The 127th Wing's Airmen & Family Readiness office is focused on family programs designed to enhance the mission, build resiliency and ensure the readiness of our members and their families.
The Airmen and Family Readiness Program (A&FRP) is the hub of the Selfridge Air National Guard Base family support system. We help Airmen and families enhance their readiness and quality of life. The A&FRP is dedicated to establishing and facilitating ongoing communication, involvement, support and recognition between Airmen, their families and the military. The A&FRP also assists commanders with mission accomplishment and supports morale and welfare events for family members.
Ensuring readiness, supporting needs and providing services to guardsmen and their families before, during and after deployment and military contingency operations.
CHILD AND YOUTH PROGRAMSAn excellent opportunity for our military youth to have fun and build community, the 127th Wing A&FRP programs include annual events on base, such as the Fall Festival, Trick-or-Treating, Adopt-a-Family Christmas campaign, breakfast with Santa Claus, movie nights and more. In addition, we coordinate with Michigan National Guard Family Readiness Programs to offer various annual youth camps throughout the year.
FAMILY DAY PICNIC
The event is designed to enhance family time, build esprit de corps and foster community affiliations which, in turn, improves unit readiness by building strong connections during the dwell time between deployments and contingency operations. As a vital part of the 127th Wing Family Day picnic's coordination, A&FRP supports this wing-wide event offering all the bells and whistles for both the young and the young-at-heart.
FAMILY FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE RESOURCE & PERSONAL FINANCIAL COUNSELING PROGRAMS
We can help lead our Wing members and their families to various financial assistance and quality-of-life-improving resources within the community. Our office is resourced with a certified financial counselor who assists members and/or military spouses with financial counseling. Areas include: budgeting, debt counseling, financial management, financial readiness and budget analysis.
READINESS AND RESILIENCE
A&FRP provides information and referral services that support social, moral, mental and spiritual readiness and resilience.
RELOCATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
A&FRP provides resources to assist our members with permanent change to duty stations authorized through the military.
EMPLOYMENT CAREER JOB ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
A&FRP offers workshop for federal job applicants and provides referral resources for private sectors job for members and their immediate families.
RETIREMENT AND TRANSISITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
A&FRP provides information, tools, and training to assist members preparing for retirement or transition from military life. We provide pre-separation counseling, Veteran benefits counseling and Department of Labor employment counseling.
29553 George Ave. Bldg. 303
Selfridge ANGB, Michigan 48045
Office: (586) 239-5583
Cell: (586) 925-2919
Fax: (586) 239-5786
Mr. Paulus Obey, Program Manager
SSgt Ojaruega "OJ" Emuobosan, Program Assistant