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  • Modernization in the missile field, M18 to phase out M9

    Malmstrom security forces defenders are integrating the new M18 modular handgun system as part of the Reconstitute Defenders Initiative, which aims to modernize weapons systems and increase warfighter lethality. The M18 phases out the M9, which has been in use for more than 30 years.
  • Defenders repurpose assets to ensure nuclear surety

    Missile security forces defenders are charged with protecting our nation’s assets against all enemies, foreign and domestic. One way they maintain readiness is through training. Recently, the 841st Missile Security Forces Squadron innovated the way they conduct recapture and recovery training.
  • Revamped building with heritage center grows 341st SFG footprint

    On Wed., Oct. 17, 2018, a designation sign for the Defender’s Den was unveiled, making the building an official expansion of the 341st Security Forces Group teaching, meeting and recreation structures.
  • Missile Security Operations Concept now SFG reality

    Last year on Oct. 6, the Missile Security Operating Concept was initiated and restructured the 341st Security Forces Group, resulting in a new squadron; the 841st Missile Security Forces Squadron.
  • AFGSC Airmen compete in 2018 Air Force Defender Challenge

    After a 14-year hiatus the Air Force Defender Challenge returns, pitting security forces teams from U.S. Air Force major commands, Great Britain and Germany Sept. 10-14.Air Force Global Strike Command selected defenders throughout the MAJCOM, with Barksdale Air Force Base providing the team coach, Tech. Sgt. Krystoffer Miller, 2nd Security Forces
  • 341st SFS change of command

    Maj. Michael Warren, right, accepts command of the 341st Security Forces Squadron from Col. Aaron Guill, 341st Security Forces Group commander, during an assumption of command ceremony July 6, 2018, at Malmstrom AFB, Mont. Senior Master Sgt. Jaime Mathews, 341st SFS first sergeant, looks on. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Tristan
  • Air Force transitions to a single combat uniform

    Air Force leaders announced the service will move to a single combat utility uniform, adopting the Operational Camouflage Pattern, or OCP, already in use by the Army and Airmen in combat zones and in certain jobs across the Air Force.
  • Maj. Gen. Cotton visits Malmstrom

    Maj. Gen. Anthony Cotton, 20th Air Force commander, shakes hands with Senior Master Sgt. Shawn Watkins, 40th Helicopter Squadron superintendent, upon his arrival to the 40th HS, Oct. 10, 2017 at Malmstrom Air Force Base, Mont. Cotton received a safety briefing at the squadron before his helicopter flight to a missile alert facility. (U.S. Air Force
  • Malmstrom displays importance of active shooter drills

    When it comes to dealing with an active shooter, the nature of the situation can become unpredictable since there is no pattern or method to their selection of victims or their objectives. The situations themselves can evolve quickly and can last minutes, if not hours.Malmstrom continuously practices these drills is to ensure Airmen can properly