Minimum Education Requirement:
High school diploma or GED with 15 college credits
The basic goal of a Security Forces Specialist is pretty simple — protect the people, property and resources of the U.S. Air Force. Accomplishing this goal requires extensive training in law enforcement and combat tactics since Security Forces Specialists work both stateside on bases and overseas where they can go on patrols off base. This is a physically and mentally demanding career requiring highly focused and professional individuals.
After eight-and-a-half weeks of Basic Military Training, every Airman goes to technical training to learn their career. Here's the basic information about Security Forces Specialist technical training:
School location: Lackland AFB [TX]
Length of course: 65 days
College degree earned: Criminal Justice
College credits earned: 17