Armed Forces News

Reserve component enlisted Airmen in any career field are eligible for the air reserve component force protection volunteer program, allowing them to help protect Air Force bases nationwide. The program gives individual mobilization augmentee Air Force Reserve and Air National Guard members in grades E-6 and below the opportunity to serve tours with security forces units at most stateside bases, said Maj. Scott Parker at Air Force Security Forces Center headquarters. The minimum tour length is 30 days, and members available for longer periods can begin serving immediately and stay on duty until at least Sept. 29, said Parker. For a checklist, visit Air National Guardsmen seeking more information can call Major Parker at (210) 925-7051 or DSN 945-7051. Air Force Reserve Airmen can call Tech. Sgt. David Kahler at (210) 925-0305 or DSN 945-0305.