HEART LINK PROGRAM
Joint Base Andrews Military & Family Readiness Center
Bldg 1191 Menoher Dr.
Joint Base Andrews, Maryland
Hours of Operation
Mon-Wed & Fri: 7:30am-4:30pm
Closed on Holidays & 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 the support resources and services available to them. Spouses will be presented with a Heart Link coin during graduation.
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.
Air Force Instruction (AFI) 36-3009, Airman and Family Readiness Centers, paragraphs 3.9.2 - 220.127.116.11., 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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