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  • Teams prepare for return of Defender Challenge

    Fourteen Security Forces teams from U.S. Air Force major commands, Great Britain and Germany are training to compete in San Antonio, Texas, Sept. 10-14 when Defender Challenge returns after a 14-year hiatus.
  • National Police Week 2018

    Members of Holloman Air Force Base, N.M., honored fallen civilian and military law enforcement officers during National Police Week, on May 13-19. Congress established National Police Week in 1962 under the direction of former President John F. Kennedy to honor law enforcement officers who lost their lives in the line of duty.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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....
  • 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.
  • 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.”
  • 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.
  • 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,
  • 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.