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128th Air Refueling Wing
128th Air Refueling Wing
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Airman & Family Readiness
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AIRMAN & FAMILY READINESS
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The Wisconsin Air National Guard Airman and Family Readiness Program is dynamic by nature and strives to meet the goals of each of the squadrons assigned within the organization. Scalability, flexibility and quality service delivery are internal goals for this program. Emphasis from respective Commanders reflect program application.
Promote informed, self-sufficient, and resilient Guard families that support and contribute to their unit's mission accomplishment.
You Don't have to be married, or be with your family, to use any services at the A&FRC.
WHAT IS THE AIRMAN & FAMILY READINESS RESOURCE CENTER (A&FRC)?
The Airman & Family Readiness Center is the service organization and focal point for Air Force airmen and family matters.
We serve all single and married Active Duty, DoD Civilian Personnel and their Eligible Family Members, to include Guard and Reserve Members while on Active Duty, other Eligible Uniformed Members, Military Retirees.
1. Readiness: Personal, Professional & Family
2. Phases of Deployment preparation and support
3. Information / referral and resources
4. Services and Volunteer Coordination
5. Community Outreach
6. Life Skills
WALK IN HOURS - 0800 - 1500
Tuesday - Thursday
Airman and Family Resource Center
1835 East Grange Ave
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 53207
HOW YOU CAN HELP
program is the focal point that connects members with service opportunities at 128 ARW. The goal is to tap the creative energy of our community and its organizations and connect them in a meaningful and worthwhile way. Recruitment, training, and recognition, are an integral part of the volunteer program and contribute to its success.
Many Reasons to Volunteer:
To get your foot in the door/Networking.
To help your community/To make new friends.
To learn/improve a skill or share your talents.
HOW WE CAN ASSIST
DEPLOYMENT SUPPORT AND INFORMATION:
Military deployments are a big adjustment time for many military families. Roles change, workloads increase for all parties and often times anxiety rises. Being proactive toward the deployment process is the best way to approach these issues. By taking charge of the circumstance it insures you and your family's best interests are served to the extent possible. Taking the time to plan and prepare will not make a deployment any shorter; but will enhance the processes associated. Working with your Airman and Family Readiness Center will help alleviate some of the stressors and anxiety that can be associated with deployment through their information, materials, expertise, and local resources.
FINANCIAL COUNSELING SERVICES:
We offer information, education and personal financial counseling to help military members and their families maintain financial stability and reach their financial goals.
PFM offers information and programs on:
Thrift Savings Plan
Home Buying Basics
AFRC provides eligible family members information on the local job market to assist with their search for jobs in the local area. Information and programs are available on:
Resume Basics Workshop
Federal Employment and USA Jobs Workshop Job Search Techniques Interview Skills, Career Change Individual Career Counseling and Assessment
TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (TAP)
Is designed to equip separating and retiring civilian and military personnel and their eligible family members with skills and knowledge for re-entry into the private sector. The emphasis of TAP is on transition preparation rather than job placement.
Program components include:
Mandatory Pre-Separation Counseling
Transition Benefits Seminar
Mandatory 5-day TAP GPS Workshop
Transition Assistance Program, Goals, Plans, Success Individual Transition Plan (ITP) Federal Job Search Basics Introduction to Resume and Cover Letter Preparation Interviewing Basics & Preparation Veteran's Benefits Briefing
INFORMATION & REFFERAL (I&R)
Designed to link individuals and families with resources to meet their specific needs utilizing services available on base, the local community and nationwide. We will find you the contact that you need!
FAMILY LIFE EDUCATION:
provides information, education and some counseling to help single and married military members and their dependents adapt to current and future changes in their lives.
Information is available on:
Family Wellness Skill
Couple Skills - Listening & Loving
Single Parent Skills/Support Groups
EMERGENCY FAMILY ASSISTANCE CONTROL CENTER (EFACC)
Objective - focal point for families during "local disaster". Assist with information dissemination and rumor control. A&FRC collaborates with on/off base agencies to represent and assist American Red Cross, Legal, Medical, Chaplain, etc... Information & Referral for long-term assistance.
Theses are just some of the additional programs and organizations we partner with and can connect you with:
Yellow Ribbon Program
Child and Youth Programs
WERC or Wisconsin Employment Resource Connection
Military Family Assistance Centers
Military Alcoholics Anonymous
Transition Assistance Advisor
In this group you will receive the following information:
Relevant class and education opportunities The latest in military news and updates Information on benefits, services, & service providers Internet and physical resources Military only ticket opportunities for various events Any non sensitive base news or events
This will serve as the BRIDGE between the important information you need to know and you!
128ARW AIRMEN & FAMILY READINESS:
TANYA L. GENZ
115 FW/Volk Field CRTC
CML: (608) 245-4654
BB: (608) 354-2583
CHILD AND YOUTH:
SSG Ted Schumacher
PREVENTION, RESPONSE, & OUTREACH:
SFC Don Grundy
Kami Ward, LCSW
128 ARW Director of Psychological Health
(Send an urgent message to a service member)
414-944-8474, then dial "9"
Military One Source
Military Kids Connect
Save and Invest
Defense Finance and Accounting Service
Federal Trade Commission