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Airman Stories

Helping Airmen is the singular philosophy driving everything at Air Force Aid Society. More than 45,000 assists. Nearly $15.1 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.

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Donor Highlights

The generosity of our donors – both fellow Airmen and friends of the USAF – allows Air Force Aid Society to always be there when our Airmen need us.

Learn more about the individuals and organizations that support AFAS and understand what helping Airmen means to them.

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Share Your Story

Whether you are an Airman who’s been helped by Air Force Aid Society or a supporter who’s committed to making a difference for Air Force families, we’d love to tell your AFAS story. Share more about what helping Airmen means to you.

AFAS News And Updates

AFAS ANNOUNCES NEW MERIT SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS FOR 2019

Air Force Aid Society is pleased to announce the 2018-2019 academic year recipients of the AFAS Merit Scholarship. Congratulations to these 57 outstanding Air Force dependent students, who will each receive up to $5,000 towards their tuition and other college...

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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.”

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A GRANDFATHER’S LAST WISH

AFAS helps a young Airman honor his grandfather’s dying wish with a final visit home. Airman First Class Cody Olwine enlisted in the U.S. Air Force (USAF) because he wanted greater opportunity than he felt his small Indiana hometown could provide for him. With that opportunity, he also found a greater sense of family and community. “The Air Force is so much more than just a family. It’s having co-workers that care and genuinely try to help out in all aspects of life,” he shares.

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