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Friday June 2, 2023 (7:40 am PDT)
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Air Force Aid Society

  1. Air Force Aid Society or any Aid Society Application (Army Emergency Relief, Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society and Coast Guard Mutual Assistance) requests can be submitted as follows.
    • Air Force and Space Force APPLICANTS APPLYING FOR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE MUST NOW USE A NEW LINK TO COMPLETE AND SUBMIT AN APPLICATION: Contact your local Military & Family Readiness Center for guidance on How to Apply or call the AFAS HQ Emergency Assistance Section at 703-972-2604.
    • All other branches of the military are required to visit their nearest installation, or contact their Military Service relief organization’s website to learn more about eligibility and how to apply for aid. However, if the service member is within 50 miles of their local aid society then the service member will complete the application via the red cross using the options below:
      • Submit a Request Online Using a computer, smartphone or tablet, members can start a request for services and track its progress from anywhere in the world.
      • Submit a Request to

Career Focus

Career Focus provides employment guidance and career counseling. The M&FRC assists with self-assessment, resume writing, interviewing skills and salary negotiation to assist with local, federal, and home-based employment. The M&FRC also has a discovery center that includes of books on resume writing and internet-ready computers.

Family Life Education

Family Life Education partners with a number of other bases helping agencies to provide education and assistance in the areas of parenting, marriage, dating, single-parent support, and single airmen support. For those unable to come to LA AFB, our outreach program is able to deliver services to geographically or socially isolated families, families new to the military, geographically separated family members, and newly arrived service members.

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Family Readiness

Preparation is important, and the M&FRC can be of assistance in the areas of deployment, crisis response to casualty situations, and family evacuations. Before deployment, members attend a briefing with the M&FRC Readiness NCO to address deployment concerns. The M&FRC offers morale calls, a monthly newsletter, Operation Sweet Dreams, and other programs to support family members of deployed members. In addition, The M&FRC Readiness NCO provides reintegration briefing when the service member return from deployment.

Personal Financial Management

Learn about money management, budgets, and investing strategies, Thrift Savings Plan, purchasing a new home and/or vehicle, your credit report and identity theft. Make an appointment to go over your personal financial situation. Whether you’re ready to start investing or need assistance with managing debt, we are here to assist you one-on-one.

Relocation Assistance

If you just moved here, we can assist you in identifying local resources and become acclimated to the area. Please visit Los Angeles AFB to learn all about or installation and find numerous reference materials. While you are at LA AFB, be sure to attend Sponsorship training so that you may be prepared as an LA AFB ambassador. Prior to departing LA AFB, take advantage of the monthly Managing Your Move workshop for PCSing members. You will hear briefings from base agencies, including TMO and Tricare to help you have a positive PCS experience.

Transition Assistance

Click here to find out more about the transition process. If you are preparing to retire or separate from the Air Force as a military member or a civilian, the Transition Assistance Program will help you by providing career planning, resume reviews, access to employment opportunities and the development of job search skills. Pre-separation briefings are available on the first and third Monday of every month at 1pm. Briefings must be completed 90 days prior to separation or retirement. A five-day Transition GPS (goals plans success) workshop is offered monthly, and includes briefings the Department of Labor and the Veterans Administration.

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Volunteer Program

Volunteering is a great way to build your skills while you serve your community. Your M&FRC will help you find opportunities to volunteer on base and in the community.

Discovery Resource Center (DRC)

The DRC, located in the M&FRC, can provide general information and offers self-study resources on a variety of topics. Our computers are not on the military network to allow personnel to check information and websites that may not be accessible on .mil computers.

A sampling of services:

  • Internet access for relocation, employment, personal email, etc.
  • Videos
  • Software
  • Books
  • Pamphlets
  • Fax services

Military Family Life Counselor (MFLC)

MFLCs are here to listen and are available to help address deployment/reintegration issues, marriage and relationship issues, stress and anxiety, etc. Except for certain “duty to warn” situations, consultations are anonymous and no records are kept. Call 310-658-2334 for this private, free service.

Child and Youth Military Counselor (CYB-MFLC)

Need help with your child’s adjustment to school or a deployment or separation? The CYB-MFLC offers group sessions, educational presentations and individual meetings related to support to military children and youth and to those who support them. Except for certain “duty to warn” situations, consultations are anonymous, and no records are kept. Call 818-987-6344 for access to this private, free service.

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Military One Source

Available 24/7 @ 1-800-342-9647

Military One Source can provide you with information and resources that can help improve many areas of your life, from personal to professional. They do more than give you information. They help you take action with materials that get you thinking and tools that help you set things in motion.

Military One Source can also arrange for active duty and family members to receive 12 face-to-face counseling sessions free of charge, if counseling is needed.

Recurring Military & Family Readiness Workshops & Seminars

  • Bundles for Babies | Once a Quarter; 3.5 hours long
  • INTRO – Newcomer Orientation | First Monday of Each Month
  • Transition GPS (Goals Plans Success) | Monthly; 5 days long
  • Ten Steps to a Federal Job | Every Other Month; 4 hours long
  • Resume Writing and Interview Skills | Every Other Month; 3 hours long
  • Medical Records Review by a VA Representative | Individual 45 Minute Appointments
  • Managing Your Move | Monthly; 2 hours long
  • Personal Financial Basics MANDATED FOR FIRST TIME DUTY STATION | Monthly; 1.5 hours long
  • Veteran’s Administration Benefits Briefing | During Transition GPS; 1 day long

Other Relocation Services

  • Sponsorship Packages – personalized based on needs of incoming member and family members
  • Personal Financial Management for budgeting, credit reporting, home-buying, and emergency assistance

Personal and Family Readiness

The Military and Family Readiness Center promotes family preparedness through education and participation in readiness support. Families are also provided assistance during extended absences of the military member, emergencies, and natural disasters.

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Pamphlets, books and videos discuss how to prepare for deployment, cope with separation, and come back together as a family. M&FRC staff works through units, spouse support groups, and with individuals to provide advice and help.

Briefings Available

  • Pre-Deployment Briefs: Mandated for deployers. Bring your Spouse! Check our calendar for dates and times
  • Welcome Home: Mandated for returning deployed members (Spouses welcome) Upon return

Services for Deployed Families

  • Car Care Because We Care provides a free oil, oil filter, and lubrication for deployments over 30 days
  • M&FRC E-Newsletters keeping families connected to the base services and activities.
  • Monthly Activities for Deployed & Remote Families
  • Special classes for reintegration, building and maintaining relationships and more

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