Vol 1 Unit 1 Career Field Overview
CDC 3P051 Security Forces Journeyman Vol 1. General Career Field Knowledge
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In 1943, as a reorganization of the War Dept., what were the Army Air Force military police companies renamed?
Army Air Force base security battalions
What is the significance of 29 Mar 1943?
Marks the Security Forces Birthday
When did the designation "Air Police" come into effect?
Why was Base Defense training discontinued in 1956?
The program wasn't making headway.
In the initial stages of the Korean War, why did American and South Korean forces fall back?
They were ill-prepared for the Communist onslaught
Based on the experience of Korea, the air force was lead to make what base defense decision?
The need to develop a more extensive base defense capability, concentrating on training air police who would then train other members of the Air Force.
In the 1960s, why was the Air Provost Marshal dropped in favor of Director of Security and Law Enforcement.
The title reflected the actual responsibilities of the job.
Explain Operation Safe Side.
An effort to bolster protection of air bases by training security police in light infantry tactics, and special weapons.
What career field milestone occurred in 1971?
12 female airmen entered law enforcement specialist training at the Security Police Academy @ Lackland AFB, TX.
In what year was the shift commander program introduced?
During GLCM deployments, what role does security police play?
They were the pivotal element for safety and protection of this important weapon.
What event found SP units involved in war on a large scale on foreign soil since the Vietnam Conflict?
Operation Desert Storm
After Kobar Towers, what action did the Air Force direct to insure force protection changes were instituted?
In Oct 1997, Security Specialists, Law Enforcement, and Combat Arms training and maintenance career fields were merged into 1 career field and renamed Security Forces.
In what way did Air Mobility Command adopt the "first in" security forces concept?
The Phoenix Ravens Program
After the terrorist attacks on 9/11, what heightened security levels placed heavy demands on SF personnel?
Increased installation patrols, id checks, and vehicle checks.
What was Operation Desert Safe Side?
A 60 day operation to kill or capture insurgents that had bombarded the base at Balad with mortars.
What is the Security Forces Mission?
To Protect, Defend, and fight to enable the air force, joint, and coalition missions.