Security Forces - 3P0X1 - Air Force Careers

(3P0X1) Air Force Security Forces



  • High school diploma, GED with 15 college credits, or GED


  • General


  • Normal color vision

  • No history of excessive alcohol use, drug use or drug- or alcohol-related incidents

  • No record of sleep disorders No current history of ADD, ADHD or perceptual/learning disorders

  • No fear of working around nuclear weapons

  • No fear of heights or confined spaces

  • No documented record of gang affiliations

  • No history of mood or personality disorders

  • No speech disorder or noticeable communication deficiency Possession of a valid state driver’s license to operate government motor vehicles

  • Completion of a National Agency Check, Local Agency Checks and Credit

  • Completion of 8.5 weeks of Basic Military Training

  • Must be between the ages of 17 and 39


Technical Training: 65 days

Technical School Location: Lackland AFB TX

 Status Upon Completion of Technical School: CCAF Degree with credits earned towards Criminal Justice.


Security Forces airmen are tasked with providing force protection duties, guarding weapons, air bases and Air Force personnel from possible dangers. The Security Forces main goal is to keep the people, planes, base, weapons (even nuclear), and the surrounding area safe from any threat, including the intrusion by unauthorized people. Security force members are essentially the military police within the Air Force and the branch's first line of defense. They keep the peace at all Air Force Bases around the world. This is a career field that could lead to the civilian job of police officer, or other security personnel.