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Bundles for Babies yes icon yes icon
Informational classes for expectant parents. Learn about nutrition, infant care, car seat safety, budgeting for baby, etc.

Responsible Organizations: 10th Force Support Squadron, Airman and Family Services Flight, Airman and Family Readiness Section
Air Force Aid Society yes icon no icon
Official Air Force Charity of the United States Air Force. Provides worldwide emergency financial assistance for military members and their families. Sponsors education assistance programs, as well as additional programs in support of the Air Force mission.

Responsible Organizations: 10th Force Support Squadron, Airman and Family Services Flight, Airman and Family Readiness Section
Child and Youth Behavioral Program yes icon yes icon
Supporting military children and youth, and their families; group sessions, educational presentations, and individual meetings addressing school adjustment, deployment and separation, reunion adjustment, sibling and parent-child communication, behavioral concerns, fear, grief and loss, and daily life issues.

Responsible Organizations: 10th Force Support Squadron, Airman and Family Services Flight, Airman and Family Readiness Section
USAFA Part-Day Enrichment yes icon yes icon
A developmental pre-school operating on a regular academic school year program available for children ages 3-5, whose parents do not need full day service, but would like children to participate in an early childhood program.
for more information...

Responsible Organizations: 10th Force Support Squadron, Airman and Family Services Flight, Airman and Family Readiness Section
Family Advocacy yes icon yes icon
Building healthy Air Force Families through prevention, treatment and research. Mission of the program is to support Air Force Readiness, by enhancing the health, welfare and morale of Air Force Families. Three components are outreach, prevention, and family maltreatment intervention.

Responsible Organizations: 10th Force Support Squadron, Airman and Family Services Flight, Airman and Family Readiness Section
Donna Head Child Development Center yes icon yes icon
Mission is to provide a safe, secure, and enriching environment for the children of active duty service members and USAFA Civilian Employees. Facility is manned by caring, well-trained early childhood professionals.
for more information...

Responsible Organizations: 10th Force Support Squadron, Airman and Family Services Flight, Child Development

 
counseling
and advice
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program military civilian
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Military and Family Life Consultant Program yes icon no icon
Provides non-medical, short-term, situational problem solving counseling to USAFA military personnel and their families. Educates members and their families on the impact of stress, deployments, reunions, and the stresses of military life.

Responsible Organizations: 10th Force Support Squadron, Airman and Family Services Flight, Airman and Family Readiness Section
Employee Assistance Program yes icon yes icon
Provides confidential counseling services to employees and family members experiencing personal difficulties.

Responsible Organizations: 10th Force Support Squadron, Manpower and Personnel Flight, Employee Assistance Program
Chaplain Corps yes icon yes icon
Provides religious and non-religious counseling to USAFA personnel seeking guidance regarding work center, family and/or general morale concerns.

Responsible Organizations: USAFA/HC and ABW/HC
USAFA Mental Health yes icon no icon
The flight has three main area of focus:
  • Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention and Treatment
  • Outpatient Mental Health Clinic
  • Special needs Identification and Assistance Coordination/Family Member Relocation Clearance
for more information...

Responsible Organizations: 10th Medical Group, Mental Health Clinic
Career Assistance Advisor yes icon no icon
Provides Career Counseling services, such as:
  • Informed Decision Making
  • Career Progression
  • Retraining/Special Duties
  • Force Shaping
  • AF Benefits
  • Unit Visits/CC Calls
  • Professional development
Responsible Organizations: 10th Force Support Squadron,
Force Development Flight, Career Assistance Advisor
Supervisors and Managers of Civilians no icon yes icon
The flight has three main area of focus:
• Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention and Treatment
• Outpatient Mental Health Clinic
• Special needs Identification and Assistance Coordination/Family Member Relocation Clearance

Responsible Organizations: All Units
Military Rating Officials yes icon yno icon
Provides day to day counseling and mentoring on career development and training opportunities. Provides feedback in the form of yearly Officer Performance Reports/Enlisted Performance Reports (OPR/EPR), as well as Initial Feedback within 90 days of supervision and Mid-term Feedback six months from each OPR/EPR close out.

Responsible Organizations: All Units
Base Legal Office yes icon yes icon
Assists members with preparing wills, powers of attorney, and notarial acts, and provides advice on domestic relations problems, contracts, civil law matters, and income tax assistance.

