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  • AFIMSC Innovation Office seeks game-changing ideas

    The Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center Innovation Office launches a program in the new year to help Airmen implement their innovative ideas. The campaign, open Jan. 1-31, 2019, gives military and civilian members of mission support groups worldwide a chance to fund their ideas and partner with innovation experts.
  • Airmen test limits at Ranger Assessment Course

    The Air Force Security Forces Center, one of AFIMSC’s subordinate units, hosted the Ranger Assessment Course 19-01. Twelve cadre instructors, all having been through the course and graduated Army Ranger School, as well as Army instructors, put the 29 students through the mind-numbing days and nights. The instructors provide this stress-oriented battle school for airmen to develop better leadership and command tools under the mental, emotional and physical strain. They push the students to improve their resiliency and coping mechanisms.
  • 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. 10-13 when Defender Challenge returns after a 14-year hiatus.
  • AF Shooting Team competes in Multigun National Championships

    The Air Force Action Shooting Team competed in the United States Practical Shooting Association’s Multigun National Championship April 20-22 in Boulder City, Nevada
  • USAF Pistol Team starts season with new member

    As Airmen on the U.S. Air Force Shooting Team prepare for competition in 2018, Air Force Security Forces Center Desert Defender Staff Sgt. Nick Fralick was recently selected to be a member of the Air Force Action Pistol Team. One of nine Air Force sports shooting teams representing in worldwide competitions. The Air Force Action Pistol Team regularly competes in action pistol, action shotgun, action rifle and multi-gun competitions at the local, regional, national and international level with civilian, law enforcement and military competitors.
  • Warfighter named outstanding security forces civilian of year

    Mark Davis, a member of the Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center's Installation Support Directorate Integrated Defense Integration Cell, is the 2017 Air Force Outstanding Security Forces Higher Headquarters Civilian of the Year.
  • Defenders drill to eliminate active shooter

    An Airman wielding an M-16 training rifle creeps behind a cabinet in the 20th Security Forces Squadron building. As beads of sweat drip down his face, a smile breaks out; his target has not noticed his entrance. He steadies his sights on the hostile and utters a sharp “BANG”! The threat is eliminated.
  • Security Forces Center dog teams answer call

    When Secret Service agents need Explosive Detection Dog, or EDD, teams to supplement forces, they call on the Air Force Security Forces Center to identify resources across the Department of Defense that can handle those assignments.
  • Desert Defender continues to evolve as it nears 10th anniversary

    FORT BLISS, Texas -- The mission of Desert Defender, the Air Force Security Forces Center’s Ground Combat Readiness Training Center, continues to evolve as the unit gets ready to celebrate its 10th anniversary later this year.Established in 2007 as primarily an Air National Guard RTC, it now is the Air Force’s largest security forces readiness
  • Desert Defender graduates first joint service course

    The Air Force Security Forces Center's Desert Defender Ground Combat Readiness Training Center recently graduated its first joint Air Force and Navy security course on Fort Bliss, Texas. Desert Defender focuses on making sure security forces students have at least fundamental base defense training prior to deploying. This includes things like IED detection, mounted and dismounted patrols, culture awareness and combat lifesaving skills.