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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. 10-13 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.
  • Security forces LOGDET win-win-win for Air Force

    LOGDET. It’s a win-win-win that ultimately means the Air Force has a better chance of accomplishing its many missions with less loss of life and resources.The recently established Air Force security forces logistics detail, or LOGDET, equipment centralization center means valuable, serviceable and, oftentimes, state-of-the-art equipment can be
  • DBIDS upgrade provides faster, secure gate flow

    As visitors to Joint Base San Antonio go through the base gates, they may notice traffic is flowing faster but what they may not notice is security is also stronger. Thanks to a Defense Biometrics Identification System 5.0 upgrade, ID card scanning speed has been reduced to a single second or less and the DBIDS equipment footprint is 40 percent smaller.