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343rd Training Squadron Security Forces Academy

343d Training Squadron

 Mission Statement
Security forces (SF) protect, defend and
fight to enable Air Force, joint and coalition missions.

Vision
Mission Ready, Resilient and Air Minded

Squadron Lineage 
Established as 3280th Technical Training Group, and activated, on 30 Apr 1976. Redesignated: 3280th Technical Training Squadron on 1 Feb 1992; 343d Technical Training Squadron on 15 Sep 1992; 343d Training Squadron on 1 Apr 1994.

Emblem
Per bend sinister Celeste and Argent between two swords saltirewise surmounted by a torch Or, an oval chain annulet fesswise in dexter and scale, in sinister of the last; all within a diminished bordure Gules. Attached below the disc a White scroll edged with a narrow Red border and inscribed "INTEGRITY WITH KNOWLEDGE" in Red letters. Blue and yellow are the Air Force colors. Blue alludes to the sky, the primary theater of Air Force operations. Yellow refers to the sun and the excellence required of Air Force personnel. The disc is divided White and Blue denoting the continuous day and night operations of the squadron. The swords reflect the courage and brotherhood of unit members. The torch reflects the quest for knowledge. The chain represents strength and steadfast loyalty. The scale symbolizes the search for truth and fairness. The red border indicates the valor of unit personnel in the face of danger. Approved on 16 Sep 1976; modified on 20 Jul 1995.
 
Squadron Demographics
Officers: 9
Enlisted:  243 permanent party enlisted; 1507 total enlisted
Civilians: 31

Squadron Point of Contact:
MSGT Shaw
1325 Harmon Drive
Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, TX 78236
Comm:  (210) 671-7575