Responsible Organizations: Judge Advocate Office

 
health
and wellness
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Equestrian Center yes icon yes icon
Equine therapy for Wounded Warriors, military members and their families, as well as recreational horseback riding to include instructional classes for all levels. Also available for boarding.
for more information...

Responsible Organizations: 10th Force Support Squadron, Community Services Flight Equestrian Center
Health and Wellness Center yes icon no icon
The mission is to proactively promote and maintain a fit fighting force through first class, comprehensive wellness education programs for Active Duty members and their dependents.
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Responsible Organizations: 10th Medical Group, Health and Wellness Center
Stress Management Course yes icon yes icon
Practical stress management and relaxation training, including education on ways to identify the symptoms of stress.

Responsible Organizations: 10th Force Support Squadron, Airman and Family Services Flight, Airman and Family Readiness Section
USAFA Fitness Center yes icon yes icon
Provides numerous fitness programs for active duty personnel, civilian personnel, as well as dependents, and a number of educational courses and therapeutic programs.
for more information...

Responsible Organizations: 10th Force Support Squadron, Sustainment Services Flight Fitness and Sports Section
Recreational Activities yes icon yes icon
Bowling Center, Farish Recreational Area, Eisenhower Golf Club, Outdoor Recreation Center/ITT, Colorado R&R Travel, Rocky Mountain Blue, FamCamp, Skills Development Center.
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Responsible Organizations: 10th Force Support Squadron, Community Services Flight

 
careers and
employment
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Volunteer Resource Program yes icon yes icon
Meets professional and personal needs by linking volunteers with opportunities in the military and civilian communities.
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Responsible Organizations: 10th Force Support Squadron, Airman and Family Services Flight, Airman and Family Readiness Section
Career Tracks yes icon yes icon
Comprehensive, two day career planning workshop designed for the mobile military spouse.

Responsible Organizations: 10th Force Support Squadron, Airman and Family Services Flight, Airman and Family Readiness Section
Civilian Personnel (Appropriated Funds) yes icon yes icon
Provides staffing, labor relations, and employee relations advisory services to supervisors/managers and employees.
for more information...

Responsible Organizations: 10th Force Support Squadron, Manpower and Personnel Flight, Civilian Personnel Section
NAF Employment Office yes icon yes icon
Point of contact for numerous Non-Appropriated Fund positions throughout USAFA.
for more information...

Responsible Organizations: 10th Force Support Squadron, Manpower and Personnel Flight, NAF Personnel Section
Spouse Employment Program yes icon yes icon
Career Exploration, cover letters, interviewing, networking, resume writing, self-employment resources, skills identification.
for more information...

Responsible Organizations: 10th Force Support Squadron, Airman and Family Services Flight, Airman and Family Readiness Section
Transition Assistance Program yes icon no icon
A one week program designed to assist separating/retiring active duty military members as they transition to the civilian workforce. Open to spouses of military members as well. Provides resume writing, job application, and interview skills training, as well as useful information on local area employment opportunities.

Responsible Organizations: 10th Force Support Squadron, Airman and Family Services Flight, Airman and Family Readiness Section
AF Personnel Center yes icon yes icon
Provides military and civilian career management services to include career opportunities and job requirements. Additionally, provides civilian personnel training and program management.

Available here.
USA Jobs yes icon yes icon
A comprehensive listing of Federal job openings at a variety of Federal agencies. Also contains jobs in demand, federal career information and a resume writer.

Available here.

 
training and
education
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Auto Skills Center yes icon yes icon
Provides training in basic automotive care, to include maintenance, repair, and upkeep of motor vehicles.
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Responsible Organizations: 10 Force Support Squadron, Community Services Flight, Auto Skills Center
Youth Employment Skills (YES) Program no icon yes icon
Volunteer program for dependent high school students, providing up to a $1000 grant by working at USAFA and gaining valuable employment skills while serving their local community.
for more information...

Responsible Organizations: 10th Force Support Squadron, Airman and Family Services Flight, Airman and Family Readiness Section
Merit Scholarships no icon yes icon
Merit - based scholarship opportunity available to High School Seniors and dependent spouses of O-3 and below.
for more information...

Responsible Organizations: USAFA Spouses Club
Military TA yes icon no icon
Provides up 100% Tuition Assistance (TA) to active duty military members pursuing associates, bachelors, and masters degree programs, in addition to one certification or licensing program. Students are able to self-initiate application process via the Air Force Portal, Air Force Virtual Education Center (AFVEC).

