A Dream Becomes A Reality

A Dream Becomes A Reality

Staff Sergeant Conrad Borgerding followed in both of his grandfathers’ footsteps by joining the Air Force. He even followed in one of his grandfather’s footsteps literally by holding the same job in Aircraft Maintenance. His decision..

Peace of Mind for an Exceptional Family

Peace of Mind for an Exceptional Family

With 15 years of service, Captain Beau Haertling recognizes the many opportunities the Air Force provided to him and his family. While serving his country and growing a career in the engineering field, the Air Force gave Capt Haertling “peace of mind,” he explains..

Where He Belongs

Where He Belongs

An Airman feels at home with his Air Force family. Airman Patrick Moore joined the Air Force less than a year ago for the educational benefits. In that short amount of time, Amn Moore has felt what it’s like to be part of a family that helps each other out..

A Full College Experience

A Full College Experience

Education grants from AFAS allowed an Airman’s daughter to enjoy all aspects of college life. Lieutenant Colonel Linda Davis’s father was her role model, serving in the Air Force for 26 years. “The service, pride and purpose that runs deep in him carried over to me,” she explains..

Overcoming the Unexpected

Overcoming the Unexpected

After a fire destroyed their lodging, AFAS helped a group of Airmen.
Major Brenden Westin joined the Air Force out of a desire to continue his family’s legacy of service. He also wanted an interesting career outside of the regular business world. With 14 years..

Adventure Chairs for Adventurous Kids

Adventure Chairs for Adventurous Kids

An Airman can go on new adventures with his children thanks to AFAS.
Over the course of his 19 years of service, Master Sergeant Jared Graham has met so many people and made lifetime friends. When he..