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  • Lewis named 19th security forces career field manager

    Chief Master Sgt. Brian L. Lewis has been selected as the 19th security forces career field manager, becoming the top enlisted advisor to the Air Force director of security forces. In this role, he will advise on security forces policy, organizing, training, equipping and maintaining mission readiness.
  • 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 and ranks to operate as a cohesive fighting force. This year, we continue to invest in the Civilian Defender Program to create the most lethal and ready force. We have invested in human capital, training, retention, and career growth.
  • A poem without words: painting the Defender’s heritage

    Two Airmen from the 39th Security Forces Squadron told the story of Defenders in a way words cannot express: through painting.
  • Air Force develops hard-hitting Defender Challenge 2020 drills for Security Forces

    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 teams through a series of gut-testing challenges. This year, Air Force Security Forces expanded the competitor pool to 19 teams from across U.S. Air Force major commands, U.S. Army Military Police and coalition partners.
  • Year of the Defender improves 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.