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  • Air Force awards contract for improved Female Body Armor

    The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center Female Fitment Program Office awarded a contract to begin production and development for body armor designed to better protect female Airmen during combat and contingency operations.
  • 366th Security Forces Squadron Supports New Parents

    The Air Force dubbed 2019 as “Year of the Defender” for security forces members. The 366th Security Forces Squadron was so excited about this announcement, they decided to grow their numbers - and not in the traditional sense. Twenty-one babies were born this year within the squadron, giving birth to the new title: “Year of the Baby Defender.”
  • Greeting a defender matters

    When Tech. Sgt. Raymond Santiago, 55th Security Forces Squadron flight chief and prior military training instructor, asked me to shadow defenders at the gate, I couldn’t say no – not because I was excited about it, but because I didn’t want him to think I wasn’t up for it. His goal was for me to see processes first-hand, so l could accurately produce security forces stories and videos on hot button topics. What I got was much more.
  • Base Defense Airmen secure Tyndall

    Airmen from the 822nd Base Defense Squadron, Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, are always primed to deploy at a moment’s notice to secure and defend bases around the world. On October 11, 2018, that moment came. However, they weren’t traveling to faraway lands to set up security in foreign territory—they were driving to Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, to protect a base that had been ravaged by a category four hurricane one day prior.
  • 192nd Security Forces squadron trains to shoot, move and communicate.

    The 192nd Security Forces Squadron conducted and participated in a small team, combat arms live-fire exercise, June 23, 2018, at Fort Eustis, Virginia.
  • Air Combat Command Defenders Celebrate Police Week

    Air Combat Command Security Defenders hosted National Police Week across the command, from May 14-16, 2018. In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed Public Law 87-726, designating May 15 as Peace Officers' Memorial Day, and the week in which May 15 falls as National Police Week. Police Week memorializes law enforcement officers who laid-down their lives in service to the nation.
  • Police Week: Respect. Honor. Remember.

    The 99th Security Forces Squadron hosted the annual National Police Week May 14-18 on base to honor fallen law enforcement officers and recognize those who serve.
  • National Police Week: Defenders remember fallen

    The 633rd Security Forces Squadron hosted a National Police Week opening ceremony at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, May 15, 2017. In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed Public Law 87-726, designating May 15 as Peace Officers' Memorial Day, and the week in which May 15 falls as National Police Week. Police Week memorializes law enforcement officers who laid-down their lives in service to the nation. In addition to the opening ceremony, 633rd SFS members will host various events, including a Defenders Challenge and Security Forces Demonstration to pay their respects to their fallen brothers and sisters.
  • Airmen endure 20th SFS combat scenarios

    As 20th Fighter Wing Airmen from varying career fields approach a series of obstacle courses, they gather around 20th Security Forces Squadron Airmen, known as defenders, and prepare themselves for a morning intended to test their mind, body and spirit, March 24.
  • 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.
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