Air Force Security Forces Center

In accordance with Chapter 3 of AFI 84-105, commercial reproduction of this emblem is NOT permitted without the permission of the proponent organizational/unit commander.

In accordance with Chapter 3 of AFI 84-105, commercial reproduction of this emblem is NOT permitted without the permission of the proponent organizational/unit commander.


Lineage.  Established as the Air Force Office of Security Police, and activated as a Separate Operating Agency, on September 1, 1979. Effective February 5, 1991, status changed from a Separate Operating Agency to a Field Operating Agency. Redesignated as Air Force Security Police Agency on August 1, 1991. Redesignated as Air Force Security Forces Center on March 17, 1997, and concurrently its status changed from a Field Operating Agency of the USAF to a Direct Reporting Unit. Effective October 1, 1998, the status of this organization returned to that of a Field Operating Agency of the USAF.  Field Operating Agency status lost on 1 Oct 2014. 

Assignments.  Hq, United States Air Force, 1 Sep 1979; Air Force Materiel Command, 1 Oct 2014; Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center, 6 Apr 2015. 

Stations. Kirtland AFB, NM, 1 Sep 1979; Lackland AFB (later, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland), TX, 1 Oct 1997-.

Service Streamers. None.

Campaign Streamers. None.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers.  None.

Decorations. Air Force Organizational Excellence Award: 1 Oct 2002-30 Sep 2004. 

Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through 6 Oct 2016. 

Emblem.  Approved on 4 Apr 1997.

Prepared by Daniel L. Haulman