Air Force Aid Society (AFAS)
The Air Force Aid Society (AFAS) is the official charity of the United States Air Force. The mission of AFAS is to "relieve the distress of Air Force members and their families." Financial assistance is available in the form of a loan or a grant for emergencies such as, rent/mortgage, food, utilities, car repairs, funeral expenses, emergency travel, and special medical and dental needs. All requests for assistance will be channeled to AFAS. Please use the following link to create your account.
To create an application:
To continue working on an existing application:
AFAS also sponsors several education assistance programs and offers a variety of base community enhancement programs that improve quality of life for Airmen and their families. If you are having a financial emergency or would like more information, call the M&FRC or visit www.afas.org.
Casualty Affairs / Survivor Benefits
Comm: 937-257-6405 | Office Hours: M-F 6 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
We provide prompt reporting, dignified and humane notification, and efficient, thorough and compassionate assistance to family members. To assist with this, it is every important that each service member ensure their next of kin information is updated in vRED. The vRED provides the SOLE source of contact information for your primary next-of-kin, secondary next-of-kin, and other persons to notify in case of an injury, death or emergency.
The vRED also serves as the official document required by law for designating beneficiaries for Death Gratuity, Unpaid Pay and Allowances, and the Person Authorized to Direct Disposition (PADD).
Casualty Notification video:
Virtual Record of Emergency Data (vRED) video:
DVIDS - Video - vRED PSA (dvidshub.net)
"E" Sponsorship Program
Taking care of newly assigned and soon-to-be assigned members as a sponsor is one of the most important roles you can have as a military member. Being a great sponsor helps relieve new members of much of the tension and anxiety of moving and settling in at a new or first duty station. Sponsorship training is required for all sponsors. E-Sponsorship Training is your first source for sponsorship needs. Resources for training and post-training tools and information are available at Military eSponsorship Application and Training.
Employment resource program supports military, civilians, and family members in achieving short- and long-term employment and goals by referring for education/training and obtaining career goals in the private and public sector. The M&FRC team provides counseling and several classes to enhance individual employment skills. These skills will prepare you and your family for careers in private and public sectors. Services include:
- Job referrals to full and part-time employment
- Career counseling and planning
- Information about educational opportunities
- Workshops with emphasis on career and personal development.
- Resource room with access to personal computers, printers and information on careers and jobs
- Job board with listings of current job vacancies on base and in the community
- Job fairs are an integral part of the employment program. Several are held each year in the local area
- Resume and job application assistance
To view M&FRC classes, go to https://teamup.com/kst77ab244oagb46by.
If you would like to receive job board information with listings of current job vacancies for on base and in the community, please register at https://forms.office.com/r/BSH0RF9zfT
Exceptional Family Member Program-Family Support (EFMP-FS)
This program is designed to give information to military families with members in need of special assistance due to physical, developmental, emotional, or intellectual impairments. The EFMP Coordinator provides resources from local, state/county, and federal agencies, both educational and medical to accommodate the special needs member and their family.