9th Security Forces Squadron

“Deliver Air Base Ground Defense to enable persistent integrated reconnaissance and combat power for our Nation.”
The 9th Security Forces Squadron is charged with defending 23,000 acres of Beale AFB, home to a Protection Level 1 US Space Force Upgraded Early Warning Radar, the preponderance of America’s U-2 fleet, the Common Mission Control Center, KC-135s assigned to the 940th Air Refueling Wing, and the 548th Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Group.  Additionally, the unit conducts law enforcement operations, fields Military Working Dog Teams, and trains base personnel on small arms.  Finally, the Defenders of the 9th Security Forces Squadron train and deploy to deliver combat capability to Combatant Commanders around the globe.
“A professional, capable, cohesive Defense Force comprised of highly adaptable, durable, and proficient Defenders who own mission success at all levels”
9th Air Police Squadron, Strategic Reconnaissance constituted and activated, 1 May 1949
Redesignated 9th Air Police Squadron, 16 Mar 1950
Redesignated 9th Combat Defense Squadron, 1 Oct 1958
Discontinued and inactivated, 1 Jan 1966
Redesignated 9th Security Police Squadron, 24 Jul 1972
Activated, 1 Aug 1972
Inactivated, 30 Sep 1975
Activated, 15 Mar 1983
Inactivated, 1 Jan 1990
Activated, 1 Sep 1991
Redesignated 9th Security Forces Squadron, 1 Jul 1997

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
Secretary of Defense, Employer Support Freedom Award 2015