9th Security Forces Squadron

9th Security Forces SquadronBeale Air Force Base, CA

The 9th Security Forces Squadron serves a dual function of providing protection for national defense assets on Beale Air Force Base as well as a full range of professional police services for base residents.

The squadron’s responsibilities include controlling entry to the installation, protecting protection-level and nonprotection-level resources, guarding funds and firearms storage facilities, providing information security support, training and equipping home station and deployed unit personnel, and supplying investigative services and liaison with civil and federal law enforcement agencies.

Additionally, the unit trains weapons knowledge and firing through its Combat Arms section for all base personnel and maintains both explosive and narcotics military working dogs.

9th Security Forces Accolades:
HQ Air Combat Command Outstanding Security Forces Large Unit 2009
Operational Readiness Inspection “Outstanding” 2010
9th Reconnaissance Wing Meritorious Unit Award 2011
ACC Installation Excellence Award 2011
Outstanding Unit Award 2011.

Staff Sgt. Nicholas Frustaci, 9th Security Forces Squadron military working dog handler, pets Dingo after running through the obedience course June 17, 2014, at Beale Air Force Base, Calif. Dingo and Frustaci have been assigned together since September 2013. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Ramon A. Adelan/ released)
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