AFAS understands the challenges that come with active duty Air Force life, from deployments to PCS orders, and offers targeted community enhancement programs to help make everyday life on base a little easier.
In 2019, AFAS provided nearly $1.34 million in community enhancement programs at Air Force bases around the world.
CHILD CARE PROGRAMS
BUNDLES FOR BABIES $184,000 worth of gifts were provided to expectant Air Force families completing parenting and budgeting classes. SPOUSE ORIENTATION $54,000 was distributed to Air Force bases in support of the USAF Heart Link spouse orientation program. SPOUSE & PARENTING PROGRAMS
GIVE PARENTS A BREAK Air Force bases offered a collective $279,000 for stress relieving child care. CHILD CARE FOR PCS $348,000 of care was provided for families relocating on Permanent Change of Station or Retirement orders. CHILD CARE FOR VOLUNTEERS $29,000 was provided to Air Force base community volunteers, including key Air Force spouse training participants.
CAR CARE BECAUSE WE CARE $102,000 provided 2,458 preventive vehicle maintenance check-ups for spouses of deployed members, as well as first-term Airmen (E4 and below) who attended a financial counseling session.
LOCAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS
Air Force bases took advantage of a collective $342,000 to fund entry-level job training for Air Force spouses that can lead to immediate and viable employment opportunities.
Readiness Programs $102,000
Community Programs =
Spouse & Parenting Programs $580,000
Child Care Programs $656,000
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