Responsible Organizations: 10th Force Support Squadron, Force Development Flight, Education and Training Section
Civilian TA no icon yes icon
Provides up to 75% tuition assistance to permanent Appropriated Fund civilian employees at USAFA pursuing associates, bachelors, and masters degree programs, in addition to one certification or licensing program.

Responsible Organizations: 10th Force Support Squadron, Force Development Flight, Education and Training Section
Education Counseling yes icon yes icon
Provides information on educational opportunities, to include Post-9/11 GI Bill briefings, academic/career counseling, CCAF degree completion, bachelors/masters degree planning, standardized testing, and spouse benefits.
Provides career assessment tools, designed to help students explore education and career opportunities specific to their interests and skills.

Responsible Organizations: 10th Force Support Squadron, Force Development Flight, Education and Training Section
Voluntary Education Testing yes icon yes icon
Provides Professional Military Education, Career Development Course, language proficiency and college testing to active duty military and eligible civilians.

Responsible Organizations: 10th Force Support Squadron, Force Development Flight, Education and Training Section
Base Training yes icon no icon
Manages enlisted upgrade/qualification/ancillary training requirements at USAFA. POC for Professional Military Education correspondence courses for active duty enlisted and commissioned personnel.

Responsible Organizations: 10th Force Support Squadron, Force Development Flight, Education and Training Section
Formal Training yes icon no icon
POC for all unit/centrally funded active duty training allocations, to include both qualification courses and Professional Military Education courses.

Responsible Organizations: 10th Force Support Squadron, Force Development Flight, Education and Training Section
Civilian Training no icon yes icon
Reviews all requests for training according to statutory, legal and administrative requirements regardless of funding sources. Assists managers and supervisors in identifying training needs in determining the most efficient and economical means of meeting those needs. Prepares and distributes Installation Training Guide to inform managers and employees of methods and programs pertaining to training and development.

Responsible Organizations: 10th Force Support Squadron, Force Development Flight, Education and Training Section
Base Library yes icon yes icon
Provides study reference materials for a variety of college placement exams to include the GRE, GMAT, SAT, ACT, and LSAT. Additionally, provides language learning materials and software, as well as resume writing and career planning materials. Provides personal computer resources for USAFA military personnel, civilians, as well as a wireless internet connection.
for more information...

Responsible Organizations: 10th Force Support Squadron, Force Development Flight, Education and Training Section
Civilian Developmental Education (CDE) no icon yes icon
Development and leadership designed to prepare leaders with the skills to meet both corporate Air Force and functional leadership requirements. CDE data call normally initiated in March of each year. Nomination packages are due to AF Personnel Center (AFPC) in or around May of same year. Programs include:
  • Air War College
  • Air Command and Staff College
  • Squadron Officer School
  • Civilian Acculturation and Leadership Training
  • Air Force Institute of Technology
  • Masters Degree Programs
  • Harvard JFK School of Government
  • Princeton Public Policy Program
  • Executive Leadership Development Program
  • Industrial College of the Armed Forces
  • RAND Fellowship Program
  • Stanford Sloan Program
  • MIT Sloan School of Management
  • Various professional education programs
Responsible Organizations: 10th Force Support Squadron, Force Development Flight, Education and Training Section
USAFA Newcomer Orientation yes icon yes icon
Mandatory for all civilian and military personnel new to USAFA; provides a combination of briefings and information booths representing the different functions at USAFA. Provides an excellent opportunity to learn more about the mission, services, operation and opportunities available at USAFA. Held third Thursday of each month at the Milazzo Center – 0900 to 1530

Responsible Organizations: 10th Force Support Squadron, Airman and Family Services Flight, Airman and Family Readiness Section
Equal Opportunity First Duty Station Orientation yes icon yes icon
Mandatory course designed to provide new employees with awareness and involvement in positive human relations which are essential to mission accomplishment; information about Air Force policy on human relations and sexual harassment is included. Held last Tuesday of each month at ABW HQ - 0800 to 1030
for more information...

Responsible Organizations: Equal Opportunity Office
Unit Training Managers yes icon no icon
Unit POC for all military training matters. Responsibilities include enlisted upgrade training, qualification training, and formal training.

Responsible Organizations: 10th Force Support Squadron, Force Development Flight, Education and Training Section
Civilian Training Liaisons yes icon yes icon
Unit POC for all civilian training matters. Responsibilities include civilian qualification requirements, formal training requests/updates, new employee orientations/requirements, and civilian developmental education.

