Airman & Family Readiness Center
The Airman & Family Readiness Center is staffed by professionals prepared to empower individuals and families as well as support commanders by providing education, programs, referrals and services to Department of Defense employees, family members, civilians and retirees in all areas across the family life cycle. These programs include transition, Air Force Aid Society, employment assistance, Air Force Wounded Warrior (AFW2) services, survivor benefits and casualty, relocation services, volunteerism, personal financial readiness, personal and family readiness and deployment planning/support, personal and family life education, information & referral and follow-up.
Provide assistance to single & married personnel during all phases of the deployment cycle.
• Deployment and Remote Assignment
Information & Referral Service
Assist customers, identify their needs, and refer them to the appropriate on or off base resource. Re-Integration information and training to equip families with tools to assist in a successful transition from deployment to home life.
Relocation Assistance Program
Provide customers with DoD wide installation information along with pre-departure and post-arrival information so they can make informed relocation decisions.
Discovery Resource Center
• “High Tech, High Touch”
• Computers connected to commercial internet
• Job search materials/resources
Air Force Aid Society
Provide emergency financial assistance in accordance with AFAS guidelines.
• Child & car care during deployments
• Emergency assistance
• Falcon loans
• Bundles for Babies
Personal Financial Management
Provide information and personal financial counseling to assist in helping family members maintain financial readiness.
Military & Family Life Consultant (MFLC)
Short term, solution focused, confidential non-medical consultation for individuals and families.
Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) Coordinator
Coordinate EFMP support services with on & off base agencies.
School Liaison Services
Advocate for the educational needs of military children. Ensure school personnel are aware of unique educational challenges associated with a mobile lifestyle.
• On-base and off-base referrals
• Child care for on-base volunteers possible
Military Order of Purple Hearts
Assist in the filing of veterans’ disability claims.
Transition Assistance Program (TAP)
Assist separating/retiring members in adapting to their transition to civilian life.
• Mandatory pre-separation counseling
• San Antonio military community job fairs
• Monthly TAP seminar and VA briefings
• Air Force Wounded Warrior (AFW2) services
Support customers in achieving employment, education/training, and career goals.
• Interviewing skills
• Individual employment counseling
• Resume writing
• Jobs postings
Personal & Work Life Education
Assist customers improve interpersonal & relationship skills throughout the life cycle.
• Parenting classes
• Heart Link spouse orientation
• Moms, Pops, & Tots
• Key Spouse Program
In collaboration with leadership, identify and resolve personal and family readiness issues. Services available include:
• Unit feedback assessment
• Four Lenses Team Building Workshop
• Focus groups
Prompt reporting, dignified notification and compassionate assistance to family members and beneficiaries.
Survivor Benefit Plan
Individual counseling for projected retirees, spouses, & surviving spouses on benefits of program.
Contact the A&FRC at (DSN) 487-5321 or (COMM) 210-652-5321. Email: RandolphFSC@us.af.mil