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  • IDLC 23, August: Grenades and claymores

    Senior Master Sgt. Daniel Chase, Integrated Defense Leadership Course chief assigned to the 310th Security Forces Squadron, Schriever Space Force Base, Colorado, instructs IDLC students assigned to the Texas Air National Guard’s 204th SFS and the 919th SFS, Duke Field, Florida, on how to detonate a

  • Forging Defenders for the fight

    Based at Youngstown Air Reserve Station, Ohio, IDLC is a year-round training program that focuses on Agile Combat Employment concepts and the tactical skills necessary for Defenders in wartime situations.

  • The heart of Innovative Readiness Training

    Innovative Readiness Training is a Department of Defense program that delivers Joint Force training to service members and incidental benefits to American communities. IRT’s vision is a secure and prosperous America supported by strong civil-military relations.

  • IDLC 23, August: Guard and Reserve Defenders learn TCCC

    Staff Sgt. David Duncan, a Defender assigned to the 919th Security Forces Squadron, Duke Field, Florida, performs tactical combat casualty care during on Tech. Sgt. Taylor Adamson, an Integrated Defense Leadership Course cadre member assigned to the 507th SFS, Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, during

  • Exercise Patriot Medic sharpens chemical attack response

    Master Sgt. Julie Fuleky, a medical technician assigned to the 433rd Medical Group at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, and Capt. Ranieka Lee, a clinical nurse also assigned to the 433MDG, provide care for a patient during Exercise Patriot Medic at Youngstown Air Reserve Station, Ohio, Aug.

  • IDLC 23, July course: Area security operations

    Staff Sgt. Dustin Shepard, a Defender assigned to the North Carolina Air National Guard's 145th Security Forces Squadron, briefs 145th SFS leadership on the execution of an Integrated Defense Leadership Course training exercise on July 27, 2023, at Camp James A. Garfield Joint Military Training

  • IDLC 23, July course: Static defense

    Staff Sgt. Frank Chichester, a Defender assigned to Patrick Space Force Base, Florida's 920th Security Forces Squadron, opens a litter for transporting causalities during a training exercise on July 24, 2023, at Camp James A. Garfield Joint Military Training Center, Ohio. Chichester participated in

  • IDLC 23, July Course: Grenades and claymores

    Air Force Reserve security forces Airmen and, for the first time in the program's history, members of the Air National Guard stationed in North Carolina traveled to Youngstown Air Reserve Station, Ohio, in July to participate in the two-week Integrated Defense Leadership Course to develop tactical

  • 910th Defenders: Transforming tactical skills

    An Ohio National Guard CH-47 Chinook helicopter carrying Air Force Reserve Command Security Forces Defenders flies over Camp James A. Garfield Joint Military Training Center, Ohio, on July 25, 2023. AFRC Defenders participated in a joint force training exercise focused on combat readiness and their

  • New commander sees hard work, bright future in store for 910th

    In front of the wing’s Airmen, his family, friends and local civic leaders, Col. Michael Maloney assumed command of the 910th Airlift Wing at a ceremony here, presided over by Brig. Gen. Melissa Coburn, 22nd Air Force commander, July 15, 2023.