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Schriever Sentinel

Career security forces officer assumes command of 50th SFS

Lt. Col. Vincent Fisher addresses the men and women of the 50th Space Wing, guests, family and friends during the 50th Security Forces Squadron assumption-of-command ceremony June 30. Colonel Fisher assumed command of 50th SFS after more than 17 years as a security forces officer who has served at the unit, field operating agency and squadron command level.

Lt. Col. Vincent Fisher addresses the men and women of the 50th Space Wing, guests, family and friends during the 50th Security Forces Squadron assumption-of-command ceremony June 30. Colonel Fisher assumed command of 50th SFS after more than 17 years as a security forces officer who has served at the unit, field operating agency and squadron command level.

By Staff Sgt. Stacy Foster

50th Space Wing Public Affairs

A career security forces officer took over the reins of the 50th Security Forces Squadron in an assumption-of-command ceremony in front of the DeKok building June 30.

Lt. Col. Vincent Fisher assumed command of 50th SFS from Capt. Brandon Edge, acting squadron commander.

As commander of 50th SFS, Colonel Fisher will be responsible for the safeguarding of 17 protection-level resources and more than 6,000 military and civilian personnel assigned to Schriever AFB. The 50th SFS provides physical security, force protection measures and law enforcement services and assists commanders in maintaining good order and discipline. The squadron monitors physical security programs supporting 15 geographically separated units. The 50th SFS also mobilizes security forces supporting higher headquarters’ and national objectives.

Colonel Fisher was commissioned a second lieutenant after graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree in criminal justice from Grambling State University in 1991. His first assignment was as flight leader of the 44th Missile Security Squadron at Ellsworth AFB, S.D.

He has served at the unit, field operating agency, squadron command and Joint HQ levels, gaining more than 17 years of security forces experience.

His decorations include a Defense Meritorious Service Medal, four Air Force Meritorious Service Medals, an Air Force Commendation Medal, two Air Force Achievement Medals and an Army Achievement Medal.

In addition to his bachelor’s degree, Colonel Fisher holds a Master’s Degree in Human Relations from the University of Oklahoma and a Master’s Degree in Military Operational Arts and Science from Air University.

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