PERSEVERANCE IN THE FACE OF ADVERSITY

PERSEVERANCE IN THE FACE OF ADVERSITY

Ambassador Leslie V. Rowe credits the Hap Arnold Grant from AFAS in helping her through college and life in the diplomatic services. Click on the Read More button to learn more about her incredible journey.

When Life Throws a Curveball

When Life Throws a Curveball

In October 2018, TSgt Brown was stationed at Tyndall Air Force Base in Florida when Hurricane Michael devastated the area. The grant TSgt Brown received from AFAS helped her family begin the process of rebuilding their home, and it eased a huge burden for her.

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.