AIRMEN STORIES

Helping Airmen is the singular philosophy driving everything at Air Force Aid Society. More than 27,000 assists in 2019, over $14.4 million in direct help through emergency financial assistance, education support and community programs.

Get to know the real Airmen behind those numbers and learn more about how AFAS is helping Airmen every day.

Opening New Doors

Opening New Doors

Melissa Aparicio is expanding her knowledge and career path Melissa Aparicio isn’t new to the healthcare industry. She has spent the past 9 years working as an ER technician. Because of her desire to expand her knowledge in the medical field, she enrolled in the...

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What Goes Around Comes Around

What Goes Around Comes Around

An Airman’s spouse gives back to Airmen and finds herself returning an old favor When Jennifer Burns and her family moved to Dover Air Force Base (AFB), she was looking for some work outside of the home that offered flexibility for her schedule. She decided that...

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