HEART LINK PROGRAM

Joint Base Andrews Military & Family Support Center 

Address

Bldg 1191 Menoher Dr

Joint Base Andrews, Maryland

20762

Phone

301-981-7087

Email

316.FSS.MFSC@us.af.mil

Hours of Operation

Mon: 0730-1630

Tues: 0730-1630

Wed: 0730-1630

Thurs: 0730-1200

Fri: 0730-1630

(Closed on Holidays and AFDW Family Days)

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 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 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)

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 and spouses new to the Joint Base Andrews; however, all spouses from the surrounding installations are welcomed to attend. This fun-filled interactive orientation is provided on a virtual platform or in-person environment with a variety of activities during the day. Spouses will have the opportunity to meet with the 316th Wing Commander, Community partners and network with other spouses while learning about programs and services available for you and your family. 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.

2020-2021 Heart Link Schedule:

Note: All dates are subject to change and/or cancel due to Air Force Mission and/or unforeseen circumstances.

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