Nevada Air National Guard Airman & Family Readiness Program Manager (A&FRPM) is:
Mr. Fred Barton
Office: (775) 788-4585
24/7 Cell: (775) 287-4768
Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/152nd-AirliftWing/126657290714178
WELCOME TO THE NEVADA AIR NATIONAL GUARD AIRMAN & FAMILY READINESS PROGRAM:
The A&FRPM is located in Bldg. 66, behind SANGA, next to the base gym. The Airman & Family Readiness Manager provides programs and services to support sustained mission and family readiness. Providing the services to strengthen personal and family competencies to meet the unique challenges of military life.
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Congratulations on your upcoming transition into civilian life or coming off T-10 orders for more than 180 days. In order to best assist you with your transition you will be required to attend the 152nd Airlift Wing Transition Program (TAP GPS).
John McCain 2019 NDAA TAP is required in order to ensure that you will be well prepared for your transition. TAP is for all service members within 24 to 13 months from Date of Separation (DOS); NO LATER than 365 days from DOS.
The first step is scheduling a one on one Individualized Transition Assessment/Counseling appointment (TAP-IC). At that appointment individuals will be scheduled for the Pre-Separation Counseling & Managing Your TAP briefings. Based on the TAP assessment, individuals will also be scheduled for mandatory VA Benefits & Services Briefing, DOD TAP- Financial Planning & MOC Gap Analysis, and 1-day Dept of Labor (DOL) Fundamentals to Employment Workshop. Additional scheduling will be for 2 days of Employment Track, Vocational Track, Education Track AND/OR Entrepreneurship Track.
3-Day TAP Curriculum Workshop
This multi-day course provides members with information and skills needed for a successful transition. This workshop is broken down as follows:
Day 1: DOD Transition Day - This portion of TAP includes curriculum modules on building resiliency by managing your own transition (My Transition), a Military Occupational Code Crosswalk to help define and translate military skills and the Financial Plan for Transition module, which fulfills the mandated financial literacy requirement. (Required for all – no exemptions)
Day 2: VA Benefits and Services (Required for all – no exemptions)
Day 3: DOL Employment Fundamentals of Career Transition (EFCT) – Some exemptions apply
This workshop is facilitated by briefings given by the A&FRC, Department of Veterans Affairs and Department of Labor.
Requirements include: Optional classes include:
DOL Employment Track
DD 2648/-1 briefing
DOL Vocational Track
Transition GPS 3-day Workshop
DoD Education Track
VA Benefits briefing
152nd Airlift Wing Military Life Cycle (MLC): Nevada Air National Guard members receive the Transition GPS curriculum at key touch points throughout their Military Life Cycle (MLC). This allows Guard members the time within their military career to plan for their civilian career. Most importantly, it provides the resources to assist them in planning and aligning their military career goals with their civilian career goals. The curriculum is also available to spouses during the Guard member's transition planning.
eBenefits: eBenefits is a joint VA/DoD web portal that provides resources and self-service capabilities to Veterans, Service members, and their families to research, access and manage their VA and military benefits and personal information. eBenefits uses secure credentials to allow access to personal information and gives users the ability to perform numerous self-service functions. It also provides a list of links to other sites that provide information about military and Veteran benefits. It is an essential way for Veterans, Service members, and their families to receive access to and service from VA and DoD.
Nevada Work for Warriors (NWFW): Is a State and Federally funded FREE Job Placement Program in Nevada. The intent of the employment initiative branded “Nevada Work for Warriors” is aimed at assisting Post 9/11 Veterans, Active National Guard, Active Reserve members, Spouses, and Gold Star Families in finding civilian employment in their region of the state.
Survivor Benefit Plan: Military pay stops when the service member passes a way. The SBP is a government program which makes it possible for retiring members to ensure that after their death, their eligible survivors receive a portion of their military retired pay in the form of a monthly annuity. Prior to retiring, each member must decide whether to continue SBP coverage into retirement. If a member chooses (with concurrence of their spouse) not to participate in SBP, an annuity cannot be paid.
For information related to your Survivor Benefit Plan, please contact A&FRC at 775-788-4585 or go to My Air Force Benefits
If you plan on leaving the area, please update your AFPAAS account prior to leaving and upon returning.
Welcome to the Nevada Air National Guard EFMP Program. The National Guards Exceptional Family Member Program (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 Family Support (EFMP-FS) program. EFMP-FS provides a community support function provided by the Airman & Family Readiness Center (A&FRC) and includes on and off base information and referral, parent training, support resources, school information, and fun camps and activities.
EFMP – Medical (EFMP-M) provides medical information management support for EFMP enrollment functions and coordinates relocations for families who have medical or educational needs.
For any medical related questions regarding EFMP please Call
EFMP-Assignments (EFMP-A) provides comprehensive and coordinated medical, education, community support, assignment coordination, and housing accommodation to families enrolled in the EFMP program.
152nd Airlift Wing KEY VOLUNTEER PROGRAM: Our vision is to develop strong families and equip them to handle the challenges of life in the Nevada Air National Guard. The purpose of the Key Volunteer Program is to provide a basic foundation of training, education, and resources that encourages self-sufficient families during times of training, deployment, and mobilization.
Key Volunteer areas of focus:
· Care of military members currently serving
· Care of family members
· Care of children, youth, and young adults from military families
· Care of veterans
· Organize community support and awareness
Interested in becoming a Key Volunteer? Contact the Family Readiness office at 788-4585.
