AIRMEN STORIES

Helping Airmen and Guardians is the singular philosophy driving everything at Air Force Aid Society. More than 26,000 assists in 2020, over $12.5 million in direct help through emergency financial assistance, education support and community programs.

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

Homeward Bound

Homeward Bound

A Wounded Warrior is reunited with his dogs, aiding his recovery Airman First Class Brandon Piper joined the Air Force because, in his words, he was “going nowhere.” Homeless when he enlisted, A1C Piper decided that the Air Force could change his life while letting...

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Less Worry and More Focus

Less Worry and More Focus

A grant from AFAS eased a burden during COVID-19 Two years ago, Airman First Class Kyle Shenberger headed to Basic Military Training. He had been deeply affected by 9/11 and joined the Air Force because he wanted to contribute and help defend and preserve the freedoms...

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