BRIDGING THE GAP

BRIDGING THE GAP

AFAS education grants provide a sense of relief for a family of eight. The financial assistance AFAS provided has helped to relieve the Greiner family’s anxiety and stress of worrying about how to pay for their children’s college education.

Living as an Evacuee

Living as an Evacuee

How AFAS helped one Airman recover from Hurricane Michael. Hurricane Michael was the strongest hurricane to ever hit the Florida Panhandle. It devastated Tyndall Air Force Base in Panama City, Florida. Master Sergeant Kelly Davis watched it destroy most of the air force base – leaving virtually nothing in its path untouched when it made landfall in October 2018.

A Life Interrupted

A Life Interrupted

AFAS helps one Airman through daughter’s recovery. Master Sergeant John Bartlow retired in March of this year after serving for 26 years in the U.S. Air Force (USAF). Coming from two generations of Airmen, he joined to serve his country and to follow in his father and grandfather’s footsteps. Being an Airman allowed MSgt Bartlow and his family to travel the world before his last duty station in Utah.

A Home and Heartwarming Experience

A Home and Heartwarming Experience

AFAS support reminds an Airman that her Air Force Family is always there to help. Staff Sergeant Sherry Greene has always had a passion for helping others, and this call to serve played a large role in her decision to join the U.S. Air Force (USAF).  

A BOOST OVER THE FINAL HURDLE

A BOOST OVER THE FINAL HURDLE

Staff Sergeant Andrew Chadbourn first heard about Air Force Aid Society (AFAS) nearly a decade ago, in his early days as a newly minted Airman. Like lots of young Airmen, he didn’t think much about it at the time. As he puts it, “it wasn’t until the chips were down that the AFAS came back to mind.”