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  • PACAF wins Defender Challenge

    Joint Base San Antonio-Camp Bullis, Texas – After three days of grueling competition in austere environments, Pacific Air Forces bested 13 other U.S. and international security forces teams to capture the Air Force Defender Challenge Championships, held Sept. 10-13 here. The PACAF team totaled the most combined points in several events, which
  • Top AFMC Airmen to compete at 2018 Defender Challenge

    Six of the top Airmen from Air Force Materiel Command security forces units were selected to compete in the 2018 Defender Challenge, and two of those are from Hill Air Force Base.
  • Edwards small arms range open once again

    Edwards Airmen christened the new base Small Arms Range the best way they know how, by shooting at it. The Small Arms Range at Edwards Air Force Base, California, was officially re-opened with a ribbon “shooting” ceremony, Sept. 6, 2018.
  • Security Forces teams prepare for return of Defender Challenge

    Security Forces teams from U.S. Air Force major commands, Great Britain and Germany are training to compete at Joint Base San Antonio-Camp Bullis Sept. 10-14 when Defender Challenge returns after a 14-year hiatus.
  • Defenders go mobile with new comm system

    96th Security Forces Squadron began testing a new communication system for base defense called the Android Tactical Assault Kit. The tablet-based system has the potential to change and update how security forces squadrons manage their base defense mission.
  • Air Force transitions to a single combat uniform

    Air Force leaders announced the service will move to a single combat utility uniform, adopting the Operational Camouflage Pattern, or OCP, already in use by the Army and Airmen in combat zones and in certain jobs across the Air Force.
  • Warfighter named outstanding security forces civilian of year

    Mark Davis, a member of the Installation Support Directorate Integrated Defense Integration Cell, has been selected as the 2017 Air Force Outstanding Security Forces Higher Headquarters Civilian of the Year.
  • Airman recognized for peaceful end to potentially deadly situation

    After 16 years as a U.S. Air Force Security Forces member, Master Sgt. Maurice Lucas II had never needed to pull his duty weapon out of his holster while serving at his home base. That commendable streak ended Oct. 8, 2016. Then-Tech. Sgt. Lucas was working as flight chief in charge of the 412th Security Forces Squadron’s patrols when he got a
  • Security forces look to technology, innovation for future base security

    Defenders of the 412th Security Forces Squadron and 412th Test Wing leadership got an up close look at a system July 10 that could possibly help with base security in the future. A private company set up its Raptor surveillance system at a remote building near the edge of Rogers Dry Lakebed. The ground-based radar system has the capability to
  • Local law enforcement joins Edwards defenders for training

    EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Law enforcement representatives from the region met up with 412th Security Forces Squadron members for Behavior Detection and Analysis training. Two iterations of three-day classes occurred Jan. 18-20 and Jan. 23-25, 2017. Department of Homeland Security trainers taught the class and focused on non-invasive
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