Family Life Education

Family Life Education

DSN 742-2839
Commercial: (662) 434-2839
FAX: (662) 434-2483|
EMAIL:
14FSS.FSH.ColumbusAFRC@us.af.mil

Hours of Operation

Mon-Fri:  7:30 am – 4:30 pm


Family Life Education 

There exists a strong correlation between a military member’s ability to accomplish the mission successfully and the quality of his/her family experience. Because of this, Airman & Family Readiness Center offers activities to promote a healthy family/work life. We also have informational books and printed material on a variety of topics regarding family/work life issues. Please call or stop by for more information.

Classes/Training

Training is available on a variety of topics for organizational or individual needs. To schedule a class for an individual or group, please contact (662) 434-2839.

        Available Classes

  • Four Lenses
  • Communication Skills
  • Time Management
  • Team Building

Additional classes can be tailored for individual unit needs.

Events

Heart Link – Hosts a quarterly Heart Link Spouse Orientation program designed to assist new spouses gain a better understanding of the Air Force culture.

Bundles for Babies – Discusses finances, labor and delivery, and infant care for active duty AF and/or their spouses assigned to Columbus AFB who are pregnant or have a child up to 4 months of age. Includes a FREE $50 gift card!

Adoption Information

Adoption Options – Where do I start
Adoption Fact Sheet for Military Families
Adoption Home Study Fact Sheet
Adopting as a Single Parent
Adoption Background Checks for Foster, Adoptive and Kinship Caregivers
DFAS Adoption Reimbursement Info Paper & Instructions, Dec 2019

New Military Family Learning Network Webinars!!

Click for MFLN Webinar Information!!

Links

Military OneSource

Oct
1
Thu
SBA Entrepreneurship Track @ A&FRC
Oct 1 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm

Entrepreneurship Track 2 day, workshop conducted by the Small Business Administration (SBA) for veterans interested starting up and operating their own business. Must register at least 10 days in advance, government contractor require 10 day notice and minimum of 8 participates. Call 434-2790 to register.

 

Oct
2
Fri
SBA Entrepreneurship Track @ A&FRC
Oct 2 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm

Entrepreneurship Track 2 day, workshop conducted by the Small Business Administration (SBA) for veterans interested starting up and operating their own business. Must register at least 10 days in advance, government contractor require 10 day notice and minimum of 8 participates. Call 434-2790 to register.

 

Oct
7
Wed
Resumes and Cover Letters for Results @ A&FRC
Oct 7 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Resumes and Cover Letters for Results @ A&FRC

Workshop developing resumes and cover letters that will bring results.  Please call 662-434-2790 to register.

Oct
8
Thu
Key Spouse Continuing Education
Oct 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Key Spouse Continuing Education Training.  For all Current Key Spouses. Call 434-2839 or 434-2790 for details and to RSVP.

Oct
13
Tue
Wing Newcomers Orientation @ Columbus Club
Oct 13 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Wing Newcomers Orientation @ Columbus Club

The next Wing Newcomers Orientation will be held on Sep 15 from 0800-1200. in the Kaye Auditorium. This event is mandatory for all newly arrived military and DoD civilian personnel. The event’s foundation is the base’s mobile App, so if you are registered, please locate and download the Columbus Air Force Base App from the App Store prior to attending. Pre-registration is required, so please contact your unit CSS to be registered. For more information, please call the A&FRC Relocation Manager at (662) 434-2701

Events are subject to change due to COVID-19, so please contact A&FRC to confirm all events

 

Oct
14
Wed
Key Spouse Training @ A&FRC
Oct 14 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Anyone interested in attending, please contact A&FRC at 434-2839 or 434-279  for more information.

Oct
20
Tue
Plan My Move- Smooth Move @ A&FRC
Oct 20 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Updated information about relocating held at AFRC. TMO, Housing, Military Pay, Billeting, Tri-Care, Medical Records, and A&FRC, spouses are encourage attend call (662) 434-2790 to register.

 

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Oct
21
Wed
Key Spouse Mentor Training @ A&FRC
Oct 21 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

If you need to complete Key Spouse Mentor training, Please call 434-2839/2790 for more information.

 

(Virtual) Wellness Wednesday-Stress Management
Oct 21 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

 

Oct
22
Thu
Heart Link/Spouse Welcome @ Airman & Family Readiness Center @ A&FRC
Oct 22 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm

This spouse orientation program is designed for spouses new to the military or new to Columbus AFB. This is a great opportunity to increase knowledge of the Air Force mission, customs, traditions, protocols and available programs and services in a fun, relaxed atmosphere. Make new friends while learning more about Air Force life. To register and more information please call (662) 434-2790.

 

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