HEART LINK PROGRAM

Joint Base Andrews Military & Family Support Center 

Address

Bldg 1191 Menoher Dr.

Joint Base Andrews, Maryland

20762

Phone

(301) 981-7087

Hours of Operation

Mon-Wed & Fri: 7:30am-4:30pm

Thu: 7:30am-12:00pm

Closed on Holidays and AFDW Family Days

Email

316.fss.mfsc@us.af.mil

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The Spouse Orientation Program “Heart Link” is designed to strengthen military families and enhance mission readiness. The overall objective is to increase retention of members in the Air Force by increasing spouse awareness of the Air Force mission, customs, traditions, protocol, and the support resources and services available to them. Spouses will be presented with a Heart Link coin during graduation.
Mission

The Spouse Orientation Program “Heart Link” is designed to strengthen military families and enhance mission readiness.

Objective

The overall objective is to increase retention of members in the Air Force by increasing spouse awareness of the Air Force mission, customs, traditions, protocol, and the support resources and services available to them. Spouses will be presented with a Heart Link coin during graduation.

Guidance

Air Force Instruction (AFI) 36-3009, Airman and Family Readiness Centers, paragraphs 3.9.2 - 3.9.2.7., provides guidance.

 

Personal & Work-Life (P&WL) Desk Guides (published by AFPC/DPFF/Updated July 2017)

 

AFFIRST Download Center-Personal & Work Life-Key Spouse

 

Air Force Aid Society (AFAS/HQ) Operations (OPS) Guide (for reimbursement of Heart Link Program supplies and materials)

Spouse Windshield Tour 

*NOTE: All dates are subject to change and/or cancellation due to the Air Force Mission and/or unforeseen circumstances.

Heart Link Spouse Orientation

Joint Base Andrews' Heart Link "Spouse Orientation" is open to new military spouses married to an Air Force member for 5 years or less, as well as spouses new to Joint Base Andrews; however, all spouses from surrounding installations are welcome to attend. This fun-filled interactive orientation is provided on a virtual platform or in an in-person environment with a variety of activities during the day. Spouses will have the opportunity to meet with the 316th Wing Commander and community partners, and network with other spouses while learning about programs and services available for them and their families. Additionally, included in the Heart Link "Spouse Orientation" is a Spouse Windshield Tour of Joint Base Andrews. Heart Link is offered on a quarterly basis at a minimum, or as requested by installation leadership IAW AFI 36-3009.

The Heart Link program is sponsored by the Air Force Aid Society through their Community Programs that provide funding for many quality-of-life programs.

 

Heart Link Snapshots:

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Spouse Windshield Tour 

Joint Base Andrews