airman & family readiness center

Airman and Family Readiness Center

6248 West Pine Loop
USAF Academy, CO

AFRC Services (PDF)

DSN 333-3444



Air Force Aid Society Education Programs

Open to dependent children of Active Duty, Title 10 Reserve, Title 32 AGR, Retired, Retired Reserve and Deceased Air Force members; spouses of Active Duty and Title 10 Reserve; and surviving spouses of deceased Air Force members.

Education Details Sheet (PDF)

Breast Cancer Support Group

First Thursday of the month. Oct 1, Nov 5, Dec 3, Jan 7; 5 - 7 pm. Meetings at A&FRC. Please RSVP: 719-333-0977 (Must RSVP to attend, slots are limited due to COVID-19 restrictions) Support group is open to USAFA active duty, dependents, retirees, federal employees, and contractors. Meetings will consist of a safe place to promote conversation, build relationships and educate, while adhering to COVID-19 restrictions.

Certified Nurses Aid Training Program

The Air Force Aid Society has generously provided a grant to the USAF Academy A&FRC Spouse Employment Program for 6 military spouses to attend the 4-week Certified Nurse Aide Training Program at The Independence Center in Colorado Springs. The training programs are held monthly and can be taken during the day or in the evening.

This program is only available to Active Duty Air Force Spouses assigned to the USAF Academy. Eligible spouses need to complete the application and return it with a copy of spouse’s PCS orders to the USAFA Airman and Family Readiness Center, 6248 W. Pine Loop, USAF Academy, CO 80840. Call the A&FRC for more information.

Download Application (PDF)

Exceptional Family Member Program

The EFMP is designed to provide support to military family members with special needs. EFMP is comprised of three components who work together to support military members and their families:


EFMP-FS provides a community support function provided by the Airman & Family Readiness Center (A&FRC) which includes: on and off base information and referral, parent training, support resources, school information, and activities for adults and families.


Provides medical information management support for EFMP enrollment functions and coordinates relocations for families who have medical or educational needs.


Provides comprehensive medical and assignment coordination for families enrolled in EFMP.

EFMP Quarterly Orientation
Sign up for an informative session on EFMP Medical, Assignments and Family Support. EFMP Program managers will be available to answer any questions.
Dates and times

Newcomers Orientation

Fourth Tuesday of each month; 8 am—2:30 pm for civilians and 8 am—3:20 pm for military held at the Falcon Club.

Mandatory for all newcomers to USAFA. Register through your unit CSS.
A variety of briefings from on-base programs introducing newly arrived personnel and spouses to key personnel and resources. Spouses are encouraged to attend!

newcomer info downloads

True Colors International®

Make positive use of one of your unit's greatest strengths, diversity!

Learn why it's one of the main ingredients for a successful mission and why at times a stumbling block to understanding. True Colors® International training has helped individuals communicate with others in a way that fosters mutual understanding and acceptance. The principles discovered will empower attendees to improve aspects of every personal relationship in their life.

To inquire about True Colors® International training for your organization call the A&FRC for more information.

United Through Reading Program

United Through Reading connects millitary children and their deployed service member through video-recorded read-aloud experience. Share the special moments in your child's life while separated.

Volunteers...Make a Difference!

Are you interested in utilizing your time and talent to make a real difference in the lives of others? Do you want to learn new skill sets that will benefit you and others?

If so, contact the A&FRC to find out about the many volunteer opportunities available to you.

EFMP Events


ongoing briefings

Group Pre-Separation Counseling

  • Every Wednesday (except during TAP week) - 8 am - 11 am
  • Mandatory for all Military personnel retiring/separating
  • Spouses are welcome and encouraged to attend

Readiness Briefings

  • Pre-Deployment (Tuesdays 9 am and Thursdays at 2 pm, Registration Required
  • Post-Deployment Briefings - "WALK-IN"
  • Spouses are highly encouraged to attend both

Reserve Recruiter

  • An in-service recruiter will be at the USAFA A&FRC on most Fridays - by appointment only
  • ​Call 719-567-4494 to schedule

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