Responsible Organizations: 10th Force Support Squadron, Force Development Flight, Education and Training Section
Unit Ancillary Training Mangers yes icon yes icon
Unit POC for all ancillary training requirements. Ensures requirements have been met for both military and civilian employees and documented in either the ADLS or an appropriate data tracking system.

Responsible Organizations: All Units
Employee Assistance Program yes icon yes icon
Highly customized, specialized training, & confidential services; consulting at the strategic level about issues with organization-wide implications, team dynamics, and leadership concerns.

Responsible Organizations: 10th Force Support Squadron, Manpower and Personnel Flight, Employee Assistance Program
My Development Plan (My DP) yes icon yes icon
Contains career field news and development information; mentoring resources, education and training resources and opportunities.

Access through the Air Force Portal - Force Development link here.
Air Force Virtual Education Center (AFVEC) yes icon no icon
AFVEC allows eligible members to apply online for military tuition assistance, track enrollments and maintain an education record. It also provides information about schools and career opportunities, including the Community College of the Air Force (CCAF), the Air University Associate to Baccalaureate Cooperative (AU-ABC), and General Education Mobile (GEM).

Access through the Air Force Portal - Force Development link here.
AFIT eLearning (Skillport) yes icon yes icon
SkillPort™ is a web-based e-Learning tool that provides access to a range of instructional and assessment learning events, including IT and business skill courses.

Access through the Air Force Portal here.
Air Force Library Digital Media Program yes icon yes icon
A digital library that provides access to a variety of downloadable eBooks and audio materials. Included is the CSAF reading list, reference and recreational materials, as well as language learning materials.

Available here (requires an account at the base library for access).
Air University yes icon yes icon
As the intellectual and leadership center of the Air Force, Air University provides dynamic comprehensive education to prepare graduates to develop, employ, command, research and champion air, space, and cyberspace power at all levels. Includes the AF Institute of Technology, Thomas N. Barnes Center for Enlisted Education, Ira C. Eaker Center for Professional Development, Carl A. Spaatz Center for Officer Education, Curtis E. LeMay Center for Doctrine Development & Education, Education Logistics and Communications (A4/6), School of Advanced Air and Space Studies.

Available here.
Online Supervisor Resource Center yes icon yes icon
The Air Force's Community of Practice for practical knowledge and tools to support supervisors and leadership development. Includes discussion forums on supervisory issues, mandatory supervision training, tools for daily supervision and leadership, as well as resources for further development.

Available here. (requires a CaC card)
Advanced Distributed Learning Service (ADLS) yes icon yes icon
The Advanced Distributed Learning Service (ADLS) provides electronic access to over 1600 courses, including required annual ancillary training.

Available here.
Peterson's Online Academic Skills Course yes icon yes icon
Peterson's Online Academic Skills Course (OASC) for Military Success is designed for individuals in the U.S. military who want to build their reading comprehension, vocabulary, and math skills to pass their exams, excel in their jobs, advance their careers, or continue their education.

Available here.
Tutoring yes icon yes when deployed icon
Free tutoring service for eligible military service members in the Army, Marines, Navy or Air Force, their dependents, and students attending Department of Defense Schools. Tutors are online 24/7 and available to help in more than 16 subjects.

Available here.
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deployed
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My Career Assistance Account (My CAA) spouses only no icon
Provides funding to eligible spouses of junior service members for education and training in portable careers. Limited to associate degrees, licenses and certification programs with a maximum financial benefit of $4,000 for up to three years and a $2,000 annual cap.

Available here.
spouses
only
 
GI Bill Education Benefits yes icon yes icon
Provides funding to eligible veterans, active duty members, and dependents to pursue higher education, licenses, and certifications. Includes benefit information, eligibility, allowances, resources, counseling and application forms.

Available here.
Peterson's DoD MWR Libraries Education LLRC yes icon yes icon
This one-stop resource brings expert solutions to all service members and their families to help them plan, prepare and achieve their education and career goals. Includes college success and entrance information, exam preparation, career information and tools.


Available here.
MyBiz no icon yes icon
My Biz provides web-based tools created by the Department of Defense (DoD) as part of the Defense Civilian Personnel Data System (DCPDS) to allow DoD personnel access to and management of their personal personnel records. Employees can enter training completions, education, and certificates and licenses.

Available here.