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Security Forces

Overview:  Military police in the Air Force Reserve are called Security Forces Specialists. With job tasks ranging from writing traffic tickets to dealing with situations requiring deadly force, these highly trained specialists must possess a variety of skills and be adaptable to all circumstances.  Their ability to communicate must be equal to their investigative, weapons and physical capabilities. 

Position: Enlisted


Specific Tasks:

  • Lead, supervise and perform force protection duties, including use of deadly force to protect personnel and resources 
  • Control and secure terrain inside and outside military installations 
  • Detect and report presence of unauthorized personnel and activities 
  • Investigate motor vehicle accidents, minor crimes and incidents 
  • Operate speed measuring, drug, alcohol and breath testing devices 
  • Employ, train and handle  all aspects of military working dog teams


  • Never convicted by general, special or summary court-martial 
  • Must not have used/distributed/manufactured illicit narcotics or been arrested for narcotics as listed in 21 USC 812
  • No history of excessive alcohol use or been arrested in last two years for two or more alcohol related incidents
  • No more than one active wage garnishment for delinquency
  • No more than two delinquent charge off/collection (>= 30 days) payments within last two years
  • Within three years prior to entry into military service, have not been terminated from civilian employment more than twice for reasons of misconduct, theft, or alcohol use.
  • No record of sleep disorders to include, but not limited to, sleep apneas, insomnias, hypersomnias, narcolepsy, or restless leg syndrome
  • No current diagnosis of Attention Deficit Disorder/Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder or Perceptual /Learning Disorder(s), with no use of medication(s) to treat same in the last 12 months
  • No history of mood disorders including bipolar disorder, major depression, dysthymia, or depression not otherwise specified.
  • No recorded evidence of personality disorder, sustained or untreatable emotional instability to include depression, or suicidal behavior to include attempts, gestures, ideations, threats or history of self-mutilation.
  • Never received non-judicial punishment under the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ) which resulted in either reduction or suspended reduction in grade, or correctional custody for offenses involving substantiated drug abuse, Social Actions Program, acts of larceny, wrongful appropriation, robbery, burglary, housebreaking, or misconduct in combat  
  • Never convicted by a civilian court of a Category 1, 2 or 3 offense, nor exceeded the accepted number of Category 4 offenses. Category 3 and 4 traffic offenses alone are not disqualifying. 
  • Must possess a valid state driver’s license to operate government motor vehicles.
  • Qualification to bear firearms
  • Normal color vision