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  • Defender’s drone deploys in minutes to detect threats

    Tech. Sgt. Dustin Spooner, noncommissioned officer in charge of concepts and innovations for the Air Force Security Forces Center, has an innovative idea to enhance the operational success of small unmanned aerial systems across the Air Force enterprise.

  • AFIMSC takes three AFMC continuous improvement, innovation awards

    Primary subordinate units from the Air Installation and Mission Support Center won three categories at the 2023 Air Force Materiel Command Continuous Improvement (CPI) and Innovation Awards last month. The awards for 15 individual and team categories recognize significant contributions to 2022 AFMC

  • AFSFC begins DAF-wide periodic confinement assessments

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – The Air Force Security Forces Center recently began its first full year of established, Level I confinement facility assessments, solidifying a plan to ensure health, safety and security standards across the Department of the Air Force.A level I facility is

  • AFSFC LOGDET enhances DAF force protection capabilities

    FORT BLISS, Texas – The Air Force Security Force Center’s Logistics Detail continues to enhance lethality and readiness for Defenders by rapidly delivering the equipment they need to protect people and resources around the world.Established in October 2017 at AFSFC’s Det. 3, Fort Bliss, Texas, the

  • Getting to know the new Air Force Security Forces Center commander

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – Col. Phillip Born took commander of the Air Force Security Forces Center, JBSA-Lackland, July 20. One of four Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center primary subordinate units, the AFSFC is responsible for organizing, training and equipping more

  • Born assumes command of AFSFC

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – Col. Phillip Born took charge of the Air Force Security Forces Center today during an assumption of command ceremony at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas.The event was officiated by Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center Commander Maj. Gen.

  • National Police Week Spotlight: Tech. Sgt. Yessiell Perez

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – National Police Week, May 15-21, is a solemn occasion celebrated to honor the service and sacrifice of security and law enforcement officers, including those Defenders who’ve made the ultimate sacrifice for our nation. As the largest career field in the Air

  • National Police Week Spotlight: Staff Sgt. Caleb Losek

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – National Police Week, May 15-21, is a solemn occasion celebrated to honor the service and sacrifice of security and law enforcement officers, including those Defenders who’ve made the ultimate sacrifice for our nation. As the largest career field in the Air

  • National Police Week Spotlight: Master Sgt. Jeremy Smith

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – National Police Week, May 15-21, is a solemn occasion celebrated to honor the service and sacrifice of security and law enforcement officers, including those Defenders who’ve made the ultimate sacrifice for our nation. As the largest career field in the Air

  • National Correctional Officers Week Spotlight: Staff Sgt. Roman Chacon

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – In 1984, President Ronald Reagan announced the first week in May as National Correctional Officer Appreciation Week. The duties of a correctional officer entail overseeing inmates to ensure they are safe, secure and supervised. This week, AFSFC is

  • National Correctional Officers Week Spotlight: Staff Sgt. Karina Lopez

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – In 1984, President Ronald Reagan announced the first week in May as National Correctional Officer Appreciation Week. The duties of a correctional officer entail overseeing inmates to ensure they are safe, secure and supervised. This week, AFSFC is

  • National Correctional Officers Week Spotlight: Staff Sgt. Tiandra Gouard

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – In 1984, President Ronald Reagan announced the first week in May as National Correctional Officer Appreciation Week. The duties of a correctional officer entail overseeing inmates to ensure they are safe, secure and supervised. This week, AFSFC is

  • National Correctional Officers Week Spotlight: Tech. Sgt. Jarred Alford

     JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – In 1984, President Ronald Reagan announced the first week in May as National Correctional Officer Appreciation Week. The duties of a correctional officer entail overseeing inmates to ensure they are safe, secure and supervised. This week, AFSFC is

  • Regional Training Conference held at Camp Guernsey

    Defender leaders from Air Force Global Strike Command, Pacific Air Forces, United States Air Forces in Europe and Desert Defender Ground Combat Readiness Training Center, came together for the first time March 15-17 at Camp Guernsey, Wyoming to participate in a Regional Training Center Workshop.

  • 628 ABW Security Forces Holds First ever Green Dog Seminar

    Military working dogs have been a vital part of our military since the early 1940’s. But how does the Air Force train our K9 partners? The 628th Security Forces Squadron from Joint Base Charleston is hoping to add best practices training to the curriculum going forward.

  • October #IAMIMSC Award winner: Staff Sgt. Markisha Suggs

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – Meet Staff Sgt. Markisha Suggs, the October AFIMSC #IAMIMSC Award winner. Suggs is a mental health technician with the Air Force Security Forces Center's Detachment 2 team at Naval Consolidated Brig Miramar, California. The #IAMIMSC Award recognizes people

  • AFSFC initiatives modernize Total Force Defenders

    When it comes to equipping more than 38,000 security forces members across the Total Force, the Air Force Security Forces Center at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, seeks to give Defenders every advantage over their adversaries. The AFSFC Logistics Directorate is charged with making sure it

  • AFSFC to improve U.S. government-wide working dog programs

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – The Air Force Security Forces Center-led Government Working Dog Category Intelligence Team aims to improve the cost, process and procurement of government working dogs across 14 federal agencies. 

  • New SUVs provide cooler, smoother ride for Defender canines

    The Air Force Security Forces Center’s Vehicle Program delivered the first of the new military working dog patrol vehicles to Robins Air Force Base, Georgia, as part of their initiative to modernize Defender equipment across the Air Force.

  • Next-generation helmets keep Defenders lethal, ready

    The Air Force Security Forces Center is delivering the next generation of ballistic helmets to security forces units as part of its effort to standardize and modernize Defender equipment across the Air Force.

  • Partnerships strengthen Defender capabilities

    Through an innovative acquisition model developed by the Air Force Installation Contracting Center, the Air Force Security Forces Center is now able to procure gear and resources for Security Forces Defenders much faster.

  • New SF Center commander focuses on lethal, ready Defenders

    The Air Force Security Forces Center welcomed Col. Aaron Guill as its new commander during a change of command ceremony Tuesday. Guill becomes the center’s third commander since it became primary subordinate unit under AFIMSC in 2015. He takes over from Col. Brian Greenroad, who retires Aug. 14

  • AFSFC Conducts Kennel and Military Working Dog Health Assessment

    The Air Force Security Forces Center on Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland has launched the Kennel Health Assessment 2.0 project officially as of July 8, 2020. The purpose of KHA 2.0 is to ascertain the holistic state of all of the kennels across the Air Force to ensure the wellbeing of all Military

  • Air Force awards contract for improved Female Body Armor

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio (AFLCMC) – The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center Female Fitment Program Office has awarded a contract to begin production and development for body armor designed to better protect female Airmen during combat and contingency operations.Finding uniform items and gear

  • Commentary: Transforming the Civilian Defender Program

    U.S. Air Force leadership declared 2020 as the Year of Integrated Base Defense (IBD), focusing on how every Air and Space Professional fits into a layered defensive network. IBD is greater in scope than any single career field. It requires active participation between all Air Force Specialty Codes

  • 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