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  • Myths and facts about the vax — debunking common COVID-19 vaccine myths

    The COVID-19 vaccine has been mandated across the Department of Defense and despite its demonstrated effectiveness and safety, a host of myths have left some Airmen and Guardians hesitant to receive it. While social media posts and some news outlets may make it harder to keep up with what is fact or fiction, the science is clear … approved COVID-19 vaccines work.
  • New Emergency Operations Center to be built at Tyndall AFB

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – Following a recent contract award, a new $13.8 million Emergency Management Operations Center will ensure Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, remains on course to be the Installation of the Future.The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers South Atlantic Division, Mobile District, awarded the project to Roundhouse
  • AFIMSC seeks challenging I&MS topics for I-WEPTAC

    The deadline to submit ideas to help shape the future of combat support is soon approaching. Submissions for the 2022 Installation and Mission Support Weapons and Tactics Conference are due Sept. 15.
  • Total Force Defenders beta testing AFSFC’s new weapons qualification course

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – Defenders from across the Total Force are currently beta testing a new Air Force security forces weapons qualification course designed to enhance proficiency across the career field.
  • Eielson Defenders shape future of Security Forces career field

    Defenders from the 354th Security Forces Squadron were selected to beta test the Air Force Security Forces Center's new Security Forces Weapons Qualification Course. Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, is one of 15 installations participating in the trial.
  • AFIMSC remembers 9/11

    This year, to mark the 20th anniversary, Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center Airmen and families around the globe shared their memories and experiences with each other.
  • A day full of anxiety: recounting 9/11

    On the day of 9/11, I was a junior in high school. Specifically, I was in in-school suspension for skipping a class the day prior. I was on a bad path and didn’t really have a lot of aspirations or discipline in my life. Most classrooms back then had the old, round TVs attached to the wall; however, in the suspension room we only had a radio. On the radio, reports came in about two commercial aircraft crashing in to the twin towers of the World Trade Center.
  • 355th SFS beta tests AFSFC's new weapons qualification course

    Airmen from the 355th Security Forces Squadron were selected to beta test the Air Force Security Forces Center's new weapons qualification course at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona.
  • Departing command chief reflects on tenure at AFIMSC

    As he prepares to leave the position he’s held since July 2019, the command chief master sergeant at the Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center reflected on the role he said he was meant to take on. Chief Master Sgt. Edwin Ludwigsen oversaw the health, welfare and professional development of about 3,900 Total Force personnel, which includes the Air Force Security Forces Center, one of four AFIMSC primary subordinate units. Helped guide an intermediate-level headquarters responsible for providing installation and mission support capabilities for 78 Air Force and Space Force installations with an annual budget of $10 billion.
  • 841st MSFS Defenders sharpen skills at Fort Harrison

    MALMSTROM AIR FORCE BASE, Montana –  Defenders from the 841st Missile Security Forces Squadron spent the day at the Fort Harrison firing range village, completing multiple training exercises including breaching and weapon skills, culminating in the clearing of a mock village using training ammunition against simulated enemies. Staying vigilant in