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  • Defender Flag field exercise tests, validates ground defense TTPs

    FORT BLISS, Texas – 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

  • Vigilant Defense 24: Defend the base

    8th Security Forces Squadron Defenders and 8th Fighter Wing security forces augmentees improve base defense capabilities during 7th Air Force’s Vigilant Defense Combined Flying Training Exercise Oct. 30.

  • USAF and JGSDF conduct quarterly field training

    The 374th Security Forces Squadron and Japan Ground Self-Defense Force 34th Infantry Regiment, 1st Division, conducted a joint field training at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Aug. 30 and 31, to maintain the readiness of both forces and improve joint interoperability.

  • 51st SFS defender receives Bronze Star with Valor

    U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jordan Locke, 51st Security Forces Squadron flight sergeant, was awarded a Bronze Star medal with Valor during a ceremony held on October 12, 2022, at Osan Air Base. Locke earned the Bronze Star with Valor, the fourth highest U.S. military decoration, for his actions while

  • Guardsmen join forces during Cope North

    The importance Total Force Integration, put into place about 15 years ago, reigned supreme as the 36th Security Forces Squadron and the 254 SFS joined forces during exercise Cope North 22.

  • Police Week at the Wolf Pack

    The 8th Security Forces Squadron hosted Police Week at the Wolf Pack, May 12-14. The Defenders hosted this celebratory week with the mentality to “honor the fallen and celebrate the living,” Cortez-Lomas said.

  • Misawa defenders remember the fallen

    The 35th Security Forces Squadron hosted National Police Week 2020 to recognize those who lost their lives in the line of duty for the safety and protection of others at Misawa Air Base, Japan, May 11 to 15.