152nd Airlift Wing Personal Financial Counselor (PFC): Air National Guard members who may need assistance with financial matters can visit (PFC) who are available on base and offer no-cost services to Guard members and their families.
DoD Financial Readiness Program: The Department of Defense Office of Financial Readiness provides policy, education, advocacy and program oversight to promote financial readiness of Force and Family in support of mission readiness.
Facebook Link: https://www.facebook.com/DoDFINRED
Strong Bonds Program: Strong Bonds is a unit-based, chaplain-led program, which assists commanders in building individual resiliency by strengthening the Air Guard Family. The core mission of the Strong Bonds program is to increase individual Airman and Family member readiness through relationship education and skills training.
152nd Airlift Wing Community Action Team (CAT): The mission of the CAT is to integrate base helping agencies into one seamless team that provides the right help at the right time to our Airmen, family members, and retirees. The CAT is committed to increasing the sense of community and assisting Airmen, their families, and retirees manage life demands through services, prevention programs, and educational opportunities at the Nevada Air National Guard.
152nd Airlift Wing Community Action Board (CAB): This board is comprised of senior leadership and helping agency representatives and is chaired by the Wing Commander. The Community Action Board (CAB) takes a strategic, cross-functional look at quality of life, personnel readiness, and community issues to formulate long term solutions. The CAB approach to community problem solving takes a broad perspective to integrate and synergize efforts to address community concerns. The installation CAB identifies individual, family, installation, and community concerns. The CAB approves a Community Action Plan every two years to guide the CAB’s activities and to establish priorities for the organizations participating on the CAB.
The mission of the 152nd Airlift Wing Family Support office is to promote family readiness, quality of life, resiliency, and the empowerment of military families through education, communication, resources, and community involvement. Our vision is to assist all components (active, reserve, guard members, retirees, and families) with services to strengthen communities, encourage self-sufficiency, enhance mission readiness, and ease adaptation. Our primary goal is to ensure readiness by supporting the needs and providing services to Guardsmen and their families before, during and after deployments and activation.
All Airmen are required to be registered in "eBenefits"
All Airmen are required to be registered in "eBenefits" with-in 90 days of checking in to their command. The eBenefits Portal is a joint project between the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Department of Defense.
eBenefits is a one-stop shop for benefits-related information for Wounded Warriors, veterans, service members, their families, and their caretakers. Veterans, service members, retirees, and families of service members can register for an eBenefits account at: https://www.ebenefits.va.gov
If you have any questions about eBenefits, please contact the A&FRPM at 775-788-4585 or email@example.com
Airmen required to update AFPAAS Bi-Annually
By Fred Barton
152 Airlift Wing Family Programs
All Airmen are required to verify their contact information in the Air Force Personnel Accountability and Assessment System (AFPAAS) Bi- Annually:
To do this, go to https://AFPAAS.af.mil. Select "Click Here" under the "Airmen/Civilian" heading and then log-in using your CAC card. Once logged in, select the "My Info" tab and then “Contact Information.” Review your data, edit as needed, and then select “Verify Info as Current.” This must also be done for each dependent in the “Family Member Info” section. Members should also address any discrepancies by updating their information in DEERS, via the MilConnect Portal: https://www.dmdc.osd.mil/milconnect.
AFPAAS standardizes the method for the Air Force to account, assess, manage, and monitor the recovery and reconstitution process for personnel and their families affected and/or scattered by a wide-spread catastrophic event.
In the event of an exercise or real world event, 152nd Airlift Wing personnel and family members may be required to report their status in AFPAAS. Additionally, family members may account for themselves by accessing AFPAAS, changing the log-in option to “Personal Information” and using their sponsor’s SSN, date of birth and last name to log in. All personnel should remain cognizant of their AFPAAS reporting requirements, listed in AFI 36-3803, Personnel Accountability in Conjunction with Natural Disasters or National Emergencies, Section 2.8.
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Front Desk: 702.652.2514
Outdoor Adventure Trips: 702.652.8967
Tickets and Travel
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702.652.2193 • 702.652.8670
Mon - Fri: 10 am to 5 pm
Sat & Family Days: 10 am to 2 pm
Reno: (775) 384-5801
Washoe County Armory:
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South Las Vegas: (702) 856-4815
Winnemucca: (775) 625-8286
Reno: (775) 384-5805
Las Vegas: (702) 632-0511
Nevada Work for Warriors:
Reno: (775) 384-5849
Las Vegas: (702) 632-0551
Reno: (775) 384-5836
Las Vegas: (702) 632-0332
State Equal Employment Manager:
Reno: (775) 384-5845
(775) 230-1274 (Cell Phone)
State Yellow Ribbon Coordinator:
(775) 788-4569 (North & South)
(775) 790-6588 (Cell Phone)
Reno: (775) 384-5846
(775) 200-6154 (Cell Phone)
152nd Airlift Wing Sexual Assault Response Coordinator:
Reno: (775) 788-4581
Nevada National Guard Sexual Assault Response Coordinator:
Reno: (775) 384-5840
(775) 230-1274 Cell Phone
Director of Psychological Health:
Reno: (775) 788-4585
American Red Cross:
4750 Longley Lane
Reno, NV 89502
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:
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6600 N. Range Road
Las Vegas, NV 89115
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4500 W. Silverado Ranch Rd.
Las Vegas, NV 89139