Air Force Aid Society



The Air Force Aid Society is the official charity of the U.S. Air Force. The basic philosophy of the AFAS assistance is to meet immediate needs of an emergency situation as a step towards a lasting solution to a problem. The Society also administers a robust array of education and community enhancement programs.

Emergency Assistance
Interest-free loans and grants on a case-by-case basis to assist with a financial emergency.  Submit an online application for a Falcon or Air Force Aid loan through

Bundles for Babies
Financial planning for expectant parents. Open to all ranks and services, but only active duty Air Force, Navy, Coast Guard and Marine Corps families may receive an AFAS $50 voucher. Held quarterly.


Education Programs
The General Henry H. Arnold Education Grant Program provides need-based education grants to eligible individuals. Visit for eligibility and application deadlines.

Child Care for PCS
Helps relieve some of the stress felt by families during a PCS move. AFAS pays for up to 20 hours of child care per child in certified Family Child Care homes within 60 days of departure and/or 60 days of arrival at a new base. Open to all ranks if childcare is available.


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