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  • Computerized canines to join Team Tyndall

    Over the last year, the Tyndall Program Management Office and the 325th Security Forces Squadron, in coordination with headquarters Air Force Security Forces, have been working with industry to develop a system to enhance security and safety for the base population. Tyndall is the test base for

  • AFSFC Airman aims to save world, one book at a time

    Air Force Security Forces Defender is a military working dog scheduler by day and a writer and illustrator by night. His books aim to effect positive change and open to conversation about sensitive topics.

  • 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

  • SFS updates gate entry procedures

    Defenders from the 66th Security Forces Squadron at Hanscom Air Force Base have adjusted the installation entry and visitor access procedures as a result of the COVID-19 response and the installation’s current Health Protection condition.

  • Hanscom defender saves a life

    An average day on the job quickly turned to a matter of life or death for one Hanscom defender, whose fast action saved the life of a subcontractor who suffered a heart attack while on base.

  • Defender Challenge 2020 to test readiness, lethality

    The U.S. Air Force Defender Challenge will pit Security Forces teams against each other in San Antonio, Texas, May 11-15, 2020. Defenders will prove their abilities in dismounted skills, endurance, agility, individual weapons, and military working dog (MWD) teams through a series of gut-testing

  • 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

  • Air Force, USFWS partner to protect natural, cultural resources

    Air Force natural and cultural resources are now safer, thanks to a new conservation law enforcement partnership with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. AFCEC and USFWS formed a joint Conservation Law Enforcement Partnership, or CLEP, this fall, placing six CLEOs across five Air Force

  • New Air Force justice information system goes live

    ARLINGTON, Va. -- Air Force Security Forces Defenders uploaded the first case to the new Air Force Justice Information System last week, marking the launch of the most modern criminal data reporting system in the Department of Defense and providing global integrated awareness of criminal activities