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Air Force Enlisted Job Descriptions



The Security Forces (SF) Career Field performs force protection duties. SF duties require the use of force, up to and including the use of deadly force.

SF duties ensure combat capability through the functions of installation security, nuclear and conventional weapon systems and resources security, air base defense, law enforcement, information security, military working dog activities, and combat arms training and maintenance. Security Forces participate in contingency operations.

Personnel in this career field will be deployed and employed in sensitive or hostile environments created by terrorism, sabotage, nuclear, chemical, biological, or conventional warfare. Security Force members perform the military police function within the Air Force

This career field does not have primary responsibility for the functions of operations security; computer security; communications security; and vehicle traffic engineering and traffic safety. Responsibility for these functions is included in other career fields.

The following is a complete listing of AFSCs for the Security Forces Career Field.

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