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  • Mobility Guardian 2021: AMC debuts first large-scale virtual command center

    Air Mobility Command premiered a proof-of-concept for a next-generation all-domain command and control platform during Exercise Mobility Guardian 2021, May 25, 2021.
  • USAF Expeditionary Operations School Defender is AMC’s 2020 Outstanding Security Forces Support Staff SNCO

    An Airman assigned to the U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Operations School was recognized as Air Mobility Command’s 2020 Outstanding Security Forces Support Staff Senior Non-commissioned Officer, Feb. 12, 2021.
  • 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.
  • 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 (MWD) teams through a series of gut-testing challenges. This year, Security Forces expanded the competitor pool to 19 teams from across the U.S. Air Force major commands, U.S. Army Military Police, and with our coalition partners.
  • 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 installations. These officers are responsible for preserving Air Force natural and cultural resources, as well as protecting those who participate in base recreation activities.
  • Brig. Gen. Richard Gibbs shares innovation in new position

    Brig. Gen. Richard W. Gibbs, Air Mobility Command Logistics, Engineering and Force Protection director, visited multiple units at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, from Oct. 31 to Nov. 1.
  • 19th SFS and EOD replicate Joint contingency operations

    Explosive Ordnance Disposal Airmen from the 19th Civil Engineer Squadron and defenders from the 19th Security Forces Squadron participated in a Joint training exercise with pilots from the Arkansas Army National Guard, Oct. 22, 2019, to accurately simulate what could be seen in a contingency environment.
  • Hardware, software, training reshaped as part of ‘Year of the Defender’ initiative

    The Air Force has undertaken a comprehensive effort to revitalize and reconfigure its security forces squadrons during the past year with the Reconstitute Defender Initiative.
  • Air Mobility Command wins Sadler Cup in first Defender Challenge in 14 years

    Air Mobility Command’s team earned first place for dismounted operations at the 2018 Defender Challenge, which commenced Sept. 11 with a ceremony to remember Sept. 11, 2001 here. For the first time since 2004, 14 Security Forces teams from each Air Force major commands, Air National Guard, Air Force District of Washington, and nations Great Britain
  • Air Mobility Command wins Sadler Cup in first Defender Challenge in 14 years

    Air Mobility Command’s team earned first place for dismounted operations at the 2018 Defender Challenge, which commenced Sept. 11 with a ceremony to remember Sept. 11, 2001 here. For the first time since 2004, 14 Security Forces teams from each Air Force major commands, Air National Guard, Air Force District of Washington, and nations Great Britain
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