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  • The Year of the Defender Improved Career Field Capabilities

    As we move forward into the New Year, I’d like to reflect upon the past, “Year of the Defender” and how this critical initiative equipped our Defenders to be more lethal and more ready. The increased investment in training, resourcing and equipment provided the career field with a spark that will continue to deliver capabilities to our Defenders for years to come.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 45th SFS upgrades training, resources, morale during Year of the Defender

    To be a lethal fighting force, a few things must happen. Airmen must be equipped with the proper tools, know how to use them and operate as a team. This is the initiative and this is the Year of the Defender.
  • 45th SFS upgrades training, resources, morale during Year of the Defender

    To be a lethal fighting force, a few things must happen. Airmen must be equipped with the proper tools, know how to use them and operate as a team. This is the initiative and this is the Year of the Defender.
  • AFSFC begins delivery of new Air Force-wide handgun

    The Air Force Security Forces Center, in partnership with the Air Force Small Arms Program Office, has begun fielding the new M18 Modular Handgun System to Security Forces units.
  • Schriever AFB kicks off Year of the Defender

    The Air Force has dubbed 2019 the Year of the Defender, highlighting how Security Forces Airmen contribute to the Air Force mission and support the local communities. First Lt. Robert Scholl, 50th Security Forces Squadron operations officer, appreciates the recognition for the base’s Defenders. “Year of the Defender is going to emphasize the role defenders shoulder every day, working diligently to increase our lethality in defending the other war fighters and resources conducting their missions,” he said.
  • Year of the Defender: Better training, better results

    Chief of Staff of the Air Force, Gen. David Goldfein, has proclaimed 2019 as the Year of the Defender. Air Force leadership is putting additional resources into security forces this year, including upgraded kit and weapons, and better training under stressful conditions.“We must always take integrated and layered base defense to a new level by
  • The 736th SFS are defenders of the force

    The dictionary defines the word “defender” as a person who defends someone or something. It’s no coincidence security force members throughout the Air Force use this moniker. Defender is well-suited; however, just one word could not speak to their flexibility, warrior ethos or enormous responsibility.
  • The 736th SFS Live, Eat and Breath “Defensor Fortis" (Defenders of the Force)

    The dictionary defines the word Defender as a person who defends someone or something. No coincidence security force members throughout the Air Force use this moniker. Defender is well-suited; however, one word does not speak to their flexibility, warrior ethos or enormous responsibility.
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