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50th Security Forces Squadron [50th SFS]

The 50th Security Forces Squadron is a component of the 50th Support Group, 50th Space Wing, Schriever Air Force Base, CO, and was activated on January 30, 1992.

The squadron protects 14 priority resources and over 4,000 military and civilian personnel assigned to Schriever AFB, and provides physical security, force protection measures, and law enforcement services; assists commanders in maintaining good order and discipline.

The squadron also monitors physical security programs supporting 15 geographically separated units and mobilizes security forces supporting higher headquarters' and national objectives.

The 50th Security Forces Squadron was formerly the 1002nd Special Security Squadron which was activated on October 1, 1985. The squadron was renamed the 1002d Security Police Squadron on October 1, 1989, as part of Air Force Space Command's support structure reorganization. In response to world events, the security policy career field transitioned into the new career field of security forces on July 1, 1997,combining the security and law enforcement career fields and absorbing the combat arms training and maintenance career field into one Air Force specialty.

The squadron is composed of 160 professional active duty Air Force members, Department of Defense civilians, Individual Mobilization Augmentees, and Resource Duty Augmentees.

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