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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
E-mail: fred.barton.civ@mail.mil
Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/152nd-AirliftWing/126657290714178


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.

~For information regarding military discounts on goods and services, please contact Fred Barton directly~

152nd Airlift Wing Transition Assistance Program: The goal of the Transition Assistance Program is to equip separating and retiring military and civilian personnel and their families with the skills and knowledge necessary for a smooth, successful transition into the private sector. The emphasis of the program is on preparation rather than job placement. TAP was congressionally mandated and introduced in 1991. The program is co-sponsored by Department of Defense, Department of Labor and Department of Veterans’ Affairs.

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.

AFPAAS: is the Air Force Personnel Accountability and Assessment System. It is a website designed to help Air Force personnel and their families directly affected by natural and man-made disasters.

•   Update Current Accounting Status

•   Update Contact/Location Information ("My Info" tab)

•   Add/Remove Family Members

•   Update Family Members Contact/Location Information

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.

Yellow Ribbon Program:
Our mission is to provide Service Members and their Families and Supporters with services, proactive outreach opportunities, reintegration communication skills throughout each phase of their deployment cycle. It is our vision to have the Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program provide support and communications to each member of the Nevada Air National Guard.

:  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 Comprehensive Airman Fitness (CAF):
The mission of CAF is to build and sustain a culture of comprehensively fit airmen and families, taking care of themselves and each other. The AFI also established the flexibility for commanders and community support coordinators to facilitate resilience events or skills training in conjunction with, or independently from, commander-themed Wingman Days.

152nd Airlift Wing Personal Financial Counselor (PFC):
Air National Guard members who may need assistance with financial matters can visit personal financial counselors who are available on base and offer no-cost services to Guard members and their families. The personal financial counselors offer tax planning, debt repayment options and general consumer awareness as well as referrals if more specialized assistance is needed.

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 Integrated Delivery System (IDS):  The mission of the IDS Team 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 IDS Team 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 Information Board: This board is comprised of senior leadership and helping agency representatives and is chaired by the Wing Commander. The Community Action Information Board (CAIB) takes a strategic, cross-functional look at quality of life, personnel readiness, and community issues to formulate long term solutions. The CAIB approach to community problem ­solving takes a broad perspective to integrate and synergize efforts to address community concerns. The installation CAIB identifies individual, family, installation, and community con­cerns. The CAIB approves a Community Action Plan every two years to guide the CAIB’s activities and to establish priori­ties for the organizations participating on the CAIB.

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.

resource team


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 fred.barton.civ@mail.mil

afpaas bi-annual requirement

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.





NAS FALLON Pony Express Outfitters

Lahontan Dr. Bldg. 393
(next to Auto Hobby Shop)
NAS Fallon, NV
Hours: Monday-Friday 10 am-6 pm
Phone: 775-426-2598
Fax: 775-426-2492

4755 Pasture Rd., Bldg. 308
(next to Community Recreation Center)

NAS Fallon, NV
Hours: Monday-Friday 10 am-4:30 pm
Phone: 775-426-2275

NELLIS Outdoor Recreation
4024 Griffiss Avenue, Bldg. 439
Mon - Fri: 10 am to 5 pm
Front Desk: 702.652.2514
Outdoor Adventure Trips: 702.652.8967

NELLIS Information, Tickets and Travel
4311 Carswell Avenue, Bldg. 340
702.652.2193 • 702.652.8670
Mon - Fri: 10 am to 5 pm
Sat & Family Days: 10 am to 2 pm

Family Resources


Family Assistance:

Reno: (775) 384-5801

(775) 384-5811

Washoe County Armory:

(775) 674-5083

North Las Vegas: (702) 694-4474

(702) 694-4477

South Las Vegas: (702) 856-4815

(702) 856-4812

Winnemucca: (775) 625-8286


Youth Programs:

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

(775) 384-5810

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)


Military OneSource:

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

Suite 101

Reno, NV 89502

(775) 954-1166


National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:

1-(800) 273-8255

24-hour toll-free suicide prevention services available


Military & Family Support Services:


Nevada Air National Guard

1776 National Guard Way

Reno, NV 89502


Plumb Lane Armory

685 East Plumb Lane

Reno, NV 89502


Las Vegas:

North Las Vegas Readiness Center

6600 N. Range Road

Las Vegas, NV 89115


South Las Vegas Readiness Center

4500 W. Silverado Ranch Rd.

Las Vegas, NV 89139