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  • CSAF Charts Air Force Defender Way Forward in the Year of Integrate Base Defense

    Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein discussed the Air Force’s transition from Year of the Defender to Year of Integrated Base Defense, focusing on how elite Defenders fit into a layered defensive network, in a speech at the 33rd National Meeting of the Air Force Security Forces Association in San Antonio Sept. 28.
  • Wilcox takes command of AFIMSC

    Maj. Gen. Tom Wilcox took command of the Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center July 25 at a ceremony in the Gateway Club on Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas.
  • Airmen cultivate leadership qualities through Ranger Assessment Course

    A small formation of Airmen gather around a flagpole, next to it is a large rock with the words, “Not for the weak or fainthearted” painted in bright yellow, box letters. An authoritative voice can be heard, “Varela, first stanza. Fundis, second stanza. Dickerson, third stanza. Gardner, fourth stanza. Pace, fifth stanza. Good, sixth stanza.” As six Airmen are chosen, they make their way to the front of the formation and stand face-to-face with their peers – three Airmen on either side of a pedestal.
  • Views from the fishbowl: getting to know the new AFMC commander

    The first thing that Gen. Arnold W. Bunch Jr. placed on his desk when he arrived at the Air Force Materiel Command headquarters was not a nameplate, laptop or a to-do list for his first few days in office. Rather, it was a clear glass fishbowl containing a single orange goldfish with wide eyes staring out into the space. “It’s my reminder that as the commander, I live in a ‘fishbowl,’ and everyone is watching everything that I am doing each and every minute of the day,” said Bunch. “It’s a personal tease to remind me that I need to be on my ‘A’ game all of the time, because I am always the commander.”
  • When a military working dog tells her story

    Daria, a military working dog with the 60th Security Forces Squadron at Travis Air Force Base, California, tells us what it's like as the new dog in the squad.
  • Interagency exercise paves way for progressive training

    Members of the 841st Missile Security Forces Squadron, 40th Helicopter Squadron, 341st Security Support Squadron tactical response force, 341st Medical Group and 341st Missile Wing safety, with support from the 12th Missile Squadron, participated in an integrated exercise, displaying the weapons and tactics used during a recapture and recovery of an intercontinental ballistic missile launch facility.
  • Year of the Defender: 50th Security Forces Squadron investigations flight keeps Schriever safe

    The 50th Security Forces Squadron investigation flight embodies Air Force leadership’s “Year of the Defender” campaign by keeping every unit on Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, safe and secure. The flight conducts internal security, crucial to the base’s ability to protect mission success and advance its objectives and is responsible for handling situations involving criminal, fraud, counterintelligence and internal security concerns.
  • Holloman MWD handlers train to medically assist their partners

    The 49th Security Forces Squadron military working dog trainers conducted training with U.S. Army veterinarian technicians from Fort Bliss, Texas, simulating medically assisting their dogs in multiple scenarios that can take place in a deployed environment.
  • Technology, AFWERX, helping SF Academy graduates become more lethal, ready

    Recognizing the pace of change is accelerating, the Security Forces Academy here has taken full advantage of an opportunity to help field tomorrow’s Air Force faster and smarter by adding innovative technology into its apprentice course to help produce more lethal and ready Airmen.
  • National Police Week honored at Kunsan

    National Police Week concluded at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, May 17, 2019. Members from the 8th Security Forces Squadron participated and competed in multiple activities May 13 through 17, showcasing some of Kunsan’s finest in action.
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