28, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. The 820th Base Defense Group welcomed a member of the British Royal Air Force to embed into multiple training situations to help strengthen combined operations between U.S. and British forces. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Snider) RAF trainer instructs CQB tactics
The 820th BDG teamed with British Royal Air Force Sgt. Glenn Risebrow,15th Squadron senior noncommissioned officer in charge of training, in multiple training scenarios to help strengthen combined operations between U.S. and British forces.
0 3/01
2018
Handlers practice controlled aggression training with military working dogs in order to deal with hostile people. K9 handler learns just as much from her canine student
....It is a testament to her bond with Nido, that she can instinctively describe his emotional reaction to the location before they have arrived. This is Meyer’s first deployment as a handler. She graduated from the military working dog technical school approximately a year ago and has worked with dogs for a few months before she found out she was deploying and assigned Nido, a more experienced and confident dog....
0 2/23
2018
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
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