AFMC Command News

  • Defender Flag field exercise tests, validates ground defense TTPs

    – U.S. Air Force Defenders tested and validated the career field’s operations for base defense in the New Mexico desert Oct. 23-27 during the inaugural Defender Flag field exercise.More than 180 Defenders from every major command participated in the event, thanks to help from support agencies,

  • Hill Security Forces leverage technology for smoother base entrance

    Drivers heading onto Hill AFB through one of the three main gates have a new way to determine what travel times look like via a recently added feature on Hill’s Air Force Connect App.Members from the 75th Security Forces Squadron saw a need and came up with the Gate Travel Times feature as a way to

  • AFSFC begins department-wide periodic confinement assessments

    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.

  • Air Force Year in Photos

    This year's photos feature Airmen from around the globe involved in activities supporting expeditionary operations and defending America. This annual feature showcases the men and women of the Air Force.

  • Defenders forge culture of service, remember fallen Airmen

    Expeditionary security forces squadrons share a culture across the globe—wherever the U.S. Air Force needs to fly aircraft into harm’s way. They are there keeping Airmen and resting aircraft safe. They patrol the fence line; control who steps onto the base.They do this with the knowledge that it’s

  • New Defender SUVs provide cooler, smoother ride for canines

    The Air Force Security Forces Center’s vehicle program delivered the first of 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.

  • Bouncer Bot lends robotic hand to defenders

    A robotic workhorse has been assisting the 66th Security Forces Squadron here during the past month. Bouncer Bot, a remote process automated robot software, has been assisting Hanscom defenders at the Visitor Control Center complete background security checks on guests entering the installation.

  • 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.

  • Edwards responders create Rescue Task Force

    As communities and first and emergency responders learn from the unfortunate number of shootings that occur in the U.S., potentially more effective response paradigms are identified. One such change to responder tactics that was developed from lessons learned from shootings around the nation is an